News Archive


August 14, 2018
The British Equestrian Federation can confirm the equestrian athlete and horse combinations they have submitted to the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) as the Nominated Entry Lists for the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Tryon, North Carolina (11-23 September). All discipline nominated entry lists are listed...
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Live Streaming from the British Young Horse Showjumping Championships
August 14, 2018
Tune into www.britishequestriansport.tv from tomorrow for the live stream of the British Young Horse Showjumping Championships at Addington Manor Equestrian Centre. We'll be live from 3.30pm tomorrow afternoon (Wednesday 15th August) with the Non-British Bred 4 Year Old Championship Prelim Round and the British Bred 4 Year Old Championship...
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August 13, 2018
The inaugural British Showjumping National Junior Academy Championships that are being held at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire between the 12th – 14th August hosted this year’s NAF Pony Five Star Finals. The Finals took place on Sunday 12th August and were once again a great showcase...
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Joe Clayton is crowned the new British Showjumping National Champion
August 12, 2018
After an incredible array of talent over the six days of the British Showjumping National Championships, it came down to the nail-biting final leg of the HOYS International Wild Card Series which incorporated the British Showjumping Business Partnership International Stairway Final. With four Horse of...
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Clea Phillipps crowned the National Senior Rider Champion
August 12, 2018
The final class of the day in the Porsche Centre Solihull Championship Arena 2 saw 14 horse/rider combinations come forward to contest the National Senior Rider Championship Final, set at a height of 1.20m. The glory was that of Clea Phillipps riding 11 year old...
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Michael Potter on Haya Loma N wins the Big Star National 6 year old Championship Final
August 12, 2018
The Big Star Championship was the ultimate test for the country’s best six year old horses who had to face two rounds at 1.30m in order to qualify for the jump off; a feat that eight combinations managed to achieve. After a beautiful round, it...
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Faye Adams on top form to take the National 1.30m Open Championship
August 12, 2018
Feeling on top form after winning the National Speed Horse Final yesterday at the British Showjumping National Championships, 20 year old Faye Adams flew to victory with Demograaf to also take the National 1.30m Open Championship title. As one of 20 riders in the jump...
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Shropshire Area win the National Team Jumping Championship
August 12, 2018
In the National Team Jumping Championship on Day 6 of competition here at the British Showjumping National Championships 2018, horses and riders had travelled from all around the UK to contest the final. The winning team was Shropshire with team captain Ceri Williams and team...
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Claudia Moore wins Individual Bronze at the Pony European Championships
August 12, 2018
Claudia Moore added an Individual Bronze medal to her tally this morning at the Pony European Championships at Bishop Burton College in East Yorkshire. Jumping under the title sponsor banner of Team LeMieux, today’s success saw Claudia add to the Team Gold won by the...
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Oliver Fletcher crowned the 2018 National under 21 Champion
August 12, 2018
In the Porsche Centre Solihull Championship Arena 2, Oliver Fletcher rode as determined as ever to take the highly-sought after National under 21 Champion title, adding to his National under 16 title which he had just been awarded in the class before. With his brother...
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Oliver Fletcher takes the National under 16 Champion title
August 12, 2018
Oliver Fletcher ensured that the family tradition of winning at the British Showjumping National Championships was upheld, as he came down towards the last fence and achieved the fastest time in the jump-off, aboard his father’s 10 year old chestnut mare, Dahar. It was a...
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Chloe Reynolds wins the National 5 year old Championship Final
August 12, 2018
In the Porsche Centre Solihull Championship Arena 2, it was the turn of the five year olds to take to the arena. With 22 horse/rider combinations forward it was a wonderful display of up and coming talent from the young horses. The National 5 year...
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Claire Shepherd wins the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Championship
August 12, 2018
On the final day of competition here at the British Showjumping National Championships 2018, the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Championship was the first class of the day in Championship Arena 1. Taking the title for 2018 was Claire Shepherd with the beautiful six year old...
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Horse of the Year Show International Wild Card qualifier - Incorporating the National Speed Horse Final
August 11, 2018
Day 5 of the British Showjumping National Championships 2018 saw the second leg of the Horse of the Year Show International Wild Card qualifier in Championship Arena one with the National Speed Horse Final. Once again the crowds watched in anticipation to see who would...
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Tara Byrtt and Valerie B take the National 1.15m Members Cup Championship Final
August 11, 2018
A total of 22 riders battled the elements in a nail biting jump off in the Porsche Centre Solihull Championship Arena 2 to secure the National 1.15m Members Cup. Despite a tough time set by Lucinda Stewart riding Cancun II, it proved to be no...
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August 11, 2018
  The Porsche Centre Solihull Championship Arena 2 played host to the Horse First Supplements National 4 year old Championship Final today at the British Showjumping National Championships 2018.The Championship saw the stars of tomorrow compete under the watchful eyes of the judge Mark Williams and...
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Nicole Pavitt steals the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier at the British Showjumping National Championships
August 11, 2018
Arena 3 saw a very large British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier get underway with 82 competitors, tackling the testing course built by Krissy Spiller. Each fence posed a different question and caught many out, leaving 16 combinations to go through to the...
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The Equitop Myoplast Senior Foxhunter Masters goes to Timothy Davies
August 11, 2018
The highly anticipated Equitop Myoplast Senior Foxhunter Masters 1.30m saw 12 competitors progress through to the thrilling jump-off on Day 5 at the British Showjumping National Championship 2018, held at NAEC Stoneleigh. With the top four in the class offering a qualification for Horse of...
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Claire Fielding takes the spoils in the Retraining of Racehorses Bronze League Championship
August 11, 2018
In the Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) Bronze League Championship at the British Showjumping National Championships, six combinations found the solution in the first round and it was Claire Fielding who secured the only double clear to claim the 2018 RoR Bronze League title riding her own bay...
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Paige Smart wins the Retraining of Racehorses Club League Championship
August 11, 2018
It was an emotional Paige Smart who was awarded the winner’s sash and trophy after her and Jive Master II rode the only clear in the jump off of the Retraining of Racehorses Club League Championship at the British Showjumping National Championships 2018. With no...
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Five times a winner; Emma-Jo Slater takes the KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Championship
August 11, 2018
Emma-Jo Slater partnered with five year old Kimba Uttah owned by Kim Barzilay won the KBIS Insurance Senior British Novice Championship on Day 5 of the British Showjumping National Championships 2018. There was a strong jump off of 28 horse/rider combinations going through and Emma-Jo...
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Rachel Vicary aboard Sparkling Indulgence wins the National 1.25m Restricted Rider Championship Final
August 11, 2018
The sun was out for the first class of the day in Championship Arena 1 at the British Showjumping National Championships 2018. Seeing 37 riders come forward to contest the National 1.25m Restricted Rider Championship, the glory was that of Rachel Vicary aboard Sparkling Indulgence...
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Robert Murphy crowned the National 1.40m Champion 2018
August 10, 2018
In the first leg of the HOYS International Wild Card qualifier on Friday, which also incorporated the National 1.40m Championship, fourth placed rider Robert Murphy was crowned the National 1.40m Champion with Newbridges Chablis SW. Robert, from Preston in Lancashire, won the title being the...
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August 10, 2018
  The crowd were treated to an impressive display of teamwork by all horse and rider combinations competing in the National Para Equestrian Championship this afternoon, which took place centre stage in the Porsche Centre Solihull Championship Arena 2. The Championship consisted of five titles which...
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Ellen Whitaker takes the glory in the Horse of the Year Show Wild Card Qualifier
August 10, 2018
Friday at the British Showjumping National Championships saw leg one of the Horse of the Year Show Wild Card Qualifier in Championship Arena 1. With an incredible 77 combinations setting out to contest the 1.40m course the challenge was on. After a great display of showjumping...
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August 10, 2018
It was a brisk start to the day in Arena 3 for the British Showjumping National Championships 2018, Day 4. The course was set for the 70cm Senior National Club Championships which saw 17 horse and rider combinations try and take that overall Championship title....
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Team LeMieux Ponies win European Team Gold on Home Soil
August 10, 2018
This afternoon saw the British Pony Team, competing as Team LeMieux, take the Team Gold at the Pony European Championships at Bishop Burton, Great Britain. The Brits came into today’s team competition in a strong position after two riders returned home with clears whilst the other...
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William Fletcher takes the National Grade B Championship Final
August 10, 2018
A rider who needs very little in the way of introduction, William Fletcher showed the crowd exactly how it is done aboard Tiger Bright in the National Grade B Championship, producing the only double clear of the class to take the win. William has had...
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A 1-2 win for Angela Thompson in the National Grade C Championship Final
August 10, 2018
In the Porsche Centre Solihull Championship Arena 2, Angela Thompson made the National Grade C Championship her own. She jumped into the lead riding Eleri Perry’s Fremont VDL, as well as securing second place with Cornet Obolensky Junior. Angela and her husband spotted the now eight...
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Lucy Townley takes the Connolly’s RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Masters
August 10, 2018
Lucy Townley and the Billy Stud’s Billy Spiral strode to victory in the Connolly’s RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Masters on Day 4 at the British Showjumping National Championships 2018. Last to go in the jump-off and with qualification for Horse of the Year Show already...
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August 10, 2018
Great Britain's Senior Nations Cup Teams, who compete under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF, today secured a qualifying position for the 2018 Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Final following a sixth place finish in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Ireland CSIO5* at the...
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Jenna Good and Western King win the Pony Discovery Championship Final
August 09, 2018
The final class of the day in Championship Arena 1 was the Pony Discovery Championship Final which saw an incredible 94 starters come forward to tackle the 1.05m course built by lead course designer Jason Abbs. Despite exceptional talent on display, there were just nine...
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A Daisy duo take the title in the Pony Bronze League 138cm & Under Final
August 09, 2018
With 14 riders going all out in the jump off, the Pony Bronze League 138cm & Under Final was a thriller of a class at the British Showjumping National Championships 2018. The difficult line composed of a double of verticals and oxer dashed many Championship...
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Katie Bradburne and Runaway Dolly take the Pony Bronze League 128cm Title
August 09, 2018
Katie Bradburne and Runaway Dolly put in a stellar performance to take the Pony Bronze League 128cm Championship against 16 other competitors as they flew past the jump off finish line in 29.61 seconds. “Dolly is actually my brother’s pony but a few years ago...
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Courtney Young takes the spoils in the Pony Silver League 148cm & Under Final
August 09, 2018
There were 12 riders out of 30 starters who found the key to the first round of the Pony Silver League 148cm & Under Final at NAEC Stoneleigh for the British Showjumping National Championships 2018. Going fourth in the jump off, Charley Hamilton and Castlebaldwin...
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Talia Da’Prato wins the Pony Restricted Rider 1.10m Championship Final
August 09, 2018
It was Hertfordshire based showjumper, Talia Da’Prato riding Right Proper Charlie who took the spoils in the Pony Restricted Rider 1.10m Championship Final on Day 3 of the British Showjumping National Championships here at NAEC Stoneleigh. With just five riders through to the jump off,...
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 Danielle Westlake and Caramel Twist crowned the Pony Bronze League 148cm & Under Champions
August 09, 2018
The British Showjumping National Championships 2018 has proved to be a lucky one for Essex based showjumper Danielle Westlake, who stormed into the lead to take the Pony Bronze League 148cm & Under title after winning the All Horse Magazine 80cm Pony Open yesterday. Aboard...
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Chloe Templeton takes the Pony Foxhunter Masters
August 09, 2018
Chloe Templeton aboard seven year old bay gelding Still Got Me were the well-deserved winners of the Pony Foxhunter Masters on Day 3 of the British Showjumping National Championships 2018, making their trip down from Dunfermline in Scotland well worth the journey. At just 15...
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Jessica Howard and Tinkas Gentleman Jim win the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Masters
August 08, 2018
Jessica Howard and Tinkas Gentleman Jim were crowned the winners of the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Masters in the final class of the day at the British Showjumping National Championships 2018.  As the final combination to go in the 16 pony jump off, Jessica flew...
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Charlie Clapham claims Stepping Stones 138cm Final
August 08, 2018
    The Stepping Stones 138cm Championship provided its fair share of afternoon drama with only nine clears out of 58 starters in the first round. The double of verticals at fence six caused problems for many riders, with other hopes dashed at the first fence a...
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August 08, 2018
    70cm Final The individual winner in the 70cm Just For Schools Final was 13 year old Ronie Thomas riding Didi II. The Gloucestershire based rider won her class in a time of 28.45 seconds with the 10 year old mare who he has been riding for just...
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Emily Irvine wins Stepping Stones 128cm Championships Final
August 08, 2018
    Emily Irvine put in a fantastic jump off round on board Craig Scott’s gorgeous liver chestnut pony, Bunbury Conquest, to beat 25 riders to the Stepping Stones 128cm Championship title. There were 26 clears out of 71 starters in the penultimate class of the day...
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“Biggest achievement so far” for Niki Mitchell in the Pony British Novice Championship Final
August 08, 2018
  The second class of the day in Championship Arena 1 had an incredible 96 starters and lasted over five hours seeing rider after rider enter the ring to contest the sought after title here at the British Showjumping National Championships 2018. Not letting the pressure...
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Izabella Rogers wins Pony Silver league 138cm Final
August 08, 2018
  In the British Showjumping Pony Silver League 138cm & Under Final, at the National Championships in Stoneleigh Park, there were six clears out of the starting field of nineteen. It was a fast and furious jump off with tight turns and tricky lines. There were...
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Connie Mensley wins the Pony Silver League 128cm Final
August 08, 2018
  Connie Mensley and William Stewart went head to head in the jump off of the Pony Silver league 128cm Final being the only two clears out of 16 starters. Connie and her tri-coloured Gemstone Sienna did a lovely clear at 44.01, putting pressure on William....
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A double win for Lily Freeman-Attwood in the Equithème National 148cm Championship
August 07, 2018
With just one clear out of 32 riders, the course proved tough for the Equithème National 148cm Championship taking place in the Porsche Centre Solihull Championship Arena 2. It was a well-deserved win for Lily Freeman-Attwood who took the win with Capability Brown over a...
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 Luli Loveridge wins the National 138cm Championship Final
August 07, 2018
There were 17 starters in the National 138cm Championship Final; the last class of the day in Championship Arena 1 at the British Showjumping National Championships 2018. Out of the four riders who made it through to the jump off, just two went clear and...
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Tabitha Kyle is crowned the National 128cm Champion
August 07, 2018
Tabitha Kyle aboard the very appropriately named ‘Living the Dream’ jumped to the finish to take the National 128cm Champion title at the British Showjumping National Championships 2018.  With the top three placings offering a qualification to Horse of the Year Show there was all...
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A rocking round for Jessica Howard and Rocky Robin I in the National Pony 1.15m Members Cup Final
August 07, 2018
Taking the spoils in the National Pony 1.15m Members Cup Final was Jessica Howard with Rocky Robin I. The 11 year old grey gelding was one of 16 clears out of 53 starters. Jessica was first to go in the jump off and set a...
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August 07, 2018
On day one of the British Showjumping National Championships 2018, the Porsche Centre Solihull Championship Arena 2  played host to the Junior National Club Championship Finals, across four height categories; 70cm, 80cm, 90cm and 1.00m. Up first and being the first Champion to be crowned in...
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Honor Redhouse takes the spoils in the Pony Restricted Rider 1.00m Championship
August 07, 2018
The British Showjumping National Championships 2018 got underway today at NAEC Stoneleigh in Warwickshire. Taking the first win of the Show in Championship Arena 1 was Honor Redhouse aboard her beautiful 11 year old grey mare, Zara Queen of Hearts, who was crowned the 2018...
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Alice Ellison heads the Horseware Bronze League Semi Final at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe
August 07, 2018
Alice Ellison booked her place at Horse of the Year Show with victory in the Horseware Bronze League Semi Final at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe in Bedfordshire, with Britney IV. A total of forty-two competitors chased after the much-yearned for seven Horse of the Year...
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Riders battle it out for their HOYS Wild Card
August 06, 2018
  Showjumping riders at the British Showjumping National Championships will be competing to win some of the few remaining spots for Horse of the Year Show. With four Wild Cards up for grabs throughout the show week, running from the 7th – 12th August, the competition...
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August 06, 2018
Horse of the Year Show has been a firm favourite on the show jumper’s calendar for many years, and this October at Birmingham’s NEC the Show is set to celebrate its 70th Anniversary! Starting on Wednesday 3rd and running through until Sunday 7th, the five...
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Meghan Ballantyne wins the Horseware Bronze League Semi Final at Bishop Burton College
August 06, 2018
Meghan Ballantyne seized victory in the Horseware Bronze League Semi Final at Bishop Burton College to claim a coveted place in the Horse of the Year Show Final on Cookie de Reve. Fifty-one eager hopefuls bid for the seven desired Horse of the Year Show places...
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Scott makes LGCT history amid jubilation in London as Ben extends championship lead
August 04, 2018
Scott Brash (GBR) made history at the Royal Hospital Chelsea winning the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of London presented by Sapinda for the second year running.  To jubilation in the sold-out grandstands the British Olympic Gold medallist has now won the most number of...
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Ben Maher & London Knights Shine in Show Stopping GCL Chelsea
August 04, 2018
The London Knights delivered a show stopping GCL London final today, with Ben Maher and Nicola Philippaerts victorious as the historic and picturesque Royal Hospital Chelsea.  Escorted by the Chelsea Pensioners, the Knights proudly took the top step of the podium today, their fourth win of...
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Knights raise stakes on home turf ahead of Saturday's GCL London Showdown
August 03, 2018
Home city team London Knights dominated at the magnificent Royal Hospital Chelsea for today’s GCL London, with Ben Maher and Nicola Philippaerts taking pole position for Saturday’s showdown.   The Knights are currently in the lead of the overall rankings, however with every score counting...
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Live Streaming from the British Showjumping National Championships 2018
August 03, 2018
The British Showjumping National Championships and Stoneleigh Horse Show 2018 gets underway at the NAEC, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire on the 7th August and we are delighted to share that both of the Championships Arenas will be live streamed this year through www.britishequestriansport.tv and www.clipmyhorse.tv. The event, which takes...
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Carl Freeman heads the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Field House Equestrian Centre
August 02, 2018
Locally-based Carl Freeman claimed a handsome victory in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Field House Equestrian Centre at Marchington, Staffordshire, with the eye-catching home-bred stallion Je T’Aime Romeros. Forty-six keen competitors chased after the qualifying places in this, the final Nupafeed Supplements Senior...
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Harry Wood wins the Equithème Leading Pony Showjumper of the Year Qualifier at the Welsh Home Pony
August 01, 2018
Harry Wood claimed the Equithème Leading Pony Showjumper of the Year Qualifier at the Welsh Home Pony at the David Broome Event Centre in Monmouthshire with the sole double clear on Carnhill Luna. A large field of 50 tackled course-designer Raf Suarez’s technical 12-fence track but...
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Rachel Proudley bags The Stable Company HOYS 138cm Qualifier win at the Welsh Home Pony
August 01, 2018
Rachel Proudley stormed into victory with Buttons Two in The Stable Company HOYS 138cm Qualifier at the Welsh Home Pony at the David Broome Event Centre. Forty-six competitors initially contended this final qualifier of the 2018 season, all chasing the three coveted HOYS tickets on offer. There...
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Nicole Lockhead Anderson dominates the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at the Welsh Home Pony
August 01, 2018
Nicole Lockhead Anderson from Banchory, Aberdeenshire dominated the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at the Welsh Home Pony at the David Broome Event Centre in Monmouthshire, commandingly taking the top two places. A mammoth field of ninety competitors contended the first round over course-designer Raf...
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