The latest winner of Alltech’s global search for an equine hero is awarded to Katrina Seward from Chatteris in Cambridgeshire.
Katrina was nominated by Vicky Jeffries, a long time friend of Katrina and her 26-year-old daughter Bianca.
With the help of her mum, Bianca runs a training yard specialising in problem horses, breaking... Read More
Up and coming dressage star Olivia Oakeley cemented her place as one of Europe’s top riders after finishing the Young Rider European Championships with three personal bests. Oakeley, 21, a former A-level student at Hartpury College, along with horse Rio, achieved her best ever scores in the team test, individual... Read More
Tuffa Footwear is delighted to introduce its latest boot, the Sandown, a race exercise boot that’s been designed with jockeys in mind. The boots are made using soft Italian leather and have a contoured fit with reinforced stress areas, YKK rear zips and rubber soles. Sandown Boots are made for jockeys... Read More
HorseHage is once again kindly supplying forage to the Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) and is the show’s official supplier. The dust-free bagged forage will be available to all horses and ponies competing at HOYS 2014. A Royal Warrant was awarded to HorseHage in 1983 after Her Majesty the Queen’s... Read More
Plumpton College in East Sussex has recently been validated for a new Equine Dentistry degree, which is specifically for those who wish to enter the profession. The course has been designed to ensure students have the theoretical knowledge and practical application required for the industry. Many students will enter... Read More
Plumpton College in East Sussex has recently introduced a new degree course. This is a Level 6 top-up year for those students who have successfully completed a FdSc in Animal Science or equivalent and is either one year full-time, or up to 6 years part-time. The course... Read More
The Reversible Cushion Pad from Cottage Craft is perfect for everyday use on the yard.
It is fully reversible so you get two different colours in one saddle pad. The soft padding provides comfort and protection for the horse when the saddle is on.
Available in Full, in the colours black/white, navy/navy and... Read More
The brand new summer 2014 range from Tottie has been designed with a fashionable edge and boasts contrasting colours for a classic yet stylish look. The Wren short sleeved relaxed fit polo top is a summer must. Featuring a pretty appliqued union jack design on the sleeve, in a contrasting colour.... Read More
Launched back in 2008 this series is proving its worth, attracting new members to British Eventing and developing confidence and skills amongst those who participate. Jennifer Wishart, from Insch in Aberdeenshire, completed a few events with Stroma Tendertouch in 2002-2003, only returning this year. “Basically I lost my bottle,” she explains.... Read More
Hiho Silver’s new Exclusive Sterling Silver Double Snaffle Bracelet is part of the company’s new equestrian range, providing ‘horsey’ people with quality pieces that give a nod to their equestrian roots. The new bracelet is made using solid sterling silver and takes the form of a cuff bracelet with a complete... Read More
Whether riding at home, on the road competing or looking forward to the hunter trial season, stay warm this autumn with the new British Eventing base layer. The top is ideal to wear under competition shirts or cross country colours allowing warm air to be trapped and circulated around the body.... Read More
The recent launch of the new saddle range, PDS designed in association with Carl Hester, has opened up a wealth of options for the traditionally “difficult to fit” horse. Riders who have encountered fitting problems as their horse isn’t the standard shape now have a variety of options to suit both... Read More
The shining and rising stars of dressage from all around the world put on a dazzling display at this year’s hugely successful Hartpury international Festival of Dressage. Record entries saw 300 riders from 19 nations compete in more than 40 dressage and para-dressage classes over five days of outstanding equestrian... Read More
Kate Negus Saddlery is encouraging event riders to consider using stud girths this season, to help prevent injury from metal shoes and studs when jumping. A move prompted by a shocking image showing how much damage a stud girth can be subjected to during a competition. “We know that people have... Read More
Masta offer travel boots and tail guard, which will keep your horse protected, safe and comfortable whilst going on any journey. The boots are made from tough outer fabric combined with soft fleece lining for durability and flexibility. Featuring hook and loop fabric covered fastenings creating strength, therefore making sure they... Read More
He may have been riding a horse called Nip Tuck but Hartpury’s Carl Hester was streets ahead of the rest on home ground today. Riding last in the Cushionbed FEI CDI Grand Prix Special, Hartpury’s Equine Academy coach and Great Britain Olympic medallist put in an impeccable performance on Nip Tuck... Read More
PARA dressage rider, Izzy Palmer has been in superlative form this year with a host of wins and championships to her name.
Just 13-years-old, Izzy has formed a fantastic partnership with Gregonne Coco Chanel, owned by Alison Duck.
Izzy has ridden the talented bay mare for two years, and now 17, Coco is... Read More
Anders Dahl kept up his fabulous form at Hartpury’s international Festival of Dressage as he rode Selten HW to victory today. Following hot on the heels of a win in yesterday’s FEI CDI Prix St Georges, the talented pairing from Denmark scored an impressive 74.000 in a magnificent test to take... Read More
Anders Dahl put in another stand-out performance to add yet another win to his impressive haul on a star-studded Gala Evening at Hartpury’s international Festival of Dressage. Denmark’s Dahl was last up on Wie-Atlantico de Ymas in the Superflex FEI CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle and snatched the victory with a score... Read More
Another beautiful sunny day for the final day of the FEI CPEDI3* International Para Dressage – sponsored by Erminplant.co.uk
FEI Para Freestyle Test Grade II
Congratulations to Natasha Baker (GBR) and Cabral on winning this class on a score of 78.850, 2nd Lauren Barwick (CAN) and Off to Paris 73.900; 3rd Elisa Melaranci... Read More
4 Star event rider Phoebe Buckley, most famous for her Badminton, Burghley and Luhmuhlen completions on the pint sized wonder pony Little Tiger, is embarking on a new challenge to join 11 other amateur flat racing jockeys to compete in a charity race in aid of Racing Welfare at Newmarket Racecourse... Read More
FEI CPEDI3* International Para Dressage Competition –kindly sponsored by Erminplant.co.uk who have a long association with Hartpury College.
FEI Para Individual Championship Test Grade III Once again Roberta Anne Sheffield (CAN) dominated the leader board taking 1st place on Double Agent with a score of 70.195 and 3rd place riding... Read More
Tuffa is delighted to welcome the latest addition to its range, the Tuffa Polo Royale Boot. The Argentinian styled polo boots are designed for polo players of all levels. They’re made using superior Magisol European leather and have leather linings, rubber soles, and polo specific details such as reinforced heel areas,... Read More
PREMIER LEAGUE FEI Prix St Georges
Class 1a: The world number one Charlotte Dujardin and Barolo performed an outstanding test taking 1st place on a score of 74.30; 2nd place went to Maria Eilberg riding Royal Concert 71.27; 3rd place Lucy Cartwright riding Waterloo V 67.46. Class 1b: 1st... Read More
Saracen Horse Feeds are delighted to announce the innovative addition of a blackcurrant aroma to popular cereal-free, low-starch performance feed RE-LEVE®. Saracen Blackcurrant has been incorporated in to RE-LEVE® to help stimulate and maintain appetite and consumption through enhanced taste and smell. RE-LEVE® was formulated to supply energy (calories) through “Super-fibre”... Read More
Trilanco are delighted to welcome Kelly Whapples to the team. Kelly is the company’s new Area Sales Manager, covering the south of England. Kelly has a thorough equestrian knowledge, having been involved with horses since she was just five years old. On a professional level, Kelly has been working in the... Read More
Classic Dressage are proud to announce the addition of Pony European Dressage Champion, Phoebe Peters.
Phoebe is based in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire and is a member of the bronze medal winning GB Pony Team of 2013. With her pony SL Lucci they became the National Record holders for the team, individual and... Read More
Excitement is reaching fever pitch ahead of Hartpury’s Festival of Dressage with the world’s best dressage riders gearing up for five days of outstanding equestrian sport. Great Britain’s London 2012 Olympic gold medal winners, Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin, are among the competitors entered, along with Michael Eilberg on Woodlander Farouche,... Read More
As if acres of incredible equestrian shopping and demonstrations by some of the world’s best riders weren’t enough, Your Horse Live is delighted to announce that this year’s event will be playing host to Olympic dressage superstar Carl Hester MBE.
Whatever your discipline, if you love horses and riding make a date... Read More
Equine arena surfacing company Equestrian Direct Ltd are proud to announce they will be supporting Upton House Horse Trials in Oxon. The equine surfaces company will be sponsoring a fence at the British Eventing affiliated event. The competition holds a range of BE90, BE100 and Novice classes including a five year... Read More
TOPSPEC is sponsoring the prestigious Show Hunter classes and Championships at this year’s Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show.
Held in the RDS main arena, the Show Hunter Championships are the most highly sought after competitions throughout the five day show.
First introduced in 1868, the classes have a very long history and tradition... Read More
Competing at this year’s Equifest? Don’t forget to visit the TopSpec stand – where you will have the chance to win back the cost of stabling for one horse for the week – worth £130 and also £130 worth of feed from the TopSpec range of feed balancers and other innovative... Read More
It’s a well-known fact that dust, pollen and mould spores found in hay can trigger allergic reactions which may lead to respiratory conditions such as Recurrent Airway Obstruction (RAO). The severity can range from no symptoms (except for changes evident on endoscopic examination) through varying degrees from a single cough to... Read More
Fred and Rowena Cook from Equine Management and Training are delighted to announce their new partnership with Greatwood, the charity that combines ex-racehorse welfare, rehabilitation and rehoming with educating children and young people with special educational needs. “We have long been aware of the wonderful work of Greatwood with regards to... Read More
The British Horse Society is delighted to announce that Champion will be sponsoring the 2015 National Riding Schools Championship. Rachael Hollely, Approvals Field Delivery Manager for the BHS says, “We are thrilled to be working with such a prestigious company where safety is at the forefront of their minds at all... Read More
A host of the best dressage riders in the world will head to Hartpury next week for five days of outstanding equestrian sport at the Hartpury Festival of Dressage. The flags are flying on the drive to Hartpury’s international arena for the 17 nations competing in more than 40 classes. The... Read More
The Royal Norfolk show draws more than 100,000 visitors each year and 2014 was the first year that Parelli Natural Horsemanship was represented there by the East Anglian Savvy Team. Two demonstrations were held each day by instructors Cath Langley and Anthony Greenleaves, introduced by Lyla Cansfield and Jody Ruysen,... Read More
This month we get some great advice from the team at Parelli Natural Horsemanship on the steps to take if your horse or pony nips and bites when saddling up. My horse tries to nip or bite me while I’m saddling, what can I do? Of course in any instance... Read More
Question: I am an amateur eventer moving up to BE90 level this season with my lovely home produced gelding. I have seen that a few other competitors have a specific dressage saddle for that phase as well as a jumping saddle. Will investing in a dressage saddle help improve our performance... Read More
The Caldene Mortham Breeches are practical, elegant and, most importantly, fabulously comfortable. The knitted cotton blend offers plenty of stretch. The Mortham breeches feature a silicon printed full seat which gives a practical grip whilst retaining the stretch for a comfortable fit. Available in regular sizes 24” to 34” and... Read More
Schooling is an absolute necessity if you want to improve your performance, regardless of which equestrian discipline you are involved in. But ask any horse to accept being schooled relentlessly in the same arena, day after day, following the same routine, and you will soon find yourself with a very... Read More
With the transformation of Caen’s D'Ornano stadium into a world class equestrian arena now complete, two successful test events have taken place ahead of this summer’s Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy.
Over four days the venue hosted the test event for both the dressage and show jumping competitions.
Competitors from... Read More
Here we talk to Bronte Patterson - winner of the fantastic Hickstead Derby Community VIP Competition - about her brilliant prize which saw her heading to the Equestrian.com Hickstead Derby Meeting for a very special occasion. Tell Us About The Hickstead Derby Community! Like thousands of other equestrian fans I was... Read More
Parelli instructors and supporters from all across Ireland travelled to the Cork Summer Show to put on a host of natural horsemanship demonstrations for the enthusiastic spectators.
The Curaheen venue attracted thousands of visitors over the two days of the show; the balmy weather also added to the success of the event.
Sarah... Read More
The Outline jodhpur boots from GRUBS are ideal for riding and general stable work and are sure to keep your feet comfortable all year round.
These boots combine the unique INSU-FOAM ULTRA™ technology with advanced 5.0 thermal engineering for a comfortable warm and dry fit.
They feature a brand new equine design with... Read More
London 2012 Olympic silver medallist Zara Phillips is looking forward to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games following the announcement of her inclusion in the Great Britain squad for the Games in Normandy, France. The games have been host to some of Zara’s career highlights, including individual gold and team silver... Read More
THE team at Masta – the leading name in horse wear - have lent their support to three equine charities by donating rugs and accessories to help unwanted and abandoned horses and ponies.
With nationwide media coverage highlighting the increasing plight of equines in the UK, Masta made donations to World Horse... Read More
HAYGAIN, globally recognised for their contribution to improving forage quality and equine health is a supplier to the Organising Committee for Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, for animal veterinarian services and biosecurity.
The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy is the biggest equestrian event ever staged in... Read More
RIDER Kris Brown has always tried to do the best for her team of young dressage horses.
Buying big-moving horses with shoulders and large fronts to match, Kris had often struggled to find saddles that allowed them to move freely and that were soft on their backs.
A chance conversation with a dressage... Read More
SALISBURY Master Saddler and former president of The Society of Master Saddlers, Mark Romain, has been awarded an MBE in recognition of “services to the saddlery industry and saddlery training in the UK and overseas”.
Mark (57) owns and runs The Saddlery Training Centre in Salisbury, the only training centre to provide... Read More