New service to help injured event riders: ‘It’s hugely important we have this’

British Eventing Support Trust: service to support injured riders launched
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New support for event riders struggling with injury or mental health has launched, with plans for the service to be fully operational by 2022. The British Eventing (BE) Support Trust, born out of the organisation’s charitable foundation, has two main strands. The first is getting the right support to riders in need, and the second […]

Calls for UK-wide protocols on concussion and head injuries in sport

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AN inquiry into concussion in sport is calling for UK-wide protocols on dealing with head injuries, and improvement in the reporting of sporting injuries. The Government’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) committee launched the inquiry following increasing media attention on the “growing evidence” that there is a link between taking part in sport and […]

Master’s student lifts British Eventing’s Corinthian Cup – and finishes third too

Report by Sue Polley

Corinthian Cup results: winner Rio Hall riding Gorsehill Jewel
Rio Hall and Gorsehill Jewel on their way to winning the Corinthian Cup at Burgham.

Rio Hall, 23, dominated the 14-strong British Eventing novice restricted championship, taking first and third in the Corinthian Cup results with her two mares, Gorsehill Jewel and Georgie Girl, completing on 29.1 and 30.4 respectively. This championship for the Corinthian Cup is aimed at true amateur riders and was hosted at Hambro Horses Burgham International […]