Charlotte Dujardin on her ‘Tokyo contender’ who wowed the crowds at Stoneleigh *H&H VIP*

Charlotte Dujardin riding Gio at the National Dressage Championships 2019

It came as no surprise that Charlotte Dujardin walked away with the Cavalor inter II title at the National Dressage Championships last week (12-15 September), but nonetheless, spectators were left wowed by her winning partner, Gio, who earned 78.34% — believed to be the highest score ever achieved in this class. The eight-year-old chestnut gelding, […]

Top British horse who ‘taught us never to give up hope’ retires

Izzy Palmer riding Touchdown M.

The multi national champion and reserve para team horse Touchdown M has been retired aged 19. The Jazz gelding kick-started Paralympic champion Sophie Wells’ international career, and was named as reserve for the 2008 Beijing Paralympics. The pair were later called up to the team, but were unable to compete as Touch was diagnosed with […]

Here’s why polo can be the ideal second career for racehorses

As the value of top polo ponies continues to soar, more players are turning to the racetrack to source their strings. But what are the benefits and challenges of retraining a thoroughbred for polo?

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As the value of top polo ponies continues to soar, more players are turning to the racetrack to source their strings. But what are the benefits and challenges of retraining a thoroughbred for polo?

How clued up are you about one of the oldest horse breeds in the world?

At next week’s Olympia Horse Show (13-19 December) the elegant Portuguese Lusitanos will be in action demonstrating their power and athleticism. Get yourself up to speed on the breed with these fast facts

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At next week’s Olympia Horse Show (13-19 December) the elegant Portuguese Lusitanos will be in action demonstrating their power and athleticism. Get yourself up to speed on the breed with these fast facts