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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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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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Active rider camp

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Justine Thompson, 05 November 2008 14:36

Are you interested in jump and flat coaching with Active Rider in Cheshire on the weekend 18 - 20 November?Jump training is with Adrian Marsh and flat is with Tori Peter. The cost of the weekend camps are £190 fixed price, including all stabling, four lessons and haylage. However, in order to allow people to try this new venue – ...

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Anky at Olympia

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Justine Thompson, 04 November 2008 11:39

Dressage gold medalist Anky van Grunsven will be competing at Olympia this Christmas – and also doing a dressage masterclass.The 2008 Beijing Olympics gold medal winning partnership of Anky and Salinero will be competing on Tuesday 16th December in the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Qualifier Grand Prix, and upon qualification will go through to the FEI World Cup Dressage Kür ...

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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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Olympic stars at BHS coaching conference

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Justine Thompson, 20 October 2008 11:10

Olympic medallists Lee Pearson and Sharon Hunt will share their expertise at the first-ever BHS coaching conference in November.Nine-times Paralympic Gold Medallist Lee Pearson will be joined by long-standing Chef d’equipe of the British Eventing team, Yogi Briesner FBHS, and Eventing Team bronze medallist, Sharon Hunt. Sharon has experienced a fantastic rise to success with Tankers Town, a horse she ...

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Red Dragon endurance results

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Justine Thompson, 14 October 2008 10:36

The 2008 Red Dragon Festival of Endurance was a huge success this year despite the poor weather. More than 300 riders competing over varying distances enjoyed the beautiful scenery of Mid Wales and competed for a huge array of prizes. Organiser Pat Conn was delighted with the high number of entrants and the success of the event. British Horse Feeds ...

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Charity rug sale

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Justine Thompson, 13 October 2008 14:20

The Horse Trust is selling off some of its rugs to help fund its work caring for neglected horses and ponies.The charity in Princes Risborough, Bucks, has received so many donations of rugs it now has more than it can use itself.“We are so grateful for all the gifts we have received, but our rug store is now overflowing so ...

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