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Olympia, The London International Horse Show, Young Lions Under 25 years British Championship
September 25, 2018
British Showjumping is pleased to announce that a Championship class for riders aged 25 years and under called The Young Lions British Championship will be hosted at Olympia, The London International Horse Show which takes place between 17 - 23 December 2018. The qualification and eligibility...
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September 23, 2018
Germany’s Simone Blum (29) etched her name into the record books when becoming the first woman in the 28-year history of the FEI World Equestrian Games™, and only the second female athlete in the 65-year history of the World Jumping Championships, to take the individual...
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Girl Power was the order of the day at WEG in the Team Final
September 21, 2018
    Despite a tremendous clear round from Amanda Derbyshire and just a single time penalty from Holly Smith it was an 8th place finish for the Brits in the Team Final at the World Equestrian Games at Tryon in the USA today. Amanda’s clear with Luibanta...
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Great Britain move up seven places at WEG and secure their place in the Team Final
September 20, 2018
  It was a tough day for the 122 competitors, 25 teams and 26 individuals that were contesting the first day of the Team competition at the FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon today.  In a competition that spanned eight hours and saw only five clears...
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Equestrian Team GBR Jumpers complete their first day at FEI World Equestrian Games, Tryon
September 19, 2018
The opening speed leg at the FEI World Equestrian Games for both the Team and Individual Jumping medals on offer saw a total of 124 combinations come forward across 46 nations throughout the day at Tryon in the USA.  The testing 1.55m course, designed by Alan...
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Tickets still on sale for Horse of the Year Show's Anniversary Show
September 18, 2018
  Not long to go until Horse of the Year Show 2018; the final of the national showjumping season accompanied by three days of International showjumping. With classes such as; the Five Fence Challenge, the Thistledown Puissance and the Grand Prix Leading Show Jumper of the Year,...
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September 17, 2018
  The pre-qualification route for the Children on Horses Final at the Spring Championships 2019 has been confirmed as follows: Any horse/rider combination that meet all of the following four qualification criteria within the period of 1st September 2018 and the 31st January 2019 will gain direct...
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September 17, 2018
It was a 3rd place finish for Essex based Laura Renwick with the 10 year-old KWPN chestnut gelding Dublin V. One of only five initial combinations to achieve a clear in the first round their jump-off clear in a time of 39.68 seconds was enough for...
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Live Streaming from the Arena UK Major Showjumping Championships
September 14, 2018
Tune into www.britishequestriansport.tv from Monday for the live stream of the Arena UK Major Showjumping Championships. We'll be live from the Indoor Championship Arena from 11.00am on Monday 17th September with the Beckwith Developments Limited Star of the Future Grand Prix Qualifier and the show will conclude on...
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Registration opens for the BEF’s Podium Potential Pathway Programme
September 12, 2018
Registration is now open for the British Equestrian Federation’s UK Sport National Lottery and Sport England funded World Class Programme Podium Potential Pathway 2019-2021 squad, which now forms the first stage of the recently revised Equestrian performance pathway. The Podium Potential Pathway Programme, which replaces the...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for Rabat CSIO4* FEI Nations Cup
September 10, 2018
Following an invitation to compete in the CSIO4* FEI Nations Cup in Rabat, Morocco, the following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF. The competition takes place between the 11th – 14th October 2018 at the...
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British Showjumping's Team NAF Juniors win FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Final
September 09, 2018
Today saw the quartet of British Junior riders win their respective FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Youth Final at Sentower Park in Opglabbeek, Belgium. Competing under the title sponsor banner of NAF, the team ensured that the Union flag was aloft after producing some fantastic rounds...
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British Showjumping’s Team LeMieux finish 3rd in FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Pony Final
September 09, 2018
It was a 3rd place finish for the British Pony riders, competing under the title sponsor banner of Team LeMieux, in their FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Youth Final at Sentower Park in Opglabbeek, Belgium earlier today. Nations Cup Final The team made up of Shaunie Greig, aged...
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 Championship Fireworks in Rome as Ben Maher and Explosion W take the LGCT 2018 Title
September 08, 2018
Great Britain’s Ben Maher and Explosion W, one of the most phenomenal combinations in showjumping today, were declared LGCT Champion of 2018 in a fairytale ending to their blazing 2018 season. The Olympic gold medallist Ben and Poden Farms’ extraordinary Explosion W have dominated the individual...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for CSIO5* Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Final
September 07, 2018
The following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the CSIO5* Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Final in Barcelona, Spain. The competition takes place between the 5th – 7th October 2018 at the Real Club...
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Tickets now on sale for the British Showjumping Awards Ball
September 07, 2018
Tickets are now available for the British Showjumping Awards Ball. Spaces are limited with the event already seeing around 80% of the tickets having been snapped up.  With this in mind please book yours early to ensure your place at one of the sports 'not to be missed' social...
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JACK WHITAKER SELECTED FOR YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES
September 06, 2018
Jack Whitaker has been selected to represent Team GB at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games. The 16 year-old from Nottingham, and son of Michael Whitaker,  will compete on a borrowed horse in the showjumping competition.  All the athletes involved in equestrian event will be introduced...
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SEIB Insurance Brokers to celebrate sixth year of supporting the British Showjumping Winter Novice Championship
September 06, 2018
British Showjumping is pleased to announce that specialist insurance solution provider, SEIB Insurance Brokers, will be continuing their support of the Winter Novice Championship for the sixth consecutive year. SEIB has been providing specialist insurance solutions since 1963 and the company’s reputation has been built on...
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Live Streaming from the Bicton Arena End of Season Finale
September 05, 2018
Tune into www.britishequestriansport.tv from Friday for the live stream of the Bicton Arena End of Season Finale. We'll be live from the TopSpec Main Arena from 8.30am on Friday 7th September with an Equitop Myoplast Senior Foxhunter First Round/Senior 1.20m Open and the show will conclude on Sunday 9th...
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Discount tickets for British Showjumping members at Olympia
September 05, 2018
Olympia, The London International Horse Show 17th – 23rd December combines world class show jumping with thrilling displays and a sprinkling of Christmas magic to make the perfect festive day out.   Book now and enjoy a special British Showjumping discount on certain performances - members...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF finish 6th in Gijon CSIO5* FEI Nations Cup
August 31, 2018
It was a sixth place finish for Great Britain, riding under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF,in the CSIO5* Nations Cup in Gijon, Spain this afternoon at the Las Mestas Sports Centre. The team, who were joint leaders at the end of the first round...
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August 31, 2018
Applications are now open for those wishing to be considered for the 2019 Ella Popely Mentorship Award . The mentorship award has a key objective of assisting a British Showjumping rider aged 18-25 years old an opportunity to be mentored by one of the best riders in...
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Scope Festival 2018 Round Up-South View Equestrian Centre
August 27, 2018
  Ffion Roberts claimed the Dunglenn 148cm championship with Melanie Davies’ Ruby Riot in an exciting, edge-of-your-seats finale to conclude the Scope Festival of 2018. “She only stepped up to this level in June,” said Ffion, 16, who started riding the 16-year-old in November – “She’d had...
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Great Britain’s jumping squad named for World Equestrian Games
August 24, 2018
The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) has today confirmed the showjumping team who have been selected to represent Great Britain at this year’s World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina (USA), 11-23 September 2018. The announced team is (in alphabetical order); Amanda Derbyshire, from Lancashire, with Gochman Sport...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF Children and Junior Squads announced for FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Youth Finals
August 24, 2018
The following squads have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Youth Finals in Opglabbeek, Belgium. The competition takes place between the 6th – 9th September at Sentower Park. Children Charlotte Bowman, aged 13,...
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British Showjumping’s Team LeMieux Pony Squad announced for FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Youth Final
August 24, 2018
The following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team LeMieux in the FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Youth Final in Opglabbeek, Belgium. The competition takes place between the 6th – 9th September at Sentower Park. Perdita Digby, aged 15,...
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Live Streaming from the Scope Festival
August 20, 2018
Tune into www.britishequestriansport.tv from tomorrow for the live stream of the Scope Festival held at SouthView Competition & Training Centre. We'll be live from the Championship Arena from 9.00am tomorrow (Tuesday 21st August) with the 95cms Open Championship - Preliminary Round 2 and the show will conclude on...
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August 20, 2018
New champions were crowned and an abundance of talent was on display at the 2018 British Young Horse Showjumping Championships at Addington Manor Equestrian Centre. Matt Sampson landed the 7-year-old title and a place in the HOYS Talent Seekers Championship with a catch ride, forging ahead...
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August 19, 2018
The Longines Deauvill Classic came to a close earlier today, 20th August, with the Grand Prix in which Guy Williams (GBR) with the 13 year-old stallion Rouge de Ravel came close 2nd to Mathieu Billot (FRA) who took the win with Shiva d’Amaury. It was a...
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British Showjumping National Junior Academy Championships
August 17, 2018
The inaugural British Showjumping National Junior Academy Championships meeting at the National Agricultural and Exhibition Centre, Stoneleigh, saw more than 400 riders gather over the three days. Team Worcestershire came to the fore in the team competitions with two creditable wins. The Worcestershire Giants commandingly claimed the...
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August 16, 2018
The Step up to Gold programme is now accepting applications for 2018/2019. The programme will once again have two aims; it will continue to support riders aiming to establish themselves at the 1.40m level but due to changes in funding eligibility, the programme will also support riders...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for Gijon CSIO5* FEI Nations Cup
August 16, 2018
Following an invitation to compete in the CSIO5* FEI Nations Cup in Gijon, Spain, the following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF. The competition takes place between the 29th August – 2nd September 2018 at...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Eight Out Of Top Ten For Majestic LGCT London
July 31, 2018
Eight out of the top ten riders in the Longines Global Champions Tour season rankings will take centre stage at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London this week, for a three day festival of world class sport and thrilling entertainment. At the sharp end of the...
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Longines Global Champions Tour heads to London
July 30, 2018
Longines Global Champions Tour returns to Royal Hospital Chelsea, 3rd-5th August. With the top showjumpers in the world descending on the heart of London, this is a premium sporting and social event you simply won't want to miss this summer, with something for all the family...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF finish 2nd in hard fought Nations Cup at Hickstead
July 29, 2018
It was an unbelievably hard fought for Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Great Britain CSIO5* at Hickstead this afternoon that was also played out in pouring rain making conditions all the more difficult.  Following two rounds of jumping it was GB, competing under the title sponsorship...
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GB's James Whitaker wins the BHS Queen Elizabeth II Cup
July 28, 2018
James Whitaker and Glenavadra Brilliant were crowned the winners of today’s BHS Queen Elizabeth II Cup, the prestigious national final at Hickstead. A tricky first round saw just four riders go clear, with James lining up alongside three lady riders –  the class used to be...
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Kevin Jochems pilots Captain Cooper to King’s success
July 27, 2018
The Netherlands’ Kevin Jochems had an early birthday present when winning today’s Longines BHS King George V Gold Cup at Hickstead. This prestigious Grand Prix with a €150,000 prizefund was first held in 1911, and it remains a class that every top showjumper wants to win....
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Thursday at Hickstead -  BHS Royal International Horse Show
July 26, 2018
Australia’s Paul Tapner and Bonza King of Rouges did the double today at Hickstead when claiming the MS Amlin Eventers’ Challenge for the second year in a row. Drawn last to go, the reining champion was feeling both the heat and the pressure, after some of...
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Robert Smith wins The Bunn Leisure Trophy at Hickstead
July 26, 2018
Warwickshire-based showjumper Robert Smith has won The Bunn Leisure Trophy at Hickstead on Thursday 26 July. The Yorkshireman was fourth to go, and set off with every intention of going for the win with the ten-year-old Ilton, owned by Robert and Karina Reily. He said; “I...
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