Kent’s Cerys Withey riding Samantha Withey’s Apart EA won the Dodson & Horrell 95cm National Amateur Second Round at Barleylands Equestrian Centre in Essex, qualifying for the hugely popular Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Championships, which will be held at Aintree Equestrian Centre in Liverpool from 13th to 18th November.
The British Junior Showjumping Team won their respective FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Youth Final at Sentower Park in Opglabbeek, Belgium on Sunday 9th September. Competing under the title sponsor banner of NAF, the team ensured that the Union flag was aloft after producing some fantastic rounds of jumping.
Gold medal winning British event rider Nicola Wilson has represented Great Britain at Olympic, European and World Championship level, including the 2017 European Eventing Championships, 2014 World Equestrian Championships and the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Following the theft of their van along with all of their trade stand stock en route to the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, equestrian Charity, the Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund were determined to carry on regardless.
“For the sake of the horses we should change the venue, their welfare must come first.” “The ground is so hard perhaps we should find a venue with surfaces.” Just some of the comments in advance of the Rogate & District Riding Club Camp, which was held in August. Taking heed of the comments the venue was changed to the Mayhill Stud, which has two all-weather surfaces to use. Read more
The Equi-Fun Club ran another of their ever popular Matchy Matchy Dressage Show’s on July 1st at Plumpton College. The idea of the show is to allow competitors to wear their colourful Matchy Matchy sets in competition and to encourage the fun side of dressage. Read more
Carriage Drivers from across the Riding for the Disabled’s South East Region were out in force on Tuesday 24th July at its annual show, which was held at Felbridge Show Ground, East Grinstead. Read more
Walton-on-Thames born and bred, Sam Hutton is one of Britain’s most successful young riders. He has been based in Belgium for the past few years and is currently with top Egyptian rider Abdel Said (AS Sport Horses). Over the past few months Sam has been sharing his news and stories as he follows the summer showjumping circuit across Europe. Read more