Robert Whitaker, blew away the opposition in the first international showjumping class of the day at Saturday’s Horse of the Year Show to win the Accumulator, a class which sees riders collect points for each fence jumped, with the winner claiming the most points in the quickest time. Also setting a quick time was Glain Watkin-Jones who jumped to victory in the Pony Foxhunter Championship with Trevor H. Snaking around the turn to the last line, the crowd were right behind the pair as they flew to the last.
The first day of competition at the Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) on Wednesday 2nd October 2019 saw champions crowned from showing to showjumping. Always a crowd-pleaser Lucy Richardson’s Welsh Section A Pony Thistledown Van-Der-Vaart, ridden by her daughter Lilly, made HOYS history by winning the Colne and The Feed Shed Mountain & Moorland Mini Pony of the Year for the fifh year on the trot. Continuing the record-breaking trend during the evening performance was Nicole Pavitt, who became the first show jumper to win the Senior Newcomers Championship for the fourth time.
2019 sees a big change for Windsor Park Equestrian Club (WPEC), for the first time in the Club’s 49-year history it is moving from its home of Smiths Lawn and Cannon Ground on the Surrey side of Windsor Great Park, to its new site of Queen Victoria’s Review Ground inside the Deer Park on the Berkshire side of the Great Park. Read more
Buying a horse is a serious decision, and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. The process to find the perfect horse should take time and care on the buyer’s part. Not only can horses be expensive, they also require quite a lot of money to keep. Between feeding, stabling and training them, a horse is quite an investment, and thus, one that should be analysed carefully. 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
Sara Howe of Bradbourne Carriage Driving Centre in Sevenoaks, Kent competes both nationally and internationally with her team of driving ponies, representing Great Britain at the World Pony Driving Championships on four different occasions. In addition to competing, Sara regularly teaches people how to drive. Realising that her pupils were missing out on the fun of competing Sara organised here own competition and here she takes up the story… Read more
10 years of Toggi Team GBR red, white and blue…and counting!
2015 sees the 10 year anniversary of Toggi’s association with the British Equestrian Federation and of the brand’s support of Equestrian Team GBR. In the 10 year partnership, Equestrian Team GBR has won 162 medals at senior level, with countless more at youth level and we are all hoping that 2015 will see that number rise!