Calls for greater efforts to enable disabled individuals to work in the equestrian industry *H&H Plus*

As some disabled individuals are finding they are unable to complete their equestrian qualifications after being accepted on courses, H&H investigates the issue and asks what the solutions are…

Jemima Croft has ambitions to become a disabled worker in the equestrian industry
Jemima Croft says society makes her more disabled than she is.

Blowing a breath of fresh air through the equestrian industry in terms of inclusivity in relation to physical disabilities could have benefits across the board. This is the view of students and teachers who have come across barriers – not necessarily in riding, but in working with horses. H&H spoke to Jemima Croft, who is […]

Little and large share spoils in thriller puissance #BestOfBolesworth *H&H Plus*

Two very different horses cleared 2m 12cm to win a thrilling puissance at Bolesworth. H&H spoke to both riders

It was little and large in the Saturday night (8 August) puissance at Bolesworth, as a 17.3hh and a compact 16hh shared the spoils. Elliot Smith on the rangy Flamboyant and Louise Saywell on new ride Edgarrento cleared 2m 12cm in the fifth round to be crowned joint winners at the British Showjumping national championships. […]

Two Edwardses take national titles in style #BestofBolesworth *H&H Plus*

It was all about the Edwardses in the Bolesworth international arena on Friday of the national championships. H&H spoke to both the evening’s winners

Will Edwards won the British Showjumping national under-21 final in superb style aboard Shw Candies B at Bolesworth yesterday (7 August). The combination jumped the only double clear of 15 starters to take the class, which as a “viewing class” is one watched by seldctors and taken into account for teams, with Robert Murphy on […]

Traffic jam guidance for drivers with horses on board *H&H Plus*

Following a recent case where a road closed by a multi-vehicle collision resulted in a horse being stuck on a lorry for 11 hours, H&H finds out what drivers should do if they find themselves stuck in stationary traffic with horses that are becoming distressed

Stationary traffic on the M5 including a horsebox
Library image.

Riders have been reminded of steps they should take if they become stuck in stationary traffic with horses on board. There is often uncertainty about whether drivers are allowed to use the hard shoulder to get off a motorway or other major road if traffic is at a standstill and horses on board are distressed, […]

#BestofBolesworth: who won what on Wednesday at the national championships? *H&H Plus*

Two young riders take a national title apiece as the competition hots up at the British Showjumping national championships at Bolesworth. H&H talks to the winners…

Eleanor Archibald and Pondhead Dexter

Tabitha Kyle continued her superb recent form yesterday (5 August) by retaining her 138cm championship title on Playboy Van De Zoetewei, beating herself on LissDuff Royal into second place by a second and a half. Tabitha, who was fresh from winning four grands prix in one day at her first post-lockdown international show, in France […]