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BOLESWORTH ELITE FOAL COLLECTION 2020 REVEALED
August 02, 2020
Bolesworth Elite Auctions are delighted to announce the release of their 2020 elite foal collection. Boasting an exceptional hand-picked selection of outstanding foals from UK and Irish breeders, the pedigrees featured in this year’s collection once again showcase the very best of sport horse breeding.  ...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF Youth Squads announced for Wierden Nations Cups
July 30, 2020
The following squads have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the Pony, Children, Junior and Young Rider Nations Cups in Wierden, The Netherlands. The competition takes place between the 12th – 16th August 2020 at the...
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Indoor Championship Final Awarded to Aintree Equestrian Centre
July 29, 2020
  Following our previous announcement in respect of a new indoor Championship Show which will be hosting some of this year’s National Championships, we are now pleased to be able to share the news that the show has been awarded to Aintree Equestrian Centre. Scheduled to run...
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New classes added at the British Showjumping National Championships
July 27, 2020
Some new classes have been added to the British Showjumping National Championships including the following:: - Pony 1.15m Open Warm Up - 60cm Warm Up - 80cm Open Warm Up - Pony 1m Open / Newcomers .... plus more! There are classes to suit everyone no matter...
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July 24, 2020
The second week of The British Breeding/Baileys Horse Feeds Futurity Evaluations saw a strong representation for showjumping stars of the future with 3 highly coveted Gold awards presented. For the first time breeders have been submitting their entries in a digital format in sets of detailed...
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July Showjumping cancelled at Wales & West
July 16, 2020
  It is with regret that British Showumping must announce that all Showjumping at the Wales & West Showground in Monmouthshire has been cancelled.  This includes the scheduled Welsh Home Pony Show due to run between the 23 – 28 July. This decision has been enforced by...
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ENTRIES OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR THE NAF FIVE STAR BRITISH SHOWJUMPING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
July 15, 2020
  Following last week’s announcement from British Showjumping that Bolesworth will be the new venue for the Official NAF Five Star British Showjumping National Championships, we are delighted to announce that entries will be open this evening (Wednesday 15th Juy). Taking place from Monday 3rd August -...
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Junior Academy, Just for Schools and National Championships at Bolesworth 3 – 11 August
July 14, 2020
Following the recent announcement that the Junior Academy, Just For Schools and National Championships, supported by NAF, have been relocated the Bolesworth we are also pleased to inform our member the schedule is now live. In addition to Finals throughout the show which require pre-qualification there...
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New Indoor Championship Show – October 2020
July 14, 2020
British Showjumping are delighted to inform members that a new indoor championship show, to run between the 7 – 11 October 2020, will be scheduled to host a number of the National Finals which were due to take place this summer at the National Championships...
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FEI and ClipMyHorse.TV join forces on equestrian live streaming
July 13, 2020
The FEI and ClipMyHorse.TV (CMH.TV) have entered into an agreement that is set to change the future landscape of the global governing body’s live streaming services to millions of equestrian fans worldwide. CMH.TV is one of the world’s leading providers of live streams for equestrian...
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BEF Covid-19 Update - 10 July 2020
July 10, 2020
The First Ministers for Scotland and Wales have announced new lockdown measures in the past 36 hours which will allow further equestrian activity to resume in the devolved nations. Meanwhile, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has unveiled plans to help the UK recover financially from...
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British Showjumping National Championships 2020 (3 – 11 August 2020) – Venue Change
July 10, 2020
Following Grandstand Media Limited’s recent cancellation announcement of Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) on the 2nd July a second announcement shortly followed that the Stoneleigh Horse Show, which hosts the HOYS showing qualifiers and runs alongside the British Showjumping National Championships (BSNC), would also...
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British Breeding and ClipMyHorse.TV Announce a New Futurity Elite Online Auction
July 09, 2020
  This summer, the team in charge of the British Breeding Baileys Horse Feeds Futurity series have entered a partnership with ClipMyHorse.TV to deliver new concept; the first ever Futurity Elite Online Auction. To be held in September 2020, the auction will feature the best Futurity...
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Potential 2021 programme following JA Pony Riders
July 06, 2020
  British Showjumping have been in discussions with a production company in respect of a potential programme for 2021 documenting a group of pony riders hoping to compete on JA ponies across the summer Pony Premier circuit. They would like to hear from aspiring young riders who...
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Join the Podium Potential Pathway
July 06, 2020
Registration open for Podium Potential Pathway 2021–2023 The British Equestrian World Class Programme is inviting up-and-coming athletes to put themselves forward to be part of the selection process to join the Podium Potential Pathway squad for 2021–2023.  The opening of applications comes in tandem with the publication...
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BEF update: 02 July 2020 Lockdown changes in Scotland and Leicester
July 02, 2020
  The government announced on Monday 29 June that, as of today, a zone incorporating Leicester city and a number of its adjoining suburbs are under increased ‘local lockdown’ restrictions. Non-essential shops are closed and residents are being asked to make essential journeys only. In addition,...
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FLAMENCO’S SERENADE SECURES TOP PRICE AT BOLESWORTH ELITE YEARLING AUCTION
July 02, 2020
Bolesworth’s inaugural Online Elite Yearling Auction came to an exciting close on Tuesday night and confirmed that the market for Elite Youngstock is strong. Great Britain was the most represented of those registered to bid, however global interest in the auction was overwhelming with...
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Grandstand Media Ltd. update regarding Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) 2020
July 02, 2020
The following update has been received from Grandstand Media regarding Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) 2020. It is with great regret, that we, the Board of Grandstand Media Limited must announce the cancellation of the 2020 edition of Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) due...
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BEF update: use of indoor schools permitted from 4 July
June 26, 2020
  British Equestrian has had confirmation this evening from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) that equestrian indoor arenas will be permitted for use from 4 July in England. Riding/driving in covered arenas from 29 June in Scotland was approved by sportscotland following...
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British Showjumping Member Update – Qualifiers & Finals
June 26, 2020
  With the sport now easing out of lockdown and further UK Government announcements expected over the forthcoming weeks,  the following plan has been put together with a view to as many national Championship Finals as possible being able to take place through the remainder of...
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Horse & Country presents Hickstead: 60 Glorious Years
June 25, 2020
  London, United Kingdom – June 25th, 2020 – On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of iconic equestrian venue Hickstead, Horse & Country TV (H&C) is proud to present an exclusive documentary featuring the showground, the family behind it, and some of the legends of...
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VIRTUAL WINDSOR RETURNS FOR AUTUMN AND WINTER ONLINE HORSE SHOW SERIES
June 25, 2020
    Following the success of Virtual Windsor in May, the organisers of Royal Windsor Horse Show are delighted to announce that the online Show will be returning as a new series with two editions taking place in the Autumn and Winter. The Virtual Windsor Autumn Series...
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British Equestrian COVID-19 Update  - 19 June 2020
June 19, 2020
  While training and competition plans are in motion for many of British Equestrian’s Member Bodies in England, announcements by the devolved governments of Scotland (18 June) and Wales (19 June) have brought limited change to lockdown restrictions for equestrians. Scotland In Scotland, the Route Map moves...
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British Breeding/Baileys Horse Feeds Futurity Evaluations Go Virtual for 2020
June 16, 2020
  British Breeding have announced plans for their renowned Futurity evaluation series to go digital this year as a result of the restrictions of the Covid-19 pandemic.  With the support of their long term sponsor, Baileys Horse Feeds, the team made the decision to turn to...
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Haddon Training Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence; Equestrian Athlete 2020 (AASE 2020)
June 16, 2020
  Haddon Training are recruiting for a new group of talented young equestrian athletes to join the elite AASE programme for 2020.   Applications are open for participants across British Eventing, British Dressage, British Showjumping, Para-Dressage and Para-Showjumping, who would like the opportunity to progress in their...
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BOLESWORTH GEARS UP FOR YOUNG HORSE CHAMPIONSHIPS BY PRESENTING THE AL SHIRA’AA SUMMER SERIES
June 15, 2020
There is an air of excitement in the equestrian world as the sport begins to resume under the new government and British Showjumping guidelines. Plans for the Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Championships (19th to 23rd August), and the Bolesworth Elite Foal Auction (21st...
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Sport and recreation sector commit to tackling inequality
June 15, 2020
  The appalling death of George Floyd, the global protests that have followed and the powerful message of the Black Lives Matter movement has made every section of society take notice and confront an ugly truth. Sport and recreation has an influential role to bring about meaningful...
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British Showjumping see phased resumption of shows from 15 June 2020
June 12, 2020
  Following ongoing communication with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and Sport England, British Showjumping are delighted to be in a position to announce the start of the phased return of competition in England from Monday, 15 June 2020.  We are expecting updates...
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NAF COMPETITION TIME - IN SOME FARRIER DRESSING OR FARRIER SOLUTION
June 10, 2020
  NAF, supporters of British Showjumping have launched two new applications to provide everyday care for ALL types of hooves. With over five years of research employed in the development process, trialled with top farriers and their toughest clients, the recipe with influential farriery input has...
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WIN some Farrier Dressing or Farrier Solution!
June 10, 2020
  NAF, supporters of British Showjumping have launched two new applications to provide everyday care for ALL types of hooves. With over five years of research employed in the development process, trialled with top farriers and their toughest clients, the recipe with influential farriery input has...
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BOLESWORTH ELITE AUCTION YEARLING COLLECTION REVEALED
June 09, 2020
Bolesworth Elite Auctions is delighted reveal the full 2020 yearling collection which we believe to be one of our most spectacular line ups to date. The pedigrees speak for themselves, however our ethos of only selecting youngstock with World Class “black type” dams (either...
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British Showjumping – FEI Calendar and International Travel
June 08, 2020
During the season ahead we understand FEI registered members will be hoping to compete at one of the International shows scheduled as going ahead on the FEI Calendar.  For those that are hoping to make the trip abroad, please do be aware that whilst many countries...
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RETURNING BACK TO NATIONAL TRAINING SHOWS POST COVID-19 LOCKDOWN IN ENGLAND
June 02, 2020
  Following latest UK Government advice British Showjumping are now in a position to allow Training Shows to be run with immediate effect. Show Organisers have already started adding dates to the Show Calendar which can be found be visiting here.  Dates are being added to our...
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June 01, 2020
  In response to the COVID crisis and the uncertainty surrounding lockdown the Association of British Riding Schools (ABRS) are delighted to launch the Certificated E-Learning Course on Safe Working Practices whilst Exiting Lockdown. The online course is designed for equestrian centre owners and their staff...
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New lockdown measures increase equestrian activity across Great Britain
June 01, 2020
  All the home nations in Great Britain now have revised lockdown conditions, facilitating some increased activity with horses for participants, coaches and venues. In liaison with governments, sporting bodies and member bodies, British Equestrian can now release the following update on what’s now permitted as...
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British Showjumping COVID-19 Update – 31 May 2020
May 31, 2020
  Further to the latest UK Government guidance, issued over the weekend regarding the resumption of sport, British Showumping will be speaking with all show organisers who have booked provisional Training Show dates (commencing 1 June 2020)  in addition to seeking further clarification around the guidance...
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BRITISH BREEDING OFFER WEBINARS TO BRING THE EQUESTRIAN COMMUNITY TOGETHER
May 29, 2020
  NEXT LIVE WEBINAR:  OUR JOURNEY WITH BIG STAR –THURSDAY 4TH JUNE, 7PM Tullis Matson talks to Nick Skelton and Gary Widdowson.   With Covid-19 restrictions having put a hold on events and social activities that normally fill the British breeders' calendars this time of year, British Breeding...
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Coronavirus Update 29 May 2020: Joint BD and BS statement
May 29, 2020
  Across Great Britain, governments have made further announcements to ease the home nations out of lockdown.  New guidelines were confirmed yesterday for England and Scotland by the Prime Minister and First Minister, while an update on the restrictions in Wales was also provided this afternoon. The...
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May 28, 2020
Update from HorseScotland: Subsequent to the First Minister's speech, Scottish Government continue to issue guidelines providing updated advice, we are delighted that clarification on one to one coaching has now been released following representation from sportscotland and Scottish Sports Association. For Coaches and Trainers, the guidance is as follows: One...
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May 28, 2020
  Do you know an exceptional individual or organisation, as yet without accolade, within the equine sector? Nominations are now being invited for the National Equine Forum (NEF) Sir Colin Spedding Award 2021 and the organising committee is keen to hear if you have any shining...
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LGCT & GCL to restart in 2021
May 25, 2020
Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL today announces the 2020 season will restart next year due to the unprecedented impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. In these exceptional circumstances it is not realistic to safely stage our global championship circuit this year. We must follow the laws...
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 Member Information of British Showjumping Phased Return of Activity
May 22, 2020
    Following UK Government guidance published on 11th May 2020, British Showjumping are planning for the resumption of activity from 1st June 2020 in England. Please note however that this will be reviewed regularly and could be subject to change in line with further Government advice...
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BEF statement 21 May 2020: current position on resumption of equestrian activity
May 21, 2020
  Further to the guidance released by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on 13 May and British Equestrian’s subsequent statement on Friday 15 May, equestrian activity may resume in an outdoor environment only in England. Current lockdown restrictions in Scotland, Wales and Northern...
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AN EVENING WITH STALLION AI SERVICES – WEBINAR, THURSDAY 21 MAY, 7PM
May 20, 2020
  Webinar: A live guided tour - meet the stallions and take a look behind the scenes. British Breeding are offering an exclusive opportunity to visit behind the scenes at Stallion AI Services in a live online webinar on Thursday 21st May at 7pm.  The evening, sponsored...
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Gold League showjumpers aged 17 – 24 years wanted for TV docuseries
May 19, 2020
  British Showjumping are currently working with an award-winning television production company on a potential TV docuseries covering riders aged 17 – 24 years of age.  The series – titled JUMP – will follow a core cast of showjumpers as they prepare for all-important competitions.  The programme...
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The Billy Stud Spring Online Auction – 24 May 2020
May 19, 2020
  On Sunday 24 May, the Billy Stud will be holding their Spring Online Auction with some of the best homebred youngstock in the UK being made available for sale. Renowned for breeding quality sport horses over the past two decades, the Billy Stud’s success is globally...
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Confirmed Date for Bolesworth Elite Online  Auction
May 18, 2020
Bolesworth Elite Auctions is excited to announce that the inaugural online Yearling auction is scheduled to place on Tuesday 30th June 2020, with bidding live from Friday 26th June. With headline lots including direct progeny from top Grand Prix mares Loughview Loulou and Tinka’s...
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SADDLE UP FOR THE NHS  VOLTAIRE DESIGN  LAUNCHES WITH STAR STUDDED PRIZE FUND
May 18, 2020
  Premier global saddle brand Voltaire Design has galvanized its UK and Ireland community of sponsored riders, venues and trainers to create ‘Saddle Up 4 The NHS with Voltaire Design’, a unique and innovative online raffle jam-packed with money-can’t-buy luxury and exclusive equestrian prizes, including the...
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BEF COVID-19 update 15/05/20
May 15, 2020
  The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) issued further guidance on 13 May regarding outdoor facilities, as a follow-on from the government’s revised policy on exercise. This advice permits venues that provide outdoor sports and physical activities to reopen. At present, this applies...
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Sport & Recreation Alliance - Statement re Latest Government Guidance
May 14, 2020
The following is a statement issued from Sport & Recreation Alliance following latest Government Guidance. On Sunday 10 May, the Prime Minister announced that lockdown restrictions would be eased in England in relation to physical activity and that some outdoor activity areas would be allowed to...
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