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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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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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Keen equestrian fans snap up tickets to World Equestrian Festival 2013

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Katy Islip, 22 January 2013 13:49

Horse fans have been turning to the web to snap up thousands of tickets to a world-class event.The team behind the World Equestrian Festival (WEF) CHIO Aachen has said 120,000 tickets have already been sold, with around half being booked online – up from around one third for the same period a year ago.Featuring the five disciplines of show jumping, ...

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Help get youngsters into equestrian careers with two charity fundraisers

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Katy Islip, 02 November 2012 09:36

A charity set up by dressage rider Emile Faurie to help encourage wider participation in equestrian sport is preparing to hold two winter fundraisers.The Emile Faurie Foundation will run a ‘Strictly Come Dressage’ competition on Sunday, 11 November at Oldencraig Equestrian Centre in Surrey, with lots of fun to be had with an expanded competition and gala afternoon. If you ...

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Head to a hunting clinic to brush up your jumping skills

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Katy Islip, 19 September 2012 09:23

If you fancy riding to hounds this autumn or just want to brush up your cross-country skills, a series of jumping clinics could be just the ticket for getting you and your horse ready.Run by Simon Lawrance, joint Master of the Heythrop Hunt and British Eventing accredited trainer, the sessions include two days of hedge hopping clinics and a day-long ...

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