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‘Superman’ Weltzin flies into pole position

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Becky Statham, 02 October 2014 11:41

It’s a first international victory for Hannah Biggs and her stallion Weltzin after their performance at Saumur last weekend. Riding to their new music composed by Tom Hunt, they won the CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle on Saturday night. Hannah and the 15-year-old Hanoverian stallion scored 73.575 per cent for their “Superman” Freestyle, the second highest Freestyle result in almost 3 ...

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‘Superman’ Weltzin flies into pole position

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Becky Statham, 02 October 2014 11:41

It’s a first international victory for Hannah Biggs and her stallion Weltzin after their performance at Saumur last weekend. Riding to their new music composed by Tom Hunt, they won the CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle on Saturday night. Hannah and the 15-year-old Hanoverian stallion scored 73.575 per cent for their “Superman” Freestyle, the second highest Freestyle result in almost 3 ...

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Spillers works hard for charity!

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Imogen Johnson, 01 October 2014 15:56

In an effort to raise money for Redwings Horse Sanctuary and Cancer Research UK the sales team at Spillers put their best feet forward in the gruelling Thames Path 50km Challenge. The team pushed past the pain barrier and suffered plenty of blisters to raise more than £1000 for the two charities last month - almost hitting their target of ...

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Mark Todd Bridging the Gap scholarship winner announced

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Katy Islip, 01 October 2014 09:31

A young rider is celebrating after impressing the selectors to be named recipient of the 2014/15 Mark Todd Bridging the Gap (MTBTG) eventing scholarship.Zoe Wilkinson, 24, from Oxfordshire, was chosen from a group of seven finalists by a judging panel made up of Sir Mark Todd, British Eventing (BE) accredited coaches Lizzel Winter and Gill Watson, and representatives from MTBTG ...

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Research shows horses reduce reoffending

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Becky Statham, 30 September 2014 16:11

A Dorset charity, called TheHorseCourse, which uses horses to rehabilitate violent and disruptive prisoners, has published results that show the method they use is nearly three times more effective at reducing reoffending than other methods. The data shows a 27% point reduction against predicted reoffending among high risk and violent reoffenders. The results are impressive due to the fact that ...

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There’s no stopping the Spanish Riding School stallions now

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Becky Statham, 30 September 2014 12:52

The life of a Lipizzaner stallion from the Spanish Riding School could be compared to that of a top athlete. Each rider works with their horse gently and individually to build up their muscles and prepare them for their performances. The stallions work for the riding school between the ages of 12 and 25, so to ensure optimal health conditions a ...

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Silver for the Brits at penultimate FEI Eventing Nations Cup event

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Katy Islip, 30 September 2014 10:33

The four riders representing Team GB claimed second place at the second-to-last event of the 2014 FEI Eventing Nations Cup series last weekend, despite one rider having to withdraw before the cross-country phase.Sarah Bullimore, Tom McEwen, Nicky Roncoroni and Lucy Wiegersma, plus their mounts, had travelled to Waregem, Belgium, for the event which ran 25-28 September. They finished in second ...

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Riders celebrate their successes at 2014 EquestrianClearance.com British Riding Clubs BE(80)T championships

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Katy Islip, 29 September 2014 16:44

After a hard-fought final pitching two sections of grass roots eventers against one another, the 2014 EquestrianClearance.com British Riding Clubs BE(80)T champions have been crowned. Samantha Evans, from Hampshire, triumphed aboard her horse Toptimist Utopia, ahead of Amanda Walker riding Templefire, with Emma Sutton on Coltstown Glider completing the top three.Now in its sixth year, the Championships are the hugely ...

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Remember a loved one with World Horse Welfare legacy scheme

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Katy Islip, 29 September 2014 11:06

A charity is encouraging horse lovers to remember loved ones by planting a tree or sponsoring a bench or flowers in their name.At its four UK rescue and rehoming centres, World Horse Welfare (WHW) offers people the choice of sponsoring a tree or dedicating benches, bulbs or wild flowers to the memory of loved ones, from family members or friends ...

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Help XLEquine make a fab new app!

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Imogen Johnson, 26 September 2014 17:08

Our friends at XLEquine are thinking about creating an exciting new app for their clients to track and record health and leisure activities with their horses. Sounds great to us! To help them do it, they’d love your feedback in the short survey, which should take no more than 10 minutes to answer. Upon completion you’ll be given the option ...

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Redwings bids fond farewell to oldest resident Laddy

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Katy Islip, 26 September 2014 09:00

Staff at Redwings horse sanctuary have said a very fond final farewell to their oldest resident Laddy, who has died aged 36.The beautiful palomino Laddy came into the charity’s care in July 2010 with his companion Ermine, and was successfully rehabilitated. However he had a heart condition which became progressively worse and by last Thursday, 18 September, the difficult decision ...

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