Organisers of Liverpool’s first international horse show have announced that the brand Crabbie's will be a major sponsor of next week's inaugural Liverpool International Horse Show, happening at the Echo Arena from 1st – 3rd January 2016.
Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer, is part of the UK’s largest independent drinks manufacturer and distributor... Read More
Equifest is pleased to announce that KBIS British Equestrian Insurance will be increasing their involvement in the showing world by sponsoring classes at this year’s hugely popular event. KBIS will sponsor the Working Hunter Pony qualifiers and Championship along with the Ridden Show Hunter Pony qualifiers and Championship.
Held at East... Read More
JESSICA MENDOZA RAISES THE SPIRITS
British rising star Jessica Mendoza’s first campaign in senior classes at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, got off to a spectacular start with a brilliant win in the Longines Christmas Cracker on a sell-out evening. Fifteen horses went through to the jump-off, six of... Read More
Chloe Winchester crowned a brilliant year with victory in The Dodson & Horrell and The World Class Programme U23 British Championships at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, on her ‘horse of a lifetime’, Avoca Valkyrie. Abbe Burchmore-Eames, who was first into the arena and set the standard with a beautiful... Read More
Dutch carriage-driver Ijsbrand Chardon stood up in his carriage and waved to a madly cheering audience at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, after winning the FEI World Cup™ Driving Leg presented by Dodson & Horrell. Ijsbrand had achieved the seemingly impossible in overhauling the hitherto unbeatable world number one Boyd... Read More
Dashing Italian rider Emanuele Gaudiano snatched victory in the Longines FEI World Cup™ leg presented by H&M at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, with an audacious display of speed jumping on his heroic chestnut gelding, Admara. At one stage in the marathon 17-horse jump-off it looked as if the... Read More
John Whitaker, the most senior rider at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, showed his younger rivals a clean pair of heels in the H&M Ivy Stakes when, despite an unpromisingly early draw in a 12-horse jump-off, he set a target none could match. This hugely popular victory, which... Read More
With just days to go until Equestrian.com Liverpool International Horse Show opens in spectacular style, make sure you have your tickets booked! The show takes place at the Echo Arena in the iconic city of Liverpool and is set to welcome in 2016 and the Olympic year in style.... Read More
Ticket costs for both the Equestrian.com Hickstead Derby Meeting (23-26 June 2016) and the Longines Royal International Horse Show (26-31 July 2016) have remained at 2015 prices for everyone who books before the respective shows get underway.
“We introduced e-ticketing in 2013 and it’s been a big success for us,” says Hickstead... Read More
Two riders fought all the way to share a thrilling Alltech Puissance at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, after both their horses jumped superbly over five rounds.
Jos Verlooy from Belgium and Germany’s Hilmar Meyer were the only two to make it through to the fifth round and shared the spoils... Read More
Great British rider Robert Bevis’ double clear round saw him take the spoils at the Hartpury Showjumping Spectacular over the weekend. The former European Pony Championship double gold medallist’s second clear of the day was enough to take home the winner’s cheque in the weekend’s main event – the Baileys... Read More
How good is your knowledge of equine health care? Can you readily recognise the signs of disease and the onset of lameness? Are you confident with dealing with injuries and ailments?
Ensuring your horse stays in good health is a vital part of correct management and it is essential that you can... Read More
Leading animal health and equestrian products wholesaler, Trilanco, is delighted to announce the start of an exciting new chapter in the company’s history: its relocation to a new purpose built facility. The silver spade ceremony to mark the official start of the seven million pound project was held on 11th December... Read More
Organisers of the brand new Equestrian.com Liverpool International Horse Show have very kindly donated 500 tickets to the Armed Forces in recognition and celebration of their extraordinary work. The response to the donation to Tickets for Troops has been very positive and all of the tickets have now been allocated. Each... Read More
Last night after the Grand Prix at Olympia, The London Horse Show, Carl Hester threw down the gauntlet. Tonight he put words into action and with Nip Tuck (83.750%) ran out the winner of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Freestyle supported by Horse & Hound. Promising the most difficult... Read More
The Rideline™ boots from GRUBS are ideal for riding and stable work and are sure to keep your feet dry and warm in all weathers.
The Rideline boots from Grub’s are designed for all weathers with the advanced Grub’s technology that comes with every boot.
These boots combine the unique Super-Dri lining with... Read More
Good quality hay can be hard to find. If the nutritional and hygienic quality of the fodder is lower than normal. The lower nutritional value i.e., the energy, protein and mineral contents can be remedied by balancing the diet with bagged fibre feeds such as dried alfalfa, sugar beet pulp and... Read More
Hiho Silver has added five new styles to its Equestrian Collection. All pieces have had 18ct gold touches added but, instead of yellow gold as per the rest of the range, rose gold has been used. The five pieces to get this treatment are the Exclusive Sterling Silver Whip Bangle, Exclusive... Read More
A Hartpury student is setting her sights on competing at the prestigious Asian Games in 2018 after a string of successful performances. Chia-Ying (known as Jiayin) Chiang, 18 , from Taiwan, is hoping to represent her home nation with the help of her father – a National Games medallist many times... Read More
When the Top 10 riders in the world gather under one roof to battle it out to be crowned champion, excitement, tension and world-class competition are guaranteed. The crowds watching the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final at CHI Geneva were privileged to have experienced a thrilling encounter in this year's competition,... Read More
Tickets are now on sale for the UK’s largest outdoor equestrian show, Royal Windsor Horse Show, which will take place from Wednesday 11 – Sunday 15 May 2016, in the stunning grounds of Windsor Castle. After last year’s roaring success, which saw record crowds flock to the five-day event... Read More
Hartpury is leading the way in its commitment to clean sport after becoming the first college to achieve the highest level of anti-doping accreditation. After a year-long action plan that included a variety of workshops, courses and training advice to help raise awareness among the college’s elite athletes, students and staff,... Read More
A chance sighting of a post on Facebook resonated with horse breeder, Louise Bateman from Nottinghamshire.
The story featured the success of a sick pony, who recovered after being fed Mycosorb A + from global animal health and nutrition company, Alltech. Louise realised that the pony in the story had suffered symptoms... Read More
Mark Davies was an event rider who tragically died at the Burghley Horse Trials in 1988. His parents, Jane and the late Michael Davies, established the fund in his memory to help injured riders.
The fund helps support anyone who has suffered as a result of a horse-related accident and in times... Read More
Fantastic news for Charlotte Goord being selscted for two development schemes from British Showjumping and the BEF. Charlotte, 20, an equine business management degree student at Hartpury, has been selected not only for the British Showjumping Association’s Young Professionals Scheme but also the British Equestrian Federation’s World Class Programme. Charlotte said:... Read More
Hartpury students attending CAFRE conference headed to Northern Ireland to get the latest information on Equine Breeding
The 17 students attended the CAFRE Equine Breeding Conference at Greenmount Campus, County Antrim, gaining an insight into equine breeding from a host of top class speakers. The speakers included Tullis Matson, who is... Read More
The Olympia Crowds are in for a treat this Christmas with the creme de la creme of the equestrian world taking to the stage! Make sure you have your tickets!
The world’s best riders, including three FEI world no.1s in Dressage, Show Jumping and Carriage Driving, have announced they will be... Read More
Can't get to Olympia? don't panic! Broadcast from the BBC is here again!
Olympia, the London International Horse Show has extended its relationship with the BBC to provide planned coverage of the world-renowned show for the next four years. The planned coverage will run from 2016 to 2019... Read More
I want to compete my 15hh Intermediate Show Hunter pony on the indoor winter circuit. During the colder months he can drop condition and his coat never shines as much as in the summer what do you suggest? Answer With winter just around the corner it’s a good... Read More
With winter well and truly here, it may seem a long time until the clocks go forward and the days start drawing out. However it is important to think positive and make the most of the quiet season by spending plenty of time with your horse and focusing on training or... Read More
As The Equestrian.com Liverpool International CSI**** Horse Show fast approaches, make sure you have your tickets at the ready!
The show has teamed up with The Equestrian Index to offer 15% discount for this fantastic event for any of the three days.
Held between 1 - 3 January 2016, the event will be... Read More
Mirrors for Training is delighted to announce that it is now able to offer its non-warp Arena Mirrors on finance to businesses, subject to terms and conditions being met. This new initiative makes it easier than ever for riding schools, livery yards, professional riders, saddle fitters and other businesses that use... Read More
Funky rugs and festive accessories adorn many yards at Christmas, but the most enduring and prized gift is one which can be used throughout the year. Wahl’s Avalon Clipper is the ideal equine grooming gift set, and is sure to be at the top of every equestrian’s ‘most wanted’ list for... Read More
Frank Grunnill is one of the most recognisable sights on showjumping's British and European circuits with his trademark bowler hat, bow-tie and three-piece suit - and visitors to the inaugural Equestrian.com Liverpool International Horse Show can expect to see him dressed for the occasion. But Liverpool's first international horse show -... Read More
The Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final, held on Friday 11 December 2015, is one of the most thrilling and intensely competitive classes of the year. The top-10 highest-ranked riders in the world for 2015 are invited to go head-to-head. Only an athlete who has shown consistently brilliant form all year will... Read More
An innovative new concept has been launched which aims to change lives through riding.
Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA), in partnership with Hoof, the British Equestrian Federation’s (BEF) participation initiative has launched Accessibility Mark to help riding establishments deliver a high quality experience for clients with disabilities.
Following an initial pilot project,... Read More
Ticket Discount available to Equestrian Index regulars: use code: MEMBERS15 to get 15% off! 2016 is set to get off to a show-jumping start, with the first ever Liverpool International Horse show hosted by Equestrian.com. Taking place from 1st – 3rd January 2016, Liverpool’s Echo Arena will transform to host this... Read More
BETA’s new guide to horsey holidays
The new, revised Take up the Reins in Great Britain riding guide is hot off the press and available for retailers to stock in-store. This glossy, free A5 booklet is perfect for customers wishing to track down a horsey vacation, a weekend trekking – or even... Read More
Eventing is in the blood for event rider Lissa Green, following in the footsteps of her mother the great Lucinda Green.
Based in Wiltshire, the 26-year-old is full of ambition and drive to success in the world of evening.
From a young age Lissa was always told if she wanted to have the... Read More
A project to encourage more people with disabilities to benefit from horse riding has met with a seal of approval and is now set to move forward into a new era.
Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA), in partnership with Hoof, the British Equestrian Federation’s (BEF) participation initiative has launched ‘Accessibility Mark’,... Read More
The countdown is on for the unveiling of the brand new Equestrian.com Liverpool International Horse Show which is set to open the New Year in style. Staged at the famous Echo Arena, this glamorous show jumping extravaganza has been widely anticipated and is sure to create an electric atmosphere.
This major new... Read More
Hartpury student, Charlotte Gibbens, took to the spotlight at the Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) Awards Ceremony, where she was rewarded for her showjumping success with her horse, Bluegrass Hopper. Charlotte, who is in her first year of an Equestrian Sports Science degree at Hartpury, won the 2015 British Showjumping Retraining... Read More
With a Great Britain coach and former 4* competitor taking a firm grip on the reins, Hartpury’s reputation for producing the future stars of the equestrian world looks to be in very safe hands. The boots of former international eventing rider and Great Britain team member Nick Burton are never going... Read More
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal confers naming honour on Capel Manor College and opens new education facility Capel Manor College’s School of Animal Management and Saddlery has been renamed The Princess Royal College of Animal Management and Saddlery, London. This is in recognition of The Princess Royal’s ongoing involvement with... Read More
Some of Dengie’s favourite fibre feeds have been given a fresh, new look, with a handsome horsey cover star gracing the packaging of five of the brand’s popular products – and more to follow.
First off the mark was Hi-Fi Molasses Free with Trickywoo, a handsome piebald owned by Dengie customer Jo... Read More
A spectacular evening at the RAF Club in Piccadilly, London, helped raise £7000 for Mark Davies Injured Riders’ Fund.
‘An Evening with Clare Balding’ saw over 100 supporters of the charity turn out in their splendour to enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by the fantastic RAF chefs, in the stunning surroundings of... Read More
Just 25,000 highly sought-after tickets to a very special birthday party went on sale at 9am this morning [Tuesday 24 November] and are expected to sell-out in record time. The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration event will take place over four nights from 12th – 15th May 2016 in Home Park Private,... Read More
One of Europe’s leading manufacturers of plastic equestrian products, Classic Showjumps, has become one of the only firms in the UK market to deal exclusively with retailers, with the launch of a trade-only sales strategy. The launch of Classic Showjumps’ new trade-only policy comes as the Lancashire firm, part of family... Read More
The inaugural Equestrian.com Liverpool International Horse Show could provide an Olympics launchpad for one of world showjumping's most famous riders. John Whitaker will be 61 by the time next summer's Rio Olympics take global centre-stage, but his ambition and desire remain as strong as ever. Yorkshireman Whitaker's longevity is underlined by... Read More
New from Black Country Saddles are the Dante Dressage and Dante Jump saddles adding to their fabulous bespoke collection for the discerning rider.
Both saddles have been designed for optimum performance and a stylish modern appearance.
The Dante dressage saddle features a sleek look and a close contact design which allows the rider... Read More