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Turbo Charged Porsche Ride and Drive
June 15, 2019
  Saturday's action at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show ended in turbo-charged fashion with the Porsche Ride and Drive. And it was former multiple champion jockey Sir AP McCoy who showcased his skills with a completely different kind of horsepower - behind the wheel...
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Kayleigh Celebrates Bolesworth Victory
June 15, 2019
  Kayleigh Watts reflected on arguably her biggest career victory after winning the Voltaire Design CSI two-star grand prix at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show. The Hertfordshire rider kept her nerve in a tense jump-off to land the £7,300 top prize with 11-year-old mare...
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Vintage Whitaker Performance at Bolesworth International
June 15, 2019
  John Whitaker turned back the clock and produced a vintage performance to win Saturday's feature four-star class at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show. The 63-year-old Yorkshireman has collected 19 Olympic, World and European medals during a stellar career that has seen him land...
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Lila Makes an Impression at Bolesworth
June 15, 2019
  Lila Bremner hailed her pony "one in a million" after claiming an outstanding win on her debut at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show. Lila's father - television star and impressionist Rory Bremner - looked on as she delivered an immaculate display in the...
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Harry Makes His Mark at Bolesworth
June 15, 2019
  Harry Charles made his mark on day four of the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show as he claimed another fine victory with 11-year-old mare Doulita. The combination showcased their quality by claiming an impressive win at the Theraplate UK Liverpool International Horse Show six...
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Three Cheers for Bolesworth Puissance
June 14, 2019
Holly Smith completed a remarkable puissance Grand Slam when she shared in a three-way tie for victory at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show. Holly had already claimed puissance titles at the Theraplate UK Liverpool International Horse of the Year Show, London International Horse Show and...
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Holly Sets Her Heart on a Win
June 14, 2019
  Holly Smith and Hearts Destiny - one of GB's nations cup team mainstays - took centre-stage on day three at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show. The Leicestershire-based Nations Cup rider has her sights firmly fixed on selection for Great Britain selection in the European Championships later this...
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DON’T MISS A MOMENT OF THE AL SHIRA’AA HICKSTEAD DERBY MEETING
June 14, 2019
Viewers will be able to watch four days of action from the Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby Meeting (20-23 June 2019) streamed live on ClipMyHorse.TV. The popular streaming platform will be showing all the action from the Longines International Arena from Thursday onwards, including the Bunn Leisure...
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Impressive Victory for Kerry and Wellington M
June 14, 2019
Kerry Brennan showcased all her experience to claim an impressive victory at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show. The Derbyshire rider has a proven and successful partnership with 16-year-old bay gelding Wellington M. And they proved it once again by winning the Carden Arms two-star,...
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Georgia Leads a British Clean Sweep
June 14, 2019
Georgia Tame produced a winning start for Great Britain on day three of the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show. Sussex rider Georgia triumphed in the AC Jackson-sponsored four-star class against the clock, leading a clean sweep of the top five places by British riders. Graham...
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Keith and his Lady Hit Top Form
June 13, 2019
Keith Shore ensured British success in the feature jumping class on day two of the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show. Keith, who is based just 20 miles from Bolesworth, won the Bloomfields Horseboxes four-star two-phase competition on 11-year-old mare Iron Lady Van T Meulenhof. It...
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Jumping Gets Underway at Bolesworth International in Thrilling Fashion
June 13, 2019
Two-star jumping at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show began in thrilling fashion on Thursday. The 1.35metre two-phase competition saw the top three finishers separated by just four hundredths of a second. Dorset rider Yazmin Davis led for most of the class after clocking a...
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*Important announcement from the Bolesworth Team*
June 12, 2019
Important announcement from the Bolesworth Team 'It is with great regret that the we announce that the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show will not be opening for public access during the event.   A huge effort has been undertaken by the team throughout the build-up and with...
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June 12, 2019
British Showjumping is pleased to announce that Melanie Scott has been appointed in the role of Northern Development Officer. Melanie has previously provided Development Officer maternity cover for Scotland and is currently providing maternity cover for the East and East Midlands region. Melanie will take over...
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*IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR BOLESWORTH INTERNATIONAL*
June 12, 2019
Public Access: Unfortunately, despite taking proactive measures throughout the build up and overnight the Bolesworth team unable to open the show to the Public Wednesday AND THURSDAY. There be refunds issued for both Wednesday and Thursday general admission bookers offering you the chance to come free of charge...
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Paul Barker claims the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier at Bramham Horse Trials
June 11, 2019
The British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier took place at a rainy Bramham Horse Trials in West Yorkshire on Saturday. Forty-nine combinations came forward to take on Diane Boddy’s thirteen fence track with the hopes of gaining one of the three qualifying tickets...
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THE BARBOUR FAMILY LAUNCH A BRAVE NEW ERA FOR BOLESWORTH ESTATE
June 11, 2019
This week will see the dawn of a new era for Bolesworth Estate in Cheshire as The Barbour family launch its much anticipated rebrand and vision to the public during The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show. Their flagship event, The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show, is...
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June 11, 2019
Meat Contamination Cases: WADA amends World Anti-Doping Code from 1 June On 16 May 2019, the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) Foundation Board decided to amend Article 7.4 of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code) with effect from 1 June 2019, to allow WADA-accredited laboratories to report Atypical Findings (ATFs) for...
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Rachel Proudley takes the top spot in the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at Keysoe Equestrian Centre
June 10, 2019
The Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round took place on Saturday during the Pony Premier Show at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe in Bedfordshire and it was Rachel Proudley who landed at the top of the leader board with Ashleigh Effard’s 17 year-old British bred...
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Lucy Macgregor from Perthshire is June’s NAF Shining Star
June 10, 2019
Ten year-old Lucy Macgregor from Abernyte, Perthshire has been awarded the NAF Shining Star award for June after showing great improvement in her riding and her confidence to Perth and Fife Academy coach David Harland. Speaking highly of Lucy, David says “The reason I put Lucy...
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Nicole Pavitt is victorious in the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier at the South of England Show
June 10, 2019
A British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier took place at the popular South of England Show on Thursday. Seventy-two combinations came forward to take on Neil Theobald’s track with eyes firmly set on gaining one of the three qualifying tickets on offer for...
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Mark Edwards takes the win in the International Stairway at the South of England Show
June 10, 2019
The fourth leg of the International Stairway Series 2019 was held at the South of England Show on Friday and it was Mark Edwards from Cowbridge in South Glamorgan who clinched the win on Montreuxs Tale, a 9 year-old British bred gelding owned by Martyn...
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Princess Anne to launch first National Training Centre for RDA
June 10, 2019
The first ever National Training Centre for RDA will be officially opened in Warwickshire on 12 June by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal. Princess Anne is President of the RDA and a patron of the centre, which will bring together, train and inspire the charity’s...
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June 08, 2019
The Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Cannes Presented by Volvo got underway under floodlights in the square sand arena next to the Mediterranean. The grandstand and hospital lounges were full to bursting for a night of high octane show jumping. The world’s best riders...
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World Class Show Jumpers Head to The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show
June 07, 2019
A FEAST of world class showjumping awaits visitors to this year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show. And the ladies look set to give the men a run for their money across top class action from the Equerry Grand Prix, to Equitop GLME Puissance, and exhilarating Ride...
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Two months to go until the British Showjumping National Championships
June 06, 2019
Just two months to go until the British Showjumping National Championships take place at the NAEC Stoneleigh in Warwickshire, 6th – 11th August. The event is the culmination of the qualifying season across all levels of classes from Stepping Stones onwards, therefore will feature many national titles...
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Equitop New Sponsor For Bolesworth Young Horse Championship Show
June 05, 2019
WITH just weeks to go until the exciting new Bolesworth Young Horse Championship Show, plans are in the final stages, and entries are now officially open. The Bolesworth team are delighted to announce new title sponsorship from Equitop for the event which is being held in...
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Derek Morton lands the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Field House Equestrian Centre
June 04, 2019
Derek Morton from Stone in Staffordshire claims the top spot in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round held at Field House Equestrian Centre in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire on Sunday. Fifty-three combinations came forward to take on David Cole’s twelve fence first round track and twelve made...
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Emily Dewey claims the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifier at Royal Bath and West
June 04, 2019
The third of the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C Qualifiers took place at the Royal Bath and West Show on Saturday. Fifty-three combinations came forward for a chance to gain one of the three qualifying tickets on offer for the British Horse Feeds...
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Tim Davies wins the Connolly’s RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Second Round at Keysoe
June 04, 2019
A Connolly’s RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Second Round took place at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe in Bedfordshire on Sunday and it was Tim Davies who took the honours. With just two qualifying tickets available for the Connolly’s RED MILLS Senior Newcomers Championship Final, which will...
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Joe Stockdale takes the Equitop Myoplast Senior Foxhunter Second Round at Keysoe
June 04, 2019
The fourth Equitop Myoplast Senior Foxhunter Second Round was held on Friday at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe in Bedfordshire and it was Joe Stockdale who claimed the top spot with Cacharel IV. Fifty-six combinations came forward to take on course designer David Conway’s track with...
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Team NAF move up the Longines FEI Nations Cup Table in St Gallen
June 02, 2019
It was a thrilling three-way jump off in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Switzerland at St Gallen this afternoon which saw France take the eventual honours and Italy settle for the runner up spot with the home nation taking 3rd.  For Great Britain it...
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Oliver Tuff and Jack Whitaker finish within Top 4 of Wierden Junior Grand Prix
June 01, 2019
  Great Britain took two of the top four Junior Grand Prix placings in Weirden, The Netherlands, earlier this evening when both Oliver Tuff and Jack Whitaker posted two of the four double clear performances achieved within the competition. Oliver Tuff, aged 16, from Totnes, Devon with Darino...
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Claudia Moore 3rd in Wierden Pony Grand Prix
June 01, 2019
  Claudia Moore, aged 14 from Brentwood in Essex, finished 3rd in the Wierden Grand Prix this afternoon with the 15 year-old bay gelding Elando van de Roshoeve owned by her mother Katrina Moore. Earlier at the show in The Netherlands, Claudia had jumped double clear in...
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