The victorious USA team with the FEI Nations Cup Aga Khan Trophy at Dublin Horse Show 2017

Dublin Horse Show 2017 – Day Five

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Day five of Dublin Horse Show. It’s Friday and that means it’s Nations Cup day. I’m looking forward to this, but not from a British perspective. They haven’t been performing well this week so far. There are lots of quirks to the Dublin Horse Show. One of which is that it isn’t know as the Dublin Horse Show. Instead it’s …

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 …

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 …

Cottesmore Pony Club Eventer Trial – 3rd April

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[Full Cottesmore Hunt Pony Club Eventer Trial image galleries] The forecast was right, unfortunately, and the rain barely stopped during seven hours of competition at Ranksboro’ as Pony Clubbers of all ages took part in the Cottesmore Hunt’s Eventer Trial. Competitors completed an untimed show jumping section before moving on to a “cross country” phase which included bigger spreads and …