The ‘King of Barbury’, Andrew Nicholson (NZL), regained his crown this weekend – making it the sixth time he has won at this level at Barbury, but the first time whilst riding Paul and Dizy Ridgeon’s Swallow Springs.
Olympic dressage rider Charlotte Dujardin is supporting global equine welfare charity Brooke’s second annual Hack to Remember Day on Sunday 7 July, which urges riders across the UK to come together on the same day, donate and hack out in memory of horses, donkeys and mules of the past.
The Country Style & Equestrian Blogger Of The Year Awards (CS&E Awards) will take on an exciting new direction this year with new award titles, categories and a definitive split between the two sectors.
Olympic athlete Tim Price (NZL) has topped the FEI Eventing World Rankings for the first time, overtaking Ros Canter (GBR) who last month ended the reign of compatriot Oliver Townend to hold the position for just 31 days.
Tim Price (NZL) on Cekatinka JRA at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018. (FEI/Martin Dokoupil)
Chatsworth’s CCI4*-S track is always a test of speed and stamina. With its long pulls over hill and dale and its relentless series of technical questions, it’s no surprise that the course sees so few double-clears. Only six people have made the time over the last decade, while the average time faults collected sits between 11.7 and a whopping 22.
Volunteers are at the very heart of the success of Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA), and are the glue that binds every aspect of the charity together.
Every year, Volunteers’ Week (June 1-7) provides a chance to celebrate the amazing contribution that is made by ordinary people from every walk of life who give up their valuable time to benefit others.
Still on a comedown from a brilliant Badminton, we were in need of a pick me up and thank goodness we didn’t have to wait long for our next eventing fix thanks to the Dodson & Horrell Chatsworth International Horse Trials.
Set in one of the most stunning locations of the season, the weather started typically British for May but ended with some much needed sunshine.