A special ceremony will be held at the CHI Royal Windsor Horse Show on the afternoon of Sunday 13th May in honour of the retirement of Her Majesty The Queen’s homebred champion, Barbers Shop, the 2017 Supreme Ridden Showing Champion. Read more
‘Celebrating the Turf’ takes place from 18th June to 7th July 2018 at the Osborne Studio Gallery. This exhibition of some of the finest contemporary equestrian art has been organised to coincide with Royal Ascot.
Geoffrey Hughes, Director of Osborne Studio Gallery, is a lover of horse racing and the racing world. For at least twenty five years he has held an annual show of the best contemporary equestrian art during Ascot Week. Read more
Entries are now open for the SEIB Insurance Brokers (SEIB) Burghley Sponsored Ride which will take place at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials on Sunday 2nd September 2018. This will be the 17th time the ride has been held on the final day of the world-famous horse trials in Burghley Park. Read more
Alex Monro, director of Mole Energy Switching (www.moleenergy.com), has picked up the gauntlet by volunteering to ride in a very special horse race, the Pertemps Champions Willberry Charity Derby, being held at Epsom Racecourse, home of the Derby, on Monday 27th August 2018, to raise money for the Willberry the Wonder Pony Charity and The Bob Champion Cancer Trust. Young Hannah Francis founded the Willberry charity once she herself was diagnosed with cancer. Tragically Hannah died in 2016, but her charity continues to inspire people and raise money to support vital research and grant equine related wishes to seriously ill people. Bob Champion was himself both a very successful jockey and a cancer sufferer. Read more
Can records be broken at the 2018 Bolesworth Elite Auction?
Last year the foal, Tinka’s Star, by Nick Skelton’s Rio individual Gold medal winning ride Big Star, out of multiple Grand Prix winner Tinka’s Serenade fetched a massive £92,000 under the hammer. Read more
Luxury footwear and accessories brand Fairfax & Favor has signed a deal to take title sponsorship of
the highly popular Rockingham International Horse Trials, which this year runs from 18th to 20th May. 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
Surrey Point to Point is a fantastic traditional family day out in a simply stunning venue, with a backdrop that includes Pugin’s Gothic ruined chapel and Peper Harow Park, set in fabulous undulating countryside. It takes place on Saturday 12th May.