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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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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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Emma Crawford & Gina Gold win the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet Grade C Championship Title
October 07, 2020
The final national championship title to be won on the opening day of the British Showjumping Indoor Championship Show, which runs until Sunday 11 October at the exceptional Aintree Equestrian Centre, was the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet Grade C Championship. In line with the two championship...
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NAF Five Star Summer Bronze League Championship goes to Alistair White & Hanleen O Tess
October 07, 2020
Fifteen combinations made it through to the jump off for the NAF Five Star Summer Bronze League Championship at the British Showjumping Indoor Championships which is playing host to many of the key national finals between the 6 – 11 October at the prestigious Aintree Equestrian...
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Charley Hamilton & Innishannon Red Squirrel win the Equissage Pulse Senior British Novice Championship
October 07, 2020
The first national title being contested at the British Showjumping Indoor Championships at Aintree Equestrian Centre was a hard fought one. Just over half of the forty strong opening field came forward for the jump off having jumped clear in the first round of the...
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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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Cancellation of the Senior Qualifier Show at Wales & West – 15/09/2020 Update
September 15, 2020
Further to the announcement made on the 21st August it is with regret that it has not been possible, as had been hoped, to reschedule the following qualifiers: British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet Grade C Qualifier Equitop GLME Senior Foxhunter Second Round Lord & Lady Equestrian Senior Newcomers Second...
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