British-based para-dressage rider, Bert Sheffield, who rides for Canada, and her 10-year-old, home-produced, part-bred Gelderlander mare, Fairuza (known affectionately as ‘Wonky’ at home), pulled out all the stops at the recent CPEDI3* invitational competition at Al Shaqab in Doha, Qatar, to win the Grade III Freestyle on the final day with a score of 70.167%.
Hooves & Love is an innovative online gift shop for horse lovers, full of equestrian delights, brilliant brands and hidden gems, hand-packaged into beautiful branded gift boxes that are sure to delight. Read more
It was an evening of rare treats for the enthusiastic home crowd at the College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe, Bedfordshire on Sunday 17th March 2019. An all-star cast descended upon the venue to do battle in the hotly-contested Equine Construction Grand Prix Freestyle, and though the final scores were tight at the top, British stalwart Carl Hester managed to edge the win from teammate Charlotte Dujardin. 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
KM Elite Products are delighted to announce that they have been appointed as exclusive distributors for Peter Horobin Saddles in the UK. StrideFree by PHS has taken performance saddles to a whole new level, taking saddle fitting back to basics, by creating convenience for the customer and focusing on equine back health. PHS have developed an extensive saddle range for racing, dressage, jumping and endurance disciplines with the StrideFree racing tree winning the BETA Innovation Award in 2014. Read more
Suzanne Stratford’s family moved to Broadlands in Medstead, Hampshire in 1946. In 1955 they started giving riding lessons and the Broadlands RDA Group has grown ever since. ITN newsreader Alastair Stewart OBE is an enormous supporter of British equestrianism, a sport three of his four children actively enjoy and one in which he has a number of voluntary roles, including Ambassador for British Showjumping and Patron of the Brooke. On Sunday 8th July Alastair and his wife, Sally, visited Broadlands to celebrate the first phase in the centre’s refurbishment. Here Alastair explains more about the refurbishment and the work they do at Broadlands. Read more
Olympic gold medallist Carl Hester MBE is the holder of more than 65 national dressage titles. We find out what it is like to spend a day on his yard, courtesy of his sponsor Suregrow, well known for their expertise in paddock maintenance and management. Read more
The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) is inviting applications for the second cohort of its Young Professional Programme. The 12 month programme is made up of eight workshops and covers a range of areas including business management, business operations, media awareness, personal development and career enhancement. Read more