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.
This June, one showjumping fan will be given the honour of presenting the famous Boomerang trophy to the winner of the Equestrian.com Derby.
The All England Jumping Course and new sponsor Equestrian.com have teamed up to offer this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to a member of the Hickstead Derby Community, to enable them to be part of this special event.
World-famous vocal artist Leona Lewis celebrated both her birthday and a new title on 3rd April 2014, as she has been confirmed as Horse of the Year Show’s (HOYS) Honorary President. A passionate animal lover and keen equestrian, Leona is eager to use the role to raise awareness of the work done by her own charity, Hopefield Animal Sanctuary, which is very close to her heart, when the “The World’s Most Famous Horse Show” returns to Birmingham’s NEC from 8th to 12th October 2014.
Interesting Things to Do During Your Trip to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games
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.
The 2014 Trailblazers series is underway and there is a packed season ahead for competitors with 65 equestrian centres offering Trailblazers qualifiers for show jumping, dressage, combined training and showing. With venues spread throughout the UK, there is a wealth of opportunity for competitors to progress up the levels and qualify for the prestigious Trailblazers National Championships from 25th July to 3rd August 2014.
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.”
Battle in Bordeaux: FEI World Cup™ Vaulting and Driving Finals & Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping penultimate leg.
The renowned Jumping International de Bordeaux (FRA) will host the battle for medals at the FEI World Cup™ Vaulting and Driving Finals and penultimate leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping this weekend (8th to 9th February 2014).
Hampshire Showjumper, 19 year-old Melissa Percy from Ringwood Hampshire received her British Showjumping Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE) at Olympia, The London International Horse Show on Wednesday 18th December 2013. The certificate was presented by Rob Hoekstra, World Class Showjumping Performance Manager.
Five equestrian heroes receive honours at FEI Awards Gala 2013 presented by Longines
HRH Princess Haya, President of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) led the applause tonight as the five winners of the FEI Awards 2013 went on stage in Montreux, Switzerland to receive their honours.