Eventing Grand Prix removed from 2014 RIHS Hickstead

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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.

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Calling budding journalists and photographers

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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

What to do in Normandy during 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

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Interesting Things to Do During Your Trip to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

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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.

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Charles Owen brings the Funnells to Castle Leslie

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Charles Owen Welcomes William and Pippa Funnell to Castle Leslie

Charles Owen is honoured to bring the legendary couple, William and Pippa Funnell, to the incredible Castle Leslie for a wonderful weekend of education and experiences.

“Combining the magical surrounding of Castle Leslie with the magic of Britain’s most successful equestrian couple is an event not to be missed,” said Charles Owen Managing Director, Roy Burek. “Charles Owen is proud to be associated with such a momentous event.”

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Dates for a Petplan Masterclass with Lucinda

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Petplan Equine, the UK’s leading specialist equine insurance provider, has announced dates for the 2014 ‘Petplan Masterclass with Lucinda’ series of cross country clinics. This year, the hugely popular masterclasses, formerly known as the Petplan Equine Lucinda Green XC the Safe Way clinics, are being conducted at equestrian centres across England from 2nd to 9th March inclusive.

Those aiming to kick off their season in style can choose from seven coaching masterclasses taking place at venues across the country from Surrey to Yorkshire and Cheshire to Cambridgeshire.  Riders will have the opportunity to be trained by and receive advice from former World and European champion, Olympic silver medallist and six times Badminton winner Lucinda Green MBE.

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Winners of British Eventing’s cross country Course Design Scholarship announced

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The two lucky winners of British Eventing’s inaugural cross country Course Design Scholarship have been announced following a nail biting day of interviews and practical field assessments.

The Course Design Scholarship, which is supported by the Bill Thomson Bursary, was introduced to help promising Course Designers who might not have the support, openings or financial backing to progress within this important role.

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