Allister Hood and Our Cashel Blue

Horse of the Year Show 2015

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The Horse Of the Year Show, or HOYS for short, is hosted by Grandstand Media at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham in October. It is a festival of show jumping, showing, dressage, Pony Club mounted games, and this year vaulting too. 17-hour working days make the event photography I do for ES Photography, the official photographers, some of the …

Andrew Nicholson and NEREO

Badminton Horse Trials – Nicholson and Nereo lead after dressage.

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The first day of dressage is complete at Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials and it took great afternoon tests by Badminton debutant Niklas Bschorer (TOM TOM GO 3) and Flora Harris (AMAZING VIII) to spare us from a whitewash by the New Zealanders. Jonathan “Jock” Paget and CLIFTON PROMISE set the bar in the first session with a strong score of …

The “Commandments” of equestrian photography

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Several times recently I have found myself referring to “the golden rules of equestrian photography”. Quite rightly, someone asked what they were! The rules I was referring to are not written down anywhere, instead I have learned them through discussion with riders, owners and other photographers; photographers with many more years of experience than I. They are the result of …

Reading in control at BUCS Equestrian National Championships

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Reading University were in control from the word go at the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Equestrian Championships held at Hartpury College this week (26th – 28th June). BUCS Equestrian provides a unique platform for students, whereby they can continue to ride and compete alongside their studies on borrowed horses. The Championships are the culmination of a year of …