History Is Made at the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ as Scott Brash Wins Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping Prize
Photo: Scott Brash (GBR) Riding Hello Sanctos (Copyright: ROLEX/Kit Houghton)
13 September 2015, Spruce Meadows, Canada – Scott Brash (GBR) has made history by becoming the first and only rider to win the three equestrian Majors consecutively, claiming the pinnacle of equestrian sporting achievement: the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping title and a €1,000,000 bonus.
Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping: “Hello Sanctos” takes off!
Photo: Sanctos and groom (Credit: Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping/ Andreas Steindl).
Liège Airport, half past four in the morning. A horse trailer arrives on the cargo car park of from the Netherlands. It’s still dark at night at one of the biggest cargo airports in Europe. An empty parking lot.
“I have a dream!” – Interview with Scott Brash
In a few days’ time, Scott Brash will have the legendary opportunity to win the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping, if he rides to victory in the Major at the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’. In an interview, the Scottish rider explained how he and his horse, “Hello Sanctos”, have prepared for the show in Calgary, what he would like to read about himself one day and why the best decision in his life had something to do with football.
Brits Secure Their Place At Rio 2016!
The Brits came to the FEI European Championships in Aachen to qualify for the Olympic Games and they were unswerving in their objective; meeting it on the evening 21st August 2015 as the third and final day of the Team competition came to a close.
Berkshire’s young showjumper wins the Pony British Novice Championship Title
Lauren Roach (13) from Slough, Berkshire took home the Championship title in the Pony British Novice Championship Final on Friday 14th August 2015 in the Andrews Bowen Indoor Arena at the British Showjumping National Championships.
Surrey Showjumper Millie Hockenhull secures the Forces Equine Rising Stars of the Future League Title
The Forces Equine Finals took place on Saturday 15th August 2015 in the Andrews Bowen Indoor Arena at the British Showjumping National Championships.
The first Championship to take place was the Forces Equine Rising Stars of the Future League Final. This competition was set at a height of 80cm and was a single phase speed round. The standard of riding was extremely high with all riders completing a polished and collected round. It was Millie Hockenhull (15) from Camberley, Surrey riding Gayle White’s 5 year-old bay mare Kandia Van De Brouwshoeve who were declared the winners when they finished with a clear round and a time of 31.93.
The Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games are now just around the corner, and to celebrate the first Games to be held in South America, the International Equestrian Federation (Fédération Equestre Internationale, FEI) has specially commissioned a stunning online Rio 2016 FEI Reportage photobook.
Scott Dollemore, aged 15, from East Grinstead, Sussex has been awarded the NAF Shining Star Award for July
A member of the Sussex Academy he was nominated by Lead Coach, Judi Piper Dadswell who commented “Scott has been a dedicated Academy member for the past five years and has made a seamless transition onto horses. He is a hard-working, focused and dedicated team member. Also, his attention to detail and quest for knowledge is exceptional for someone so young.”
Olympic and European gold medal winner Scott is entered with two of his rising star horses, Hello Forever and Hello M’Lady. The 30-year-old Brit has recently moved from his native Peeblesshire to a new base near the All England Jumping Course at Hickstead, and his appearance at the show will give showjumping fans a rare opportunity to see this jet-setting superstar compete on home turf.