Tom McEwen and Francis Whittington do the double

A new record was set at the Magic Millions Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park when both the British Intermediate and Novice Champions retained their titles.

Tom McEwen was masterful when leading from flagfall on Barbara Cooper’s elegant grey Dreamaway ll to score a second successive victory in the Smith & Williamson British Intermediate Championship and Francis Whittington produced an accomplished performance on Sarah Arrowsmith’s Brother Bertie to defend his Dodson & Horrell British Novice Championship title. Read more

Katie Preston’s Summer Management Tips

Katie Preston with her three horses
Petplan Equine Ambassador and full-time veterinary surgeon Katie Preston never seems to stop. She balances a busy work schedule at Milbourn Equine Vets with caring for and riding her three horses; Templar Justice (TJ), Dreams Come True (Tia) and Templar Juno (Juno). Katie’s horses live out all year round including her five-star event horse TJ, who has competed at Burghley, Badminton and Luhmühlen. Like many of us, Katie has her own personal methods to help her horses through the warmer summer months.

Here Katie shares her summer tips: Read more

Harriet Morris-Bamber’s Stress Free Event Preparation Tips

A day’s eventing usually coincides with a very early start, so if you are not prepared in advance you can end up arriving at the venue flustered and not in the best frame of mind to complete your dressage test.

Event rider and trainer Harriet Morris-Baumber is used to ridiculously early mornings, setting her alarm for 3.30am to travel to events up and down the country.

Here, Harriet offers her top tips on how to be prepared to ensure you can jump in the lorry safe in the knowledge that you have everything you need for the day. Read more