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New arrival marks the start of Spring

Spring has officially sprung at Writtle University College! The campus has been brought to life in recent weeks with the arrival of daffodils, lambs and now the first foal of the season. The filly, by Cevin Z, was born on Wednesday 21 March and is the first to arrive at the brand new Lordships Stud facility,…

Raring to go for the Redwings show!

Redwings Horse Sanctuary has released the date and schedule for its annual show, to be held at Topthorn Equestrian Centre, Suffolk, on Sunday 13th May. The show, now in its ninth year, continues to offer a varied schedule with classes for everyone, from complete beginners to seasoned show-goers. Once again the popular rescue classes will…

New look for families favourite Norfolk Spring Fling

Norfolk’s favourite family Easter event is set to return to the Norfolk Showground with a new look and feel for its 19th year. The Norfolk Spring Fling, held on Tuesday 10th April, attracts thousands of visitors each year and is regularly a sell-out success. The family day out is aimed at children aged between 4-11…

The East Anglian Game & Country Fair promises a grand weekend!

Set to take place on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th April, The East Anglian Game & Country Fair will once again be returning to the Euston Estate, by kind permission of The Duke and Duchess of Grafton. This beautiful venue lends itself to a game and country fair setting, along with offering the opportunity to further evolve…

Horse of the Year Show set to celebrate their 70th anniversary

As one of the longest standing horse shows in the UK to have been running consecutively for 70 years, this year Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) is delighted to be able to share such a memorable occasion with its loyal and supportive fan base as well as encouraging new fans to come along and…

Enjoy fantastic hospitality at Bolesworth International 

Are you looking for a fantastic day or evening out, watching the leading names in the world of dressage and show jumping, in a stunning setting while eating delicious food and enjoying high-end hospitality? The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show provides the answer and will provide a brilliant experience to remember. The amazing four-star level show-jumping…

Memorial race for Cambridgeshire racehorse trainer

The £30,000 Listed Sidney Banks Memorial Novices’ Hurdle is the feature contest at Huntingdon Racecourse next Thursday. The race was first run in the mid-1970s as a tribute to the father of the late racecourse chairman Michael Banks. Sidney Banks held a permit locally to train until his death in 1973. Just a few weeks…

Sell your second hand equestrian gear simply

Equestrians often collect a vast array of items during their time as a horse owner, and until recently there has been a limit to the online marketplace offerings that provide a safe and secure way of parting with horsey gear. However, a brand new website has just launched to provide a solution…   TackMeUp.co.uk is…

Final call for hero pet nominations for charity medal

There are only two weeks left to nominate your hero pets for the Blue Cross Medal 2018. Animal lovers are being encouraged to nominate inspirational pets who could be the next medal-winner before nominations close on 4 February. In previous years the award has been aimed at working pets including guide and police dogs, therapy…

Redwings remembers momentous Amersham rescue

Redwings Horse Sanctuary is looking forward to a special year of commemoration when it marks the 10-year anniversary of one of the most notorious rescues in the charity’s history. On 9th January 2008, a team of 32 Redwings’ staff responded to an urgent call for help from the RSPCA to assist with the rescue of…