LAURA IS TOP DOLLAR Laura Renwick was overwhelmed by her spectacular victory on Top Dollar Vl in The Cayenne Puissance. Four riders made it to the fifth round, but Karline De Brabander from Belgium on Fantomas de Muze, Ireland’s Padraic Judge on City Business and 2016 joint winner Holly Smith on... Read More
MAIKEL VAN DER VLEUTEN'S CHRISTMAS CRACKER
Cool-headed Dutchman Maikel Van der Vleuten, who has so often set the Olympia arena alight, was victorious again, this time on the 12-year-old bay mare VDL Groep Arera C in The Longines Christmas Cracker when shaving 0.19 seconds off the time of one of the world’s... Read More
JOHN WHITAKER GIVES A MASTERCLASS
John Whitaker’s assiduous scrutinising of the jump-off course for The Ivy Stakes paid off in spades as he found the most audacious turn which had the crowd roaring their appreciation. The cheers became deafening as his winning time of 33.17 seconds flashed up, signalling the 62-year-old’s second... Read More
The world’s greatest dressage riders took to the arena for another night of thrilling competition which saw Sweden's Patrik Kittel and Delaunay OLD clinch the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Freestyle to Music supported by Horse & Hound title with the smallest of margins ahead of Great Britain's Emile Faurie.
Alongside the world-class... Read More
The World's best Dressage riders were out in force on the opening night of Olympia, The London International Horse Show, where Edward Gal (NED) was crowned winner of the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Grand Prix supported by Horse & Hound. In addition to the top-class competition, Charlotte Dujardin and Carl Hester... Read More
We are offering a range of stunning driftwood sculptures, imported from Indonesia. These unique pieces of art include a variety of life-size and smaller sized animals as well as furniture. The items are exceptionally crafted from teak tree roots, from trees grown on regulated forest plantations. This hardwood is suited for... Read More
‘Mary King – My Way’ Are you looking at buying a new event horse? Or wondering how best to prepare for the three phases? You may be seeking tips for the ultimate in stable management, or just want to keep your horse happy, healthy and sound. You can find out how... Read More
Appealing character house of mixed ages with excellent equestrian facilities and about 5.2 acres. Sympathetically enlarged and updated in recent years forming a very comfortable family home. Benefiting from a rural edge-of-village location with far-reaching south westerly views. Russell Cottage is approached from the road over a... Read More
2018 News & Trends - Authentic Ranchlands Camp Weeks According to Ranch Rider, goal oriented travel will be trending in 2018, with many of us looking to take on fresh challenges in the saddle. If going cowboy (or cowgirl) up in North America is on your bucket list, the tour operator... Read More
Olympia, The London International Horse Show (12-18 December 2017), will be coming to homes across the UK with extensive broadcast coverage of London’s international equestrian event on the BBC.
Over fourteen hours of live action will be aired throughout the week, indicating the importance of Olympia as an international equestrian event and... Read More
TOP INTERNATIONAL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED FOR OLYMPIA, THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW
A stellar line-up of the world’s best Dressage and Driving competitors has been announced for Olympia, The London International Horse Show, taking place from 12-18 December 2017.
Adding to this year’s spectacular Show will be a world-class selection of riders contesting the... Read More
From small acorns does gorgeous jewellery grow! Hiho’s new Acorn Jewellery is available now
Hiho Silver’s new Acorn Jewellery Collection is now available, and combines sterling silver with 18ct rose gold vermeil to give it an extra dimension.
The new acorn pieces are made from sterling silver and have 18ct rose gold vermeil... Read More
Equithème welcomed as the new title sponsor of the Leading Pony Showjumper of the Year Championship
British Showjumping is delighted to announce Equithème as the new title sponsor of the Leading Pony Showjumper of the Year Championship.
The Championship is one of the most prestigious in the British Showjumping calendar and it is... Read More
Why Choose The Skyline™ Boots from Grub’s
Looking for a warm, stylish boot whether out on the yard or walking the dog – the Skyline from Grub’s performance boots ticks the box perfectly. The Skyline boots maximise Grub’s unique Superdri™ lining, which is hard wearing, and wicks moisture away from the... Read More
SADDLE BRAND SUPPORTS YOUNG CUSTOMERS
Buying a saddle is always a big investment but buying a saddle for a child is even bigger as the child grows up, so they grow out of their saddle! Saddles are now offering junior riders (Under the age of 16 years) the opportunity to replace their... Read More
MICRO IS MIGHTY!
The Equetech Charlgrove Micro Packable Jacket & Gilet are the perfect lightweight winter warmers every equestrian needs in their riding wardrobe!
Both new additions are styled in ultra-lightweight micro-down insulation and feature a flattering tailored silhouette. The gilet has a beautifully sculptured neckline to keep you warm. The jacket has... Read More
If your leather boots need ‘winter proofing’, this clever little tube will spoil your boots with a beeswax waterproofing & conditioning treatment all at the same time!
Sno-Seal Leather Waterproofing from The Spanish Boot Company helps protect leather from rain, sun, slow and salt and once applied, it dries to a... Read More
Haygain is certainly not horsing around! Founded in England in 2008, and having gone through a significant revamp in 2016, Haygain is celebrating a period of tremendous growth. Over the last six quarters the company has on a seasonally adjusted basis quadrupled its turnover. Haygain now offers not just its... Read More
Leading British equestrian riding surfaces manufacturer Martin Collins Enterprises are launching a series of TV advertising campaigns and brand videos. This is the very first time an arena surface company have put together a cinematic extravaganza made specifically for the wide screen.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULFfo1XwYiw&feature=youtu.be There is much buzz awaiting the release of this... Read More
This coming New Year’s Day, ditch the sofa surfing for a fun day out in the capital and grab your horsey fix with entertainment, costumes and colour inspired by the circus world as ‘All The Queen’s Horses’ take to London’s streets in The London New Year’s Day Parade 2018.
Amongst the jugglers,... Read More
New Gear for The New Year From Abbey England
With a new year ahead of you, why not update your stable for 2018 with some quality equipment from the Stubbs range from Abbey England?
Renowned for their durability, the colourful products are guaranteed to make your stable management routine easier.
As well as being... Read More
The inaugural day of competition at Keysoe saw six classes, and 299 starters, kick off a weekend jam-packed with showjumping action and some of Britain’s most exciting names. The first rounds of the YH1* classes for five and six-year-olds took place today, with 18 combinations executing double-clears in the 1.10m five-year-old... Read More
Saturday’s competition dawned bright, early, and frosty at Keysoe, with six back-to-back classes providing a full day of action and excitement.
The five-year-old YH1* class kicked off proceedings, with the strong field jumping a 1.15m course and 18 combinations posting double clears. In the six-year-old class, set at 1.25m, just eleven managed... Read More
CSI2* 1.15m winner: Adam Botham and Flipper Nouvelle Adam Botham capped off a successful weekend at Keysoe with a victory in the 1.15m CSI2*, riding Flipper Nouvelle. The seven-year-old Westphalian came to his yard over the summer, having been produced by Megan James and, latterly, Clark Glasgow. Adam bought the horse... Read More
Feeling rosy with a designer touch.
Rose gold is really making news this season and Aztec Diamond Equestrian have launched a new Limited Edition Rose Gold set.
Graced with rose gold and pink trims the set consists of base layer and technical leggings which feature the stunning embossed logo. This is a clever... Read More
Mr Williams – The Perfect Horse
A mechanical horse called ‘Mr Williams’ is helping disabled riders at a Cumbria riding school to gain confidence in the saddle.
Mr Williams has been part of the equine team at Happy Hooves Riding Centre since 2014, when owner Alison Noble purchased him realising he was a... Read More
New Stirrups Bracelet from Hiho Silver
Hiho Silver is delighted to welcome the new Stirrups Bracelet, featuring its brand new, exclusive T-bar.
The new bracelet is made using sterling silver and oozes Hiho touches. It’s made up of scaled down sterling silver stirrups with silver links that look like stirrup leathers and buckles... Read More
A rare opportunity to purchase a detached 5 bedroom family home with far reaching views and equestrian facilities set within 9.28 acres.
Located in Haversham, Buckinghamshire Otley Farm built in the early 90's offers 4 reception rooms and 5 bedrooms set over three floors making it an ideal family home. The original... Read More
Dr David Marlin explores the science behind feeding oil to horses and how to choose the best one for your horses needs.
As the temperatures drop, adding some oil into your horses’ diet can be a safe and effective way to help keep condition on older horses and poor doers. However some... Read More
In the context of horse sport, we use fatigue to describe the inability of a horse to continue to perform at the desired level. This may be manifested as a slowing down or not being able to jump as high or performing poorer movements as a test, course or race progresses.... Read More
With just under a month to go until Olympia, the London International Horse Show, the event’s official charity, Hannah’s Willberry Wonder Pony, sent their two favourite live mascots, miniature ponies Doris and Teddy, to London for the first time ever to help the Mounted Branch of Metropolitan Police (MPS) on patrol.... Read More
Just Horsing About has recently opened its online shop where owner Claire loves to find and offer good products that work. Things that are a little bit different. Products that you won't find everywhere. Everything in the store is there because Claire either owns herself or uses it with her horses... Read More
Battling the Elements this Winter
In winter, muddy, wet conditions can cause a headache for many horse owners. Mud is a prime breeding ground for a range of bacteria, and when horses are stood in deep, wet mud for prolonged periods of time these bacteria can transfer easily onto their skin.
Ideally,... Read More
World’s Leading Show Jumpers Head to Liverpool International Horse Show
The world’s leading show jumpers will be out in force at this year’s Liverpool International Horse Show as they battle it out for a place in the prestigious Hope Valley Saddlery Grand Prix on New Year’s Eve.
The Whitaker dynasty will be represented... Read More
Showing Judges announced for Horse of the Year Show 2018
It has been five weeks since HOYS 2017 came to an end, and plans are already taking shape for HOYS 2018 which will be the Show’s 70th Anniversary, promising an exciting line up of displays as well as some surprises along the... Read More
Christmas with Alanna Clarke When do you hang your Christmas decorations?
About a week before Christmas normally. My Gran comes to stay and we do them together. When do you do your Christmas shopping?
Everything gets done in a panic a week before Christmas.
Do you do anything on Christmas Eve or have any... Read More
Grand National Winner Comes Back from Injury to Show Jump at The Liverpool International Horse Show
Irish legend and one time ‘wild-man’ of racing, Paul Carberry enjoyed the cut and thrust of a sport renowned for needing grit and determination in the shape of National Hunt racing.
But for this likeable jockey, life... Read More
Join The HMB Super Syndicate
Thanks to the HMB Super Syndicate owning an event horse is a hobby in everyone’s grasp and is a great affordable way through which people can share the risks and rewards of horse ownership.
Owning an event horse has never been more inviting, you can experience the buzz... Read More
Freedom Feeder from Shadow Horse The Freedom Feeder, recommended by Veterinarians, Equine Hospitals, Equine Dentists and Equine Nutritionists is available exclusively in the UK from Shadow Horse.
If your horse is at pasture, he's eating closer to the way nature intended and enjoying the benefits. But what if pasture isn't an option?
Enter... Read More
Easy-to-chew Forage Mix for Veteran Horses
Mollichaff Veteran from HorseHage is a high fibre forage mix that has been specially formulated for older horses and ponies but it is also a great product for those that are unable to consume long forage and require a partial hay replacer.
Many equines, particularly as they... Read More
CARL HESTER TO PRESENT 'ROAD TO GRAND PRIX' MASTERCLASS AT OLYMPIA, THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW
Leading British Dressage rider and Olympic gold medallist, Carl Hester MBE, is set to take centre stage at Olympia, The London International Horse Show 2017, performing a special masterclass on Wednesday 13 December.
Hester, who took the... Read More
Champion’s Winning Ways!
Mention the Grand National and those extra special year’s and 1981 has to go down as one that made history when Bob won on Aldaniti after overcoming cancer.
Thus followed the setting up of the Bob Champion Cancer Trust which has gone on to raise more than £15 million, establish... Read More
Bringing home a new horse or pony to the yard can be a stressful event. While you may be feeling a certain amount of excitement and anxiousness, remember so will your horse. After all, your new equine partner is the one that has been uprooted from his familiar surroundings and companions.... Read More
CHRISTMAS IS ON THE CARDS!
Christmas is a time of giving, so how about supporting a worthy charity and giving the gift of a great card?
The new Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund Christmas 2017 Card Collection features four unique and very different equestrian designs to capture the essence of Christmas.
The designs include... Read More
Martin Collins have a ‘Black Friday’ special for this one day only
For the very first time, Martin Collins Enterprises will be joining the Black Friday hype by offering a never seen before discount on CLOPF® fibre when ordered on Friday, 24th November.
This is a fantastic offer for anyone who is wants... Read More
Christmas Fun with Grub’s Ambassador Claire Fielding Grub’s fan Claire Fielding has shed some light on what happens on her yard during the festive season when she isn’t riding all her horses or wearing her Grub’s Rainline Boots working on the yard. Enjoy!
1. What is on your Christmas list this year?... Read More
Valegro Goes International The Blueberry Stories: Book Four, Valegro Goes international is released just in time for Christmas and continues the story of the most successful and famous dressage horse in the world, Valegro.
In this delightful book, his true-life story continues as the reader is taken on the amazing journey... Read More
College shortlisted for two national awards
Abingdon & Witney College are in the running to win two awards at the 2017 Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards, it’s been announced.
The annual awards, which “capture and celebrate the best and most innovative practice among UK further education colleges”, saw 119 entries from 68... Read More
Private Commissions – Because They Are Worth It!
Mark Sutcliffe’s’ best friend commissioned a portrait of terrier cross ‘Henry’ as a much-needed present just after Henry had sadly died. The passing left Mark, heartbroken, so the aim was to provide him with a meaningful keepsake of little Henry. At a very difficult... Read More
Dates Announced for SEIB Trailblazers National Championships 2018
SEIB Trailblazers Championships are delighted to announce the dates for the 2018 national championship finals, which will be held at the impressive Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire from the 27 July - 4 August. Hosting a variety of disciplines, there really is something for everyone!
Dodson... Read More