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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

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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Burghley 2018: two top-ten horses withdrawn before the final trot-up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Burghley 2018: fashion, forgetfulness and two horses withdrawn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

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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

Paddington the police horse

Officers bid farewell to retiring police horse

He might have faced huge, noisy crowds, but retiring police horse Paddington won’t only be remembered for his bravery. The ... 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

Badminton

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 2017

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

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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

Mary KING ME

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

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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 2017

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

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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 2017

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

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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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Burghley Horse Trials 2012 – Lucy Wiegersma diary

Lucy Wiegersma video diary from Burghley Horse Trials 2012. 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

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

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

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

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

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

ParalympicsGB equestrian team combines youth and experience

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

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

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

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

Actor Perri Snowden talks War Horse

War Horse actor Perri Snowden, who play Capt Nicholls, reveals all about the West End show and the Olympia performance 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

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

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

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

War Horse: Joey meets Elizabeth

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

Saddles: How new technology is paving the way

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

Use of Electric Collar Shocks Horse World

Electric training device sparks horror amongst equestrians 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

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

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 stops traffic

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

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

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

Breen’s Derby dream finally comes true

After coming so close for the past two years, Ireland's Trevor Breen finally achieved what he'd always wanted to do - winning the Equestrian.com Derby at Hickstead. 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

Carl and Charlotte go Dutch in search of ‘new Valegro’

‘Carl and Charlotte: Going Dutch’, a brand new ‘Carl and Charlotte’ documentary will premiere on Horse & Country TV (Sky 280) in May. 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

Equestrian students slammed for naked calendar

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

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

Teenager asks drivers to slow down after accident

Seventeen-year-old Simon Barber was thrown off and suffered whiplash when a passing van hit his horse's hindleg on Leeds Road, Idle, Bradford. 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

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

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

Horses join commuters on M25

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

William Funnell can’t be bettered in the Bunn Leisure Trophy

Local rider William Funnell has won plenty at Hickstead over the years, and today he added another title to his collection on day three of the Longines Royal International Horse Show at Hickstead (29 July – 3 August). Read Article

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