April’s NAF Shining Star has been awarded to 14-year old Saskia Mohan from Kirtlington, Oxfordshire. Saskia has combined her drive for progression and her positive attitude to become an integral member of the Central Junior Academy and this has led to her successful nomination for the NAF Shining Star Award. Read more
British Showjumping’s Spring Championships took place at Addington Manor from 22nd to 25th March, giving members four days of jumping and eight championship titles to aim for.
The courses, which were designed by London 2012 course designer Bob Ellis and Nigel Jess, gave some great competition across the shows entirety with members also thoroughly enjoying the opportunity to jump some of the former Olympic Games fences.
Jade Meekings from Felsted in Essex took the Silver League Championship on board her own palomino mare, Pauls Lass. The Irish-bred 12-year-old ‘Gracie’ joined Jade five years ago as her first horse. Read more
The prestigious Lycetts Festival of Hunting will take place on Wednesday 18th July 2018 at the East of England Showground, Peterborough. For many, the day marks the highlight of the summer social calendar and includes the Peterborough Royal Foxhound Show which celebrates its 130th anniversary this year. Read more
Every horse needs good parasite control and the more horses kept together the more important this becomes. But with so many mixed messages it can sometimes be difficult to know what to do for the best. Postal worm count specialists Westgate Labs are therefore offering a free advice service to help yard managers and horse owners ensure they’ve got this essential aspect of horse health covered.
A riding centre on the Isle of Wight has become the latest centre to form an association with RDA through its Accessibility Mark scheme.
Island Riding Centre gained its accreditation following training and assessment and is now hoping to be able to expand its services to more disabled riders.