Tommy Hilfiger Equestrian Young Rider of the Year 2021

Celebrating up-and-coming talent in the horse world. Nominees must be under 25 years old on 1 December.

Tommy Hilfiger Equestrian Young Rider of the Year

Nominations for this award will open on 26 August 2021, so in the meantime put your thinking caps on to decide who you want to put forward for the shortlist to join the illustrious list of previous winners. Previous winners of this award include: 2020: Tabitha Kyle, showjumper 2019: Finn Healy, eventing 2018: Lottie Fry, […]

NAF Five Star Magic Moment of the Year 2021

The single moment in equestrian sport that has best captured our imaginations and which will go down in history as defining 2021.

NAF Five Star Magic Moment of the Year 2021

Nominations for this award will open on 26 August 2021, so in the meantime put your thinking caps on to decide who you want to put forward for the shortlist to join the illustrious list of previous winners. Previous winners of this award include: Nick and Big Star’s individual Rio Olympic victory was, by a […]

Pikeur Amateur Rider of the Year 2021

Acknowledging the rider who does not make their living from riding, training or competing horses, yet dedicates themselves to their passion.

Pikeur Amateur Rider of the Year 2021

Nominations for this award will open on 26 August 2021, so in the meantime put your thinking caps on to decide who you want to put forward for the shortlist to join the illustrious list of previous winners. Previous winners of this award include: 2020: Inspirational para showjumper and disability campaigner Evie Toombes, who was […]

Bloomfields Horse of the Year 2021

This award is to celebrate our equestrian hero of today, the horse who is at the top of his or her game and is a pure joy to watch.

Bloomfields Horse of the Year 2021

Nominations for this award will open on 26 August 2021, so in the meantime put your thinking caps on to decide who you want to put forward for the shortlist to join the illustrious list of previous winners. Previous winners of this award include: 2020: the legendary Valegro was crowned the horse of the decade […]

Uvex Helmets Professional Rider of the Year 2021

Honouring the greatest rider of our age, who is a hero and an inspiration to the rest, and whose ability is a blessing for both their horses and our sport.

Uvex Professional Rider of the Year 2021

Nominations for this award will open on 26 August 2021, so in the meantime put your thinking caps on to decide who you want to put forward for the shortlist to join the illustrious list of previous winners. Previous winners of this award include: 2020: Charlotte Dujardin, who was selected as professional rider of the […]

Stallion AI Services Pony of the Year 2021

We all know the best things come in small packages – let’s hear it for brilliant ponies in sport and beyond.

Stallion AI Pony of the Year 2021

Nominations for this award will open on 26 August 2021, so in the meantime put your thinking caps on to decide who you want to put forward for the shortlist to join the illustrious list of previous winners. Previous winners of this award include: Smurf, 30, an amazing eyeless therapy pony who taught children about […]

NAF Five Star PROFEET Farrier of the Year 2021

Recognising the farrier who, through his or her knowledge and effort, has made a difference to a horse or horses’ performance or wellbeing this year.

NAF Five Star Profeet Farrier of the Year 2021

Nominations for this award will open on 26 August 2021, so in the meantime put your thinking caps on to decide who you want to put forward for the shortlist to join the illustrious list of previous winners. Previous winners of this prestigious award include top farriers Jim Balfour, Paul Woodall and Daniel Bennett. About […]

Oliver Townend on top form in CCI3*-S at Somerford Park Horse Trials

Oliver Townend sings the praises of “high-class” Tregilder as they win on their dressage score, and a final competition outing ends in triumph for one university-bound rider at Baileys Horse Feeds Somerford Park in Cheshire, reports Jo Prestwich

Somerford Park Horse Trials results: Oliver Townend and Tregilder finish on top

OLIVER TOWNEND and Tregilder put in a foot-perfect performance to win the Baileys Horse Feeds CCI3*-S in the Baileys Horse Feeds Somerford Park Horse Trials results, on their dressage score of 26.6, one of only two combinations to achieve the feat, the other being Piggy March in third with Cooley Goodwood. “He had a bit […]

Matt Ramsden: The cough – and Covid – signal the end of my best laid plans…

The fates conspire to keep Matt Ramsden (joint-master and huntsman of the Duke of Beaufort’s since 2016, having spent five years before that at the Bedale) – and his hounds – in kennels…

Matt Ramsden MFH

NEVER mind Beckford’s lengthy paragraph detailing the necessary attributes of a huntsman; what he fails to mention is that any huntsman, or indeed master of hounds, must be prepared for the absolute worst at all times. In the last contribution I made to this column, you were given a detailed account of a hunt which […]