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
The British Young Rider National Championships took place over the weekend of 7th and 8th July at Kings Forest, Thetford, in some of the toughest conditions seen so far this year. Endurance GB is extremely proud to announce that the 2018 Young Rider National Champion is Endurance GB Spotlight Scholar, Ella Bunting, who rode Emma Daniel’s Aly’s Estrella de Rock to victory. The combination successfully completed the CEIYJ2* 120km ride at King’s Forest (GBR) in what can only be described as extremely challenging conditions. With temperatures well over 30 degrees centigrade, excellent horsemanship and understanding were required by all riders competing across the entire field of classes. Read more
As Christmas approaches, we begin to make our Wish Lists and look towards the New Year and those anticipated Resolutions. HorseHage’s sponsored riders, Mary King (event rider), Emily King (event rider), Beverley Brightman (dressage rider), Jeni Gilbert (endurance rider) and Helen West (Event rider/Show jumper and Manager of Bicton Arena) share their here.
Great Britain’s Kate Atkinson amazing Endurance Ride
The last of Euston Park Endurance Rides presented by Longines and supported by Emirates Airlines, was the largest to date, with 81 riders starting on the morning of Saturday 13th August 2016’s ride. The four classes saw three wins for the United Arab Emirates and one for Great Britain in what was the final of four rides and the HH Sh. Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup Festival.
5000 kilometre endurance milestone reached at Balmoral
Petplan Equine sponsored Scottish Endurance rider Lorna Hogg had cause for celebration on the weekend of the 25th October 2015 when together with her long term partner, 19 year old De Marco (Marco), she achieved the 5,000K of endurance competitions milestone.
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!
Buckinghamshire based rider, Hannah Maskell has become the youngest person ever to win Endurance GB’s Supreme Champion Trophy at just 15 years of age.
This trophy is awarded to the horse and rider combination gaining the most points in all types of competitions run by Endurance GB over the 2014 season, which runs from Marchto October. In addition to this accolade, Hannah also holds the Young Rider National title which she won at Cirencester Park this year.
A unique piece of sand art on the Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel in Normandy has marked 100 Days To Go to the start of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in France this summer.
French artist Christophe Dumont created a spectacular piece of sand art featuring giant, 2.3 by 2.5 metre horse’s hoof prints in a huge ‘100’ on the famous Normandy beach. The artist and a team of 20 people battled against time and tide to produce the unique piece of artwork, so that it could be captured on camera before the waves washed it away.
Five equestrian heroes receive honours at FEI Awards Gala 2013 presented by Longines
HRH Princess Haya, President of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) led the applause tonight as the five winners of the FEI Awards 2013 went on stage in Montreux, Switzerland to receive their honours.