Charlotte Dujardin introduces new superstars at Wellington Riding Premier League *H&H Plus*

With a massive grand prix class and fierce competition for para Olympic spots, Wellington Riding showcased British dressage at its finest

Charlotte Dujardin riding Florentina
Charlotte Dujardin riding Florentina into second place behind Gio in the grand prix.

Wellington Riding Premier League was without doubt Charlotte Dujardin’s show. She achieved seven wins and no scores under 74%. In the grand prix, Gio (Pumpkin), the horse she owns with Renee Hart, delivered a creditable 79.47% to win. The 10-year-old Apache gelding appears so confident in the ring, it’s hard to believe this was only […]

Full details released of rider’s continued electric spur abuse after 10-year ban *H&H Plus*

The FEI Tribunal has now released its full decision on the hearing into Andy Kocher’s electric spur use, for which the US rider was banned for 10 years. H&H finds out what the witnesses, rider and FEI said, and the panel’s verdict

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THE FEI has released the full details of US rider Andy Kocher’s “pre-planned, deliberate, intentional, methodical and continued abuse of horses” by using electric spurs. H&H has reported on the FEI investigation into the rider, who has represented the US at the World Cup and Nations Cup finals. The FEI announced in April that Kocher […]

‘My heart is broken’: Former Olympic champion’s farewell to top mare

Steve Guerdat Bianca
Steve Guerdat (SUI) riding Albfuehren’s Bianca during the First Qualifying Competition – Individual and Teams at the FEI Longines European Championships Jumping, Dressage & Para-Dressage Rotterdam 2019 held in Kralingse Bos in Rotterdam in the Netherlands on 19-25th August 2019

“You gave us so much happiness over the last years that this is a cruel moment. Cruel because I would have liked to have been able to offer you so much more. Cruel because you will leave behind you a huge void”

Nicola Wilson, Tom McEwen and Bubby Upton are all celebrating after Bicton victories

Bicton Horse Trials results

Nicola Wilson was victorious in the CCI4*-L at Bicton Horse Trials, supported by Chedington. She jumped clear inside the time allowed on JL Dublin in the final showjumping phase. Find out how Nicola Wilson reacted to winning the CCI4*-L Ros Canter finished second in this section on the exciting nine-year-old, Lordships Graffalo, finishing 1.9 penalties […]

Tom McEwen is victorious in Olympic selection trial CCI4*-S at Bicton *H&H Plus*

Find out how this dramatic class at Bicton Horse Trials unfolded on cross-country day today…

Bicton Horse Trials cross-country

Just 7.7 penalties separated the top 10 finishers in the CCI4*-S at Bicton Horse Trials, supported by Chedington, today (13 June). But it was Tom McEwen, who had led after the showjumping phase aboard Fred Barker, Penny Barker, Jane Inns and Alison McEwen’s incredibly consistent Toledo De Kerser (pictured) who took the victory. The pair […]

Horse fatally injured on cross-country at Bicton

The gelding was competing in the CCI4*-S class when the accident happened while going across country

Holly Needham riding HENDRIX in CCI-S 4* Section C1 during the cross country phase of the Chedington Bicton International Horse Trials held at Bicton Arena near East Budleigh in Devon in the UK on the 13 June 2021

Hendrix, owned and ridden by Holly Needham, has been put down after a fatal accident today (13 June) at Bicton Horse Trials, supported by Chedington. The nine-year-old gelding (pictured prior to the incident) was competing in the CCI4*-S class when the accident happened while going across country. A statement released by Bicton this afternoon said: […]