News

BEF update: Zilpaterol contamination in equine feedstuffs
October 21, 2020
British Equestrian has been made aware that several feed companies who distribute in the United Kingdom may also have products contaminated with the banned substance Zilpaterol, which was in a shipment of molasses used in the manufacturing process. A number of companies are in direct contact...
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Henry Squibb & Clyde Barrows are victorious in the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Championship
October 11, 2020
Fourteen year-old Henry Squibb from Brentwood, Essex added his name to the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Championship roll of honour today when he took the top spot on the 8 year-old grey gelding Clyde Barrows owned by Patricia Squibb. Henry fought off 47 other challengers...
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Tim Davies & Nielson claim the prestigious Equitop GLME Senior Foxhunter Championship
October 10, 2020
A field of thirty-three starters was whittled down to an eight way jump off for the historic Senior Foxhunter Championship Title sponsored by Equitop GLME this evening at the British Showjumping Indoor Championships at Aintree Equestrian Centre. For Tim Davies from Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk with...
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Cate Kerr & Dunbarover IV win the British Showjumping 128cm Championship
October 10, 2020
From a field of almost thirty combinations it was 11 year-old Cate Kerr from Newmarket in Suffolk that took the win in the British Showjumping 128cm Championship sponsored by RG Farriers Ltd,  with her mother Lisa’s 11 year-old 128cm dun pony Dunbarover IV. Nine had made...
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Olivia Sponer and Conella II are unbeatable in the NEDZ Advance Pony British Novice Championship
October 10, 2020
Fourteen year-old Olivia Sponer from London proved to be unbeatable in today’s NEDZ Advance Pony British Novice Championship on day four of the British Showjumping Indoor Championships at Aintree Equestrian Centre. Riding Conella II, a 6 year-old bay mare owned by Kerry Grimster, Olivia set...
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Equine governing bodies seek to secure industry future in EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement
October 10, 2020
  Proposed solutions that would secure the future of the European equine industry through safe and expedited horse movement between EU Member States and Britain following the UK’s departure from the EU, have been sent to Michel Barnier, the European Commission’s Head of Task Force for...
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Come together for peace of mind
October 06, 2020
  To celebrate the significance of World Mental Health Day, Saturday October 10th, Riders Minds is asking the equestrian community to ‘Come Together’ to support mental health, raise awareness and to make a difference. At a time when social distancing is the normal, it is...
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October 05, 2020
The Association of British Riding Schools (ABRS) is delighted to announce the launch of a new dedicated membership pathway which recognises and promotes the high standards of livery yards. The decision to expand membership to include livery yards came following a number of focus groups,...
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COVID-19 Protocols – Member Responsibility
October 05, 2020
Ahead of the Aintree Indoor Championship Show, commencing this week, alongside the ongoing competition dates that are in the show calendar we would like to take this opportunity to remind members of their legal and social responsibility in respect of current COVID-19 protocols. It is of...
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LIVERPOOL INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW CANCELLATION STATEMENT
September 18, 2020
  It is with great sadness and regret that Bolesworth Events have taken the difficult decision to cancel Liverpool International Horse Show 2020. Over the past six months, the team have worked with the M&S Bank Arena to model a series of scenarios that would allow us...
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