An eager crowd was treated to an action-packed fifth day at Olympia, The London International Horse Show. The first Show Jumping competition of the day saw 18-year-old Robert Murphy produce a sublime performance going double-clear and securing a memorable victory in The Voltaire Design Under 25 British Championship Final. A faultless... Read More
There were ecstatic scenes as William Whitaker won the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, in front of a packed, cheering British crowd. Riding Ludwig Criel’s stallion Utamaro D’Ecaussines, Whitaker, 29, stormed around the testing jump-off course designed by Portugal’s Bernardo Costa Cabral in 37.02... Read More
Alberto Zorzi became the fifth rider in history to win The Turkish Airlines Olympia Grand Prix back-to-back when he produced an incredible burst of speed to outdo his four rivals in the jump-off and bring a brilliant five days of jumping to an enthralling close.
Last year, Zorzi, a member of the... Read More
The crowds on day four of Olympia, The London International Horse Show were treated to some exhilarating Driving and Show Jumping performances, breathtaking displays from Santi Serra, La Garde Républicaine, The Kennel Club Dog Agility and the Shetland Ponies, while more than 40 junior and senior medallists from Equestrian Team GBR... Read More
With everyone getting ready to celebrate Christmas and welcome in the New Year, Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) are delighted to announce that the showing qualifiers for the 2019 season are now live on the HOYS website https://hoys.co.uk/competitor-zone/showing-qualifiers/.
With a total of 29 Showing Championships to contest, there has never been... Read More
easibed equine bedding is planning to gallop into 2019 full of New Year joy, as it celebrates its18th year of business by giving away a year’s worth of prizes! The dust free wood fibre bedding first landed in the equine bedding market 18 years ago in December 2000. To celebrate this... Read More
Day three of Olympia, The London International Horse Show attracted a sell-out crowd for The Cayenne Puissance, one of the star attractions of the week-long event. The Puissance title was eventually shared by Great Britain's Guy Williams (Mr Blue Sky UK) and France's Mathieu Billot (Dassler), after both pairs cleared the... Read More
OLYMPIA, THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW DAILY REPORT
Day two of Olympia, The London International Horse Show promised to be a spectacle and it certainly lived up to expectations. The FEI Dressage World Cup™ Grand Prix Freestyle supported by Horse & Hound was won by Germany's Frederic Wandres on his chestnut gelding,... Read More
Make your New Year resolution to keep your horse fit and healthy while you monitor any tiny changes in symmetry or rhythm once you increase their workload simply by using the app on your phone. The Equestic Saddleclip which was launched in October in the UK, can detect changes and... Read More
It is with great sadness that the Nina Barbour and the team at Bolesworth announce the passing of Ramiro B, after being diagnosed with irreversible kidney failure at the age of 24. Ramiro B has been standing in the UK since 2011, and has consistently been one of the most popular... Read More
OLYMPIA, THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW DAILY REPORT
Olympia, The London International Horse Show opened its door for the first day of the week-long event. The UK's largest indoor Show saw many of the world's best Dressage riders out in full-force for the newly formatted FEI Dressage World Cup™ Grand Prix supported... Read More
Guide Dogs Volunteers Christine and Paul were surprised recently when they met with staff from Warwickshire based event company Grandstand Media who presented them with a further donation. Sarah Measom, Marketing and Communications Manager handed over a cheque for over £2500, making the total that Grandstand Media have donated to Guide... Read More
Horses are amazing animals that have the ability to make a real difference to people’s lives. Evidence of this can be seen on a daily basis at Accessibility Mark centres up and down the country.
When Church Farm Equestrian Centre organised an event to mark Disabled Access Day in March 2017, they... Read More
EquidGel® and Endurance GB celebrate successful first annual awards
Equine Nutritional Hydrotherapy brand EquidGel® are pleased to announce the success of their first annual awards ceremony in conjunction with Endurance GB. The event was held at the Daventry Court Hotel on Sunday 25th November and was well supported by EquidGel® users of... Read More
The very first edition of the Global HorseTech Market Report profiles some of the most exciting, innovative and disruptive new technologies available to the modern equestrian or veterinarian in 2018. The objective of the report is to highlight these companies and their products, helping to educate the reader about the latest... Read More
Living in Scotland, Robinson Animal Healthcare sponsored event rider, Louisa Milne Home, is used to facing the extra challenges of trying to keep her horses in training during winter, so she is just the person to offer advice on how to cope with the unpredictable winter weather.
Louisa tries her best to... Read More
For a number of reasons hay shortages are becoming commonplace. Products within Dengie’s range of high fibre feeds can help supplement or replace hay rations, limited turnout time or poor grazing.
The fussy eater – Hi-Fi Senior – suitable for a wide range of horses not just veterans. A blend of high-temperature... Read More
easibed equine bedding has reported a thirty four per cent increase in sales over the summer and autumn months compared to the same time last year. And the bedding company, which manufactures the dust free wood fibre bedding from clean white recycled wood, says it is forecasting a continuation in the... Read More
Well-known for their Original 10 minute beet and high fibre, conditioning feed, British Horse Feeds has updated their classic bags for Speedi-Beet and Fibre-Beet.
In an effort to be environmentally friendly and after customer feedback on the bags the team has moved the loyalty scheme rosettes from the base of the bag... Read More
RACING LEGEND SIR AP MCCOY GEARS UP THE YOUNGER GENERATION OF SHETLAND PONY JOCKEYS
Ahead of Olympia, The London International Horse Show, which opens its doors on 17-23 December, retired racing legends Sir AP McCoy OBE and Bob Champion MBE headed to Ascot Racecourse to give some of the stars of the... Read More
OLYMPIA, THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW BRINGS A SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA, NOT-TO-BE-MISSED TALKS IN THE LIVE ZONE AND THE TIM STOCKDALE FOUNDATION
Olympia, The London International Horse Show will return from 17-23 December 2018 with an even bigger and better Olympia Shopping Village, featuring around 240 exhibitors, offering a spectacular selection of shops... Read More
Making your Christmas complete with the HOYS Christmas Gift Voucher Rosette Box
If you want to make someone’s Christmas extra special this year, then a Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) Christmas Gift Voucher Rosette Box makes the perfect gift for the equestrian enthusiast in your life. Making your Christmas shopping that... Read More
Equerry Cool Cubes and Mix are ideal for horses and ponies in light work.
‘Non-Heating’ the cubes and mix are a low energy, high fibre formula and are suitable for horses and ponies that tend to be sharp or fizzy.
Both contain low levels of sugar and starch and include added vitamins and... Read More
TopSpec Healthy Hoof is designed to be added to any horse feed to greatly improve hoof quality.
It not only includes optimum levels of all the micronutrients that promote hoof quality but also a broad range of micronutrients that improve the efficiency of the hoof supplement whilst also supporting light work.... Read More
For most horse owners, one or two major health issues in their horse would be enough to put an end to any horsey plans and dreams but for one exceptional horse leading the All The Queen's Horses on the London New Year's Day Parade on the January 1st, his story is... Read More
The annual International Eventing Forum has become an essential date in the calendar of riders of all levels of skill and ambition, and 2019 looks set to be no different.
Taking place on Monday the 4th of February at Hartpury Equine, this year the ‘Theme’ of the day is ‘Better - Not... Read More
Although stirrups are a fundamental part of the saddle and have been for thousands of years, there is relatively little research on them.
Melissa Andrew Rudd and Charlotte Farmer-Day (Brooksby Melton College), Hilary Clayton, Jane Williams (Hartpury) and myself have two papers available online "in press" today (November 29 2018).
The first paper... Read More
Sudbury, Suffolk. Brook Farm is a character home with impressive reception rooms, vaulted ceilings and of particular merit are the garden and grounds approaching 4 acres providing a delightful setting to the property This unlisted timber frame barn has 4 bedrooms, en suite shower room, bathroom, 4 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast... Read More
In the space of just one month, Emily Culpeck’s horse, Chump, suffered two freak injuries. Luckily Emily had the knowledge and a fully stocked first aid kit to deal with each injury promptly and efficiently, which all aided a speedy recovery. Emily, a veterinary physiotherapist from Shropshire, has owned Chump... Read More
Simply Equine is your first port of call for Equestrian DVD's and as an Equestrian Index user, you get a fantastic 25% discount on any order by using the code EQIND25 at the checkout! We have just added 6 great new DVD's to our extensive range of almost 200... Read More
New from Aztec Diamond Equestrian are these Technical 3D Thermals, designed to flatter where it matters.
There’s nothing like a snuggly warm layer next to the skin to help keep the chill of winter at bay. Now you can layer up with these super soft, flexible, 3D knit seamless tights. Designed with... Read More
ELITE INTERNATIONAL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED FOR OLYMPIA, THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW
From 17-23 December the world’s leading equestrian stars will compete at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, including 5 of the world’s top 10 Show Jumpers, some of Dressage’s biggest names and 6 of the world’s top 10 Drivers.
Spectators will be... Read More
The new Covalliero quilted Joline Jacket is every rider’s must have for the upcoming winter months.
Perfect for riding, the jacket has a contrasting metallic look, two-way zip fastener on the front and a convenient riding slit with statement buttons on the back for comfortable, easy riding whilst keeping warm and dry.
The... Read More
More than 250 guests attended a very special ‘Evening with Ramiro B’ at Bolesworth Castle in Cheshire to learn more about the many successes of this legendary stallion.
Hosted by his owner, Nina Barbour, the event allowed visitors to get close up and personal with the Belgian Warmblood stallion and gave those... Read More
Following the success of the 2018 Horse of the Year Show, it is with great pleasure to announce the showing judges for the 2019 Show. Each year the venue transforms into a mecca for equestrian enthusiasts as they arrive in their masses to compete or spectate and to witness who will... Read More
Haygain are dedicated to improving equine health through research and innovation, and here they examine why a horse might cough, and the steps horse owners can take to help avoid their horse developing a cough in the first instance.
It’s important to note that a healthy horse shouldn’t cough at all, so... Read More
Welcome back, Jonty!
Olympic rider Jonty Evans has made a welcome return to Hartpury as part of his rehabilitation from a serious head injury.
On a momentous day for everyone involved, he experienced the feeling of what it’s like to ride a horse again for the first time since sustaining life-threatening injuries... Read More
Looking to give your horse the gift of vitality this Christmas?
Aloeride is a natural organic aloe vera supplement on the market, which alongside daily grooming and good hygiene practices can help maintain healthy skin and hooves and encourage a shiny coat from the inside out.
Aloeride not only helps to promote healthy... Read More
Looking for the perfect stocking filler? The Equithème Côtes Kitted Bobble Hat is the ideal gift to give this Christmas.
Available in stylish Black, Ecru and Raspberry with a White pompom and wide cable knit design, this hat is perfect for on or off the yard.
Decorated with a small emblem of the... Read More
If you are not yet familiar with our driftwood products you are in for a treat when you visit our website www.driftwoodhorse.co.uk . We have a beautiful selection of animal sculptures, mushrooms and furniture items. The life size horse is always popular and attracts a lot of attention but if your... Read More
When it comes to keeping your new boots and bandages clean and looking stylish post Christmas, Golly Galoshes gaiters are your tack box hero!
The waterproof, breathable and versatile leg gaiters help to keep bandages and boots clean and dry, so that your protective horse leg wear stays in great condition.... Read More
Are you looking for a unique, yet luxury gift for the horse lover in your life? Hooves & Love creates luxurious gift boxes filled with equestrian inspired products and provide a fully gift wrapped service, making it the perfect gift for someone special this Christmas.
Our online selection of gift boxes includes... Read More
The Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund 2018 Christmas Card Collection has been released and includes two designs from Jane Davies, mother of Mark Davies & founder of the Charity who sadly passed away earlier this year. Presenting four eye-catching equestrian themed designs, the exclusive card collection also includes a card design... Read More
If you are stuck for a gift idea this Christmas, a Horse & Rider First Aid Kit from Robinson Animal Healthcare would make the perfect present for any horse owner.
Coming in a handy, wipe clean bag with carry straps, the bag functions as a ruck sack to keep both hands free... Read More
To celebrate Christmas (and our 10th Birthday!) we are offering an exclusive 25% discount to all users and followers of the Equestrian Index on our full range of over 200 equestrian DVDs.
To claim your discount simply enter code EQIND25 at checkout. Offer ends 30th November. There is free worldwide postage... Read More
The ArcEquine is the smallest wide-spectrum microcurrent device in the world. It is a wearable, completely drug-free, and non-invasive pain system designed for equine use. Customers have reported the device helps with a plethora of equine issues including arthritis, mud fever, laminitis, ligament, suspensory and tendon injuries and navicular, among many... Read More
The ultimate gift for the equestrian! The Haygain patented steamers not only helps to manage and prevent respiratory ailments such as COPD / ROA, it also hydrates the forage into a highly palatable feed that is easy to digest and is ideal for fussy eaters, colic-prone and post-operative horses. Haygain’s steaming... Read More
Equestrian jewellery brand Pegasus Jewellery have a wonderful collection of accessories, inspired by the founders love of all things equestrian. Classic shapes and every-day items such as stirrups, horseshoes and snaffles inspire the collection giving their customers beautiful every day pieces or something a little more special.
Their rose gold friendship collection... Read More
We love making it personal, especially at this time of year. We first started out by creating unique personalised equestrian clothing for clubs and yards across the UK and to this day maintain that same bespoke service.
Each and every item across all of our ranges can be customised with our print... Read More
In this issue British Horse Feeds sponsored showjumper Pippa Allen explains what a double is and how it should be jumped.
A double is two fences jumped closely together usually with one or two strides in between.
As a rider, you should know how to stride out a distance between doubles and it’s... Read More