New unaffiliated series aims to provide more Scottish eventing *H&H Plus*

Organisers of a new Scottish eventing series hope to provide more opportunities for riders, after a number of affiliated venues stopped running horse trials. H&H finds out more

Eventing Spring Carnival
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A new unaffiliated eventing group in Scotland is aiming to “reinvigorate” the calendar by offering more opportunities for riders and support for venues. The Scottish Eventing Group hopes to increase the number of affordable events and “address the drop-off” in eventing opportunities. Since 2018, Scotland has lost British Eventing (BE) fixtures including Hendersyde, Aswanley, Floors […]

Whisker removal banned in national competitions *H&H Plus*

Following the FEI’s announcement that triming horses’ whiskers would be banned from this July, some British governing bodies have followed suit. H&H finds out more

2C55RTD A close up of a strong and muscular black horse’s nose with a white stripe down the middle of the muzzle.

REMOVING horses’ whiskers is set to be banned at national level dressage and eventing. Following the FEI’s decision to ban the removal of “sensory hairs”, which comes into force this July, British Dressage (BD) included the following in its 2021 rule changes: “Trimming of the horse’s sensory hairs around the mouth, nose, eyes and ears […]

Hope of light at the end of the tunnel after a difficult year *H&H Plus*

Despite the huge challenges of last year, there have been some positives, and there are hopes of better days to come. H&H speaks to governing bodies to find out what may be on the cards

Ellen Whitaker (GBR ) riding Arena Uk Winston in the CSI4* Grand Prix (S61) at Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show held in the grounds of Bolesworth Castle, near Chester in Cheshire in the UK between 12-16th June 2019

THERE is “still a long way to go” for equestrian centres following the past difficult year – but there have been some positives, as the industry looks ahead to 2021. It is hoped there is “light at the end of the tunnel” after a hugely challenging year for venues. You might also be interested in…

Grab your diary: British Eventing 2021 fixtures unveiled

British Eventing fixtures list 2021 season
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The British Eventing (BE) fixtures list for the 2021 season has been revealed. As previously announced by BE, the organisation is offering members several new competition opportunities for next year including the Novice Masters Series, the Area Festivals and the introduction of a BE90 three-day event at Bicton Arena. The season kicks off at Epworth, […]