Gold medal winning British event rider Nicola Wilson has represented Great Britain at Olympic, European and World Championship level, including the 2017 European Eventing Championships, 2014 World Equestrian Championships and the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Following the theft of their van along with all of their trade stand stock en route to the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, equestrian Charity, the Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund were determined to carry on regardless.
Walton-on-Thames born and bred, Sam Hutton is one of Britain’s most successful young riders. He has been based in Belgium for the past few years and is currently with top Egyptian rider Abdel Said (AS Sport Horses). Over the past few months Sam has been sharing his news and stories as he follows the summer showjumping circuit across Europe. Read more
Rebecca Hill and Cill Eoghain Lady, known at home as Clover, proved success isn’t reserved for those with experience as they won their debut BE in Section C of the BE90 at Eridge Park Horse Trials. Read more
Harrison Chart riding Direct Cruising won the BE 100U18 at Eridge Park Horse Trials on Saturday 14th July. Cruise, owned by Sara Wick, has competed up to 2* and Harrison who has only been riding for three years expressed how grateful he was to be able to loan such a special horse from a supportive and involved owner. Read more
Shires Equestrian turns 50 this September. From humble beginnings, the company has evolved into a trusted household brand. Malcolm Ainge, founder of Shires Equestrian, started the company in 1968 with only a small loan of stock to sell at cattle markets and racecourse auctions. Now the company has approximately 1,800 stockists worldwide and recently won BETA’s award for Trade Supplier of the Year for the second year in a row. Read more
The British Showjumping National Championships 2018 got underway today, Tuesday 7th August, at NAEC Stoneleigh in Warwickshire. Taking the first win of the Show in Championship Arena 1 was Honor Redhouse aboard her beautiful 11-year-old grey mare, Zara Queen of Hearts, who was crowned the 2018 Pony Restricted Rider 1.00m Champion. Read more
KM Elite Products are delighted to announce that they have been appointed as exclusive distributors for Peter Horobin Saddles in the UK. StrideFree by PHS has taken performance saddles to a whole new level, taking saddle fitting back to basics, by creating convenience for the customer and focusing on equine back health. PHS have developed an extensive saddle range for racing, dressage, jumping and endurance disciplines with the StrideFree racing tree winning the BETA Innovation Award in 2014. Read more
Suzanne Stratford’s family moved to Broadlands in Medstead, Hampshire in 1946. In 1955 they started giving riding lessons and the Broadlands RDA Group has grown ever since. ITN newsreader Alastair Stewart OBE is an enormous supporter of British equestrianism, a sport three of his four children actively enjoy and one in which he has a number of voluntary roles, including Ambassador for British Showjumping and Patron of the Brooke. On Sunday 8th July Alastair and his wife, Sally, visited Broadlands to celebrate the first phase in the centre’s refurbishment. Here Alastair explains more about the refurbishment and the work they do at Broadlands. Read more