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An arena full of horses at Hatfield

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Justine Thompson, 25 May 2010 17:00

A main arena dedicated to horses is all part of the fun at the Hatfield House Country Show in August.   Equines on show will range from huge Shire Horses to miniature Shetlands, with demos from the British Heavy Horse Driving Trials Club, the East Hertfordshire Branch of the Pony Club, polo ponies and mini Shetlands. The Pony Club will be ...

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An arena full of horses at Hatfield

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Justine Thompson, 25 May 2010 17:00

A main arena dedicated to horses is all part of the fun at the Hatfield House Country Show in August.   Equines on show will range from huge Shire Horses to miniature Shetlands, with demos from the British Heavy Horse Driving Trials Club, the East Hertfordshire Branch of the Pony Club, polo ponies and mini Shetlands. The Pony Club will be ...

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Perfect your position with Sylvia Loch

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Justine Thompson, 25 May 2010 10:41

Sylvia Loch first started shaking the horse world to its roots with her groundbreaking book The Classical Seat in l988. Since then she has taught all over the world from New Zealand to Canada, and is the bestselling author of six further books and over 10 training films.Now Sylvia is available closer to home with a one-off clinic at Myerscough College, ...

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Riders aim for British Riding Clubs festival

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Justine Thompson, 25 May 2010 09:42

British Riding Club members are gearing up for the Festival of the Horse next month.One of the most popular  classes is the new Challenge Class, a replacement for the cross-country competition, which continues for a second year under the sponsorship of NAF.The new format is a test of the horse and rider’s ability to negotiate a course of seven to ...

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Badminton's nominated charity rasies £30,000

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Justine Thompson, 10 May 2010 11:35

International equine charity World Horse Welfare raised over £30,000 at Badminton Horse Trials earlier this month. As Badminton’s nominated charity for 2010, WHW organised bucket collections, prize draws and merchandise at the event, including sales of the new limited edition ‘Hands on against horse cruelty’ t-shirt. WHW President HRH The Princess Royal also visited its stand and fence – the ...

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Big names in eventing head for Jumpcross

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Justine Thompson, 04 May 2010 14:01

Some big names in eventing have already put themselves forward for the JumpCross Eventers’ Challenge next month.Entries are in from Oliver Townend, Piggy French and last year’s winner, Angus Smales, among others.The event at Grange Farm in Wittering, Cambridgeshire on June 22 is set over an undulating course, featuring plenty of water obstacles and knock-down fences.JumpCross founder and course designer ...

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Badminton winning horse 'an eventing legend' says rider

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Justine Thompson, 04 May 2010 10:44

Australian Paul Tapner described his horse Inonothing as a ‘legend in the sport of eventing’ following his magical Badminton win yesterday. Paul, who is himself described by fellow riders as one of the hardest-working in the sport, rode with focus and determination to achieve the greatest moment of his equestrian career to date. He went clear in the final Jumping ...

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Watch Badminton LIVE stream here

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Justine Thompson, 30 April 2010 10:08

Want to watch all the live action from Badminton?If you couldn’t get there is person, watching the thrills and spills from the comfort of your own computer is the next best thing. Maybe the atmosphere isn’t quite as electrifying – but you certainly won’t miss any of the action and there’s always a cuppa to hand.Yourhorse.co.uk has teamed up with ...

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VIDEO: Watch Badminton previews and clips from the event HERE

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Justine Thompson, 26 April 2010 15:52

Couldn't make it to Badminton to see all the action of the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials for yourself? Don't worry, for a taster of what's on offer, we've joined forces with Horse & Country TV to offer you video clips of the course walks and the event as it unfolds. - On Friday April 30 you can watch 10 clips from ...

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Great new event for horses and dogs

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Justine Thompson, 26 April 2010 15:30

A massive ‘Dash ‘n’ Splash’ pool for dogs is just one of the unusual attractions at the Only Paws and Horses show in Kent.Held on the Whit Bank Holiday, the show features a K9Aqua Zone as well as horse and hound competitions, Western Riding displays and much more. The British Carriage Association and the British Carriage Dog Society will also ...

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British Showjumping presents annual awards

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Justine Thompson, 12 April 2010 11:29

Harvey Smith, Ben Maher and Geoff Billington were among the great show jumpers honoured at a special award ceremony last week. The British Showjumping Awards Ball was held at the NEC Hilton Metropole on April 6, with more than 500 guests.There were 11 awards, including: Best Pony Rider of the Year - Jessica Mendoza (Chippenham, Wilts) Best Rider Under 21 (on ...

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