Zara Phillips and Toytown Return To Blenheim

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Zara Phillips and Toytown, who were crowned European eventing champions at Blenheim Palace in 2005, are returning to the scene of their great victory this autumn (2015)

Toytown, who carried Zara to triumph in the World Equestrian Games the year following their European Championship win, is heading the Parade of Champions at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials – part of the Oxfordshire event’s 25th anniversary celebrations.

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Land Rover Announces Harry Meade as New Equestrian Ambassador

Land Rover UK has announced one of Britain’s leading three-day event riders Harry Meade as its latest equestrian ambassador signing.

 

The World Championships 2014 team silver medallist joins a stable of Land Rover equestrian ambassadors which include former World Champion and Olympic silver medallist Zara Phillips and Olympic team gold medallists, show jumper Ben Maher and dressage rider Laura Tomlinson.

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The World’s Best Showjumper to Compete at Hickstead

World number one showjumper Scott Brash heads a phenomenal line-up of riders heading to Hickstead for the Longines Royal International Horse Show (28 July to 2 August 2015).

Olympic and European gold medal winner Scott is entered with two of his rising star horses, Hello Forever and Hello M’Lady. The 30-year-old Brit has recently moved from his native Peeblesshire to a new base near the All England Jumping Course at Hickstead, and his appearance at the show will give showjumping fans a rare opportunity to see this jet-setting superstar compete on home turf.

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Charities to Benefit from SEIB 2015 Burghley Sponsored Ride

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Charities to Benefit from SEIB 2015 Burghley Sponsored Ride

The SEIB Burghley Sponsored Ride which will take place on the 6th September 2015, on the final day of the world famous Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials will donate proceeds to some worthy equine charities.

The equine charities that will benefit from the SEIB Burghley Sponsored ride are; World Horse Welfare, the British Horse Society and the Kestevan branch of Riding for the Disabled. Ride organiser, Ian Scott said, “We are delighted to be donating money to these such deserving equine charities. Over the 14 years the ride has been held the cumulative charitable donation is now over £180,000”.

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British Eventing Team Triumph at Strzegom

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FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing 2015: British team triumph at Strzegom

An all-female team from Great Britain eventually beat an all-male trio from Australia after a tight competition at Strzegom (POL), fourth leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Eventing 2015 (25th to 28th June 2015).

The three-man Australian team led after Dressage, with Andrew Hoy taking the individual lead on Cheeky Calimbo, but the Brits, who were third at that stage, were collectively faster across country to take a tiny two-penalty lead going into the final Jumping phase.

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2015 will be the 10th year of Toggi’s association the top of British Equestrianism

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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!

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Klimke is unbeatable at Luhmühlen

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Words by Kate Green

Ingrid Klimke (GER) rode brilliantly to produce a clear round under huge pressure to win her home CCI4* at Luhmühlen (GER), presented by DHL, for the first time and set up an unassailable lead in the FEI Classics™ 2014/2015.

In a thrilling finale, her flawless round on the spring-heeled 11-year-old Hannoverian mare FRH Escada JS denied New Zealander Jonelle Price her first CCI4* victory by just one-tenth of a penalty.

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