Chance for talented riders to Excel

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Supported by Sport England, the British Equestrian Federation’s England Excel Talent Programme launched its selection process on Monday 19 January by releasing the policy for the 2015-2017 cycle. The Programme seeks to identify, support and develop riders and horses which demonstrate talent and potential in the Olympic (dressage, eventing and showjumping) and Paralympic (para-equestrian dressage) disciplines, sustain participation and support …

Land Rover renews its title sponsorship of Burghley Horse Trials

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Land Rover has today announced an extension to its title sponsorship of Burghley Horse Trials, which will see the partnership through to the end of 2017. Land Rover’s association with the world-renowned eventing competition has been established for many years, being the official vehicle supplier since the early 90’s and becoming title sponsor in 2005. Commenting on the contract renewal, …

Hunting Photography – The Quorn at Markham House

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The Quorn Hunt’s meet at Markham House, Thorpe Satchville, by kind permission of David Samworth. Images – The Quorn Hunt at Markham House Hunting Photography – The Quorn at Markham House was last modified: January 25th, 2014 by nico

Hunting Photography – The Belvoir at Eaton Grange

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Images of the Belvoir Hunt’s meet at Eaton Grange yesterday are now online. The featured image shows our host James Henderson showing the field a clean pair of shoes/heels. http://www.nicomorgan.com/-/galleries/hunting-photography/belvoir-hunt/season-2013-14/belvoir-hunt-eaton-grange-2jan14 Hunting Photography – The Belvoir at Eaton Grange was last modified: January 3rd, 2014 by nico

Badminton Horse Trials 2013

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  Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2013 The all star entry list for the 2013 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (2nd – 6th May) is headed by reigning Olympic, World and European Champion Michael Jung, accompanied by 3 of his 4 fellow German team gold medallists. The whole of the British silver medal team is intending to take part, as …

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 …

USEF announces US Olympic Eventing Team

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Pending the approval of the USEF Executive Committee and the United States Olympic Committee’s Board of Directors, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) named the 2012 U.S. Olympic Eventing Team. The 2012 US Olympic Eventing Team in Alphabetical Order: Will Coleman (Gordonsville, VA) and Jim Wildasin’s Twizzel Tiana Coudray (Ojai, CA) and the Jatial, Inc.’s Ringwood Magister Phillip Dutton (West …

Disappointment for Piggy French as injury to DHI Topper W forces team withdrawal

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Unfortunately DHI Topper W, ridden by Piggy French, has incurred an injury that means he will not be fit to compete at the London 2012 Olympic Games in the equestrian (eventing) competitions. The British Olympic Association (BOA) has confirmed that Nicola Wilson (35) from Northallerton, North Yorkshire, riding Opposition Buzz owned by Miss Rosemary Search has been selected to replace …

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 …

The Ardingly Inter-Hunt Relay

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A number of people have been in touch asking where they can find images of the Inter-Hunt Relay during the South of England Show at Ardingly. The site you want to visit is E.S. Photography who were the Official Photographers. They had a photographer on each side of the course for every round over three days. I was working for …

Equestrian Photographers 20/20 Auction in aid of the DEC Haiti Earthquake Appeal

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Twenty of the nation’s top equestrian photographers have been asked to offer their support to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Haiti Earthquake Appeal and I’m very honoured to be one of them. On offer are twenty stunning original equestrian images which will be sold though an online auction commencing 28 January 2010. All involved in the project are giving their …

Ranksborough Eventer Trial

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The recent lack of rain in the East Midlands meant that the traditional end-of-summer CHPC Senior Hunter Trial had to be cancelled, replaced instead by an Eventer Trial in the polo arena at Ranksborough Polo Club. Luckily the change of venue did not dampen enthusiasm too much. Visitors included the Belvoir Hunt Pony Club, Quorn Hunt Pony Club, Fernie Hunt …