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March 18, 2019
It was the Union Flag that flew the highest yesterday in Vilamoura, Portugal when Laura Renwick and Will Fletcher took the top two places in the Atlantic Tour CSI 3* 1.50m Grand Prix. From the field of more than thirty starters it was only five combinations that...
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Bolesworth 2019 Elite Auctions
March 18, 2019
Building on their outstanding success in recent years and continued growth and development of their international competition portfolio, Nina Barbour and her team at Bolesworth are delighted to announce an exciting expansion of their highly regarded showjumping auctions for 2019. Bolesworth Elite Yearling Auction  The auction held during the Equerry International Horse Show...
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March 18, 2019
It was a fantastic win for Holly Smith with the consistent 10 year-old Hearts Destiny, which she and husband Graham co-own with TJ Hall Ltd, in the CSI4* Suzuki Large Tour Grand Prix at the Sunshine Tour in Spain yesterday afternoon. From a huge field of...
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Two weeks until the 2019 Spring Championships at Addington Manor
March 15, 2019
The British Showjumping Spring Championships, which take place at Addington Equestrian Centre between the 28 - 31 March 2019, are just two weeks away and there is still time to qualify for one of the seven Championship Titles on offer. For those that haven’t already qualified for...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF Youth Squads announced for Opglabbeek Nations Cups
March 14, 2019
The following squads have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the Children, Junior and Young Rider Nations Cups in Opglabbeek, Belgium. The competition takes place between the 4th – 7th April 2019 at Sentower Park. Children Charlotte Bowman,...
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British Showjumping’s Team LeMieux Pony Squad announced for Opglabbeek Nations Cup
March 14, 2019
The following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team LeMieux in the Pony Nations Cup in Opglabbeek, Belgium. The competition takes place between the 4th – 7th April 2019 at Sentower Park. Jodie Burchmore-Eames, aged 16, from Northchurch,...
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Liverpool International Horse Show Donate to Tim Stockdale Foundation
March 13, 2019
Thanks to spectators at this year’s TheraplateUK Liverpool International Horse Show a generous donation has been made to the Tim Stockdale Foundation. The foundation was set up in memory of British Showjumping star Tim Stockdale, who died in November 2018 aged 54, a month after being diagnosed...
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Bolesworth International Spring Saver Ticket Offer
March 11, 2019
Heading to this year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show? Buy your tickets now to get 25% off in the Spring Saver Offer which runs until the end of April. The five-day event takes place in the stunning grounds of Bolesworth Castle near Tattenhall, Cheshire from June 12 to...
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Dodson & Horrell continue sponsorship of National Amateur & Veteran Championships for three further years
March 11, 2019
Europe’s leading horse feed manufacturer, Dodson & Horrell, will be continuing with their sponsorship of the British Showjumping National Amateur & Veteran Championships for three further years. In 2021, Dodson & Horrell will celebrate ten consecutive years of sponsorship of these popular Championships. The Dodson &...
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Douglas Duffin & Quidam finish 2nd in Vilamoura Grand Prix
March 11, 2019
The CSI3* Grand Prix in Vilamoura, Portugal saw a strong field come forward to contest the 1.50m course which only five combinations managed to jump clear in the first round.    Felipe Ramos Guinato (BRA) with Ulahop Boy was the only rider that managed to post...
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March 11, 2019
Robert Whitaker and the 16 year-old Catwalk IV, owned by Mandy Hall & Clare Whitaker, finished a strong 2nd in the Dortmund CSI4* Grand Prix yesterday. It was only an eighth of the almost forty strong field that managed to achieve a double clear across the...
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March 08, 2019
The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) continues to strongly recommend to competition and event organisers that they check the Equine ID Passports of all attending horses to make sure that they comply with vaccination rules. The BEF reminds organisers that it is vital that unvaccinated horses do...
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Competition Schedule Announced for  The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show
March 07, 2019
It’s all systems go for this year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show with a full programme of National and International Dressage and Showjumping running from June 11 to 16. This year’s show comes back bigger than ever with a schedule set to attract some of the...
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Emma Wall from Lancashire is March’s NAF Shining Star
March 07, 2019
Emma Wall has been awarded the NAF Shining Star for March as a result of the dedication and growth that she shown. These qualities resulted in Emma being nominated by Lancashire Academy Lead Coach, Andrew Millin. Fifteen year-old Emma from Leyland, Lancashire has worked hard to...
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British Showjumping announce plans of a National Training Centre
March 06, 2019
  Within the past few days British Showjumping have completed on the purchase of Home Farm, Hothorpe in Leicestershire with the plans for it to become the National Training Centre for the sport. Acquiring and developing a National Training Centre has been an ambition for the Sport...
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British Showjumping Member Discount on Royal Windsor Horse Show Tickets
March 05, 2019
  Royal Windsor Horse Show (8 – 12 May) is set to become the UK’s richest show for competitors by offering a record breaking prize fund at the Country’s largest horse show.   Showcasing a star-studded line-up in its spectacular setting, the increased prize fund and new...
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UNPRECEDENTED NUMBER OF ENTRIES EXPECTED FOR CHI ROYAL WINDSOR HORSE SHOW AS NATIONAL ENTRIES OPEN AND NEW CLASSES ARE INTRODUCED
March 04, 2019
National entries for the 76th annual CHI Royal Windsor Horse Show officially open tomorrow. This year, Organisers have added more classes to the Show giving a total of 147 Showing classes – the highest number in recent years. The best of the Brits are expected...
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British Breeding Stallion Event – March 16th, 2019
March 04, 2019
British Breeding have confirmed that the Stallion Event will go ahead on 16th March at Addington Equestrian Centre, Bucks, with the implementation of strict biosecurity measures.  The British Breeding Stallion Event, sponsored by Baileys Horse Feeds and organised by Breeding Partnership Ltd in association with Competition...
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Claudia Moore and Holly Truelove are victorious in the Charles Britton Equestrian Construction Winter JA Classic Qualifiers at Arena UK
March 04, 2019
The 2019 Charles Britton Equestrian Construction Winter JA Classic Qualifiers headed to the East Midlands this weekend. The qualifiers were held at Arena UK in Grantham, Lincolnshire during the 148cm Pony Premier Show. The qualifiers took place over two days and saw all riders from all...
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Ben Maher & Explosion W finish 2nd in LGCT Doha Grand Prix by narrow margin
March 03, 2019
It was a narrow defeat yesterday for the title of the first Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of 2019 for Ben Maher and Explosion W, owned by Poden Farms.   The Qatari capital played host to the opening leg of the season and it was a...
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1st March - BEF Update on Equine Flu
March 01, 2019
Throughout the current equine flu outbreak, the British Equestrian Federation (BEF) has continued to urge equine owners to ensure that their vaccination records are up to date. The BEF has also strongly recommended that all competition and event organisers check the equine ID passports of all...
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Longines increase support of Hickstead
March 01, 2019
  Hickstead is delighted to announce that Longines will be increasing its support of the showground in a new partnership deal that continues until 2021. The Swiss watch brand is already the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Watch of the entire Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ series, of which...
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Retrained Racehorses Competition Structure 2019
February 27, 2019
British Showjumping, in conjunction with Retraining of Racehorses (RoR), are pleased to confirm this year’s competition structure for retrained racehorses competing within the sport. The structure will be as follows and in order to participate in these competitions, you will need to ensure that you...
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British Showjumping ‘Just for Schools’ Winter Championships 2019
February 26, 2019
The ‘Just for Schools’ Winter Championships 2019 will take place in just under two weeks’ time between the 16-17 March at The David Broome Event Centre, Wales and West Showground in Chepstow. With a whole host of classes from ‘Just for Schools’ League classes through to...
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Paul Bevan is victorious in the Winter Grand Prix at SouthView Equestrian Centre
February 25, 2019
Paul Bevan from Lichfield, Staffordshire partnered his own Deangelo II, an 11 year-old Dutch-bred chestnut gelding whom Paul has competed since 2013, to the win in Sunday’s Winter Grand Prix at SouthView Equestrian Centre, Cheshire. Five of the initial twenty-seven starters produced a first round clear...
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Allan Birch Claims his Second Qualifying Ticket in the SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier at SouthView Equestrian Centre
February 25, 2019
SouthView Equestrian Centre in Cheshire held the final Winter Classic Show in the 2018/2019 Calendar this weekend and it proved to be a popular choice with fifty-two combinations coming forward with the hopes of gaining one of the final tickets on offer for the SEIB...
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 Harry Bateman Snatches the Top Spot in The Final Champagne Cave Winter Grades B & C Qualifier at SouthView Equestrian Centre
February 25, 2019
This weekend saw the last show of the Winter Classic Series at SouthView Equestrian Centre in Cheshire which played host to a number of final qualifiers including The Champagne Cave Winter Grades B&C Championship Qualifier. Harry Bateman from Hockley, Essex had been knocking on the door...
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February 24, 2019
Ben Maher takes the runners-up spot in the Spring MET Mediterranean Equestrian Tour CSI3* Grand Prix in Oliva Nova, Spain with F One USA, a 10 year-old Dutch-bred gelding owned by Poden Farms. Fifty-seven competitors took on the 1.50m first round track with twelve progressing onto...
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February 24, 2019
A solid performance by Ellen Whitaker in the Vilamoura Atlantic Tour CSI 3* Grand Prix saw her finish 2nd in a field of almost forty starters. Riding Jack Van’T Kattenheye, a 10 year old gelding owned by MK Sportpferde/Max Kuhner, Ellen was just one of five...
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February 24, 2019
From a starting field of fifty-four combinations Great Britain secured two of the top three placings in this afternoon’s CSI 3* Sunshine Tour Grand Prix at Vejer de la Frontera, Spain. Hosted in the David Broome Arena, it was Jake Saywell who took 2nd place behind...
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February 22, 2019
  Following the information shared with you on Monday 18 February, we wanted to let you know that the new guidance for equine movements after the UK leaves the EU in the event of a no deal, is now live on GOV.UK https://www.gov.uk/guidance/export-horses-and-ponies-special-rules  This means the information is...
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22nd Feb 2019 - BEF Equine Flu Update
February 22, 2019
The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) continues to closely monitor the equine flu outbreak and notes the latest update from the Animal Health Trust that there have been positive tests in Yorkshire, Sussex, Gloucestershire, Hertfordshire and Kent. Throughout this outbreak the BEF has urged equine owners to...
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February 21, 2019
  The International Competition Grooms Group (ICGG) has been launched to support any groom that works at international level competitions, whether in the UK or abroad. With representatives from each international circuit, the Group gives the opportunity for members to share their concerns and important opinions. The International...
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Harry Charles & William Whitaker join Miami Celtics as the GCL 2019 teams announced
February 21, 2019
The GCL teams on the starting grid for the 2019 season are announced today with top riders switching teams and new stars joining the fight for the coveted Championship. After a busy off-season period of transfers some of the biggest names in show jumping are changing...
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Moving equines to the EU may change after the 29 March 2019
February 21, 2019
The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) has been preparing for when the UK leaves the European Union on March 29th 2019. Although the conditions of the UK’s departure are not yet clear the BEF has been working closely with the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural...
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Charlotte Bevan from Flintshire is February’s NAF Shining Star
February 20, 2019
Charlotte Bevan, also known as Charley, has been awarded the NAF Shining Star for February after having shown dedication and a positive attitude. These attributes lead to Charlie being nominated by Clwyd Academy Co-Ordinator and Lead Coach, Amanda Carpenter. Thirteen year-old Charley from Flint, Flintshire has been a committed...
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Shaunie Greig claims her third ticket whilst Tatiane Mauree seals her first win in the Charles Britton Equestrian Construction Winter JA Classic Qualifiers at Morris Equestrian Centre
February 19, 2019
The 2019 Charles Britton Equestrian Construction Winter JA Classic Qualifiers headed North this weekend to Morris Equestrian Centre in Kilmarnock, Scotland and they were held during the 148cm Pony Premier Show. The qualifiers took place over two days and saw all riders from all over the...
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18th February 2019 – BEF Equine Flu latest update
February 18, 2019
The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) notes that the Animal Health Trust (AHT) has reported more positive tests for equine flu over the weekend in Shropshire, Worcestershire, Norfolk and Buckinghamshire. 16 horses returned positive tests at one premises in Worcestershire. The AHT reports that this is thought to...
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Zebra Products sign up to support the British Showjumping Business Partnership for a fourth year
February 18, 2019
Zebra Products, the UK and Ireland’s leading distributor of premium equestrian products, will once again be joining forces with British Showjumping for another year. Zebra Products has signed up to support the British Showjumping Business Partnership for a fourth year and in doing so, will...
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Ellen Whitaker takes top three placing in Vilamoura
February 18, 2019
Ellen Whitaker from Barnsley, North Yorkshire bagged herself a place in the top three in the Vilamoura Atlantic Tour CSI3* Grand Prix when she piloted Jack Van’T Kattenheye, a 10 year-old Belgian-bred Gelding owned by Amy Mason into third place.  Thirty-Nine combinations came forward to tackle the...
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15th February 2019 UPDATE FROM THE BEF
February 15, 2019
  The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) notes the latest update (14.02.19) from the Animal Health Trust of more positive tests for equine flu in Worcestershire, central Scotland, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire. For the latest information follow @equiflunet on Twitter. The BEF is urging all competition and training event...
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14th Feb 2019 -  BEF UPDATE ON EQUINE FLU
February 14, 2019
  The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) notes the latest update from the Animal Health Trust (follow @equiflunet on Twitter for more details) reporting more positive tests for equine flu in Sussex, Worcestershire and Leicestershire. The BEF continues to urge horse owners to be vigilant for signs of...
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New Members’ Upgrade at Bolesworth International
February 14, 2019
This year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show will see a new exclusive members’ upgrade at the prestigious event. The five-day event takes place in the stunning grounds of Bolesworth Castle near Tattenhall, Cheshire from June 12 to June 16, 2019 and the new members’ package  includes...
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Alex Thompson takes the top spot in The Champagne Cave Winter Grades B & C Qualifier at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe
February 13, 2019
Alex Thompson from Nottinghamshire sealed the win in The Champagne Cave Winter Grades B & C Qualifier which took place at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe in Bedfordshire. One-third of the initial starting combinations jumped clear around David Cole’s twelve fence-track to make it through to...
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Adrian Whiteway wins the SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe
February 13, 2019
The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe in Bedfordshire played host to a number of winter qualifiers over the weekend and this included a SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier on Sunday morning. Forty competitors came forward with the hopes of claiming a qualifying ticket and it was Adrian...
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Phillip Miller takes the Winter Grand Prix title at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe
February 13, 2019
Phillip Miller from Harpenden, Hertfordshire took the win in Saturday’s Winter Grand Prix at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe in Bedfordshire. Phillip partnered the Caretino Glory sired 13 year-old mare, Sussex Caretino, owned by the Brendon Stud, to victory. Six of the initial twenty-one starters produced...
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Tickets now on sale for Horse of the Year Show 2019
February 13, 2019
Each October, the NEC in Birmingham undergoes a horsey transformation like no other in order to host the incredibly impressive Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) which is the biggest week of the year for equestrian entertainment. The show takes place this year from 2nd...
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Equine Flu Notice for Academy Coordinators, Coaches and Area Representatives,
February 13, 2019
Given the recent Equine Influenza outbreak please can passport checks be carried out at all training to ensure vaccinations comply with our ruling (below). We also strongly advise members that if their horses last vaccination exceeds 6 months that they have an additional booster vaccination....
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Prestige Italia announced as title sponsor of the Big Star Championship
February 13, 2019
Saddle manufacturer, Prestige Italia, has joined up with British Showjumping to become the new title sponsor of the Big Star Championship. The Championship takes place during the British Showjumping National Championships at the National Agricultural and Exhibition Centre (NAEC), Stoneleigh Park and the 2019 show...
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13th Feb 2019 - BEF Update on 3 more positive tests for Equine Flu
February 13, 2019
The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) notes the latest update from the Animal Health Trust (AHT) that there have been three further positive tests for equine flu in Kent, Derbyshire and central Scotland. Although there have been a relatively small number of positive tests from the thousands...
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