Beach Polo Championships 2018

Beach Polo
Sandbanks beach, Poole, UK takes centre stage again for the British Beach Polo Championships on 13-14 July 2018. With up to 10,000 people in attendance, it is the biggest beach polo event in the world. Now in its 11th year a veritable feast of fast action, gladiatorial horse polo, volleyball, fashion and fun will be had on the platinum beaches of the south coast. Read more

Royal Shetland Race for The Queen’s Birthday

Royal Shetland Race for The Queen’s Birthday

A Royal Shetland Race in honour of The Queen’s 90th birthday took place earlier today, 9th May 2016, at Royal Windsor Racecourse. Six Shetland ponies charged down the Windsor straight over two and three quarter furlongs (approx. 550 metres), with all riders donning the distinctive and prestigious Royal jockey silks owned by Her Majesty The Queen. Each of the ponies were temporarily re-named after one of the Queen’s most successful racehorses and included the likes of a mini ‘Estimate’ whose great namesake famously won the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in 2013.

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Zara Phillips and Toytown Return To Blenheim

Zara Phillips and Toytown
Zara Phillips and Toytown, who were crowned European eventing champions at Blenheim Palace in 2005, are returning to the scene of their great victory this autumn (2015)

Toytown, who carried Zara to triumph in the World Equestrian Games the year following their European Championship win, is heading the Parade of Champions at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials – part of the Oxfordshire event’s 25th anniversary celebrations.

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The HoneyBuns set to Sweeten HOYS Finale

HoneyBuns
This year’s (2015) Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) will be sweetened by the appearance of 6 divas with their larger than life performance. The HoneyBuns, from Britain’s Got Talent (BGT) fame, will be performing in the Andrews Bowen International Arena on Sunday evening as part of the finale.

 

The HoneyBuns will be performing 4 songs to entertain the audience and help draw HOYS 2015 to a spectacular close. The girls’ positive attitude and bubbly personalities shine through as viewers witnessed on BGT earlier this year.

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Racegoers Are Invited To Get Into The ‘50s Swing

Goodwood Racecourse to Host 1950’s Themed Bank Holiday Weekend

Racegoers are invited to get into the ‘50s swing as Goodwood Racecourse opens the gates for its popular August Bank Holiday fixture over the weekend of Friday 28th to Sunday 30th August 2015. Exciting racing on the South Downs provides a focal point to the entertainment whilst guests soak up a 1950s-themed family atmosphere around the venue.

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The World’s Best Showjumper to Compete at Hickstead

World number one showjumper Scott Brash heads a phenomenal line-up of riders heading to Hickstead for the Longines Royal International Horse Show (28 July to 2 August 2015).

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.

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Equestrian Art Show at Petworth

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Equestrian Art Show at Petworth

July and August sees three of the world’s most celebrated equestrian sporting events take place in West Sussex. The British Open Polo Championship for the Jaeger-LeCoultre Gold Cup, the Qatar Goodwood Festival (‘Glorious Goodwood’), and the Longines Royal International Horse Show is at Hickstead .

To celebrate this Kevis House Gallery in Petworth is holding an exhibition of contemporary equestrian art between 6th July and 28th August. The exhibition will feature a range of works by some of the leading artists in the field.

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