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BEF update: further lockdown easing from 17 May across the UK
May 14, 2021
  Monday 17 May heralds a number of changes across the United Kingdom as lockdown continues to ease across England, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland. Vaccination rates continue at pace while case numbers are on the decline, but government leaders continue to urge caution as we...
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COVID-19 Protocols at Shows from Monday 17 May 2021 in England & Scotland
May 14, 2021
  With the relaxation of Protocols from May 17 in England and Scotland British Showjumping are pleased to let members know that they can now be accompanied by friends and family.  This is limited inline with Government guidelines however to a maximum of six people, including...
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Royal Highland Show - A Live Showcase!
May 12, 2021
  The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) will see Showjumping, along with all their other planned activities take place behind locked doors.  However, there isn't any need to miss out on the action as livestock judging, equestrian, food & drink and rural skills...
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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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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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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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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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BEF statement: covered and indoor arenas in England
March 26, 2021
  British Equestrian has been made aware that the recent legislation published by government now states that indoor riding arenas in England should close and will not be permitted to open on Monday 29 March in line with other outdoor sports facilities. This contravenes the agreed...
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EHV Equine Health Self Certification process to be introduced at shows
March 19, 2021
  The recent EHV-1 outbreak in Europe has so far claimed the lives of 17 horses and resulted in the FEI announcing a cancellation of international shows in some countries as a result. With competition and wider equestrian activities due to get underway shortly, British Equestrian and...
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