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Olympia horse show on TV this week

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Justine Thompson, 15 December 2009 12:10

Didn’t manage to get a ticket for the Olympia, London International Horse Show?Don’t worry, the BBC has reversed its trend of recent years and is to air more of the great Christmas horse show than previously.Show organiser Simon Brooks-Ward has reversed the BBC's steady withdrawal and persuaded it to cover Olympia's dressage too.This means Wednesday night's much awaited World Cup ...

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Olympia horse show on TV this week

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Justine Thompson, 15 December 2009 12:10

Didn’t manage to get a ticket for the Olympia, London International Horse Show?Don’t worry, the BBC has reversed its trend of recent years and is to air more of the great Christmas horse show than previously.Show organiser Simon Brooks-Ward has reversed the BBC's steady withdrawal and persuaded it to cover Olympia's dressage too.This means Wednesday night's much awaited World Cup ...

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Horsey 'feast' on TV this Boxing Day

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Justine Thompson, 14 December 2009 09:56

Horse & Country TV is offering a televisual feast of equestrian entertainment this Boxing Day, including hours of highlights from Olympia and a 30-minute dressage masterclass with Edward Gal.Programmes will also include the Kennel Club Agility Stakes, Young Show Jumper of the Year, Renault Xmas Masters, Tom Hudson Xmas Tree stakes, H & M Santa Stakes and a Highlights Show ...

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Top names heading for Olympia

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Justine Thompson, 08 December 2009 15:20

Show jumper Ben Maher and dressage master Edward Gal are among the host of top names attending the Olympia London International Horse Show next week.For the Rolex FEI World Cup Jumping qualifier there are 39 competitors from 17 countries taking part, including nine of the world’s top 25 show jumpers from the Rolex Rankings.They include Albert Zoer (NED) (2); Alltech ...

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Katie Price goes from jungle to Olympia

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Justine Thompson, 07 December 2009 10:33

Katie Price will be at Olympia Horse Show the weekend before Christmas.Fresh from her Jungle experience in ITV’s ‘I’m a Celebrity, Get me out of here’, Katie will be at the show promoting her clothing range, KP Equestrian. She will be signing items from the season’s new line from 5:30pm on both days.For the first time, KP Equestrian will have ...

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Winners at the showjumping Amateur and Veterans Championships

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Justine Thompson, 02 December 2009 10:55

The 2009 British Showjumping National Amateur and Veterans Championships took place at Aintree Racecourse last week. There were competitions for all levels of amateur rider, from the 90cms through to the 1.20m Grand Prix, and for the more mature rider, the Veteran Grand Prix. The winners were:Norman Proffitt from Cannock, Staffordshire was crowned The British Showjumping National Minor Veteran Champion ...

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Stay undercover at Your Horse Live

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Justine Thompson, 12 November 2009 06:00

With windy, rainy weather forecast for the weekend, there’s no better place to be than Your Horse Live.This fantastic event at the Royal Agricultural Society showground in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire is all under cover and heated – so you are bound to be toasty and warm while you watch the great celebrity demos and shop til you drop!There are still tickets ...

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See Polocrosse at Your Horse Live!

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Justine Thompson, 02 November 2009 10:30

The UK Polocrosse Team will be demonstrating one of the most exciting horse sports you will find in the equestrian world at this year’s Your Horse Live.Best described as lacrosse on horseback, polocrosse is an extreme sport which is great to play and even more exciting to watch! The UK Polocrosse Team will perform in the main arena at this ...

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Get equine weight loss advice at Your Horse Live

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Justine Thompson, 26 October 2009 14:14

Is your horse too fat or too thin? Do you know?You can get free advice on achieving your horse’s ideal weight from equine charity World Horse Welfare at Your Horse Live.The charity will be giving out free Right Weight DVDs to anyone concerned about their horse who visits them at stand M27. You can also take photos of your horse ...

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Oli loses out at Pau

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Justine Thompson, 26 October 2009 12:37

Oli Townend lost his overnight lead at Les Etoilles de Pau in France at the weekend after knocking up a cricket score in the show jumping.Oli had a jumping fence in hand entering into the final phase with the brilliant 14-year-old Carousel Quest. The horse had given his all the day before in the cross country.Unfortunately, however, the pair hit ...

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Smaller show jumping class a hit with kids

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Justine Thompson, 19 October 2009 13:58

Young show jumpers and their parents have given the thumbs up for the new 65cm Trailblazers classes. With categories for 12 years and under, plus 16 years and under, the smaller height classes are the latest addition to Trailblazers’ national show jumping series sponsored by South Essex Insurance Brokers (SEIB). Sisters Corinne, aged 11, and Morag Molyneux, 9, were among the first ...

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