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Team Gold and Individual Bronze for GB’s eventers

The final day of the eventing European Championships saw Great Britain crowned European team gold medallists. As the team gold was confirmed for Rosalind Canter, Tina Cook, Oliver Townend and Nicola Wilson, there was further delight for Nicola who also took an individual bronze with Bulana. With two fences in hand heading into the final…

World class riders to compete at Burghley

Coming hot on the heels of the 2017 European Eventing Championships in Strezgom, Poland, this year’s Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials looks set to be an international affair. Many of the world’s leading riders will descend on the Lincolnshire town of Stamford for what is considered by many to be eventing’s greatest challenge. More than…

Burghley fences, up close and personal

If you’ve ever wanted to paddle in the Trout Hatchery and get up close and personal with the daunting cross-country obstacles of Burghley Horse Trials, now’s your chance — there is still time to enter this year’s SEIB Burghley Sponsored Ride. This unique ride offers the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful hack across one of…

RECORD-BREAKING CROWD AT REDWINGS HAPTON OPEN DAY

A record-breaking crowd enjoyed a day of exclusive tours, demonstrations and horsey cuddles during a special Open Day at Redwings Horse Sanctuary’s headquarters in south Norfolk on Sunday (23rd July). The Open Day at Redwings Hapton, near Long Stratton, which is normally closed to the public, attracted over 950 people and raised more than £4,600…

Wocket Woy & the Pwoducer at Newmarket Wacecourses

Newmarket Racecourses recently welcomed internet sensations Wocket Woy & The Pwoducer to the Adnams July Course where they captured some of the highlights of what’s on offer at the family friendly Summer Saturdays in a specially produced video. This also gave Wocket Woy & The Pwoducer the chance to become familiar with the Adnams July…

Fine & Country raises money for homeless charity

Polo ponies, players and a record-breaking crowd of spectators recently enjoyed one of the finest sporting and social events in Southam. A staggering 5,500 people poured through the gates of Dallas Burston Polo Club for the ever-popular Fine & Country Gold Cup. The Warwickshire Gold Cup has grown in popularity since it was launched four years ago with…

Helmet Bounty Scheme set to help improve safety

The British Equestrian Trade Association (BETA) and British Riding Clubs (BRC) have teamed up to extend the initiative known as the BETA Helmet Bounty Scheme, which will see riders who are concussed while competing at the British Riding Clubs NAF Five Star Horse Trials Championships provided with a retail voucher that can be redeemed towards…

Fine & Country to support the British Showjumping National Championships 2017

Grandstand Media Ltd are delighted to announce that renowned country property specialists, Fine & Country, has come on board as supporters of the British Showjumping National Championships this year which takes place at the NAEC Stoneleigh, Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire 8th – 13th August. Regularly featured in Horse & Hound, Fine & Country sell not…

World’s oldest surviving race to begin festival

A maximum allowed field of 15 runners is likely when the 2017 running of the world’s oldest surviving race – the Newmarket Town Plate – kicks off the annual Moët & Chandon July Festival at 12.50pm on Thursday, 13th July at the Adnams July Course in Newmarket. Sponsored by Newmarket based businesses Golding and Powters,…