Broadstone Dolce Vita crowned Cuddy Supreme In-Hand Championship

Broadstone Dolce Vita wins Cuddy Supreme In-Hand Championship at HOYS

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Broadstone Dolce Vita, William Moran and Pearl Underwood’s star mare, was tonight crowned the new Cuddy Supreme In-Hand Champion at Horse of the Year Show (HOYS). The 17-year-old mare now has one of the most prestigious and sought-after titles in the showing world to her name, following a prolific winning ridden career with Amy Underwood. She’s been with William for …

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 …

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 …

ROYAL WINDSOR HORSE SHOW CELEBRATES 70TH YEAR WITH A RECORD NUMBER OF ENTRIES

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With just three weeks to go until Royal Windsor Horse Show (8 – 12 May 2013), the organisers have been overwhelmed with the record number of entries. 4095 have been entered to compete in the 174 classes, taking place in three arenas during the five day event. Over three years, entries have increased by 40%, which bucks the underlying trend. …

Horse Of the Year Show 2011

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Yes, it’s that time of year again: HOYS is upon us. Extended this year to six days to accommodate the inclusion of the Final of the Express Eventing 2011 series, the Horse of the Year Show is the pinnacle of the showing year. This year in addition to some media and agency clients I am doing some work for the …

Horse of the Year

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Last week I was lucky enough to be asked by one of my media clients to cover The Horse of the Year Show for them, a real treat. Despite changing venue and structure of the years HOYS is still the pinnacle of many people’s equestrian year. It is, after all,  where the championships are settled, whether it be the Horse …