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
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.
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
Captain Mark Phillips, one of the world’s leading cross-country course designers, has been confirmed to build at a new three-leg Eventing Grand Prix series.
Notable for course-designing at Burghley Horse Trials for the last 13 years, Capt Phillips will be responsible for the course at this year’s Cazenove Capital Eventing Grand Prix held at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show. Read more
Last year saw Ros Canter take third place at Badminton and Luhmuhlen Horse Trials and become World Champion after taking Individual and Team Eventing Gold Medals at the World Equestrian Games in North Carolina, USA. Here the FEI World Number One Event Rider, Ros, shares her insight into jumping at home to improve your skills and prepare for a competition courtesy of her sponsor Equipe. Read more
It was a pillar to post win for BE100 Champion, Alana Sparrow and Mr Rasshied Din’s Angels Spirit, with Laura Greenhalgh taking the BE90 Championship on Sarah Reeve’s Stanhopes Travelling Man. Read more
Jonty Evans to returns with good memories to the 2019 Tattersalls International Horse Trials & Country Fair near Ratoath, Co. Meath.
Less than twelve months ago, Jonty Evans suffered a severe fall that left the eventing fraternity in a state of shock. Just eleven months on and Jonty is back on his feet and can’t wait to return to Tattersalls International Horse Trials and Country Fair where he holds many good memories. Read more
The SEIB Insurance Brokers Burghley Sponsored Ride will take place on the final day of the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials on Sunday 8th September 2019. Entries for this popular event opened on Tuesday 19th March and will be taken on the ride website. This will be the 18th running of the ride which over the years has raised well in excess of £250,000 for good causes.
Petplan Equine Ambassador Katie Preston will be heading to the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials with her Thoroughbred gelding Templar Justice (TJ) for the first time this May. The dynamic duo competed at both Burghley and Luhmühlen last year. Katie balances her Badminton preparations and riding her two other horses, Templar Juno (Juno) and Dreams Come True (Tia) with her full-time job as a Veterinary Surgeon at Milbourn Equine Vets. Katie talks about her road to Badminton.
Absorbine are delighted to announce their partnership renewal with international event riders, Emma and Kevin McNab. Having relocated from their native Australia in late 2011, the husband and wife team have been based in Surrey, since 2014.