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Pick up tips from the best as Tim Stockdale gives lecture tonight in aid of World Horse Welfare

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Katy Islip, 05 November 2014 16:34

• Show jumper Tim Stockdale giving lecture demo at World Horse Welfare’s Norfolk rescue and rehoming centre from 7pm tonight• Learn from Tim as he explains his riding and training techniques, and enjoy a tack sale and tombola• Tickets cost £25 on the door, £15 for children, with all proceeds going towards the charity’s work in the UK and worldwide If you’re after a ...

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Pick up tips from the best as Tim Stockdale gives lecture tonight in aid of World Horse Welfare

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Katy Islip, 05 November 2014 16:34

• Show jumper Tim Stockdale giving lecture demo at World Horse Welfare’s Norfolk rescue and rehoming centre from 7pm tonight• Learn from Tim as he explains his riding and training techniques, and enjoy a tack sale and tombola• Tickets cost £25 on the door, £15 for children, with all proceeds going towards the charity’s work in the UK and worldwide If you’re after a ...

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Bronze sculptures commemorating barge horses to be sold at auction

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Katy Islip, 09 October 2014 12:50

A series of equestrian bronzes commemorating the work of barge horses in London are set to go under the hammer next week.The giant sculptures of horses and those working with them were created to decorate Camden Lock market in the 1990s, to commemorate the site’s history as home of the Pickford horse stables and equine hospital, which closed in the ...

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British Nations Cup team announced for weekend's competition

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Katy Islip, 25 September 2014 16:59

The squad which will represent Team GB in the eventing Nations Cup event this weekend in Belgium has been confirmed. Sarah Bullimore, 41, from Keysoe, Bedfordshire, will ride her own and Brett Bullimore’s Lilly Corrine, Tom McEwen, 23, from Swindon, Wiltshire, rides his own and Mr and Mrs Brook Johnson’s Diesel, Nicky Roncoroni, 36, from Cirencester, Gloucestershire, will be riding Stonedge ...

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Classical equitation meets science at four-day event

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Katy Islip, 18 July 2013 17:23

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, why not head to a seminar exploring why classical equitation is also a science?Taking place at The Dovecote Stables in Churchill, Oxfordshire, from Saturday 20 to Tuesday 23 July, the event will feature discussions, seminars and demonstrations from world-leading professionals Dr Gerd Heuschmann and Charles de Knuffy.On Saturday and Sunday, the pair ...

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Ride Yorkshire with a series of fun rides in God's own country

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Katy Islip, 24 May 2013 17:07

If you live in God’s own country (or Yorkshire as it’s otherwise known!) or fancy a trip to White Rose country, why not join the Ride Yorkshire group for one of its fun rides this summer?The first one takes place in the Southern Dales National Park, on Sunday, 16 June, and will offer 11 and 7-mile route options, starting from Clapham ...

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International stars head to Houghton International for bank holiday action

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Katy Islip, 16 May 2013 13:08

Some of the biggest stars in the eventing firmament are preparing to head to Houghton International horse trials.Riders including past Olympians such as including William Fox-Pitt, Zara Phillips, Andrew Hoy, Sir Mark Todd and Blyth Tait will all be saddling up at the event, with affiliated entries up on last year.Houghton will also be hosting the British leg of the ...

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Team GB tentpeggers preparing to head to World Cup

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Katy Islip, 12 February 2013 09:54

A team of British riders is heading to India to contest the tentpegging world cup.The high-octane sport sees riders pick up a target at speed, from a three-inch peg in the ground to rings and oranges suspended at eye height.The Team GB riders will be heading to Gurgaon, Haryana New Dehli, from 18-24 March for the international competition, and will ...

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Equifest 2013 secures sponsorship from TopSpec

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Katy Islip, 01 February 2013 12:53

A major show has received a boost after feed company TopSpec signed up to sponsor its championship arena.Equifest, which takes place at the East of England Showground, Peterborough, from 14-18 August, has renamed its indoor ring the TopSpec Championship Arena thanks to the deal.Nicola Tyler, of TopSpec, said: “Equifest is an inspiring success story and we are delighted to be ...

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New sponsor announced for Shire horse show

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Katy Islip, 01 February 2013 12:28

A show promoting the best of the Shire horse breed is celebrating welcoming a tasty new sponsor.The Shire Horse Society (SHS) has teamed up with traditional drinks maker Fentimans for the society’s 2013 spring show, which will take place from 15-17 March at the East of England showground.Fentimans is famous for its botanical brews including Dandelion and Burdock, Victorian Lemonade ...

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Get down to Hickstead to catch some thrilling arena polo action!

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Katy Islip, 25 January 2013 15:31

If you’re a polo fan or want to find out more about this high-adrenaline sport, why not head to Hickstead for an international arena polo test match?The event on Saturday, 2 March, will see England take on the rest of the British Isles at Hickstead’s All England Polo Club (AEPC), where England will be hoping to continue their unbeaten run ...

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