The Auction by Arqana “Yearlings & Performers” opens a new chapter in the sport horse trade. Bringing together Yearlings and Performers of a quality never seen before at auction, “The Auction by Arqana, Act II”, which took place in December 2019, proved a commanding success under the mighty dome of the Cirque d’Hiver in Paris.
HorseHage & Mollichaff, the names behind the well-known high fibre forage, chaffs and complete feeds, have selected young rider, Emma Alcorn, from Northamptonshire as their new Brand Ambassador. Read more
The results of a major research study commissioned by the FEI, aimed at identifying best practices and management of horses training and competing in hot and humid environments, have been published. Read more
Denmark’s Cathrin Dufour and Bohemian stole all the limelight when winning the first leg of the FEI Dressage World Cup™ 2019/2020 Western European League on home ground in Herning (DEN) on 20th October 2019. Read more
Coco Bongo proved that her presence under the spotlight is as compelling as her jump when she beat off all the other pony Champions from across the week to be crowned the Ruckleigh School Supreme Pony of the Year 2019. Ridden by Chloe Lemieux, the 10-year-old grey mare is owned by William Calder, and HOYS was their fifth show together. Chloe is riding the pony in 133cm Workers while William’s daughter Jessica is currently in Nursery Stakes classes with her. After a very busy and even more successful week at HOYS, Jayne Ross added to her HOYS story when the stunning Heavyweight Hunter, Twinshock Warrior, was crowned Supreme Products Supreme Horse of the Year. Jayne had four horses qualified for the Supreme final and this was her seventh Horsae of the Year Show Supreme title. In the Showjumping arena, it was Irish rider David Simpson who claimed the Leading Showjumper of the Year title. Speaking after his win with Gentleman VH Veldhof, David said: “To win the final track of Bob Ellis’ time at Horse of the Year Show is a real honour. He is a great friend of mine and what he has brought to our sport is unbelievable.”
Robert Whitaker, blew away the opposition in the first international showjumping class of the day at Saturday’s Horse of the Year Show to win the Accumulator, a class which sees riders collect points for each fence jumped, with the winner claiming the most points in the quickest time. Also setting a quick time was Glain Watkin-Jones who jumped to victory in the Pony Foxhunter Championship with Trevor H. Snaking around the turn to the last line, the crowd were right behind the pair as they flew to the last.