Bolesworth Announces Dates for New Summer Tour in 2024
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5M ago
The Bolesworth International will return in June 2024 as a two-week back-to-back summer festival tour. Taking place over the 6 – 9 June and the 12 – 16 June 2024, the first weekend of the event will have more of an industry focus, whilst the second will focus on attracting the public with lifestyle and entertainment elements like 2023, as well as an Eventing Grand Prix, Mini Major and Puissance class. Both weekends will incorporate similar schedules with CSI 3*/CSI 1*/CSI Am/CSI YH (5, 6 & 7yo)/CSICh/CSIP classes, with riders able to take advantage of a total of six Longine ..read more
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EMILY KING: MY FIRST BURGHLEY
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6M ago
Our advocate Emily King is thrilled to be competing at her first Burghley, although she first came here as a baby of nine months old when her mother Mary King won the event in 1996. Emily tells us how her preparations have gone and her expectations for the weekend ahead at the Defender Burghley Horse Trials. “I am so excited to be competing here myself although, I’ve been here many times with Mum so it helps to know how it all works. I’m on a super horse with Valmy Biats and this will be my third year with him, so I am getting to know him really well and really getting him in tune with me. I ..read more
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Day One At Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Show
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6M ago
Day one of the Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Show got off to a great start. Below is a summary of the highlights from the day. Ashdale Sports Horses 4 Year Old Qualifier 43 of the 77 starters jumped clear in the Ashdale Sports Horses 4-Year-Old Qualifier and therefore have qualified directly for Saturday's Final and have been placed equal first in this A1 class. The remaining 34 combinations will have to jump clear in tomorrow's qualifier in order to qualify for the final. Dallamires Stables 5 Year Old Qualifier The second class of the day in the International ring was the Dallamires Sta ..read more
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Bolesworth Elite Foal Auction Set to Break Underbidders Hearts This Friday!
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6M ago
An exclusive collection of elite foals and implanted embryos from black-type dams will be auctioned at Bolesworth this Friday 18 August at 8.30pm. The Bolesworth Elite Foal Auction presented by Gallagher takes place during the Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Championships, taking place at the historic Cheshire castle from 16th – 20th August. The auction will commence with two charity lots offering semen for Ecclestone Z and Chacco Bay, in aid of Nature’s Safe, the charity masterminded by Tullis Matson.  These will be followed by two implanted embryos and 22 foals, with the foals avail ..read more
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Superb Sporting Finale To Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show
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1y ago
The final day at the Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show on Sunday delivered plenty of intense action across all classes, from the ultra-competitive big-money Dodson & Horrell CSI3* Grand Prix, to the fun Fancy Dress Mini Major pairs relay.   The climax of the week came when title partner Dodson & Horrell’s 1.50m Grand Prix took to the ring. It was won by Louise Saywell with Kingsborough Kasper, second was Angelie Von Essen on Daniel and third, Robert Murphy on How Easy.   This highly-revered event at Bolesworth has been developed for the best ..read more
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Golden days for British eventers and Julia Krajewski steals the individual title
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2y ago
The British trio of Oliver Townend, Laura Collett and Tom McEwen rewrote the history books by becoming the first British eventing team to win Olympic gold since 1972. All three riders played their part in taking the title with a comfortable lead, with solid performances in each discipline. Julia Krajewksi also made history by becoming the first female rider to take the individual Olympic title riding her lovely mare Amande de B’Neville. When the Games last took place in Tokyo back in 1964 the USA’s Lana du Pont was the first woman to compete in the three-day event, so female firsts and the To ..read more
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Building a global future: iconic US venue set to benefit from new European partnership
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2y ago
Global Equestrian Group, Waterland Private Equity, and Wellington Equestrian Partners join forces to invest in the Globalization of Equestrian Sport. Andreas Helgstrand, CEO of Global Equestrian Group (GEG) and Mark Bellissimo, CEO of Wellington Equestrian Partners (WEP) announced an unprecedented partnership focused on developing international equestrian sport.  GEG, will acquire the Wellington, Florida based Palm […] The post Building a global future: iconic US venue set to benefit from new European partnership appeared first on Horse Scout ..read more
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Talk of Tokyo part 3: All you need to know about Team GB’s Jumping squad.
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by Editor
2y ago
In the final part of this series, we look at team GB's Jumping squad, to see if they have what it takes to win the gold at the Tokyo Olympics. The Jumping Squad Scott Brash (34) based in Horsham, West Sussex (from Peebles, Peeblesshire) with Lady Pauline Harris and Lady Pauline Kirkham’s Hello Jefferson (bay, gelding, 16.1hh, 12yrs, Cooper van de Heffink x Irco Mena.) Breeder: Bernard Mols BEL, Groom: David Honnet. Ben Maher (38) based in Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire, with Charlotte Rossetter, Pamela Wright and his own Explosion W (chestnut, gelding, 16.1hh, 12yrs, Chacco-Blue x Baloubet d ..read more
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Talk of Tokyo Part 2: All you need to know about the British Dressage Team
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2y ago
With the Tokyo Olympics just around the corner, Horse Scout journalist Ellie Kelly takes a look at the recently selected British Dressage team that will be going for gold this summer. The Team for Tokyo: Charlotte Dujardin (35) based in Newent, Gloucestershire with Renai Hart, Carl Hester and her own Gio (chestnut, gelding, 10yrs, Apache x Tango.) Breeders: H J de Jong, A Valk NED, Groom: Alan Davies. Charlotte (Lottie) Fry (25) based in Den Hout, the Netherlands (from Scarborough, North Yorkshire) with Van Olst Horses and her own Everdale (black stallion, 17.2hh, 12yrs, Lord Leatherdale x Ne ..read more
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All you need to know about: the Olympic eventing team past and present
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2y ago
The news of who has made the cut for the three equestrian teams heading to Tokyo Olympics was announced last week, so we thought we would bring you the story behind the story, with some fun facts about those riders selected to compete. First up, we will look at the British eventing team. The eventing team: Laura Collett (31) based in Salperton, Gloucestershire, with Karen Bartlett, Keith Scott and her own London 52 (bay, gelding, 12yrs, 16.3hh, Landos x Quinar.) Breeder: Ocke Riewerts GER, Groom: Matilda Sayburn-Hughes. Tom McEwen (30) based in Stroud, Gloucestershire, with Fred and Penny Bar ..read more
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