Ground Jury Accepts 59 Horses to Start Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Land Rover

The starting field of 60 has been whittled down by one following the first horse inspection at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover.  The ground jury of Christina Klingspor of Sweden (President), Nick Burton of Great Britain and David Lee of Ireland evaluated the fitness of horses from the United States, Canada,… Read more »

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Richmond Horse Trials thrilled to announce title sponsorship partnership with Millbry Hill

  Richmond Horse Trials, one of the North’s most exciting equestrian events, is thrilled to announce a new partnership with leading country store retailer Millbry Hill. The UK’s leading independent family-run country store, Millbry Hill, has taken on title sponsorship at the horse trials.  Paul Hodgson, organiser at Richmond comments: “We are so excited to… Read more »

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Organisers get ready for Dalston Green (1)

The AW Jenkinson Forest Products Dalston Green (1) Horse Trials (29/30 April) kicks off the Cumbria Horse Trials series of six BE affiliated events for 2017 with a strong showing of new BE Members in the BE80 and BE90 classes.  Douglas Weymouth, Joint Organiser commented; “We have some 70 horse and rider combinations tackling their… Read more »

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The George Mernagh Memorial Fund Bursary 2017

Tattersalls Ireland is inviting applicants involved in all equestrian disciplines to apply for the 2017 George Mernagh Memorial Fund (GMMF) bursary.  The annual GMMF bursary was set up in memory of the late George Mernagh who had a lifelong interest in equestrian sports and was devoted to developing these at Tattersalls Ireland. The €5,000 bursary… Read more »

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THE BE VOLUNTEER – Next stop on the volunteer trail was Solihull for their first BE fixture of the season.

I love Solihull for a few reasons, namely as this is where my volunteer fence judge journey started back in 2015 with the first fence judge training course I went to with the characterful Dave Thompson and then went onto my first ever fence judging day with them. It’s where I have met my long-suffering… Read more »

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Saracen Horse Feeds takes title sponsorship of Houghton International

A new title sponsor has been announced for this year’s Houghton International Horse Trials.  In its first foray into horse trials title sponsorship, Saracen Horse Feeds has joined forces with Musketeer Events (MEM) to take over title sponsorship of the event which runs from 25-28 May. Saracen is already working closely with Tri-Star Eventing (the… Read more »

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Australian National Championships to put Eventing riders through their paces

More than 650 horses from across Australia will converge on Camden’s Bicentennial Park for the 2017 Paul Pace Country National Eventing Championships this weekend.  Attracting athletes at all levels of the sport, this year’s staging of the Nationals is expected to be one of Australia’s largest equestrian events, with everyone from Olympians to emerging riders… Read more »

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EVENT REPORTS – Dalkeith (1)

Eryn Douglas reports…… With the Scottish Eventing season only recently underway, this previous weekend’s fixture at Dalkeith Horse Trials saw two days packed with competition from BE80 (T) to OI level, including U18 classes at both BE100u18 and ONu18.  The breath taking backdrop of Dalkeith Palace in the dressage arenas, the testing undulations in the… Read more »

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EVENT REPORTS – BALLINDENISK INTERNATIONAL (1)

Sarah Carless reports….. It was a successful trip to Ireland for British rider Oliver Townend who came away with two international victories at Ballindenisk.   In the Horse Sport Ireland CCI***, Townend took a commanding win on Lanfranco TSF, with a winning margin of more than 10 penalties. Ireland’s Padraig McCarthy came in second place… Read more »

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