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Blenheim Horse Trials to bid for 2011 European Eventing Championships

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Your Horse, 09 May 2009 09:58

Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials will be bidding to host the 2011 FEI European Eventing Championships and has been awarded National Lottery funding through UK Sport’s World Class Events Programme to assist it in its efforts.  With some of the best equestrian facilities in the world located on British soil, Great Britain is planning to host a number of Major ...

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Blenheim Horse Trials to bid for 2011 European Eventing Championships

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Your Horse, 09 May 2009 09:58

Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials will be bidding to host the 2011 FEI European Eventing Championships and has been awarded National Lottery funding through UK Sport’s World Class Events Programme to assist it in its efforts.  With some of the best equestrian facilities in the world located on British soil, Great Britain is planning to host a number of Major ...

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New bridleway The Herepath Trail opens in the Blackdown Hills

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Anne-Marie Hamill, 29 May 2008 09:57

A newly created forest trail in the Blackdown Hills near Taunton opened this month. The Herepath Trail is a 22km public access path and bridleway around Staple Fitzpaine. It is the first of three connected, off-road routes planned for the area. Local horse riders and walkers were the first to try out the new Herepath Trail at a grand opening ceremony ...

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Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) launches new website

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Anne-Marie Hamill, 29 May 2008 09:50

British horseracing’s official charity for the welfare of horses who have retired from racing, Retraining of Racehorses (RoR), has officially launched a new website. Visitors to the site can easily find information on ex-racehorses, from how to own one to the various competitions under the RoR Series. Each equine discipline is uniquely colour-coded to enable users to quickly go to the ...

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Dressage rider Andrew Gould’s all-new website online now

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Anne-Marie Hamill, 29 May 2008 09:44

International Dressage Rider, Andrew Gould has launched his new website that will keep fans, pupils and sponsors up-to-date with the most recent Andrew activity. Not only does the website feature all of the latest news, pictures and results, but also a full list of clinics being held throughout the country. Fans can check the website regularly to see if there ...

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Horse charity warns to be prepared but not panic about AHS

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Anne-Marie Hamill, 29 May 2008 09:37

Fears that horses in contact with a confirmed case of African Horse Sickness would have to be destroyed are prompting many owners to phone The Horse Trust in distress. "Their fears are unfounded," says Paul Jepson, resident veterinary surgeon and director of the Trust which is leading the campaign to ensure that the UK is as prepared as possible to ...

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HRH The Duke of Edinburgh receives The Queen's Award for Equestrianism

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Anonymous, 29 May 2008 09:29

Her Majesty The Queen presented HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh with the prestigious British Horse Society Queen’s Award for Equestrianism at the Royal Windsor Horse Show on May 8. The Award, which is made on the recommendation of the Trustees of The British Horse Society, is "For Outstanding Services to Equestrianism". BHS Chairman Patrick Print FBHS said: "The ...

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The search is on for the 2008 BHS Young Instructor of the Year

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Amanda Stevenson, 28 May 2008 16:19

The search is on to find the 2008 British Horse Society Young Instructor of the Year. The competition is a fantastic opportunity for young people who are passionate about coaching and has been developed by The British Horse Society (BHS) to offer aspiring young instructors and coaches an opportunity to display and develop their skills, as well as to continue with their ...

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Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund charity celeb polo day moves to Cowdray Park

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Anonymous, 09 May 2008 12:05

The ever-popular Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund Celebrity Polo Day this year moves to the prestigious Cowdray Park Polo Club, Midhurst (West Sussex) and takes place on Sunday June 22, 2008. Among the celebrity guests and riders down to ride this year are television presenters, Matt Baker and Penny Smith, actors Michelle Collins and Bill Murray as well as Ringo ...

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Mother and daughter team victorious at Indoor Driving Championships

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Your Horse, 08 May 2008 17:12

Saracen Horse Feed-sponsored, mother and daughter team Sara and Phillipa Howe returned home to Kent after a successful outing at the Indoor Driving Championships at Keysoe’s College Equestrian Centre in Bedford. Phillipa Howe achieved a dressage score of 22.6, the highest in the open pony class and her cone course saw her finish with a clear round and only 2 ...

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The Blue Cross opens first equine rest and retirement centre

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Your Horse, 08 May 2008 17:07

The Blue Cross animal charity has converted its well-known equine centre in Northiam, East Sussex into the charity’s first dedicated centre for permanently retired and resting Blue Cross horses and ponies.  The facility, which was officially opened in April, is perfectly placed in the peaceful Sussex countryside with capacity for up to 30 horses and ponies. It benefits from a central ...

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