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Chantelle Duggan and Linton de la Chapelle win the National Winter Grade C Final
August 09, 2020
It couldn’t have played out any better than it did for Chantelle Duggan from Knottingley, North Yorkshire this evening when she claimed the Winter Grade C title, sponsored by Higher Silcock Stables, at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships. Ten first round clears from the...
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Louise Saywell clinches the 2020 National Champion title
August 09, 2020
This afternoon’s Grand Prix, sponsored by NAF Five Star Superflex, which took place in the unique arena with its moat-surround and the spectacular Bolesworth Castle as its backdrop couldn’t have delivered any better sport than it did for those watching it. The course, designed by Rafael...
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Clea Phillipps wins the National Senior Rider Championship
August 09, 2020
It was an extremely happy Clea Phillipps from Loughborough in Leicestershire today that secured the National Senior Rider Championship title sponsored by Nupsala Pharmacy, which is open to riders of 45 years plus, at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships taking place at Bolesworth...
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Ava Vernon and Here I Am B crowned National 1.30m Open Champions
August 09, 2020
Seventeen year-old Ava Vernon from Skegness, Lincolnshire fought off forty-five other challengers to take the National 1.30m Open Championship title on Here I Am B at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping National Championships at Bolesworth. On board Here Am I B, an 8 year-old bay...
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Kartina van het Maasantje wins the National 5 year-old Championship
August 09, 2020
Owned by Nicola Withey and bred by M D Peters, the 5 year-old Kartina van het Maaskantje (Cidane x Cardento) took the National 5 year-old Championship at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships this afternoon. Ridden by Jonathan Egmore from Diss, Norfolk who has produced...
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Upton’s Quickess wins the National 4 year-old Championship
August 09, 2020
It was the four-year old Upton's Quickess (Centino x Quick Star), owned by Marcine Marshall, that won the National 4 year-old Championship this morning ridden by Jessica Botham from Radway in Warwickshire. A Style and Performance class, top international riders Angelie von Essen and Billy Twomey, also awarded...
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Righteous is the National 7 year-old Champion
August 08, 2020
A foot-perfect double clear in a time of 36.64 seconds saw Angel Tough lift the National 7 year-old Title, sponsored by Al Shira’aa with Righteous at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships taking place at Bolesworth. Righteous, homebred and owned by Angel’s father Emerson, is...
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The Billy Stud claim the Prestige Italia Big Star 6 year-old Championship
August 08, 2020
For the Billy Stud in Dorking, Surrey it was yet another tremendous showcase for their successful breeding programme and production of quality young sport horses when they took the top two places in the Prestige Italia Big Star 6 year-old Championship. The almost seventy strong field...
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Daniella Johnston takes the 1.25m Restricted Rider Championship
August 08, 2020
The National 1.25m Restricted Rider Championship which took place in the Castle Arena at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships earlier today at Bolesworth saw a field of thirty-nine combinations come forward in the hope of winning the title for 2020. It was Daniella Johnston,...
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Claire Leitch claims the NAF Five Star Winter Silver League Championship
August 08, 2020
The NAF Five Star Winter Silver League Championship title proved to be hard fought for when thirteen combinations remained in contention after the first round of competition. At the end of a thrilling jump off in which five double clears were produced, it was Claire Leitch...
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Holly Johnstone dominates the podium in the NAF Five Star Winter Bronze League Championship
August 08, 2020
Holly Johnstone from Newcastle dominated the NAF Five Star Winter Bronze League Championship by taking not only the top spot but also third place. The Championship, which ran as part of the NAF Five Star British Showjumping National Championships at Bolesworth, came down to the...
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Harry Wood and Johidoki win the SEIB Winter Novice Championship
August 08, 2020
Seventeen year-old Harry Wood from Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland got his Saturday off to a fantastic start when he won the SEIB Winter Novice Championship at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping National Championships at Bolesworth. On board Johidoki, a 6 year-old bay gelding owned by Victoria Wood,...
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Will Edwards wins the National Under 21 Final
August 07, 2020
The final championship contested this evening at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping National Championships in the incredible International Arena at Bolesworth was the National Under 21 Final, sponsored by ESM Equestrian, which was also serving as a viewing class for the youth team selectors. The...
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National 1.40m title goes to Mark Edwards
August 07, 2020
It was a four-way jump off that decided the National 1.40m Championship title, sponsored by Equitop Myoplast, at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships this evening and with all four posting double clears it was the clock that decided the final line-up. It was Mark...
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BEF COVID-19 update: 7 August 2020
August 07, 2020
  Equestrian activity and sport continues to take positive steps towards full resumption across Great Britain, with everyone concerned working hard within directives set by governments and their representatives.  Scotland: competitive activity can resume and new regulations for coaches in Phase 3   As of 3 August, coaches in...
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Faye Adams and Demograaf win the National Winter 1.35m Championship
August 07, 2020
Faye Adams made her journey from Halesowen in the West Midlands a worthwhile one today when she won the National Winter 1.35m Championship at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping National Championships at Bolesworth. The Championship, sponsored by Higher Silcock Stables, was a hotly contested...
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Artisan 1 claims the National Winter 7 year-old Final title
August 06, 2020
It was an elated Lorraine Lock from Braintree in Essex that won the National Winter 7 year-old Final at the NAF Five Star British Showumping Championships this afternoon with the homebred Artisan 1. Bred by her grandfather Peter Lock, the 7 year-old chestnut gelding Artisan 1...
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Zlatan Z takes the Winter 6 Year-Old Title
August 06, 2020
The national age classes always attract quality horses being produced with their future careers in mind and the Prestige Italia sponsored National Winter 6 year-old Final this afternoon at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships at Bolesworth was no exception. The 1.20m course saw some...
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Alfie Miles takes the National 1.15m Pony Members Cup Championship
August 06, 2020
A seven-horse jump off played out in the National 1.15m Pony Members Cup Championship this afternoon at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping National Championships at Bolesworth and it was 14 year-old Alfie Miles from Maidstone, Kent who finished at the top of the table. Alfie...
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Tatiane Mauree & Horseabout Zibu head the National 148cm Championship
August 06, 2020
Fifteen year-old Tatiane Mauree from Newbury, Berkshire delivered the only double clear in the National 148cm Championship sponsored by E-Vet Drug Ltd at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping National Championships at Bolesworth and in doing so, she took the Championship title on Horseabout Zibu,...
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Megan Li dominates the National Children on Horses Championship
August 06, 2020
16 year-old Megan Li put in some exceptionally strong performances this morning at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships resulting in her dominating the National Children on Horses Championship which was sponsored by E-Vet Drug Ltd not only winning the title but also taking...
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Sinead Cox wins the National 1.15m Members Cup Championship at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping National Championships
August 06, 2020
This morning’s National 1.15m Members Cup Championship got day four of the NAF Five Star British Showjumping National Championships at Bolesworth off to a thrilling start when just 0.15 of a second separated the top two places. Of the 39 starters, 11 went on to contest...
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British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for Drammen CSIO3* FEI Nations Cup
August 06, 2020
Following an invitation to compete in the CSIO3* FEI Nations Cup in Drammen, Norway, the following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF. The competition takes place between the 27th – 30th August 2020 at the...
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Tabitha Kyle retains the National 138cm title at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping National Championships
August 05, 2020
The past few years have seen 13 year-old Tabitha Kyle from Loughborough, Leicestershire become known as a formidable competitor in the Pony and Children on Horses environment and her performance in this afternoons 138cm Championships at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships served to...
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A determined Eleanor Archibald wins the National 128cm Championships
August 05, 2020
  The National 128cm Championships, for children aged 12 years & under, was an extremely exciting one to follow with four of the eight riders that qualified for the jump off posting a second round clear with very fast times. For Eleanor Archibald, aged 11 from Dumfries,...
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Joss Phillipps secures the National 1.10m Pony Restricted Rider Championship
August 05, 2020
  It was a two-strong jump off for the National 1.10m Pony Restricted Rider Final at the NAF Five Star British Showumping Championships this afternoon between Joss Phillipps and Olivia Davison who were the only two to jump clear in the first round. First to come forward...
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Eva Harriman takes the first Championship Title on Wednesday at Bolesworth
August 05, 2020
For 13 year-old Eva Harriman from Yarm, Cleveland it was a day to remember when she won the National 1m Pony Restricted Rider title at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships taking place at Bolesworth between the 3 – 11 August. The Championship, which was...
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Kate Anderson becomes the 2020 Stepping Stones 138cm Champion
August 04, 2020
10 year-old Kate Anderson from Stillington, Stockton-on-Tees showed talent and maturity beyond her years this evening when she claimed the Stepping Stones 138cm title at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships. Riding Coolconan Thunder (Firefly at home), a 13 year-old 138cm  gelding, she put in...
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11 year-old Tilly Bamford from Shipston-on-Stour crowned 128cm Stepping Stones Champion
August 04, 2020
The Stepping Stones 128cm Championship for riders aged 12 & under was as hard fought as ever this  evening at the NAF Five Star British Showumping Championships at Bolesworth in Cheshire. The competition which saw fifteen combinations jump clear in the first round drew a very...
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Just for Schools 1m & 1.10m Individual and Team Finals
August 04, 2020
Individual Titles 18 year-old Alice Sandiford from Highbridge in Somerset left the rest of the thirty-five strong field standing in the Just for Schools Individual 1m Final when she blazed home with a double clear in a time of 25.49 seconds, more than two seconds...
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Bella Wild wins the Just For Schools Individual 70cm Final & Clifton College the Teams
August 04, 2020
Bella Wild, aged 11 from Saltney in Flintshire couldn’t have been happier when she won the Just For Schools Individual 70cm Final at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships this morning. It was the second day of the Championships, which run until next Tuesday, and...
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National Para Equestrian Club Championships
August 03, 2020
The National Para Equestrian Championships took place yesterday in the Castle arena at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships held at Bolesworth. Once again, all competitors showcased their talent, determination and commitment for the sport by posting impressive results. The Championship consisted of three...
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Lucky Lou lives up to her name at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships
August 03, 2020
  10 year-old Vicky Messent from Timsbury, Bath with Lucky Lou a 12 year-old bay mare put in a great double clear to lead the thirty-two strong field in Just For Schools 90cm Final at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships this evening. An incredibly fast...
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Emmie Horner & Treflan Nero win the Just for Schools 80cm Individual
August 03, 2020
  Emmie Horner aged 10 years old from Weston-super-Mare and Treflan Nero, a black 14 year-old gelding, took pole position in the presentation line up from a field of nearly fifty starters this afternoon in the Just for Schools Individual 80cm Final at the NAF Five...
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Clifton College are the Just for Schools 80cm Final Champions
August 03, 2020
  The trip up from Bristol to the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships at Bolesworth proved fruitful for the trio of riders representing Clifton College in the Just for Schools 80cm Finals this afternoon. Finishing on a zero penalty score at the end of two rounds...
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Norwich High School take home the Just for Schools 90cm Team title
August 03, 2020
  It was an elated team from Norwich High School that took their lap of honour at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping National Championships today when they won the 90cm Just For Schools Team Final.  This followed their joint 2nd place finish in the 80cm...
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Junior and Senior Club 1.00m titles claimed at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships
August 03, 2020
Junior and Senior Club 1.00m titles claimed at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping Championships Cecile Mary Scarlet Skyes, aged 11 from Ascot, galloped her way round the jump off of the Junior Club 1.00m Final to claim the title  at the NAF Five Star National...
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Siobhan Davies & Lyra win Junior Club 90cm Final
August 03, 2020
S It was a win for 15 year-old Siobhan Davies from Glastonbury, Somerset earlier today at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping National Championships at Bolesworth when she not only secured the Junior Club 90cm Final but also took 2nd place. It was with Lyra, a 15...
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Jennifer McLeish & Crag Storm make their journey from Scotland worthwhile
August 03, 2020
8 year-old Jennifer McLeish won the Junior Club 80cm Final at the NAF Five Star British Showjumping National Championships taking place at Bolesworth between the 3 – 11 August. Having travelled down from Midlothian in Scotland for the first day of the championships it proved successful...
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8 year-old Scarlett McDonald celebrates her success in the Club 60 & 70cm Championships
August 03, 2020
The National Club Junior 60cm Championship title was dominated by Scarlett McDonald, from Doncaster South Yorkshire this morning when she not only won the title but also 2nd and 4th place also.  Riding her the 21 year-old 128cm skewbald mare Enigma Variation they put in an...
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Serena Rees & Lordsoak Caramel Surprise wins Opening Championship Final
August 03, 2020
The NAF Five Star British Showjumping National Championships at Bolesworth got underway this morning under bright skies and the spectacular castle backdrop. With the Club Championships being the first to be contested it was Serena Rees from Banbury, Oxfordshire that took the initial Championship Title...
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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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