Adventure De Kannan took part in a special retirement ceremony just before Sunday's Al Shira’aa…
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A Moving Tribute from Trevor Breen as his 'Best Horse', Addy Retires
Adventure De Kannan took part in a special retirement ceremony just before Sunday's Al Shira’aa Derby. Together with Ireland's Trevor Breen, 'Addy' has won most of Hickstead’s biggest classes, including the British Speed Derby, the Eventing Grand Prix, the All…Written on Monday, 26 June 2017 15:40 Be the first to comment!
Poldark's horse is set to retire after giving Aidan Turner's redcoat a run for his money in the dashing stakes
Seamus is nearing the end of his career as an action horse - but could still attend events such as store openings With his rippling muscles and dark good looks, he’s one of the biggest stars of BBC1’s Poldark. Irish…Written on Monday, 26 June 2017 11:45 Be the first to comment!
Affiliated Dressage with Naturally Managed Horses - the journey begins...
Lucinda McAlpine is an expert in Natural Horse Management. As a Grand Prix dressage rider she became disillusioned with conventional methods of training and keeping horses. Despite her horses living what many would regard as the perfect life she came…Written on Monday, 26 June 2017 09:47 Be the first to comment!
Twenty-seven years after first riding in the Hickstead Derby, Nigel Coupe takes the title.
Britain’s Nigel Coupe rode Golvers Hill to victory in the Al Shira’aa Derby at Hickstead on Sunday, following a two-way jump-off with Harriet Nuttall. Nigel, 46, first rode in this class in 1990 and has been knocking on the Derby…Written on Monday, 26 June 2017 09:05 Be the first to comment!
Watch The Al Shira'aa Derby LIVE On HICKSTEAD.TV
If you can't be there in person for the Al Shira'aa Hickstead Derby Meeting, find out how you can enjoy the action from the comfort of your sofa. Viewers will be able to watch all the action from the International…Written on Friday, 23 June 2017 09:36 Be the first to comment!
Edgar Degas Horse Bronze carries a pre-auction estimate nudging £1.2 million
An Edgar Degas horse bronze could fetch up to £1.2 million when it is offered at auction in London next week. The bronze, which stands 31 centimeters tall, was executed in wax by Degas in the mid-late 1880s and 1890s.…Written on Thursday, 22 June 2017 11:13 Be the first to comment!
Austrian rider banned after terrible show jumping ride goes viral
A video of the Austrian show jumper, Bernhard Maier has caused an uproar on social media. The disturbing footage taken during the CSI1* in Wiener Neustadt, Germany shows the rider crashing the horse through most of the fences, and carrying…Written on Tuesday, 13 June 2017 11:44 2 comments
5 Things To Expect When You're Dating An Equestrian
1. You will only have tea after the horses have been fed. In an equestrians world, 99% of the time, the horse's come first. If you think that your tea will be served before the horses - then you are out…Written on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 12:36 2 comments
How To Recognise An Equestrian!
Unlike many athletes, competing in a specific sport, us equestrians come in all shapes and sizes and from all walks of life. To the un-trained eye it may not be easy to spot an equestrian. However, if like me you've…Written on Saturday, 11 April 2015 12:46 5 comments
Do horses like being patted as a reward?
WTF!! was my reaction when I read a year or so ago that some people think that it's cruel to pat a horse. They reason that because horses don't pat each other, it's unnatural to them so, we shouldn't either.…Written on Sunday, 06 September 2015 11:17 8 comments
Outrage over 'tattooed' horse
Some people weren't happy about this image, but is there more than meets the eye? Benjamin Lloyd spends his free time brightening the spirits of sick kids by giving them extremely life-like airbrushed tattoos. The grins on their faces as…Written on Tuesday, 30 May 2017 08:52 Be the first to comment!
Judging When to Push On or Pull Up.
Many of us watched dismayed as U.S rider Elisa Wallace coaxed her obviously exhausted horse over the last fence during the Badminton Mitsubishi Motors Cross Country phase and saw them crash to the ground as Simply Priceless lacked the energy…Written on Monday, 08 May 2017 12:32 2 comments
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Has anyone got any tips for taking a horse cross country schooling for the first time?! Teddy and I are going on Sunday, and I don't think he has...Has anyone got any tips for taking a horse cross country schooling for the first time?! Teddy and I are going on Sunday, and I don't think he has done it before and I haven't been for years, so will no doubt be a little rusty! Show more
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Went to watch Hickstead Derby Trial yesterday and some of the fences were HUGE!
WHOOP! Congratulations to Ciara Nursimhulu on winning our **Giveaway Competition** - 2 tickets to Hickstead this Friday... have a fab time Ciara! -...WHOOP! Congratulations to Ciara Nursimhulu on winning our **Giveaway Competition** - 2 tickets to Hickstead this Friday... have a fab time Ciara! - feeling happy Show more
Lovely week at home with the horses - there is nothing better than a ride on a beautiful morning like today! Back off to uni now for one more week,...Lovely week at home with the horses - there is nothing better than a ride on a beautiful morning like today! Back off to uni now for one more week, then home for the summer! Show more