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Commercial Photography for Peachy Belts

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Peachy Belts are a leading brand, well known for their bold and brassy belt buckles and wide range of sumptuous leather belts to match. Each year Peachy commission me for a day-long shoot with a professional model to create the lifestyle images for the new catalogue and website. Every year we use a different venue, and this time around we …

FEI World Eventing Athlete rankings for 2016

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Points 1 1 10005015 JUNG, Michael GER 632 2 2 10000156 DUTTON, Phillip USA 517 3 3 10003843 BURTON, Christopher AUS 484 4 4 10000193 NICHOLSON, Andrew NZL 476 5 6 10003737 MARTIN, Boyd USA 456 6 5 10000553 TODD, Mark NZL 455 7 8 10000546 ROSE, Shane AUS 421 8 14 10004569 PRICE, Jonelle NZL 409 9 11 10005138 …

Meynell Hunt launches Bicentennial painting by Daniel Crane

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A new work by celebrated sporting artist Daniel Crane was unveiled at a special reception last night to commemorate the bicentennial of the The Meynell Hunt. The invited guests were benefactors who had contributed to the commissioning of the painting, which was presented by the artist at a ceremony on the Dunstall Estate, near Burton-on-Trent. The twenty donors will each …

Sandra Auffarth and OPGUN LOUVO - show jumping phase, Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, 6th May 2013.

NEW COURSE DESIGNER FOR BADMINTON

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Eric Winter has been appointed to take over from Giuseppe Della Chiesa as course designer for theMitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials. After three years in which he successfully brought a fresh eye to Badminton Park Giuseppe did not feel able to accept the invitation to continue for a further period. Eric, 53, who lives with his wife and family near Chepstow, only …

Chris Burton at Badminton

Event Rider Masters – How does it work?

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The Event Rider Master Series, or ERM for short, kicks off at Chatsworth on 14th-15th May, but what is it and how does it work? As previously posted, it is a six-event CIC*** series, each event being worth £50,000 in prize money, with an extra £50,000 to the winning rider at the end of the series: Dodson & Horrell Chatsworth International …

Michael Jung and La Biosthetique Sam - Badminton Horse Trials

Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials Preview

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SAME DIRECTION, VERY DIFFERENT COURSE In his third year as course designer at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, Giuseppe Della Chiesa has bucked tradition and sends riders the same way out of the Main Arena as last year. First over the ASX Starter then left to the angled hedges may be familiar, but the HorseQuest Quarry now has a …

Bramham will host one of the legs of the Event Rider Masters

Event Rider Masters Launch

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2016 sees the launch of the Event Rider Masters, an exciting new CIC*** series with unprecedented prize money and a goal of showcasing the sport of Eventing to a new global audience. Event Rider Masters Series The series legs are: Chatsworth House, Derbyshire – 14–15 May Bramham Park, Yorkshire – 10-11 June Barbury Castle, Wiltshire – 9-10 July Festival of …

Ben Maher OBE - Land Rover Ambassador

Ben Maher MBE for Land Rover

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I had the pleasure of visiting Ben Maher at his yard in Elsenham, Essex in November, along with a film crew and several representatives of Land Rover UK. Ben has won a host of different title around the World won the team jumping gold at the London Olympics with Team GB, their first team jumping gold medal for 60 years. In …

British National Showjumping Championships and Stoneleigh Horse Show

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Last week I had the pleasure of working for 1st Class Images, the official photographers at the inaugural British Showjumping National Championships and Stoneleigh Horse Show. 8 rings were operating on most days of the show, making it one of the most labour-intensive jobs I have ever worked on. Full marks to Henry  for pulling together the quality team he …

Extensive Europeans coverage on Horse & Country TV

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Equestrian fans from around the world will be able to follow all the action from this summer’s European championships, thanks to Horse & Country TV. Specialist equestrian television channel H&C will be providing comprehensive coverage of the FEI European Championships, with online reports and videos during the competition, and extensive TV highlights shown soon after each event. The action gets …

German eventing long list for Europeans announced.

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The German Federation have announced their long list for selection for the European Championships at Blair in September. Rider Horse(s) Sandra Affaurth OPGUN LOUVO Niklas Bschorer TOM TOM GO Andreas Dibowski FRH BUTTS AVEDON Bettina Hoy DESIGNER Michael Jung FISCHER ROCANA FST FISCHERTAKINOU HALUNKE FBW LA BIOSTHETIQUE SAM FBW Andreas Ostholt SO IS ET Claas-Hermann Romeike CATO Dirk Schrade HOP …

Richard Drinkwater

Cricket – Ratcliffe College vs. Emeriti

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[Full set of images of Ratcliffe College vs. Emeriti] Emeriti enjoyed their annual cricket fixture against the First XI at Ratcliffe College on Thursday. Having elected to bat(!) Emeriti made a meal of some variable bowling and lost several quick wickets, prompting talk of early visits to the pub, 20-over matches and the sacking of our hard-working Captain. In truth, …

Rathbeags vs. Print On Demand - League Matches - Assam Cup Polo 2015

Assam Cup Polo at Rutland Polo Club – Rathbeags vs. Print On Demand

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The first league match of the 2015 Davidson Homes Assam Cup held at Rutland Polo Club on Tuesday 16th June. [full set of images of this match – Rathbeags vs. Print On Demand]   Assam Cup Polo at Rutland Polo Club – Rathbeags vs. Print On Demand was last modified: June 16th, 2015 by nico

Thomas Tulloch and Spirit VI

Future Eventing Champions crowned at Brand Hall and Houghton

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Yesterday saw the crowning of three National Champions at both Brand Hall and Houghton Hall International Horse Trials. Brand Hall in Shropshire hosted both the Charles Owen National Pony Championships and the Racesafe National Junior Championships whilst in East Anglia, at Houghton Hall  in Norfolk, the Askham Bryan College National u21 Championships were taking place. Charles Owen National Pony Championships – Brand Hall Last year’s …

Izzy Taylor and KBIS BRIARLANDS MATILDA

KBIS Young Horse Qualifying season kicks off for 2015

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With less than one month to go until the 2015 qualifying period begins for the Four and Five Year Old Championships at this year’s KBIS Young Horse Championships, what better time to look back at the progress of some our recent Young Horse Champions. Ginnie Turnbull commented on her 2015 Four Year Old Champion winning ride, the SHB papered bred …

Kylie Roddy and GUZZI

Bank Holiday weekend boasts two new events

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This coming weekend (23 – 24 May) boasts a multitude of British Eventing competitions around the country at international and national level plus two brand new fixtures to the calendar; Millfield (Somerset) and Dalston Green (Cumbria). The inaugural Millfield Horse Trials runs over the stunning grounds of Millfield Prep School in Somerset, overlooked by the iconic Glastonbury Tor. Millfield boasts a …

William Fox-Pitt and CHILLI MORNING - cross country phase - Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, Badminton House, Saturday 9th May 2015.

Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2015 – Cross Country

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Last year’s Badminton was the first for Course Designer Giuseppe Della Chiesa, and it was influential. The course was tough, the time hard to make and the weather atrocious. It divided opinion. Many spectators vented their frustration online because they had not got to see their favourites riders and the day had been elongated by numerous holds on course. Many …