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Dubai Future Champions Festival

What’s On at the Dubai Future Champions Festival

Newmarket Racecourses is proud to be staging the second running of the two-day Dubai Future Champions Festival on Friday, 7th and Saturday, 8th October. With the Festival worth over £2 million in prize money thanks to the continued support and contribution of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Future Champions Festival combines…

The Newmarket Gin Is Out Of The Gate On To The Shelves

On Friday 30 September VIPs from the horseracing world and representatives from the trade and consumer drinks industry celebrated the launch of The Newmarket Gin at the famous racing venue, The Jockey Club Rooms. The event included gin tastings and the unveiling of the perfect pour, as well as presentations by the team which created…

Olympic riders feature in ‘Dressage Friday’ at Horse of the Year Show 2016

Olympic riders feature in ‘Dressage Friday’ at Horse of the Year Show 2016

Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) is set to bring another unforgettable five days of entertainment to the NEC in Birmingham this week. With show stopping displays, exhilarating show jumping and outstanding showing championships, this year’s show is setting supreme standards by adding two Olympic dressage champions to the line-up. Olympic dressage rider Carl Hester…

Small things add up to Healthy Horses says KBHH

‘Taking care of the small things around your horse and about the stable yard makes a big difference’ is the current message from Keeping Britain’s Horses Healthy (KBHH), who is repeating its highly successful Horse Health Week this year, from September 26th – 30th 2016. Throughout the week KBHH in association with the Animal Health…

Joey of War Horse Sells for £35,000 at Bonhams Charity Auction

An original set of puppets from the smash-hit play War Horse – including Joey, Topthorn, the Foal and Goose – were sold at Bonhams in London last night at a charity auction that raised £68,000 for the Handspring Trust. Joey, star of the show, gave an exclusive performance with National Theater puppeteers before selling for…

Research Sheds New Light on Laminitis Risk Factors

New research suggests we may soon be able to better identify horses at greater risk of developing pasture-associated laminitis, not only by looking at breed type, body condition score and associated higher risk environments but also by checking hormone and insulin levels. Laminitis manifests in the foot and results in varying degrees of pain, lameness…