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Liverpool International Horse Show

“We are naturally devastated” – Liverpool International cancelled due to uncertainty

This evening, it was announced that the Voltaire Design Liverpool International Horse Show would be the latest victim of the ... Read Article


Rider scoops grassroots and novice league prize and £1500 worth of prizes

After a busy season of British Eventing at Little Downham, local rider Caroline Day took top honours in both the ... Read Article

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Park Lane Stables takes a huge step towards finally securing its London base

After a turbulent year facing threat of permanent closure, Teddington’s Park Lane Stables has almost secured its home for good ... Read Article

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New sponsor to take on the Badminton Grassroots Championship

Voltaire Design will be the proud new sponsors of the much-anticipated Badminton Grassroots Championships Badminton Horse Trials are thrilled to ... Read Article


Five ways to know you have a horsey best friend

Is there someone at your yard who always goes above and beyond to help you in your equine hour of ... Read Article

A bright future for Blue Cross Shetland pony, Doolittle

Rescued miniature Shetland pony Doolittle hasn’t had the easiest start to life, but luckily, he’s now thriving under the care ... Read Article


Charitable foundation welcomes up-and-coming eventers to train with legend Pippa Funnell

Three budding young eventers have been given the opportunity of a lifetime to train with one of the most decorated ... Read Article


Safety app saves rider’s life after potentially fatal dog attack

Rider Ashleigh Compton only just managed to escape the jaws of an aggressive dog while out riding thanks to the ... Read Article

Equine charity launches exciting new podcast series

Redwings Horse Sanctuary launches its brand-new podcast so supporters can hear all about the charity’s residents Redwings Horse Sanctuary has ... Read Article

Measuring horse's weight

Spillers launches Slimmers’ Club to help overweight horses

Spillers has teamed up with Redwings Horse Sanctuary to tackle the major welfare issue of equine obesity by running an ... Read Article


Britain secures top placings at the FEI Eventing European Championship

Britain’s eventers take Avenches by storm, winning the team and individual gold medal, and taking silver and bronze, too  It ... Read Article

Nicola Wilson and JL Dublin

Nicola Wilson leads overnight on 20.9 dressage as eventers show they mean business at Europeans

Nicola Wilson and JL Dublin © FEI/Richard Juilliart Britain’s eventing team got off to the perfect start today at the ... Read Article

Donkeys do their part for broader rewilding conservation project

The residents of The Donkey Sanctuary are playing a key role in helping wildflowers grow at the charity’s base in ... Read Article

Alice with donkey and shetland

Dressage rider set to run “brutal” and “gruelling” marathon for equine charity, Brooke

Just weeks after competing in the National Championships, Grand Prix dressage rider Alice Oppenheimer is set to run the full ... Read Article

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Survey suggests a quarter of riders worldwide don’t wear riding hats

Riding helmets – necessary safety kit or a nuisance? A study carried out by nurse scientist Ansley Grimes Stanfill showed ... Read Article


Blue Cross and The Pony Club team up for auction fundraiser

Want the chance to bid on exclusive goodies from Olympic showjumper Ben Maher? Charities Blue Cross and The Pony Club ... Read Article

Lou Lou’s still loving life at 30

Photo: Mandy Meadows Photography New Forest pony Lou Lou’s still going strong and winning rosettes at the grand old age ... Read Article

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Over 2,700 additional HGV tests available after scrapping of trailer test requirements

Thousands of HGV test slots have been made available since the DVSA’s announcement to scrap trailer tests – and there ... Read Article

Nepal’s equine owners receive charitable support following glanders outbreak

Following confirmation that infectious disease glanders is present in Nepal, UK charities have pulled together to offer their support to ... Read Article

FEI Dressage European Championship 2021

Bronze for Charlotte Dujardin whose championship medal tally totals 20

The Brits had a successful final dance in the Europeans freestyle, with Lottie Fry beating her personal best and Charlotte ... Read Article

Travelling your horse

Dramatic change to towing laws means test will no longer be needed

The government has announced an end to all trailer tests from 20 September 2021 to free up time for more ... Read Article


The Horse Trust comes out on top in the SEIB Charity Awards

Find out who was in the money at the SEIB Insurance Brokers Awards The fourth annual SEIB Insurance Brokers Awards ... Read Article

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Riders Minds releases a documentary in conjunction with World Suicide Prevention Day

Some studies have shown that as many as 50% of riders are struggling with stress, anxiety or depression, though the ... Read Article

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GB’s dressage team gets silver at the Euros

Carl Hester, Charlotte Dujardin, Lottie Fry and Gareth Hughes take European team silver © BEF / Jon Stroud Media Team ... Read Article


11 ways to beat the heat on the yard

Want to make warmer months on the yard a little bit easier? Check out our savvy life hacks to keep ... Read Article


Gemma Tattersall wins her first five-star at Bicton Park Horse Trials

Gemma Tattersall and Chilli Knight © FEI/Libby Law Photography As Gemma Tattersall scored her first five-star win, stand-in event Bicton ... Read Article


British showjumping team finishes in the top 10 at the Europeans

Emily Moffitt and Winning Good © British Equestrian / Adam Fanthorpe Britain’s team of stars in the making tackled a ... Read Article

Team Gold for Great Britain as Sophie Wells scores personal best at Tokyo 2020

Sophie Wells and Don Cara M © FEI / Liz Gregg Personal best for Sophie Wells and a gold medal ... Read Article

Tokyo 2020 Para

Lee and Natasha set up Team GB for team music success

Sir Lee Pearson and Breezer © BEF / Jon Stroud Media Today marked the first round of the team dressage ... Read Article

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Silver medal for Natasha Baker at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

World number three, Natasha Baker, takes the silver medal in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Grade III individual dressage Final rider ... Read Article

Lee Pearson and Breezer Paralympics 2020

British riders kickstart Tokyo 2020 Paralympic dreams with three medals

Sir Lee Pearson and Breezer © BEF / Jon Stroud Media Sir Lee Pearson, Georgia Wilson and Sophie Wells proved ... Read Article

Holly Smith and Denver in the showjumping team qualifier © BEF / Jon Stroud Media

Britain’s 2020 Olympic medal tally totals five, as jumping team final proves a challenge too far

Holly Smith and Denver in the showjumping team qualifier © BEF / Jon Stroud Media Great Britain step away from ... Read Article

Harry Charles and Romeo 88 © BEF / Jon Stroud Media

Great Britain qualifies for show jumping team final

Harry Charles and Romeo 88 © BEF / Jon Stroud Media Our three showjumpers for Team GB did us proud ... Read Article

Scott Brash and Jefferson in Tuesday’s individual qualifier

Scott Brash withdraws from Tokyo 2020 ahead of team competition

Scott Brash and Jefferson in Tuesday’s individual qualifier © BEF / Jon Stroud Media Minor strain leads to the withdrawal ... Read Article

Ben Maher and Explosion W

Ben Maher strikes gold in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic showjumping

Ben Maher and Explosion W © BEF / Jon Stroud Media After a heartbreaking start for Team GB in the ... Read Article

Scott Brash and Jefferson at Tokyo 2020

Three British combinations through to the Tokyo 2020 individual medal final

Caption: Scott Brash and Jefferson © BEF / Jon Stroud Media Showjumpers Harry Charles, Ben Maher and Scott Brash all go clear ... Read Article

Tom McEwen takes individual silver in Olympic eventing debut

Tom McEwen (GBR) & Toledo de Kerser of the Tokyo 2020 cross-country phase © BEF / Jon Stroud Media Team ... Read Article

Team GB win eventing team gold, but it’s not over yet…

Oliver Townend (GBR) & Ballaghmor Class crossing the finishing line of the Tokyo 2020 cross-country phase © BEF / Jon ... Read Article

Laura Collett and London 52 storm the cross-country to finish within the time, going into the showjumping in provisional bronze medal position

Great Britain remains in gold medal position after the cross-country phase of eventing

Laura Collett and London 52 storm the cross-country to finish within the time, going into the showjumping in provisional bronze ... Read Article

Tom McEwen and Toledo de Kerser score 28.9 on final day of dressage

Britain Olympic eventers in team gold and individual silver position after dressage

Tom McEwen and Toledo de Kerser score 28.9 on final day of dressage © FEI/Christophe Taniére After a 3am dressage ... Read Article

Oliver Townend and Ballaghmor Class lead on 23.60 after dressage © BEF / Jon Stroud Media

Oliver Townend the one to beat after day one of Tokyo 2020 eventing dressage

Oliver Townend and Ballaghmor Class lead on 23.60 after dressage © BEF / Jon Stroud Media Laura Collett and Oliver ... Read Article

Charity launches syndicate to offer supporters ‘a taste of racehorse ownership’

Help those in need with the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity and Crowd Racing membership to own a racehorse Crowd Racing ... Read Article

Windrush Equestrian Foundation partners with Ebony Horse Club

This brand-new partnership will aim to build new pathways into eventing for its members Windrush Equestrian Foundation has announced its ... Read Article

Charlotte Dujardin and Gio, Tokyo 2020

Charlotte Dujardin and Gio win bronze behind German one-two at Tokyo 2020

Photo credit: Charlotte and Gio score 88.543% to take the individual bronze medal © BEF / Jon Stroud Media The ... Read Article

Carl Hester and En Vogue at Tokyo

Team GB dressage riders scoop bronze at Tokyo 2020

Photo credit: Carl Hester and En Vogue earn 78.344 in a nail-biting team final © BEF / JON STROUD MEDIA ... Read Article

Air conditioning and misting fans – how the horses keep cool in Tokyo

Famous for its hot and humid climate, keeping athletes – human and equine – cool is a focus of the ... Read Article

Tokyo test event - cross-country course

Industry leaders talk course design at Tokyo

With the Tokyo Olympic Games underway, find out what the leading course builders have planned for the athletes Santiago Verela ... Read Article

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The value of a medal

Do you know how much an Olympic medal’s worth? You might be surprised by the answer With the Tokyo Olympic ... Read Article

Charlotte Dujardin and Gio at the Tokyo Olympics

Carl and Charlotte to join Lottie Fry in Tokyo 2020 individual final

Photo caption: Charlotte Dujardin and Gio are through to the individual dressage final © BEF / Jon Stroud Media Charlotte ... Read Article

Lottie Fry and Everdale at Tokyo 2020 olympics

Lottie Fry secures spot in the Tokyo 2020 individual dressage final

Lottie Fry and Everdale top their group and earn their place in the individual dressage final © BEF / Jon ... Read Article

Get set for Tokyo

Get set for Tokyo

With this summer’s Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games fast approaching, experts from British Equestrian’s World Class Programme reveal what’s happening ... Read Article

Spotlight on show horses in partnership to promote healthy body condition

The Horse Trust and Liverpool University have teamed up to help raise awareness of healthy body condition in show horses ... Read Article

Even donkeys are getting into the football spirit

It’s not just us humans who are excited about watching England in the Euros final this Sunday Harry the donkey ... Read Article

How to stand horse up for conformation judge

The 10 stages every rider goes through while horse shopping

Are there any suitable horses in the Northern Hemisphere? Can you remember how to rise to the trot? What about ... Read Article

Equine vet “flung to the back of the stable like a ragdoll” backs safety hat campaign

A vet who suffered serious head injuries while examining a horse, is backing a campaign to encourage her veterinary colleagues ... Read Article

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British Olympic showjumping confirmed for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images for FEI The British Olympic showjumping team for the Tokyo Games has been revealed The ... Read Article

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Bicton Arena makes Britain’s 2021 five-star eventing dreams come true

After the disappointment of Badminton and Burghley’s five-star cancellations, Devon’s Bicton Arena saves the day and fills the early September ... Read Article

Horse and handler

Nine things every owner wishes they could tell their horse

Whether it’s asking where a shoe might be or reassuring them a new supplement isn’t poisonous – there sure are ... Read Article

Equine Empress retires from the army

What happens to military horses when they retire? They find their way to a horsey haven, AKA The Horse Trust ... Read Article

Can you spot an overweight horse?

Find out whether you’re able to spot an overweight equine with Spillers’ online test With equine weight management such an ... Read Article

Equines take a trip back to school

Equine therapy sessions are being offered at a secondary school to support learning and mental health following the Covid-19 pandemic ... Read Article

Tokyo 2020 Eventing team

Team GB’s Tokyo 2020 dressage and eventing teams announced

Team GB announces equestrian dressage and eventing teams for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Six horse and rider combinations and ... Read Article

Summer of Safety set to be a success

BETA’s Summer of Safety campaign hopes to raise awareness for the important of safe equipment to protect you and your ... Read Article

Suffolk Punch foal is jumping for joy

Rare Suffolk Punch foal Rancher has made a full recovery from a broken leg Two-week-old Rancher, a rare Suffolk Punch ... Read Article

Nominated para dressage entries for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games announced

Photo: Jon Stroud British Equestrian and the British Dressage para selectors have confirmed the para dressage nominations for the Tokyo ... Read Article

Charlotte Dujardin and Mount St John Freestyle

Nominated entries for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games announced

Charlotte Dujardin and Mount St John Freestyle © FEI / Liz Gregg British Equestrian and the British Dressage selectors have ... Read Article

Competition day, dressage

Five things we’re struggling with this competition season

After such a long time out of the swing of competing, there are some inevitable challenges to contend with, aside ... Read Article

Redwings rescued pony becomes a TV star

Escape to the Farm had a very special star in Gilbert, a rescued pony from Redwings Gilbert, a rescued six-year-old ... Read Article

Thelwell ponies brought to life in live-action feature

Blenheim Films will bring beloved Thelwell ponies to life in Merrylegs the Movie Independent film company Blenheim Films has announced ... Read Article

Equine facilitated intervention for frontline workers

A brand-new initiative will offer 4,000 frontline workers equine facilitated intervention UK members of Horses in Education and Therapy International ... Read Article

BRC HorseQuest Arena Eventing Championships

BRC back with a bang following Arena Eventing Championships

Find out what went down at BRC’s Arena Eventing Championships Its first live event of 2021, British Riding Clubs (BRC) ... Read Article

Ben Maher Showjumping

Tokyo 2020 showjumping nominations announced

Ben Maher and Explosion W © Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images for FEI   British Equestrian and the British Showjumping selectors have ... Read Article

The lonely hooves club

What if horses had dating profiles? We’ve got a few ideas on how they might read… If your equine partner ... Read Article

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Ten horsey things that confuse non-horsey people

Whether it’s the conviction with which you swear by your weather app or the disbelief that, with 20+ years of ... Read Article

Seven things Thoroughbred owners are sick of hearing

Gargantuan feed bills, a need for speed and a penchant for box rest? Ask any owner and they’ll tell you ... Read Article

Six ways hacking is like an extreme sport

Mountain biking? Jet skiing? Snowboarding? No, thank you! We equestrians know we can just as easily get our thrills by ... Read Article

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Five things horse riders love about summer

Is that summer we can see on the horizon? As we inch ever closer to the mid-point on the calendar, ... Read Article

Tokyo 2020 eventing nominations announced

British Equestrian and the British Eventing selectors have confirmed the eventing nominations for Tokyo 2020 The nine eventing team members ... Read Article

Veterinary group provides its practices with helmets for team members

In a push for safety, Vetpartners has provided all of its practices with helmets to keep them safe when conducting ... Read Article

Pair banned from keeping animals following RSPCA investigation

William Braddock and Tina Price have both admitted offences against 11 equines after the RSPCA conducted an investigation into the ... Read Article

BRC’s first-ever virtual championships hailed a huge success

The very first virtual edition of the British Riding Club’s (BRC) National Dressage Championships provided a great opportunity for riders ... Read Article

Fifty charities urge government to protect the UK’s animals

Charities urge the government not to waste a once-in-a-generation opportunity to protect the UK’s animals The new Act Now for ... Read Article

BETA Director recognised for tireless work throughout Covid-19 pandemic

BETA’s Claire Williams receives Sir Colin Spedding Award from HRH The Princess Royal This year’s National Equine Forum (NEF) Special ... Read Article

Burghley Horse Trials

Devastating news as Burghley Horse Trials cancelled for second year

Photo credit: Peter Nixon/Burghley Horse Trials Due to uncontrollable variables and uncertainties, it’s with immense sadness that the Land Rover ... Read Article

Spring hacking

17 reasons we love spring

The clocks have gone back and we’ve traded an hour’s sleep for sixty precious minutes of daylight 1. Driving home ... Read Article

SEIB Search for a Star qualifiers to recommence in July

Photo: ES Photography The long-awaited dates and venues for the SEIB Search for a Star and Racehorse to Riding Horse ... Read Article

Veteran survey seeks to improve understanding of PPID

Feed manufacturer, Spillers, urges owners of equines over the age of 15 to complete this new survey to help them ... Read Article

Bolesworth in numbers

Quick-fire facts you never knew about The Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show It can be hard to get ... Read Article

Seven things we love about The Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse show

From the beautiful backdrop to top class competition, there’s so much to get excited about ahead of Bolesworth International’s 2021 ... Read Article

Ten minutes with Nina Barbour

She’s the woman behind two of the biggest international fixtures in the UK equestrian calendar – but does Nina Barbour ... Read Article

BEF reports normal levels of EHV disease risk in the UK

Following the outbreak of EHV-1 in Europe, the British Equestrian Federation is pleased to report that disease risk in the ... Read Article

Gatcombe to host brand-new unaffiliated eventing championships

The Cotswold Cup Championships set to be help at HRH The Princess Royal’s Gatcombe Park Held at Gatcombe Park on ... Read Article

Recent survey reinforces message to ‘Stop Feeding Our Horses’

Renowned equine scientist Dr David Marlin puts his support behind the national Stop Feeding Our Horses campaign Stop Feeding Our ... Read Article

Search for a Star qualifiers off to a strong start

Photo: 1st Class Images An incredible trio of winners have got the Search for a Star championship line-up off to ... Read Article

Charity hackathon returns as perfect summer challenge for riders

Back again after a hugely successful 2020, Brooke’s My Hackathon could be the perfect summer challenge for you and your ... Read Article

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Five people we can’t wait to see at competitions

That’s right, competition season is back on. So, let’s grab the next few months by the horns and see who ... Read Article

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Five things equestrians love about the bank holiday weekend

With a four-day weekend ahead of us, and potential for almost 100 hours of unlimited you (read: horse) time, what ... Read Article

Enjoy a donkey day out on Easter Sunday

Join The Donkey Sanctuary for a fun-filled Easter Sunday and catch up with your favourite rescued equines Sunday 4 April ... Read Article

Wilberry Wonder Pony funding new cancer research

Hannah’s Wilberry Wonder Pony charity announces new research project

Alongside Middlesex University, the charity aims to uncover what causes bone cancer to spread to other tissues Announcing its very ... Read Article

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Seven things all horse owners should know on BETA Feed Awareness week

It’s BETA Feed Awareness Week (27 March – 4 April 2021) and it’s time to brush up on some of ... Read Article

Brand-new unaffiliated eventing series to launch in 2021

Are you looking for a new challenge to try with your horse? This exciting unaffiliated eventing series could be the ... Read Article

Rebecca Howard

Five reasons we’re secretly happy not to be competing yet

Think you miss heading out to a show? Think again – staying at home really isn’t all bad With training ... Read Article

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50 thoughts your horse has at a one-day event

Your mind might spend the day racing at a competition, but have you ever wondered what runs through your horse’s ... Read Article

Road incidents involving horses remain high during lockdown

New statistics released by The British Horse Society show that, despite the Covid-19 lockdown, road incidents involving horses are still ... Read Article

Rescued horses named in honour of NHS heroes

Nineteen rescued horses in the care of Redwings Horse Sanctuary have been named in honour of NHS heroes Following their ... Read Article

Much-needed student support from The Donkey Sanctuary

Veterinary students from across the globe receive online teaching through Covid-19 thanks to The Donkey Sanctuary With Covid-19 affecting how ... Read Article

SEIB qualifier shows

Popular amateur showing series kicks off season with Good Friday qualifier

Ready to hit the ground running this show season? SEIB Search for a Star launches its first set of qualifiers ... Read Article


“Prevent the spread,” says BEVA following Spanish EHV-1 outbreak

An outbreak of equine herpes virus-1 in Spain earlier this month has led to British Equestrian Veterinary Association (BEVA) urging ... Read Article

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“No room for complacency”, as scientists release covid-secure guidelines for equestrian establishments

Leading equine scientists have teamed up to produce a comprehensive set of Covid-secure guidelines to help equestrian establishments minimise the ... Read Article

Return of Strangles Awareness Week for 2021 announced

Keen to stir the equestrian community into action against Strangles once again, the Awareness Week is making a comeback in ... Read Article

Badminton Horse Trials, Andrew Nicholson jumping a cross-country fence

‘The event has become unworkable’: Badminton cancellation devastates eventing fans

A gutting start to the 2021 season as Badminton Horse Trials announces the event’s cancellation Due to be held behind ... Read Article

“We need to educate drivers”: Rider’s plea after hit and run

A Lancashire rider is calling for equestrians to spread the word to drivers on the risks of passing horses inappropriately ... Read Article

Charities club together to rescue 137 equines from Swansea sanctuary

More than 100 horses were removed from a sanctuary in Swansea following a rescue operation led by the RSPCA The ... Read Article

Park Lane Stables smashes £1million fundraising target and thanks donors

Following an enormous campaign to raise money to secure its premises for good, Greater London RDA Centre, Park Lane Stables, ... Read Article

Hay shortage triggers additional £100k bill for Redwings amid plea for donations

Redwings Horse Sanctuary has launched an urgent appeal following a huge amount of money being spent on hay over the ... Read Article

Eleven signs you were a horsey tween in the 2000s

If you can relate to anything on this list, it’s probably time to start using an eye cream While everyone ... Read Article

Joined up support needed, concludes the National Equine Forum’s Great Weight Debate

Teamwork, communication and trust considered the key to tackling equine obesity following the National Equine Forum’s Great Weight Debate The ... Read Article

True friendship comes out of heartbreak

Following the loss of his best friend, donkey Max has rediscovered friendship thanks to The Donkey Sanctuary 24-year-old donkey Max ... Read Article

Five reasons your horse is the only Valentine you’ll need

Feeling blue, downcast or just downright indifferent about the big day? Fret not, the perfect Valentine’s is close at hand ... Read Article

Rubber shoes and dye jobs – facts about Bridgerton’s equine stars that’ll powder your wig

Photo credit: Netflix It’s the lavish period drama that saw everyone hoofing it to Netflix for a dose of corsets ... Read Article

Horses grazing in sunshine

Great news for the RSPCA as animal welfare sentencing bill passes committee stage

With the animal welfare sentencing bill one step closer to being passed, animal charities look forward to a brighter future ... Read Article

Eight fictional horses we’ve always wanted to ride

The very best horse in the world is the one you’ve got in your field – but whether you grew ... Read Article

Eight TikToks that totally sum up life as an equestrian

Have you succumbed to the TikTok craze yet? Arguably the app of 2020 – move over, Zoom – the content ... Read Article

Riding schools

Action needed to save riding schools crushed by the pandemic

Many have been hit by the Covid-19 pandemic – but few more so than riding schools. The Association of British ... Read Article

RSPCA launches new strategy to improve equine welfare

The RSPA has pledged to significantly improve animal welfare through its new strategy and partnerships with other equine charities  The ... Read Article

Veteran class added to line-up of popular amateur showing championship

Search for a Star 2018 champions, Follow Her Home and Hannah Moore with judges Robert Oliver, Richard Ramsay, Katie Jerram-Hunnable ... Read Article

British Horse Society warns public to #BeHorseAware and stop feeding horses

The British Horse Society (BHS) and the University of Bristol are asking members of the public not to feed any ... Read Article

Five things you’ll know if you own a grey horse

There’s a reason so many owners say they’d ‘never buy a grey again’ – and yet we seem to keep ... Read Article

Seven things that only happen when you’re running late

Ever noticed that your equine pal has an uncanny ability to detect when you’re in a hurry? Here’s just a ... Read Article

“Children will only see ponies in books”: RDA and Pony Club Centre’s fight for its piece of London

Park Lane Stables has been a horsey haven for its urban community long before it was a riding school – ... Read Article

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Owners fear impact of pandemic on their own horse’s care, survey reveals

The results from a 2020 survey have revealed how a pool of more than 1,500 owners are being affected by ... Read Article

Help support RDA stables through fundraising

Park Lane Stables Riding for the Disabled charity seeks help to keep their yard and continue supporting their community Park ... Read Article

Winter hoof care

Scholarship-winning farrier shares winter hoofcare tips

Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trustee and qualified farrier shares his tips for taking care of your horse’s hooves this winter One ... Read Article

Alertness and anxiety in horses linked to low condition score, study finds

A new study has shown the link between your horse’s behaviour and his body condition – but how might they ... Read Article

Five ways to find your festive spirit (even if you’re REALLY not feeling it this year)

Christmas is coming at great speed, but if you’re struggling to channel those festive vibes H&R’s got just the remedy ... Read Article

Seven ways TV and films get horses totally and completely wrong

Now that it gets dark approximately five minutes after lunchtime and the endless pogoing between tiers stops us all from ... Read Article

Crowd favourite Christmas tradition moves online

Join The Donkey Sanctuary for its popular Christmas service and give your festive period a little extra sparkle While the ... Read Article

The search is on to find these very special horses new homes

Could you offer an experienced home to train and support a young horse? Look no further than the Mare and ... Read Article

SEIB’s charity awards set to return for 2021

Back again for 2021, the SEIB Charity Awards are open for nominations, so put your choice of charity forward to ... Read Article

Blue Cross asks owners to help with fireworks survey

Give charity Blue Cross a helping hand by filling out their online survey regarding the impact fireworks had on your ... Read Article

Helping pets for more than a century

Join the Blue Cross as it celebrates 100 years of caring for our pets ­­– from two world wars to ... Read Article

Riding rehab for ex-prisoners

Photo credit: Josh Olins Making the move from the shady underbelly of London and Bristol, ex-offenders head to stunning Somerset ... Read Article

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British Equestrian and British Horse Society team up to ease lockdown confusion

In an attempt to clear up any confusion and ease growing frustration, British Equestrian and British Horse Society have issued ... Read Article

Horses in stables

British Equestrian updates lockdown advice for England

At midnight on Thursday 5 November, England went into national lockdown for a four-week period until Wednesday 2 December. Horse&Rider shares ... Read Article

England enters lockdown – what equestrians need to know

Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s address to the nation on Saturday (31 October) evening, 5 November sees the start of ... Read Article

RSPCA fears that compulsory microchipping may not be enough

With microchipping made compulsory in October, the RSPCA shows concern that it may not be enough to halt the impending ... Read Article

Subscriber exclusive – Claim your Equetech Infinity Scarf

Whether you’re treating yourself or looking for the perfect Christmas gift for a horsey friend, this gorgeous scarf, with its ... Read Article

One month to Bonfire Night: how to get prepared

With just one month until the fireworks season begins, the RSPCA shares tips on preparing your horse amid fears that ... Read Article

Horse and riders hacking in Autumn

Seven things horse owners love about autumn (and why we’re secretly relieved summer’s over)

You’d think a drop in temperature and earlier sunsets would be a poor trade-off for summer’s hazy, drawn out evenings ... Read Article

Foals through the years

Join The Mare and Foal Sanctuary for a look back through the years as it reflects on some of the ... Read Article

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The five things we missed most about competing

Did lockdown leave you missing trips off the yard to shows and training? We’re sure you’ll relate to more than ... Read Article

What makes the perfect horse?

While we all think our horse is the best of the bunch, there’s sure to be the odd characteristic you ... Read Article

Horseworld’s Mowgli tackles his next adventure

Resident mule Mowgli will head into the next stage of his training to help vulnerable children learn important life skills ... Read Article

Burghley Horse Trials

Brilliant Burghley Offers

Missing Burghley Horse Trials? Don’t worry, you can still check out the offers from the World of the Horse pavilion ... Read Article

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Could a computer help spot signs of pain in horses?

Equine scientists at Nottingham Trent University are using artificial intelligence to help spot pain from horses’ facial expressions In an ... Read Article

Osberton Horse Trials

Venue change allows end of season Osberton Horse Trials to run

With the cancellation of The Eventing Spring Carnival and Osberton Estate’s lockdown concerns, the 2020 horse trials are due to ... Read Article

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The Donkey Sanctuary sets up global emergency fund for working equines

Designed to support donkey owners all over the globe who are struggling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ... Read Article

Donkeys at the Donkey Sanctuary

Public invited to take part in The Donkey Sanctuary’s exciting new research

The Donkey Sanctuary invites the public to take part in a study to help them better understand the publics’ perception ... Read Article

Tullis Matson with the foal and Dr Gareth Starbuck with Ruby

Healthy new-born filly provides hope for rare breeds

A Suffolk Punch mare has given birth to a healthy filly following the use of sex-sorted sperm to determine the ... Read Article

Girl competing in dressage competition

BD Winter Championship dates announced following lockdown

Following its cancellation in April due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Winter Championships have been reinstated with a revised competition ... Read Article

The Donkey Sanctuary, Sweet Pea

The Donkey Sanctuary celebrates the first birthday of the royal foal

Named by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall during her visit to The Donkey Sanctuary, Sweet Pea celebrated her first birthday ... Read Article

sleepy horse

Research into equine sleep patterns uncovers early warnings of ill health

Nottingham Trent University has conducted a study into the sleep patterns of horses and whether they could provide early warnings ... Read Article

The Donkey Sanctuary takes Lincolnshire rescue under its wing

Photo credit: The Donkey Sanctuary Found with overgrown hooves in North Lincolnshire, The Donkey Sanctuary has taken a rescued donkey ... Read Article

Donkeys gathering water

Stakeholders of equine charities invited to United Nations event

Photo credit: The Donkey Sanctuary For the first time, equine charities will host a virtual side event at this year’s ... Read Article

Horses grazing

World Horse Welfare centres to remain closed until 2021

Following careful consideration, the difficult decision has been made that all World Horse Welfare centres will remain closed to the ... Read Article

Eventing, three riders at an event walking together to a warm up

10 mundane things we’ve missed about eventing

Photo credit: Tilly Berendt We’re on the final countdown back to something like normal now, with British Eventing set to ... Read Article

Mare and Foal sanctuary

Semi-feral pony overcomes trauma with the help of charity staff

Photo credit: The Mare and Foal Sanctuary Follow the story of rescued pony Mouse from his arrival at The Mare ... Read Article

The Donkey Sanctuary rescues

Lancashire rescued donkeys thriving with charity’s care

Photo credit: The Donkey Sanctuary Following their rescue from a muddy Lancashire field on New Year’s Eve 2019, three malnourished ... Read Article

The Donkey Sanctuary

New research considers the consequences of equine prescription in northern India

Photo credit: TW2020 The Donkey Sanctuary The Donkey Sanctuary has published its fresh research into the consequences of sub-standard prescriptions ... Read Article

Windrush Equestrian Foundation

The Windrush Equestrian Foundation class of 2020/21 announced

Following the COVID-19 pandemic wreaking havoc on the event season this year, The Windrush Equestrian Foundation has decided to offer ... Read Article

Barefoot horse

Five things barefoot horse owners are tired of hearing

The barefoot lifestyle is on the rise in the equestrian community and, while it’s not the best option for every ... Read Article

Rider fitness, work and horses

The seven stages of becoming your fittest self yet!

Looking for the ultimate guide to getting fit for (what’s left of) this season? Then you might need to look ... Read Article

Dressage arena with horse

British Dressage goes online in a move to get back to competing

Popular online dressage website, Dressage Anywhere, has teamed up with British Dressage (BD) to offer BD Quest Online. From June, ... Read Article

National show rider uses platform to raise money for charity

Photo credit: Kerry Bates 19-year-old sports science student and show rider Isobel Lines has been crowned 2020’s Miss Black Country ... Read Article

Two horses at the gallops

Five challenges all riders face bringing their horse back into work

Photo credit: Jon Stroud If you’re one of the many riders getting their horses fit with the promise of a ... Read Article

Ex-racehorse (Clare Poole)

World-renowned Dr Sue Dyson teams up with Moorcroft Rehabilitation Centre

A well-respected expert in equine orthopaedics, throughout her career Dr Sue Dyson has led the way in clinical investigation and ... Read Article

When to call the vet, horse being trotted up

Equine diagnostic technique gives hope for human stroke prevention

A brand-new electrocardiogram (ECG) recording technique can quickly detect paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF) in horses – a major cause of ... Read Article

UK Equine student conference 2020

The inaugural UK Equine online student conference announced

The UK Equine online student conference will provide the equestrian students across the country with the much-needed opportunity to present ... Read Article

Cross-country riding

British Eventing answers your questions about returning to sport

With sport predicted to restart in July, British Eventing has shared its draft plan to answer your questions regarding how ... Read Article

The Donkey Sanctuary in India

Tech recognition for The Donkey Sanctuary’s research

Photo credit: The Donkey Sanctuary Following the publication of its new research tool, The Donkey Sanctuary will lead the way ... Read Article

Four tonnes of feed donated to World Horse Welfare

An act of kindness so sorely needed during these difficult times, Baileys Horse Feeds has donated feed to World Horse ... Read Article

Picking a horse's feet out

Five things your farrier thinks, but doesn’t say

Long-suffering advocates for our horses’ welfare, farriers certainly have a few horror stories to tell. Here are some simple ways ... Read Article

Rider going cross-country in a body protector

British Eventing makes plans to resume sport as lockdown is eased

Are you desperate to squeeze in an event or two this season? Find out how British Eventing plans to proceed ... Read Article

NAF Virtual Eventing

Virtual Eventing raises £178,500 for the NHS charities

Following its livestream running from 6–10 May, Virtual Eventing, supported by NAF, has raised an extraordinary £178,500 for the NHS ... Read Article

Science Supplements sending free products to NHS workers

More than £5,000 of free products given to NHS customers

Keen to say thank you to NHS staff for their hard work and sacrifice throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Science Supplements ... Read Article

horse and rider hacking

British Equestrian updates its stance on riding and coaching

The board of British Equestrian (BEF) met to refresh its position on riding and training during the COVID-19 pandemic. Following ... Read Article

Horse and lady

BHS teams up with Sport England in latest coronavirus guidance

The British Horse Society (BHS) gives equestrian centres in England the green light to reopen from Wednesday 13 May, subject ... Read Article

Burghley Horse Trials

Burghley Horse Trials offers ray of hope for eventing fans

Photo credit: Peter Nixon Battling through a sea of cancellations, the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials offers eventing fans a ... Read Article

The lake complex at Burghley Horse Trials

8 reasons H&R is hopeful for Burghley Horse Trials 2020

While the equestrian world might feel like it’s drowning in a sea of cancellations, H&R can’t be alone in crossing ... Read Article

Horse being shown in-hand

Summer showing festival lost to coronavirus

A firm favourite for amateur show riders nationwide, Equifest (due to take place 19-23 August 2020) has been cancelled from ... Read Article

Charity invites the public to name their 1,000th rescue

A newborn foal at The Mare and Foal Sanctuary has become the charity’s 1,000th rescue, and now the charity is ... Read Article

Team H&R’s Best Badminton Memories

We all wish we could be in situ at Badminton right now, but whether you watch the live-stream each year ... Read Article

Leaving a Legacy: Recordbreakers at Badminton

Photo credit: Badminton Horse Trials The Youngest (Human) Winner: 1969 winner Richard Walker can rest assured that his record will ... Read Article

Girl competing in dressage competition

British Dressage (BD) unveils its post-COVID-19 operational plan

BD have made clear their plans to manage a phased return to dressage following the COVID-19 pandemic as restrictions are ... Read Article

10 Things We’re Missing About Badminton

10 Things We’re Missing About Badminton

We’ll admit we’re all having a bit of a sulk here at H&R – after all, the beginning of May ... Read Article

Hundreds of charities set to receive £1,000 in Movement for Good Awards

The parent company of SEIB Insurance Brokers launch their Movement for Good awards, with nominated charities in with a chance ... Read Article

Veteran Horse Society sporting keyworker members

Veteran Horse Society expresses thanks for the NHS and care workers

With many members and supporters who work for the NHS and as care workers in the UK, the Veteran Horse ... Read Article

Top-class riders come together to support NHS and UK riding schools

An exciting virtual draw initiative, The NHS Mega May Event Draw with LeMieux aims to raise money for two incredibly ... Read Article

Lotte and her foal at the Mare and Foal Sanctuary

The Mare and Foal Sanctuary celebrate the birth of their first foal in 2020

Based in Newton Abbot, the Mare and Foal Sanctuary is delighted to announce their first foal of 2020, born to ... Read Article

Missing Badminton and Kentucky? Virtual Eventing is Here for You

As April creeps to a close, top level eventing should be at its peak – Kentucky’s 5* segues into Badminton, which ... Read Article

Warmblood horse

Five signs you own a warmblood

Big mover? Check. Big personality? Check. Big wimp? Check! While your gentle giant may take to the dressage arena like ... Read Article

Rescued donkey Snowy receives urgent treatment at The Donkey Sanctuary

While aiming to provide top-quality care for all the equines during the COVID-19 pandemic, one of The Donkey Sanctuary’s residents ... Read Article

Blenheim Horse Trials becomes latest victim of coronavirus cancellations

The SsangYong Blenheim Palace Horse Trials, which was due to celebrate its 30th Anniversary this September, has become the latest ... Read Article

Arthritis comes out on top as Petplan Equine reveals its top five most claimed-for conditions of 2019

The recent release of Petplan Equine’s top five most claimed-for conditions of the previous year show an overall rise in ... Read Article

Preparation for the 2.6 Challenge well underway

A whole host of equine charities are looking forward to participating in the 2.6 Challenge on Sunday 26 April, which ... Read Article

HAPPA brings hope for three rescued horses

Three horses found desperately in need of rescue have been successfully taken into the care of HAPPA’s team at Shores ... Read Article

The BHS launches a Hardship Fund to support riding schools during COVID-19

Photo credit: The British Horse Society The British Horse Society (BHS) is delighted to announce the launch of its BHS-Approved ... Read Article

Rider patting horse

The 10 stages of lockdown for equestrians

While the world around us is navigating the ‘new normal’ – anyone else think that sounds like an X-Factor boy ... Read Article

Horse in fly rug and fly mask

Coronavirus restrictions extended – how will they affect horse owners?

We’re over three weeks into an enforced lockdown and have at least another three to go, but exactly what do ... Read Article

Zara Tindell takes part in Equestrian Relief

Equestrian Relief raises over £250,000 for the NHS Covid-19 appeal

Team Eventing ultimately comes out on top as over a quarter of a million pounds is raised for the NHS ... Read Article

Horse with its head over the stable door

H&R’s ultimate guide to horsey podcasts

In a time where podcasts are popping up left, right and centre, what horsey offerings are there to help you ... Read Article

cross-country riding

Exciting new three-day event for grassroots riders

In the midst of a suspended competition calendar for riders of all levels, British Eventing are providing a light at ... Read Article

Two charities share the top spot at 2020 SEIB Giving Virtual Awards

Two worthy charities shared the top spot in this year’s SEIB Insurance Brokers Giving Virtual Awards, held between 30 March ... Read Article

Top equestrians unite to support NHS heroes

Leading riders from across the disciplines have pledged their support for a major fundraising initiative for the NHS heroes, launched ... Read Article

Girl on phone holding horse

Five ways horsey people are already social distancing pros

How many times have you cancelled social plans in favour of horsey ones? We’re betting it’s more than once. Here’s ... Read Article

Taking care of your horse during summer

BEF offer clarity regarding coronavirus and vaccinations

  Last year was the first to see an insistence on six-month equine influenza boosters for many who compete. Yet, ... Read Article

Seven things cob owners know to be true

We’re all cob converts at Team H&R – cheek, charisma and a can-do attitude makes them the perfect addition to ... Read Article

Farrier visits

Routine equine appointments – what should you do? H&R investigates

As of this week, the UK is in lockdown in a bid to halt the spread of a new coronavirus, ... Read Article

The latest coronavirus update for equestrians 

The latest coronavirus update for equestrians 

Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s address to the nation yesterday evening (Monday 23 March), Horse&Rider has collated the latest guidance provided by ... Read Article

£500,000 pledged to support equestrian retail stores

£500,000 pledged to support equestrian retail stores

Leading businessman David Mitson, whose investment company have brands including Gatehouse, Mark Todd Collection and Science Supplements under their umbrella, ... Read Article

Badminton Horse Trials cancelled

Organisers of the international event today (20 March) announced its cancellation, citing public health guidelines The equestrian calendar has suffered ... Read Article


Keep calm and care for your horse

In light of the current coronavirus pandemic, horse owners up and down the country are being urged to prepare for ... Read Article

Horse and rider going cross-country

Five ways to spot an eventer

Exhilarating, exciting and expensive – we all know the highs and lows a season of eventing can bring. It’s also ... Read Article

Rider at a competition

Equestrian competition calendar grinds to a halt amid coronavirus fears

A wave of competition cancellations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic have seen equestrian events suspended in the UK ... Read Article

9 Ways to Make the Most of Working from Home

Nine ways to make the most of your time at home

COVID-19 might be 2020’s biggest buzzkill, and in a year that’s already brought us raging bushfires and an actual plague ... Read Article

horse and rider hacking

Five signs you own a Thoroughbred

  An increasing number of owners are turning to blood horses – particularly those off the track. So, to celebrate ... Read Article

What coronavirus could mean for your horse

What coronavirus could mean for your horse

The RSPCA is encouraging horse owners to think about how they’ll care for their animals in the event they need ... Read Article

Exmoor ponies, British native pony breed

Five signs you own a native

  From shedding enough hair to fashion a new pony to being totally unflustered after a pheasant makes a hasty ... Read Article

The horse novel heroines we still secretly want to be

The horse novel heroines we still secretly want to be

Is there any pleasure in life more simple than curling up with a good (or, okay, compellingly rubbish) horse book? ... Read Article

Former amateur jockey wins 2020 photographic award

Talented equine and pet photographer, Karen Benett, was awarded the prestigious Photographer of the Year 2020 Open Award for print ... Read Article

Horse being shown in-hand

Seven signs you were a Pony Club kid

  Do you remember being shouted at by ancient instructors and spending more time on the floor than on your ... Read Article

Help develop self-guided trails with the SDNPA

The South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) are calling on riders to help create a handy, downloadable guide to the ... Read Article

Nose Kisses

The ‘non-horsey other half’ survival guide

However outdoorsy your non-horsey partner might be, there are some undoubtable struggles when it comes to living with a horse ... Read Article

World Horse Welfare

World Horse Welfare thank public for ‘staggering’ support

World Horse Welfare is incredibly grateful to the public for their staggering response to their Helping Horse Owning Communities in ... Read Article

SEIB Search for a Star

SEIB Search for a Star 2020 qualifiers announced

2019 SEIB Search for a Star champions, Linsfort Ear to the Ground and Lisa Sergeant, with reserve champions Rambo and ... Read Article

Girl competing in dressage competition

Compete from home with BD’s Online Championships

Qualification is now open for Dressage Anywhere and British Dressage’s (BD) online competition series You don’t have to leave the ... Read Article


Lifetime achievement award for NAF founder

  NAF’s founder and chairman, Richard Cleeve, received a standing ovation at the BETA gala dinner NAF ushered in the ... Read Article

Horses for Hope raises the bar with overwhelming support

Following Natalie Heaton’s social media post asking friends whether they’d attend a charity dressage competition raising funds for those affected ... Read Article

Riding demo with Mary King

Five things that only happen at a lecture demo

As far as horsey outings go, lecture demos are some of the best in the business. With top riders showcasing ... Read Article

Rider competing in the BD Petplan

Exciting new format for popular Area Festivals series

British Dressage’s (BD) Petplan Area Festivals competition series has been transformed with a fresh new format for 2020 From its ... Read Article

HOYS 2020 qualifier dates

HOYS 2020 qualifiers announced

Photo credit: Julian Portch Ready to start your 2020 showing season off with a bang? Whip out that diary, because ... Read Article

Strangles Animal Health Trust

Stay on top of strangles cases with brand-new online resource

Owners, vets and equine professionals alike will soon have access to the most up-to-date information on strangles diagnoses across the ... Read Article

Bolesworth arena June 2020

Save the date

A fusion of world-class equestrian sport, lifestyle and hospitality awaits as the 2020 Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show enters a ... Read Article

Horse and rider spending time in field

Five horsey resolutions to break, and five to stick to

While some come together perfectly, in reality it can be hard to stay on track with other resolutions. Meanwhile, there ... Read Article

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Mary King

Mary King swaps saddles for sails

“There was a joke on the boat about me wearing my pearls, but you have to keep up standards!” said ... Read Article

Mark Todd Land Rover team

Q&A with Mark Todd

This extraordinary Kiwi answers your most pressing questions The factfile Name: Sir Mark Todd KNZM CBE Date of birth: 1 ... Read Article

Get a half-price Equilibrium Massage Therapy Mitt for your horse!

*SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE* Get an Equilibrium Massage Therapy Mitt for just £55! The quick, effective and easy-to-use Equilibrium Therapy Massage Mitt ... Read Article

BRC Quadrille teams 2019

Selected BRC Quadrille Teams head to the final

With team selection out of the way, the four finalists look ahead to the big day – and reveal the ... Read Article

Horse riding on the beach

50 horsey things you should do at least once

From great days out to once-in-a-lifetime experiences, we’ve compiled the ultimate equestrian bucket list. Tick off each one you achieve ... Read Article

Chatting on the yard

Horsey folk: a spotter’s guide

If you’ve spent five minutes in the company of equestrians, you’ll know they fall under distinct categories. How many of ... Read Article

Wilberry Wonder Pony funding new cancer research

Wilberry Wonder Pony funds life-saving research

The charity, founded in memory of young eventer Hannah Francis, is supporting PhD research into osteosarcoma  Cancer charity Hannah’s Willberry ... Read Article

Vicky Mitson, Commercial Director for Science Supplements, qualifies for HOYS

Science Supplements’ Vicky Mitson makes double trouble

Qualifying for HOYS is no mean feat, whether showjumping or showing is your game. However, getting one horse to both ... Read Article

Drunkeen Boy and Eleanor Currington winning the SEIB Search for a Star Riding for the Disabled Championship final

The SEIB Search for a Star RDA Championship

Taking place on 12 September at the British Show Horse Association Hunter Championship Show at Addington, the long-awaited SEIB Search ... Read Article

MacMillan charity Raceday

Countdown to the 2020 Macmillan Charity Horserace begins!

Applications for the biggest charity raceday in the country officially open on Sunday 8th September, giving you the chance to ... Read Article

Brilliant Burghley offers

Heading to Burghley Horse Trials this weekend? Make sure you head to the Horse&Rider magazine stand! Receive a free tote ... Read Article

Horse peering out over stable door

If horses had journals

Ever imagined what your horse would jot down at the end of a hard day being waited on hand and ... Read Article

Burghley Horse Trials

The World of the Horse Exhibitors – Burghley 2019

Heading to Burghley Horse Trials? Make sure you check out who will be exhibiting in the World of the Horse! ... Read Article

Rural crime app developed by Warwickshire police

Warwickshire Police launch first UK Rural Crime Advice app

Technology pioneered by Warwickshire Police offers easy access to guidance, local updates and reporting crime Warwickshire Police launched a new ... Read Article

Operation Close Pass initiative

Police operation to help keep horse riders safer on the roads launched

Mounted police volunteers saddle up to advise motors on passing horses safely A police initiative helping to keep horse riders ... Read Article

Burghley Horse Trials

Burghley 2019 five-day diary

Photo credit: Peter Nixon It’s the second and final five-star fixture on UK soil and a week every equestrian anticipates. ... Read Article

BEF Trot to Tokyo

BEF staff get set to ‘Trot To Tokyo’

The British Equestrian Federation is marking the countdown to Tokyo 2020 with a mammoth ‘journey’ – and the help of ... Read Article

Ten for Tim

Photo credit: Julian Portch A tough team of ten will be running a five-mile relay to raise funds for The ... Read Article

Filming a test for Dressage Anywhere

Entries still open for 2019 British Dressage Online Dressage Championships

Qualifying classes for the 2019 British Dressage Online Championships, hosted by Dressage Anywhere, are now open. Into its sixth year, ... Read Article

Horse owner confessions we all have in common

Not cleaning our tack every time we ride. We all know we should, but none of us do. And by ... Read Article

Ways your horse can save you money

Our equine friends can be expensive, but we’ve come up with some ways in which they might actually just be ... Read Article

North Wales Horse Watch

No way for North Wales’ crime

Horsewatch, a North Wales crime prevention project aiming to protect horse owners from thieves, is to spend some of a ... Read Article


Try affiliated dressage for a day

Ever fancied competing at an affiliated dressage competition? Horse&Rider has partnered with Petplan Equine and British Dressage to give you ... Read Article

Girl power triumphs at Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

Badminton Horse Trials is one of the biggest weekends in eventing. Discover what happened at this year’s event   It’s ... Read Article

Hacking horse in the summer

11 ideas for your ultimate horsey summer

After what feels like an eternity, it’s almost time for a horsey summer of sun, sea and so much more. ... Read Article

Ones to watch at Badminton 2019

The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, one of the most exciting weekends in eventing, is only a few days away. ... Read Article

Free course walk with Mary King at Badminton

Heading to Badminton? Join us and Baileys Horse Feeds and walk the cross-country course with Mary King! Register at the ... Read Article

TheraPlate UK

TheraPlate UK launch exclusive competition

TheraPlate UK, the European distributor of the renowned therapy platform TheraPlate, will launch an exclusive competition for attendees of the ... Read Article

The World of the Horse Exhibitors – Badminton

The World of the Horse  Exhibitors – Badminton 2019

Allen & Page Ltd 01362 822900 www.allenandpage.com Natural Horse Feeds   Aquamax 01285 323131 www.aquamax.co.uk Aquamax Horse Bedding   Back ... Read Article

Nikki Crisp in the NAF 5 Star dressage championships

Horse & Country TV Showcase NAF Five Star Winter Dressage Championships

This year’s NAF Five Star Winter Dressage Championship was a huge success with a host of stunning performances from leading ... Read Article

Badminton Horse Trials, Andrew Nicholson jumping a cross-country fence

Happy Birthday Badminton

It’s official – Badminton Horse Trials has been a horsey calendar highlight for 70 years this May. Kicking off for ... Read Article

Seven positive comments dressage judges make when things don’t go to plan

The wonderful thing about dressage is it’s a learning experience every time. There’s no other discipline where a judge’s every ... Read Article

Nine reasons why owning a horse is a good thing to put on your CV

Sadly, horses are an expensive pastime, so you’re likely to need some form of employment to fund your money-munching dependent. ... Read Article

Horsey friends chatting

19 words and phrases that mean something completely different in the horse world

Stepping onto the yard often feels like slipping through a portal to another realm. Here, the rules of the outside ... Read Article

horse and rider competing in an endurance competition

Countdown is on to the packed Endurance GB ride season

Endurance riders across the country completed their first competitive miles of 2019 at events in the New Forest, and in ... Read Article

Ben Hobday at eh Horse&Rider demo

An evening with Ben Hobday

Our top-rider demos are always something that Team H&R gets really excited about. It’s a privilege of watch one of ... Read Article

Equine flu outbreak

Horse owners advised to be vigilant following recent equine influenza outbreaks

The Animal Health Trust (AHT) is encouraging horse owners to be aware of the clinical signs of equine influenza (EI) ... Read Article

Traditional Gypsy cob competing at SEIB Search for a Star at HOYS

Traditional Gypsy Cobs to have their moment to shine at Horse of the Year Show

It’s with great excitement that Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) are introducing a brand-new class for 2019. In support ... Read Article

Animalife sponsored rider Piggy French

Sponsored rider opportunities with Animalife

Are you a social butterfly who’s looking to pursue your horsey-dreams and become a sponsored rider? Here’s a great opportunity ... Read Article

Ever wondered what it’s like to compete at HOYS?

Photo: 1st Class Images Ever wondered what it’s like to compete at The Horse of the Year Show (HOYS)? We ... Read Article

Olympia Horse Show shopping village

Shop ‘til you drop at Olympia

Heading to Olympia’s shopping village? Here’s everything you need to know before you hit the tradestands Olympia – go for ... Read Article

Olympia Christmas Masters

It’s beginning to look a lot like Olympia

Any horsey household knows that the run-up to Christmas can mean only one thing… Olympia’s here! The annual London International ... Read Article

Harry Meade Cross-country

British Eventing announces entry fee and prize money increases for 2019

British Eventing has announced its plans to increase entry fees and prize money for 2019. Most membership passes will stay ... Read Article

A horse owner's car

13 signs that horses are taking over your life

We all know horse ownership is more of a lifestyle choice than a hobby, but could your love for all ... Read Article

Rider competing in a body protector

New body protector standard hits shelves

Body protectors manufactured to a new safety standard went on sale on 1 October. The 2018 standard comes after recent ... Read Article

Burghley 2018: Behind the scenes

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes when at Burghley Horse Trials? H&R’s Staff Writer, Rachel Dyke, reveals what ... Read Article

Burghley 2018: showjumping clear rounds rewards the few who can achieve them

Burghley 2018:   The poles tumbled on the final day at Burghley Horse Trials, but a classy clear round secured ... Read Article

Burghley 2018: two top-ten horses withdrawn before the final trot-up

Yesterday’s cross-country has taken its toll on the competitors who made it over Burghley’s finish line, with several well-placed faces ... Read Article

Burghley 2018: speed proves the formula to cross-country success

While Burghley’s cross-country course can never be described as a walk in the park, this year’s huge fences, tricky lines ... Read Article

Burghley 2018: Kiwis cause a leaderboard shake-up on the second day of dressage    

 It’s well-known that Burghley isn’t a dressage competition, but that hasn’t stopped today’s riders making their mark on the leaderboard. ... Read Article

Burghley 2018: Townend leads from the start in first day of dressage

Day one of dressage at Burghley saw a number of good performances, but one rider quickly stole the limelight. Find ... Read Article

Burghley 2018: fashion, forgetfulness and two horses withdrawn

The Burghley trot-up yesterday afternoon was its usual array of fabulous outfits and horsey high-jinks. Here’s what happened Wednesday’s trot-up ... Read Article

Top tips for enjoying cross-country day at Burghley

The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials is one of the most popular equestrian fixtures in the country, for good reason ... Read Article

Burghley Horse Trials: exciting new cross-country element revealed

The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials is perhaps best known for its big, bold cross-country course, but the introduction of ... Read Article

Horses grazing in field

Maximum sentences set to increase

People who commit animal abuse could face up to five years in jail after draft legislation has gained strong support ... Read Article

Burghley Horse Trials

Back to Burghley

One of the jewels in the crown of international eventing, Burghley Horse Trials is back from 29 August to 2 ... Read Article

Brooke, equestrian charity

Brooke selected as World Equestrian Games’ official charity

The international equine charity Brooke has been chosen as the official charity for the World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North ... Read Article

Claim your FREE £10 NAF voucher with September Horse&Rider!

COVER FREE* NAF VOUCHER CLAIM YOURS NOW* *While stocks last. One per reader. Postage to UK addresses only. Offer ends 30 September ... Read Article

Ben Maher at Longines Global Champions Tour London

Longines Global Champions Tour London

Longines Global Champions Tour London The Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League (GCL) bring together the world’s top ... Read Article

Horse nodding whilst it walks

Horses nod to conserve energy, study finds

Researchers at Humboldt University, Berlin, have found that horses nod while walking to allow them to use energy more efficiently ... Read Article

The countdown begins for the Liverpool International Horse Show 2018

   If you are a fan of top class showjumping, breath-taking dressage and great family entertainment what better way to ... Read Article

Types of horses at a livery yard

Livery yard spotter’s guide

At every yard you visit, you’re likely to spot a familiar cast of equine characters The one who’s growing old ... Read Article

Dressage comments riders receive from judges

Seven positive comments dressage judges make

Comments dressage judges make when things don’t go to plan – and what we think they really mean! The wonderful ... Read Article

The SEIB Sponsored Ride at the 2016 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials

Enter now to run or ride around Burghley

Entries are now open for the SEIB Burghley sponsored ride, with both runners and riders welcome this year. The event ... Read Article

Four ways to beat the post-Badminton blues

So, the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials is over for another year. Whether you were among the crowds who descended ... Read Article

Badminton 2018: dreams come true on the final day

It’s been 11 years since a female rider won at Badminton – the last one was Lucinda Fredericks, riding Headley ... Read Article

Badminton 2018: one key contender withdrawn

Following the thrills and spills of the cross-country phase, the final vet inspection proved to be the quiet before the ... Read Article

Badminton 2018: girl power prevails on cross-country day

Badminton’s most famous phase provided a day of high-octane excitement that kept things exciting right until the very end. H&R ... Read Article

Badminton 2018: Oliver Townend almost achieves a dressage best

  Image credit: Kit Houghton / Mitsubishi Motors The second day of dressage at this year’s Badminton Horse Trials caused ... Read Article

Badminton 2018: British rider on top after day one

  The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials is nothing if not full of surprises and fierce competiton. Here’s H&R’s roundup ... Read Article


Top tips for a great day out at Badminton

Whether you’re an eventing junkie or just fancy a day out surrounded by fellow horse-lovers, Badminton is the place to ... Read Article

Five combinations to keep an eye on at Badminton

Images: Kit Houghton/Mitsubishi Motors As the countdown to this year’s Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials ticks into its final days ... Read Article

Get set, event!

Find out more about the Mitsubishi Motors Cup at Badminton and meet two of the riders who have their hopes ... Read Article

Revealed – the Badminton Horse Trials 2018 cross-country course

With the countdown on for one of the biggest events in the equestrian calendar, the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, ... Read Article

The World of the Horse Exhibitors – Badminton

The World of the Horse  Exhibitors – Badminton 2018

Allen & Page Ltd 01362 822900 www.allenandpage.com Natural Horse Feeds   Aquamax 01285 323131 www.aquamax.co.uk Aquamax Horse Bedding   ArcEquine ... Read Article

9 life lessons your horse has taught you

Caring for your horse is a voyage of discovery, in more ways than you might expect. Here are some pearls ... Read Article

going to a show

The 10 stages of going to a show

Competing your horse – it seems like a great idea in principle, but the reality is often somewhat different…   ... Read Article

10 household items that always end up at the yard

1. That beach towel you used to love A spare towel at the yard is essential during the wet months ... Read Article

New ambassadors join the Petplan Equine team

Petplan Equine, one of the UK’s leading specialist equine insurance providers, announces three new ambassadors to join the team for ... Read Article

Ride at Badminton!

Photo credit: Adam Fanthorpe Ask any keen event rider what their dream is and they’re sure to reply “to compete ... Read Article

Horse & Country TV has a brand new series this spring – Daisy Dines With!

This great new show sees Daisy Bunn invited into the homes of top riders, where they cook a meal for ... Read Article

7 Signs your horse wears the trousers

7 signs your horse wears the trousers in your relationship

  Your dinner consists of rather suspect offerings from the reduced aisle of the supermarket, yet your horse (otherwise known ... Read Article

Plan a day out to remember at The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show

  This awe-inspiring five-day event takes place in the stunning grounds of Bolesworth Castle near Tattenhall, Cheshire from June 13 ... Read Article

7 signs you were a horse mad child

You owned loads of horsey books Black Beauty, The Jinny series and The Saddle Club are just a few that ... Read Article

Things you realise when you're away from your horse

Things you realise when you’re away from your horse

You’re not late For once?! With no rushing around to fit in all of those yard chores you have much ... Read Article

7 tell-tale signs you're a ‘horsey person’

7 tell-tale signs you’re a ‘horsey person’

You’re no stranger to visiting the supermarket in your wellies The look you share with a fellow horsey person as ... Read Article

International Eventing Forum 2018 – ‘What’s the Limit’?

The 2018 International Eventing Forum takes place this year on February 5 at Hartpury College, where attendees can look forward to ... Read Article

Bransby horses rescue

Skeletal Shetland Ponies Mark the Start of Winter Welfare Crisis for Bransby Horses

Equine rescue and welfare charity, Bransby Horses, rescued three Shetland ponies last week from the Nottinghamshire area that were severely emaciated. Read Article

Kick disease out of your stable

Survey confirms that respiratory and hoof diseases are the most common health issues experienced by horse owners during the winter ... Read Article

Regimental Mascot, Cruachan the 3rd Earns Promotion

Cruachan the 3rd, the mascot of The Royal Regiment of Scotland based at Redford Barracks, Edinburgh, earned the promotion from ... Read Article

Olympic medallist to host Heiniger clipping workshops at Carrs Billington Country Stores

Following the success of last year’s clipping evenings, renowned Olympian and champion event rider, Ian Stark OBE, will conduct three ... Read Article

Model for a day

H&R reader, Rowena, won the chance to feature in the #equetechrealrider fashion campaign in the May issue of H&R. We ... Read Article

Introducing the Dengie ambassadors…

In May Horse&Rider, Dengie ran a competition to find three new ambassadors and offer them a year-long training bursary. We’re excited ... Read Article


Signed Mary King art piece being auctioned to help ME research

Jenna Green is a nineteen-year-old artist suffering from CFS/ME. She recently completed a piece featuring event rider Mary King at the Land ... Read Article

Fine for mess left on road

Call for £1,000 fine for horse riders leaving mess on public roads

Huge piles of horse muck left on public roads are causing chaos for car drivers In almost every park or public ... Read Article


Hannah’s Willberry Wonder Pony Charity shortlisted for FEI Solidarity Award 2017

Hannah’s Willberry Wonder Pony Charity has been shortlisted for the prestigious FEI Solidarity Award 2017 by the Fédération Equestre Internationale ... Read Article

A Feast of Entertainment at The Liverpool International Horse Show

This year’s Liverpool International Horse Show is set for a feast of top class action and a host of new ... Read Article

The World of the Horse Exhibitors – Badminton

The World of the Horse Exhibitors – Burghley 2017

Heading to Burghley Horse Trials? Make sure you visit the World of the Horse… Alexander James 0161 7936340 Bespoke quality ... Read Article


Crowd favourite out of Europeans

Photo credit: Jess Staines/jess-photography.co.uk Olympic eventer Jonty Evans will not contest the European Eventing Championships in Strzegom, he has said ... Read Article

A History of Art

First image courtesy of Nico Morgan – nicomorgan.co.uk In the long and arching narrative of eventing, there are a few ... Read Article

Mary King leads ride across Dartmoor

Mary King leads ride across Dartmoor

Former Badminton winner, Olympic medallist and Deputy Lieutenant of Devon, Mary King MBE had her first experience of riding on Dartmoor ... Read Article

World Horse Welfare garden wins Gold medal at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017

Today is a double celebration for World Horse Welfare. Their artisan garden designed by Adam Woolcott and Jonathan Smith has ... Read Article

Peter Wilkes

An Idiot Aboard – Endurance Challenge

Peter Wilkes, MD of leading equestrian manufacturer Vale Brothers Ltd, will be taking on the challenge of riding in the 40KM Endurance Ride at Royal Windsor Horse Show. This would be a challenge for most experienced riders, let alone Peter, who has set himself the challenge to complete the ride after having ridden only 30 times! Read Article

Badminton showjumping: 37th time lucky for Nicholson

Photos: Kit Houghton/Mitsubishi Motors The 2017 Badminton Horse Trials has been a showcase of the ups and downs of three-day ... Read Article

Badminton showjumping: morning round-up and the Price preview

Twenty-six riders tackled the final phase this morning at Badminton Horse Trials, over a course that has proved tight on ... Read Article

Badminton final horse inspection: tension in the trot-up

The morning after cross-country is always tense at an international event, but never more so than when the course is ... Read Article

Badminton cross country: vintage design brings golden era excitement

Photos: Kit Houghton/Mitsubishi Motors Cross-country day was to be vintage Badminton, as riders who had been pre-emptively ruled out of ... Read Article

Badminton: cross-country causes carnage at the halfway point

“It’s a proper course,” laughed Andrew Nicholson after his first ride of the day, aboard Rosemary Barlow’s Qwanza. It’s not ... Read Article

Badminton cross country: course preview

Photos: Kit Houghton/Mitsubishi Motors A tepid sunrise made its way over Badminton house this morning, heralding the start of cross-country day ... Read Article

Badminton dressage: a continental drift

Photo credit: Kit Houghton/Badminton The foreign contingent dominated after a brilliant first two days of competition at the Mitsubishi Motors ... Read Article

AHT Facial Expressions

Is your horse naughty or is he actually in pain? The answer is written all over his face – AHT Facial expressions research

Experts at the Animal Health Trust Equine Clinic are on a mission to help you recognise pain in your horses ... Read Article

Badminton Preview – Ollie Townend

Badminton preview brings big crowds and big names to Cirencester

Photo credit: Kit Houghton/Badminton Eventing fans and supporters gathered in their masses at the King’s Head Hotel in Cirencester on ... Read Article

Nick Skelton, Olympic show-jumping gold medalist, to publish his memoirs in October 2017

The Orion Publishing Group is delighted to announce that Alan Samson, Publisher of Weidenfeld & Nicolson, has bought world rights from Johnny Whitmore, Commercial Director at the Stellar Group, for Nick Skelton’s autobiography, due for publication on 19 October 2017. Read Article

Overweight horses are four times more likely to develop laminitis

Overweight horses are four times more likely to develop laminitis

Horses and ponies naturally gain weight to build up fat reserves during seasons when there’s plenty of grass and forage ... Read Article

The World of the Horse Exhibitors – Badminton

The World of the Horse Exhibitors – Badminton 2017

The World of the Horse Exhibitors – Badminton 2017 Allen & Page Ltd 01362 822900 www.allenandpage.com Natural Horse Feeds   ... Read Article

Animal Health Trust Bake

Bake to support the Animal Health Trust

Horse&Rider is supporting the Animal Health Trust as our Charity of the Year 2017. Why not get involved and organise ... Read Article

HR PPA Award

Horse&Rider is crowned Consumer Magazine of the Year

After a truly remarkable year for all D J Murphy titles, Horse&Rider scooped the top prize at the prestigious PPA Independent Publisher awards. Read Article

Emile Faurie wows the crowds at Olympia

Emile Faurie wows the crowds at Olympia

International dressage rider and Olympian Emile Faurie made a welcome return to Olympia this week, with a dazzling Master Class ... Read Article

International Eventing Forum 2017 – The Next Generation (Sam)

International Eventing Forum 2017 – The Next Generation

Time is racing on and the 2017 International Eventing Forum is almost here, with only a matter of weeks to ... Read Article

Sharon Hunt clipping demonstration

Learn to clip like a pro

Olympic medalists Ian Stark OBE and Sharon Hunt will be conducting equine clipping demonstrations at the Carrs Billington’s Selkirk, Morpeth and Brock stores, in partnership with Heiniger clippers during November. Read Article

How do you get a riding arena outside BBC Broadcasting House?

You can put an arena anywhere if you have the correct surface, knowledge and experience... Read Article

Horses and ponies in need

Horse&Rider and PONY magazines are delighted to have been able to donate to a number of equine charities in 2016, ... Read Article

RSPCA issues sycamore warning to horse owners

Atypical myopathy is a serious illness usually found in grazing horses in the autumn and spring. RSPCA chief inspector Cathy Hyde, who heads a specialist team of equine officers, said: “It appears that vets have seen more cases of this debilitating and sadly often fatal condition this autumn than in previous years and that risk is likely to be carried through to the spring. Read Article

Riding for the Disabled group awarded $406k

Haworth Riding for the Disabled (HRDA) is one of two projects based in Yorkshire and Huberside sharing £885,623 won from the Big Lottery Fund's Reaching Communities Programme. The centre, in Bradford, offers recreation, therapy, and training for people with physical and learning disabilities. Read Article

New rules for eventing helmet cameras

Permission is now required from British Eventing's Chief Executive for the use of a head or bridle camera in the cross-country phase of eventing. Read Article

Moving horses from pasture to stabling can put horses at risk of colic

Colic is the most common emergency problem in the horse, and one of the main causes of death in the horse. Read Article

Miraculous win for Gizmo the wonder pony

Just six months ago, Gizmo was found lying near an Essex Caravan Park having been dumped in freezing conditions at only four months old. He was suffering from hypothermia, dehydration, liver failure and pneumonia and was close to death. His mother was nowhere to be seen and he was so weak and underweight he was unable to stand. Read Article

Frankel’s first daughter has been born

She is exactly the same colour as her father, including the definitive blaze on her face. The breeding of the foal means that she could be worth up to £3 million, a small portion of her fathers value of £100 million. Read Article

Defra agrees radical overhaul of horse passport system in light of horse meat crisis

Representatives from the Equine Sector Council for Health & Welfare, which includes among its members the British Equestrian Federation, the Thoroughbred Breeders Association, Local Government Trading Standards, the British Equine Veterinary Association and horse welfare charities attended the urgent meeting called by the Secretary of State. Read Article

Debate on Horse Meat called for at World Horse Welfare Conference

Roly Owers, Chief Executive of World Horse Welfare, said in response: “Around 7000 horses are currently at risk of abandonment ... Read Article

Cally’s real-life rescue story

Cally was rescued from Portugal and transported to England, where she was bought by Penny Paddle who lives in Cornwall. Penny tells the story of how she found and saved Cally. Read Article

Petplan Equine top five insurance claims

The UK’s number one pet insurer Petplan, together with its specialist equestrian division, Petplan Equine have a wealth of knowledge of horse and pet illnesses and injuries, with an impressive database of over 1 million animals. Read Article

Redwings’ strangles outbreak one year on

Reflections on one of the most challenging times in charity’s 30-year history and introducing Redwings’ strangles survey. Read Article

British Horse Feeds support Julie Kelshaw in MacMillan charity race

The effort and determination of leisure horse rider, Julie Kelshaw, to compete in a race at York Racecourse, has caught the eye of the team at British Horse Feeds. Read Article

Duchess of Beaufort marks silver anniversary

The Duchess of Beaufort is celebrating 25 years of partnership between Mitsubishi Motors and Badminton Horse Trials. Read Article

Horse Power: Ardennes heavy horses replace machinery in forestry

Discover two forestry workers abandoning machinery in favour of a more traditional - and eco-friendly - means of labour. Meet Ardennes heavy horses, Jetson and Tser Read Article

Over 100 Horses Rescued from Meat Farm in Amersham

A nation of animal lovers watched in horror as over 100 horses, ponies and donkeys were rescued. Mel Rutherford follows the equines' first steps on the road to recovery Read Article

Horseman’s Sunday in Hyde Park

One Sunday a year, over a hundred horses gather near Hyde Park in London to celebrate horse riding in the city Read Article

HRH Princess Royal Speaks Out on Equine Transport to Slaughter Conditions

World Horse Welfare needs horse lovers to contact their MEPs today, January 21 2010, to urge them to help horses transported live for slaughter Read Article

Courtney King-Dye in Coma After Fall from Dressage Horse

US Olympic Dressage rider Courtney King-Dye remains in a coma after falling from a horse while not wearing a hat. Read Article

Use of Electric Collar Shocks Horse World

Electric training device sparks horror amongst equestrians Read Article

Saddles: How new technology is paving the way

Choosing a saddle just got easier, thanks to groundbreaking new technology Read Article

When War Horse Met the Household Cavalry: Life Size Equine Puppets Meet Their Inspiration

How did the horses of The Household Cavalry respond to the equine puppets of theatrical sensation War Horse? Read Article

War Horse: inspecting the troops

War Horse's Capt Nicholls and Joey inspect The Household Cavalry Troopers in London's Hyde Park Read Article

War Horse: Joey meets Elizabeth

War Horse puppet Joey comes face to face with living and breathing Household Cavalry horse Elizabeth Read Article

War Horse stops traffic

London traffic is brought to a standstill as War Horse puppet Joey makes his way to Hyde Park Read Article

Secretariat: the movie

New Disney movie 'Secretariat', based on the true story of the legendary race horse, is released 3rd December, 2010. Watch the trailer here! Read Article

Horse&Rider voted Consumer Magazine of the Year in the IPAC Awards 2010

Horse&Rider wins ‘Consumer Magazine of the Year’ award at the 2010 Independent Publisher Awards Read Article

The Brooke’s Ambassador Major Richard Waygood MBE Helps Working Horses in India

The Brooke’s ambassador Major Richard Waygood MBE goes behind the scenes in India Read Article

Monty Roberts – an International treasure

Friday 17th February 2012 saw the legendary Monty Roberts and his protégée, Intelligent Horsemanship founder, Kelly Marks put on a much-anticipated demonstration at Royal Leisure, Henfield. Monty, who lives in California, is 77 this year so his transatlantic trips are likely to become an increasingly rare treat for the British public. Read Article

The World Class Programme and the build up to the Olympics

The UK Sport funded Equestrian World Class Programme supports a pathway to success for eventing, showjumping, dressage and para-equestrian dressage athletes. Read Article

Big riders turn out for annual big purse challenge

Top riders from all over the country converged on Grange Farm, Wittering to compete in this year’s Lincoln JumpCross Eventer’s Challenge. Read Article

ParalympicsGB equestrian team combines youth and experience

Earlier this week, our Paralympic equestrian team was announced by the British Paralympic Association. Read Article

Irish win in the FEI Nations Cup

Ireland made their first win of the season a big one, scooping the Hickstead leg of the FEI Nations Cup for the first time since 2001. This moves them up one place from the bottom of the league table. Read Article

Team GB eventers win Olympic silver – review

I don't know about you, but I'm not sure I have any nerves left after the eventing exploits over the last few days. There has been furious nail biting in the equestrian community as we scrabbled around for mobile phone internet, non-shuddery web coverage and red-button TVs for minute-to-minute coverage of the London 2012 Eventing. Read Article

London 2012: Olympic Dressage Finals

Exciting, thrilling and edge-of-your-seat tense is the best way to sum up the Olympic dressage individual finals, can the same be said for this test? Read Article

Burghley 2012: The top fences

In anticipation of the 2012 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, Captain Mark Phillips talks us through some of the signature fences for the Cross Country test. Read Article

Burghley Horse Trials 2012 – Lucy Wiegersma diary

Lucy Wiegersma video diary from Burghley Horse Trials 2012. Read Article

Thrilling headcam from Burghley 2012

During the Cross Country phase at Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials this year, find some special footage of Paul Tapner riding Inonothing. Read Article

King Solomon, Mary King’s former Olympic ride dies aged 24

One of the most successful horses of all time, King Solomon III, was part of the silver medal winning team in Athens in 2004. Read Article

EIA confirmed in Cornwall

Defra confirmed yesterday (03/10/12) that a horse in Cornwall has tested positive for Equine Infectious Anaemia (EIA). Read Article

The British Racing School trains stars of the future

While many teenagers are packing up for university this month, two youngsters are forging themselves a different path thanks to an innovative free course run by the Newmarket-based British Racing School... Read Article

Fund-raising drive to bring back horse-drawn boats

An appeal launched by the Friends of Cromford Canal, Derbyshire, hopes to see horse-drawn boat trips return to the canal by next spring. Read Article

Horses join commuters on M25

Four horses caused 20-mile queues on the M25 yesterday (09/10/12). Read Article

40 equines found in brick kiln

When Brooke partner AHTCS (Animal Health Training and Consultancy Service) set off on a survey of welfare standards at one of the brick kilns in Nepal's Kathmandu valley, they didn't expect to find nearly 40 animals in a desperate state. Read Article

One million horses were taken to France from Britain and only 62,000 were brought back..

Dorothy Brooke was in Egypt in 1930 and started her mission to rescue from indescribable conditions, what remained of the ... Read Article

British-bred dressage star put to sleep

Oldenburg stallion Donnersong, previously ridden to success by Carl Hester, has been put to sleep aged 22. Read Article

Charlotte and Valegro return with bang and a world record

On their first appearance since winning team and individual gold medals at the London Olympic Games, Charlotte Dujardin (GBR) and Valegro not only blew away the opposition in the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Leg, but also gained a new World grand prix record score in doing so. Read Article

HBO sued over treatment of horses

HBO are being sued for allegedly mistreating horses and then covering it up during filming for the TV series 'Luck'. Read Article

Equestrian students slammed for naked calendar

Members of the Leeds University Equestrian Society have been criticised for a racy charity calendar photoshoot. Read Article

University offers free online equine nutrition course

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at the University of Edinburgh is providing a free five-week online course on the subject of equine nutrition. Read Article

Horse meat found in Supermarket burgers

Investigations are under way into how beefburgers on sale in UK and Irish Republic supermarkets came to have horse meat in them. Read Article

New BEVA guide makes equine insurance easier

The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) has introduced a new guide to help horse owners negotiate the complexities of equine insurance with clarity. Read Article

William Fox-Pitt (GBR) wins the 2014 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

(USA, 27 April 2014) William Fox-Pitt (GBR) riding Bay My Hero, today Sunday 27 April 2014, wins the 2014 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, with Lauren Kieffer (USA) riding Veronica in 2nd place, and Bruce (Buck) Davidson Jr. (USA) riding Ballynoe Castle RM in 3rd place, in Lexington. Read Article

IAN STARK and World Horse Welfare go behind the scenes at Badminton Horse Trials 2014

Three times winner of Badminton Horse Trials, Ian Stark joined World Horse Welfare at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2014 last week to talk horse safety with British Eventing’s National Safety Officer, Jonathan Clissold and Badminton Horse Trials vet, Richard Hepburn. Read Article

Year of the Horse Charity Polo Day at Guards Polo Club – with Kauto Star

Gold Cup hero, Kauto Star, is special guest in support of World Horse Welfare’s charity polo day. Read Article

Generous donation helps horses in crisis

As Britain’s horse crisis shows no sign of abating, a tremendously generous donation from Matchmakers International is a huge boost to World Horse Welfare’s front-line UK team. Read Article

British Eventing announces Arena Eventing series

A new two phase competition open to members and non-members is to be offered by British Eventing in 2015, with the aim of providing extra opportunities to existing members and encouraging new members. Read Article

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