Andrew Nicholson and SWALLOW SPRINGS

Equestrian editorial photography at Aston Le Walls

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what is the difference between event photography and editorial photography? what happens when the publication is an equestrian one? working a cross country course the results I’ve often been asked if covering an event for a magazine is like event photography, and I always answer, “yes, and no!” The difference between event photography and editorial photography is usually clear. Event …

The Leicestershire Golf Club during the Smithers Purslow Golf Day

Corporate Golf Day for Smithers Purslow

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Rutland-based chartered engineers and building surveyors Smithers Purslow got in touch with me and asked me to document their golf day, to be held at The Leicestershire Golf Club in Evington. Clients had been invited to take part in a round of 18 holes, along with special guest, England cricketer Matthew Hoggard. After the golf and a break for some …

Nick Pepper (Strategic) and Tommy Iriate (CANI)

Assam Cup Final 2015 – CANI vs. Strategic

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The Davidsons Homes Assam Cup reached its climax on Sunday when Louise Jebson’s CANI and Peter O’Rourke’s Strategic contested the final at Rutland Polo Club, in a repeat of last year’s final. The match seemed to be heading for a repeat of last year’s result, which Strategic won, when they led 7-4 in the last chukka, but CANI created some …

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

Pony Racing Championships 2015 and Meynell and South Staff point-to-point

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A few sample images from the Meynell and South Staffs Hunt Point-To-Point at Garthorpe on Saturday, including the Racetech National Pony Racing Championships 2015. [Full set of images – Meynell and South Staffs Point-to-Point and Pony Racing Champs 2015] Pony Racing Championships 2015 and Meynell and South Staff point-to-point was last modified: June 1st, 2015 by nico

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 …

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 …

Paul Tapner and INDIAN MILL

Badminton 2015 – The first inspection

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81 horses are through to the dressage phase of Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials after a blustery and cold first horse inspection in front of the house. Several riders were asked to trot again or held  for inspection. Matthew Heath and THE LION were not accepted and will take no further part. [full set of images of the first inspection …

Sam Griffiths and Paulank Brockagh

Badminton 2015 – links to image folders

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Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, the World’s biggest four-star event, kicks off with the first vets inspection this afternoon. In order to speed up the process of finding images I thought it would be useful to list the places in which photos will appear: Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2015 – the main event folder. Sub-folders appear as images are …

Brooke Priory inter-schools show jumping competition, HIll Top Farm

Brooke Priory Inter-Schools Show Jumping

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Was flattered to be asked to photograph the Brooke Priory inter-schools show jumping competition held at Hill Top Farm in Braunston. In previous years this has been quite a small affair but this year it was incredibly well supported, with teams representing schools such as Copt Hill, Stamford Junior School, Maidwell Hall, Witham Hall, Wellingborough School, Ratcliffe College, Laxton School …

The Emeriti and Ampleforth College teams

Ampleforth College vs. Emeriti CC

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On Tuesday I travelled to North Yorkshire to play in Emeriti’s annual fixture against the Ampleforth College 1st XI. We enjoyed stunning weather, matched only by the incredible beautiful setting, overlooked by the Abbey, and the game went down to the last ball of the day. Emeriti were inserted and made good progress until a flurry of late wickets presented …