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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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Edward and Totillas at Olympia

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Justine Thompson, 06 October 2009 16:06

The dressage phenomenon of Edward Gal and Moorlands Totillas will be at Olympia in December, giving fans another chance to see the pair in action in the UK.The European Champions and World Record holders are confirmed to compete in the FEI World Cup Dressage Qualifier Grand Prix on Tuesday 15th, and upon qualification will go through to the Grand Prix ...

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Olympia box office opens

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Justine Thompson, 29 June 2009 16:50

The box office for this year’s Olympia, London International Horse Show opens today.The dates are December 15-21 and tickets are expected to sell out fast. Last year two performances sold out within six weeks of the box office opening.Once again the show welcomes FEI World Cup Dressage to London on the opening evenings (Tues & Weds) in the form of ...

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Charity dressage competition

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Justine Thompson, 09 December 2008 10:28

A charity Christmas dressage competition is being held at Moulton College this Friday. The event will raise money for BBC Children in Need.Moulton College National Award students have organised the competition as part of their Event Management Module.Sarah Storrow, course tutor, said “Students have worked hard preparing for the event. They gain invaluable hands-on experience of what goes into planning, ...

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Class for veteran show jumpers

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Justine Thompson, 26 November 2008 17:20

Veteran riders will get their chance to shine at the KBIS British Equestrian/BSJA National Amateur & Veteran Championships.The event at Arena UK in Lincolnshire on December 3-7 is for all levels of amateur rider. Classes will be from 90cms through to the 1.20m Grand Prix and, for the more mature rider, the Veteran Grand Prix. Riders will compete against each ...

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The magic of the horse

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Justine Thompson, 24 November 2008 13:50

An unusual new ‘Equestrian Variety Performance’ is coming to Unex Towerlands this Christmas. Produced by former Olympic team member, Tanya Larrigan, the show features top presenters like Karen Basset, from the world of driving, Paul Hayler from dressage and Karl Ude-Martinez, TV presenter and leader of the Knights of Middle England display team. Up to 40 horses from miniatures to ...

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Enjoy two days of equine retail therapy

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Joanne Bednall, 21 October 2008 12:15

Grab a Christmas bargain at a special designer equestrian shopping weekend in early December. Kyra K colour co-ordinated accessories, breeches, knitwear and technical jackets and gilets can all be picked up at cost price in the sale at the Leverhulme Suite 3, Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside, on December 6 and 7 from 9am to 4.30pm. For more information, visit ...

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