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.
(UK, 11 May 2014) Sam Griffiths (AUS) riding Paulank Brockagh, today Sunday 11 May 2014, produced a thrilling ride to win in dramatic circumstances, with Oliver Townend (GBR) riding Armada in 2nd place, and Harry Meade (GBR) riding Wild Lone in 3rd place at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, in Gloucestershire, UK.
(UK, 10 May 2014) Paul Tapner (AUS) riding Kilronan, today Saturday 10 May 2014, is the current leader after the cross-country phase, with Tim Price (NZL) riding Ringwood Sky Boy in 2nd place, and Pascal Leroy (FRA) riding Minos De Petra in 3rd place at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, in Gloucestershire, UK.
South Essex Insurance Brokers Burghley Sponsored Ride, Your Chance to Ride Round Burghley
If you have ever dreamed of riding at one of the world’s most prestigious equestrian events, the South Essex Insurance Brokers Burghley Sponsored Ride 2014 is the opportunity you have been waiting for. The UK’s most exclusive sponsored ride takes place on Sunday 7th September 2014, on the final day of the world famous Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials.
William Fox-Pitt (GBR) kept the cool head for which he is famous to win his third Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event in five years. Fox-Pitt, already a triple winner of the FEI Classics™, now heads the 2013-2014 leader board by 15 points after three out of six legs.
The Amlin Plus Eventing Grand Prix draws to a close at Hickstead
The Amlin Plus Eventing Grand Prix will no longer form part of the Longines Royal International Horse Show at Hickstead (29 July – 3 August).
The organisers have made the regretful decision to remove the event from this year’s programme, due to a change of television scheduling.
“This year, Sky Sports will be filming the action from the Longines Royal International Horse Show from Friday onwards,” explains Hickstead director Lizzie Bunn. “Viewers will still be able to watch live action from a number of classes, including the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup, the Templant Events Queen Elizabeth II Cup and the Longines King George V Gold Cup.
Student Media Competition for budding journalists and photographers
The Organisers of Brigstock International Horse Trials at Rockingham Castle 2nd to 4th May 2014 are inviting budding journalists and photographers to try their hand at reporting from or photographing the action at this year’s event.
Advice will be available on site from a professional journalist and photographer, with a morning briefing as to how to best fulfill the challenge. Read more
Back by popular demand, this spring Chilham Castle are running their 2nd British Eventing Horse Trials on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th April 2014 and hope lots of people join them at this action- packed family day – which organisers agree will be full of excitement.
Interesting Things to Do During Your Trip to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games
So, you have bought your tickets, made your travel arrangements and booked your accommodation but what else is there to do in Normandy during your trip to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games?
When tickets first went on sale back in November they were available in packs combining tickets for multiple events, so anyone who purchased a pack of tickets will want to know what they can do in between events to make the most of their stay in Normandy.
Equilibrium Products Launches New Be100 Eventer Challenge at Blenheim International Horse Trials
New for 2014, Equilibrium Products, the company behind the award winning Tri Zone boot range launches the Equilibrium Products BE100 Eventer Challenge with the final held at the prestigious Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials on 14th September 2014.