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Thomas Bradburne lands the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at Arena UK
May 10, 2021
The first of the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Rounds took place on Sunday during the Pony Premier Show at Arena UK and it was Thomas Bradburne who clinched the win. With a starting field of seventy-six, many riders felt the pressure and only fourteen combinations...
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Richard Nichol secures first place in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Church Farm Equestrian
May 10, 2021
With the only triple clear of the class Richard Nichol from Ivegill, Carlisle secured first place in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Church Farm Equestrian on Sunday riding his own 13 year-old black gelding, Tarnside Globetrotter. Twenty-five competitive riders came forward at the...
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Alexia Schwaz scoops the Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round at Church Farm Equestrian
May 10, 2021
Battling the elements at Church Farm Equestrian on Saturday, Alexia Schwarz from Knutsford, Cheshire scooped top spot in the Equissgae Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round riding her own Elita I. With a field of determined riders, the first two round were closely contested with just...
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Horse of the Year Show 2021 To Go Ahead in October 2021
May 07, 2021
We are delighted to announce that this year’s Horse of the Year Show will take place at NEC Birmingham on 6th – 10th October 2021. Ahead of tickets going on general sale at 10am on Friday 14th May, the timetable for Horse of the Year Show...
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Dodson & Horrell National Amateur & Veteran Championships – Entries Opened
May 06, 2021
Entries and stabling bookings are now open for the rescheduled Dodson & Horrell National Amateur & Veteran Championships. The Championships, which run this month between the 17 – 22 May, take place at the prestigious Aintree Equestrian Centre giving members six full days of jumping. Classes run...
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Tickets for CHI Royal Windsor Horse Show 2021 to go on Sale
May 05, 2021
The sale of tickets for the CHI Royal Windsor Horse Show 2021 will begin at 9am tomorrow. The prestigious annual Show, now in its 78th year, returns to the private grounds of Windsor Castle from 1 – 4 July for four days of world class...
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Alana Hood secures top spot in the NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier at the Cabin Equestrian Centre
May 05, 2021
The Cabin Equestrian Centre played host to this weeks NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier and it was Alana Hood from Fife who jumped her way in to first place on board Lisa Hood, Scherzinger FB. Riding the 10 year-old dark bay mare, Alana was one...
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Saffron Hadfield- Baird wins NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier win at the Cabin Equestrian Centre
May 05, 2021
Seventeen year-old Saffron Hadfield-Baird rode three consistent rounds of showjumping to take the win in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier which took place at the Cabin Equestrian Centre on Saturday. Riding Abbie Carruthers 10 year-old bay mare, Foffanny Bay, Saffron from Clackmannanshire was one...
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Mischa Irving claims the SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier at The Cabin Equestrian Centre
May 05, 2021
The third of the seasons SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier took place on Friday at The Cabin Equestrian Centre  and it was Mischa Irving who claimed the win riding her own I Sir Marcus. Riding her 8 year-old grey gelding, Mischa from Lanarkshire produced a sold clear...
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Chard Equestrian CSI2* Round Up
May 04, 2021
Irish eyes were smiling on the final day at the inaugural Chard Equestrian International meeting as British-based Irishmen filled two of the top three places in the feature Grand Prix, Eoin Gallagher recording his first International grand prix win by a fraction on Oakingham Stud’s...
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Holly Smith wins the Lord & Lady Equestrian Senior Newcomers Second Round at Vale View Equestrian Centre
May 04, 2021
Holly Smith from Loughborough Leicestershire was on winning form as she scooped first place in the Lord & Lady Equestrian Senior Newcomers Second Round at Vale View Equestrian Centre on Saturday riding her own 7 year-old chestnut gelding, HHS JD. In class of fifty-eight strong competitors,...
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Jodi Randall scoops top spot in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Petley Wood Equestrian Centre
May 04, 2021
With a clear two second lead Jodi Randall from Deal, Kent became the winner of the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Petley Wood Equestrian Centre in East Sussex on Saturday riding her own 9 year-old mare, Heralda. Twenty-six competitive riders came forward to take...
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British Showjumping National Training Centre - Member Training
May 04, 2021
British Showjumping is delighted to offer members the opportunity to attend coaching sessions at the National Training Centre, Hothorpe, LE17 6QX during May and June. Each of the sessions span a two-day period and members have the option of attending on just one of the days...
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Zebra Products support the British Showjumping Business Partnership for sixth consecutive year
May 04, 2021
  Zebra Products, the UK’s leading distributor of premium equestrian products, are to continue their support of the British Showjumping Business Partnership. This announcement will see Zebra Products remain a pivotal partner in underpinning the performance pathway programme.  Available at equestrian retailers across the country, Zebra’s impressive...
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PONY OF THE YEAR SHOW 2021
May 04, 2021
  Henry Squibb is flying high in 2021 and just two weeks after landing the Charles Britton Equestrian Construction Winter Classic JA Championship with Emily Fenn’s Kilcurry Dawn, the pair commanded victory in the feature POYS JA grand prix at its new Arena UK venue. For the first...
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Livestreaming - What's on and where to watch!
April 30, 2021
We have a weekend packed full livestreaming and here is what’s coming up and where you can tune in… The Cabin Equestrian Centre – 29th April – 2nd May available to view on ClipMyHorse.TV. Click here to watch now.   Pony of the Year Show at Arena...
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Social Media Boycott
April 29, 2021
  You may already be aware of the Enough Is Enough campaign which the football community, followed by other sports, are staging by participating in a social media boycott across their channels from 3pm on Friday 30th April until midnight on Monday 3rd May. The Football community...
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Jessica Hewitt wins the Equitop GLME Senior Foxhunter Second Round at Weston Lawns Equitation
April 27, 2021
Weston Lawns Equitation played host to the first Equitop GLME Senior Foxhunter Second Round of the season on Monday, and it was Jessica Hewitt who claimed the win on board Kann Be Lucky, a 9 year-old bay gelding owned by Sonny Broberg. From a starting field...
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Iyla Gallacher win in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Tushingham Arena
April 27, 2021
Sixteen year-old Iyla Gallacher from Malpas, Cheshire secured the win in the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Tushingham Arena on Saturday riding H Sky Blue H, a 9 year-old bay mare owned by Tamasin Gallacher. In a competitive class, Iyla was one of just...
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Nicole Lockhead Anderson wins the first Lord & Lady Equestrian Senior Newcomers Second Round at Weston Lawns Equestrian Centre
April 26, 2021
From eighty-three starters in the Lord & Lady Equestrian Senior Newcomers Second Round at Weston Lawns Equestrian Centre on Saturday there could only be one winner and it was Nicole Lockhead Anderson from Kincardineshire riding Diamant De Jadore YSH owned by Joseph Trunkfields. Against strong competition,...
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British Showjumping – Board Directors Appointed
April 26, 2021
  The two voluntary British Showjumping Non-Executive Board Director positions which arose as part of the term rotation have now been appointed for a three year term commencing 1 April 2021 and are as follows: Andy Bathe MA, VetMV, DEO, DipECVS, DipACVSMR, MCRVS  - Equine Welfare Non-Executive...
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Oliver Tuff claims top spot in SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier at Chard Equestrian
April 26, 2021
With a solid double clear, Oliver Tuff from Totnes Devon claimed the first-place rosette in the SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier at Chard Equestrian on Sunday riding Dalton Z, a 7 year-old bay gelding owned by Sally Lane. The fifty-two initial starters were whittled down to twenty-five...
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Gemma Hallett secures top spot in the NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier at Chard Equestrian
April 26, 2021
Jumping Susan Jarmon’s 12 year-old Chestnut mare, Billy Jive, Gemmal Hallett from Wellington Somerset secured a triple clear to win the NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifiers at Chard Equestrian on Sunday. Gemma and Billy Jive proved to be a winning combination as they stormed through...
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Mollie Smith scoops NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier win at Chard Equestrian
April 26, 2021
Mollie Smith from Cheddar, Somerset was on winning form on Saturday at Chard Equestrian as she rode her own 7 year-old dark bay gelding, Church Park Elite in to first place in the NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier. Starting the class as one of fifty-five...
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British Team NAF UK finish 2nd in Gorla Minore CSIO3* Nations Cup
April 24, 2021
  “It was so close in so many ways” said Di Lampard, World Class Performance Manager for Showjumping on the team’s 2nd place finish in the CSIO3* FEI Nations Cup in Gorla Minore, Italy today, 24 April. The 1.45m course consisting of twelve obstacles with fifteen jumping...
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Olympia, The London International Horse Show relocates to ExCel London
April 22, 2021
Olympia, The London International Horse Show’s 2021 edition will relocate to ExCeL London and take place from Thursday 16 to Monday 20 December 2021, organisers announced today. The Olympia London venue in West Kensington, which has been home to the iconic horse show for the last 49 years,...
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Hickstead’s Royal International Horse Show to run in reduced format for 2021
April 21, 2021
  The organisers at the All England Jumping Course, Hickstead, have made the difficult decision to run the Royal International Horse Show under a new format for this season, due to the ongoing Covid situation and restrictions on international travel. The July fixture would normally...
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BEF UPDATE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EU ANIMAL HEALTH LAW
April 20, 2021
  The BEF received confirmation on Friday from DEFRA on the detailed implementation of the new EU Animal Health Law, which is due to come into force on Wednesday, 21 April 2021.This new EU law affects thoroughbred movements to and from the EU.  As previously advised, it...
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Emily Morris Scoops Top Spot in the NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifier at Dean Valley EC
April 19, 2021
Riding her own 10 year-old bay mare, Bean Cruising Emily Morris from Shropshire skillfully scooped top spot in the first of the seasons NAF Five Star Silver League Qualifiers at Dean Valley Equestrian Centre. As one of twenty-eight starters in the class Emily made light work...
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Holly Johnstone claims NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier win at Dean Valley EC
April 19, 2021
On Saturday Dean Valley Equestrian Centre played host to the first NAF Five Star Bronze League Qualifier of the season and it was Holly Johnstone from Newcastle upon Tyne who scooped top spot on board her own Carquois Du Ceve. There was some tough competition in...
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Allan Birch wins the SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier at Dean Valley
April 19, 2021
Dean Valley Equestrian Centre played host to the first SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier of the season on Saturday and forty-five combinations came forward to high hopes, but it was Allan Birch who took the win on board Vicky Tennant’s Bold Adventure. Seventeen of the initial starters...
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Monica Ballard clinches the win in the First Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Parwood Equestrian Centre
April 19, 2021
Kent based Monica Ballard claimed the win in the first Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round at Parwood Equestrian Centre in Surrey on Sunday with her own Cartier 666. Forty-one hopeful starters came forward to take on the eleven fence track but only nine made it...
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Abigail Leadbetter & Hearts Cruise win the First Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round at Speetley Equestrian Centre
April 19, 2021
Under blue skies at Speetley Equestrian Centre in Derbyshire the first Equissgae Pulse Senior British Novice Second Round of the season took place, and it was Abigail Leadbetter from County Durham who secured top spot riding Hearts Cruise, a 6 year-old mare owed by Anita...
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British Showjumping Springboard 138cm Final
April 19, 2021
  Tilly Dickinson-Gaunt, aged 12 from Saffron Walden, remained cool-headed despite the pressure to post the only clear round in the jump-off to land the Springboard 138cm final with her mother Faye Gaunt’s Airbourne Freddie.  It made her journey from her Essex base to the Winter Pony...
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British Showjumping Springboard 128cm Final
April 19, 2021
Tara Sweetnam, aged 11, looks to be following in the family ‘s showjumping footsteps after landing the top two places in the Springboard 128cm final with her father Brian’s Priestwood Hardy and Claughan Casper at the Winter Pony Finals at South View Equestrian Centre in Wettenhall,...
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Charles Britton Equestrian Construction Winter JA Classic
April 18, 2021
  Henry Squibb from Brentwood, Essex secured the Charles Britton Equestrian Construction Winter JA Classic with nerve, skill, a cool-head combined with scope and power on Emily Fenn’s handsome stallion Kilcurry Dawn to conclude a three-day spectacular at South View Equestrian Centre at Wettenhall in Cheshire. “If...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for Gorla Minore CSIO3* FEI Nations Cup
April 15, 2021
  Following an invitation to compete in the CSIO3* FEI Nations Cup in Gorla Minore, Italy the following squad have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF. The competition takes place between the 21 – 25 April 2021 at...
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His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh – One Minute Silence
April 14, 2021
  As a mark of respect we are asking all show organisers, who are running a British Showjumping event  on Saturday 17 April, to observe the National one minute silence at 3pm to mark the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Philip,...
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EHV-1: Continued use of equine self-certification encouraged
April 13, 2021
As reported on 7 April, the Equine Infectious Diseases Action Group (EIDAG) – who advise British Equestrian – has recommended that the EHV-1 risk level is dropping to a low/normal level, but as an endemic disease the risk it poses to the UK equine population...
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LGCT Madrid Ready to Kick-off European stages of 2021 season
April 13, 2021
The world’s best riders will continue their Longines Global Champions Tour campaign in Madrid next month at the beautiful Club de Campo Villa de Madrid. Fans will be treated to a dazzling display of top class sport and entertainment across three days. From 21 - 23...
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British Equestrian COVID update: state of play at 12.04.21
April 12, 2021
  With lockdown measures easing across the United Kingdom, including a number of key milestones on Monday 12 April that will enable us to get out and further enjoy our horses, sport and activity, here’s an update from British Equestrian on what you can do. Also...
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British Showjumping pay tribute to former FEI President Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh
April 09, 2021
HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle in England. His death, at the age of 99, was announced by Buckingham Palace. The longest serving FEI President, a position he held between 1964 – 1986, he was succeeded in...
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EHV Relief Fund Brings Showjumping Community Together for a Common Cause
April 09, 2021
The FEI, EEF, JOC, EO, Riders Help Riders as well as Emile Hendrix, Peter Charles and Frederick Goltz recently announced the launch of the EHV Relief Fund. The fund aims to help support riders and owners that are facing severe financial hardship due to the...
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Paddy McMahon (1933 – 2021)
April 08, 2021
  British Showjumping express their deep condolences to the family of Paddy McMahon who passed away at the age of 87 on Sunday, 4th April in the company of his three children Patricia, Elizabeth and Peter. During the 1970’s Paddy became a household name partnering Penwood Forgemill...
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BEF EHV-1 update – 07.04.21
April 07, 2021
  Following the successful implementation of protocols for horses returning to the UK who might potentially have been impacted by the EHV-1 outbreak in Europe, British Equestrian is pleased to report that the disease risk in the UK is nearing normal levels. However, the recommendation on...
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Membership/Horse Registration reminder
April 07, 2021
We have noticed a significant number of automated fines being produced during the past week since sport has resumed.  To assist members who have joined since last weekend, and who may have had fines generated for competing prior to their membership restarting, we have backdated their...
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horsescotland update and approved equestrian guidance
March 31, 2021
  Update from horsescotland: This guidance is effective from 5th April. For the time being, there is very little change to the current guidance issued on 12th March.  Thank you for your continued patience whilst we seek clarification on a number of ongoing specific points of detail around future guidance,...
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BEF/BHS statement: indoor arena use in England
March 31, 2021
  After nearly a week of discussions, British Equestrian had confirmation this afternoon from the Cabinet Office, via the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), that the use indoor arenas in England remains restricted under the most recent legislation. In a campaign lead by...
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British Showjumping National & Academy Championships 2021
March 30, 2021
It is with great pleasure that British Showjumping are in a position to announce that the 2021 British Showjumping National Championships and Academy Championships will be going ahead between the 3 – 10 August at the NAEC, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. Emma Williams, Event Director  for Grandstand...
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General Admission Tickets now on sale for the Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show
March 30, 2021
Secure your tickets now for the Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show, returning to the iconic Bolesworth estate for five days of elite equestrian sport, unrivalled family entertainment and premium hospitality, now confirmed for the new dates 7th – 11th July. Attracting some...
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