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Show jumping spectacle at Berkshire Show

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Justine Thompson, 14 September 2009 14:14

Around 1000 horses will be at The Royal County of Berkshire Show at the weekend, for what is the last big outdoor show of the season.They will be taking part in events from show jumping to driving and showing classes.On Sunday, the show is to provide the climax for the new International Stairway show jumping series. The series was created ...

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Show jumping spectacle at Berkshire Show

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Justine Thompson, 14 September 2009 14:14

Around 1000 horses will be at The Royal County of Berkshire Show at the weekend, for what is the last big outdoor show of the season.They will be taking part in events from show jumping to driving and showing classes.On Sunday, the show is to provide the climax for the new International Stairway show jumping series. The series was created ...

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Lucy takes the title at Blenheim

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Justine Thompson, 14 September 2009 14:00

Lucy Wiegersma and Granntevka Prince won the Blenheim International three star at the weekend, following a nail-biting finale. “It is very gratifying to win an event of this stature, especially on a fantastic young horse like Prince,” said Lucy, whose next stop will be the European Championships in Fontainebleau, France next week with Woodfalls Inigo Jones.“Emily and Drivetime wouldn’t be ...

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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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Weather smiles on Blenheim International

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Justine Thompson, 08 September 2009 14:09

After the Blenheim International Horse Trials was forced to cancel last year due to torrential rain, organisers are delighted to have been watering the course this year!Having done so the Oxfordshire course will now be in tip-top condition ready for the four-day event to start on Thursday – and the weather forecast looks set fair too.Spectators can look forward to two ...

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Top riders descend on Blenheim

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Justine Thompson, 01 September 2009 11:43

A host of top riders will descend on the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials in early September.Big names in eventing will include Pippa Funnell, William Fox-Pitt, Mary King and Oliver Townend  - plus watch out for international stars such as those from the USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, France, Germany and even China and Japan.Horse fans will also be able ...

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New show jumping series at Royal Berkshire

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Justine Thompson, 22 June 2009 16:46

The Royal County of Berkshire Show is to provide the climax for a new national show jumping series for identifying and assessing both potential and existing British team competitors.The competition will be one of the highlights of the event on September 19-20, where top class show jumping has been a popular attraction for both spectators and competitors for a number ...

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Blenheim tickets for your Valentine

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Justine Thompson, 09 February 2009 14:01

Book your Valentine a special ticket to Blenheim Horse Trials and you’ll get a free cross-country buggy tour on selected days.The trials take place at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, September 10-13. Tickets are available from £8, and anyone who books a ticket before Feb 14 is eligible for the free buggy tours on Thursday and Friday admission tickets.• To buy one visit  ...

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Burghley Sponsored Ride 2009

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Justine Thompson, 03 February 2009 12:06

If you enjoy a great day out with your horse in beautiful countryside then be sure to sign up for this year’s Burghley Sponsored Ride.Sadly last year’s event was cancelled due to extreme weather conditions, but the organisers expect the 2009 event to be bigger and better than ever.The ride consists of a hack round Burghley Park on the last ...

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Final SEIB Racehorse to Riding Horse Qualifier results

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Amanda Stevenson, 19 September 2008 11:50

The final South Essex Insurance Brokers’ Racehorse to Riding Horse qualifier was held at Burghley Horse Trials, Lincs, on September 7. Twenty ex-racehorses took part, despite the difficult going on the final day of a very wet Burghley Horse Trials. The horses coped amazingly well with the deep, muddy ground.  South Essex Insurance Brokers, a leading specialist equestrian insurer, instigated this competition to support the ...

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Wellington Riding's Freestyle to Music Championships

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Amanda Stevenson, 29 August 2008 16:28

Wellington Riding in Hampshire will be host to the Petplan Equine Area Festivals from September 1-4. As well as the qualifying classes being held throughout the four days, on Wednesday September 3rd, Wellington Riding will be holding their Gala Evening, showcasing the Wellington Riding Advanced Medium Freestyle to Music Championship.  The Wellington Riding Advanced Medium Freestyle to Music Championship has attracted ...

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