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Catch some Mounted Games action at Kelmarsh County Fair!

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Katy Islip, 24 January 2013 10:20

Visitors to an annual country fair can enjoy the fast-paced action of mounted games after the athletic equestrian sport takes place there for the first time. Kelmarsh Country Fair will welcome members of the Mounted Games Association (MGA) this Easter. Inspired by H.R.H Prince Philip and founded by the late Norman Patrick back in 1984, the MGA oversees the sport ...

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Catch some Mounted Games action at Kelmarsh County Fair!

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Katy Islip, 24 January 2013 10:20

Visitors to an annual country fair can enjoy the fast-paced action of mounted games after the athletic equestrian sport takes place there for the first time. Kelmarsh Country Fair will welcome members of the Mounted Games Association (MGA) this Easter. Inspired by H.R.H Prince Philip and founded by the late Norman Patrick back in 1984, the MGA oversees the sport ...

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New Kid on the block

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Imogen Johnson, 12 July 2011 09:17

If you and your horse could benefit from expert led coffee mornings to discuss common horsemanship problems make sure you check out what ‘Robertson Horse Training’ has on offer. Having trained horses all over the world, including in the UK, Australia, USA, and New Zealand, rider and trainer Guy Robertson recently decided to set up the base for his business ...

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Fundraising fun for Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary

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Larissa Chapman, 01 June 2011 11:34

Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary is holding a cram packed fund raising afternoon for all the family to help raise essential funds for the charity. The Remus charity’s indulgence day will be held at Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary, Buttsbury, Essex on the 17th July from 12 noon till 5pm. There will be horses, ponies, donkeys, goats and sheep to see and ...

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Half-term fun at The Horse Trust

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Rebecca Gibson, 19 October 2010 12:14

The Horse Trust is running a variety of activities, including a Christmas sale, at its sanctuary in Speen, Buckinghamshire during the Autumn half-term. Staff at the charity's Home of Rest for Horses will be running activities from 2pm onwards most days between Saturday 23th and Sunday 31st October. A shoeing demonstration is planned for Wednesday 27th and on other days, ...

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The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials - video preview feat. Captain Mark Phillips

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Nicola Young, 27 August 2010 14:25

The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials are one of the world's top 3 day events. From the 2nd September running until the 5th September, the best riders and horses from across the globe head to Stamford in Lincolnshire, and thousands of spectators will be soaking up the unique atmosphere. Horse trials at Burghley House have a rich heritage. They began ...

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Artworks for auction on show at Cheltenham festival

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Justine Thompson, 16 February 2010 17:08

Donations to the British Horse Society’s ‘Drawing the Line on Indiscriminate Breeding’ campaign are to be exhibited at the Cheltenham festival in March. The campaign, which aims to bring an end to indiscriminate breeding of horses, has been backed by a number of equestrian celebrities such as Carl Hester and Frankie Dettori.  Leading equestrian artists have donated work to be ...

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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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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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First Endurance Championship for Pony Club

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Justine Thompson, 08 September 2009 15:29

Endurance Riding was launched as an official Pony Club discipline earlier this year, and now members are gearing up for their inaugural championships.The PC Endurance Championships are to be held at The College EC, Bedfordshire, on September 20 with over 50 competitors due to take part.Competitors, who have qualified at venues around the country, will be split across Junior (eight ...

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Have fun at Blue Cross Horse Show

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Justine Thompson, 14 July 2009 14:07

Horse and animal lovers will enjoy The Blue Cross Annual Horse Show on July 26.The event is a favourite on the local equestrian calendar, and what’s more it’s all for a worthy cause as proceeds go towards caring for the needy horses and ponies in the charity’s care.Kate Gloyn, acting Blue Cross equine centre manager at Burford, said: “We hope ...

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