Canada’s Jacqueline Brooks & Westwood Win Saugerties World Cup Grand Prix

Jacqueline Brooks and Westwood in Isabell Werth master class earlier this year. © 2019 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.comSAUGERTIES, New York, Sept. 19, 2019–Canada’s Jacqueline Brooks and Westwood won the World Cup Grand Prix Thursday in a...

Plusvital Engaged by The Jockey Club to Consult on Genomics of the Thoroughbred

Plusvital is providing expert genomics advice and services to The Jockey Club as it examines breeding trends in the Thoroughbred. The post Plusvital Engaged by The Jockey Club to Consult on Genomics of the...
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Show jumper or gymnast? – VIDEO Break

  Show jumper or gymnast? – VIDEO Break Have you ever tried to execute a front flip over a show jump? It is just as hard as you would imagine to stick the landing…...

13 ridiculous mistakes most competition riders have made at some stage

Library image. Let’s face it, it happens to all of us. Those head-in-hands moments at a competition when you want the ground to swallow you up. When you embarrass yourself in front of a...

Cake, Polos and prosecco — everything an Olympic stallion needs at his retirement party

Nick Skelton’s Olympic showjumper Arko III has this week retired from stud at the age of 25. But there was no chance the much-loved bay stallion would be sloping off quietly to the green...

Major change to whip rules made to promote welfare

Only one type of whip will be allowed at British Showjumping (BS) competitions from next year in a major change to BS rules, made to promote horse...

How William and Pippa Funnell Breed Their Own Future Superstars

The horse world is littered with pro couples, but perhaps one of the most successful pairings of all is William and Pippa Funnell. Show Jumper William is a Nations Cup regular, European team gold...

Spencer Wilton: A vintage show but change is needed *H&H VIP*

Over the past couple of decades, the things I’ve heard the most complaints about with regard to the national championships are the weather and the stabling. This year though, someone answered our prayers. The...

Meet the 10 previous winners of Blenheim’s 8/9yo class — where are they now?

Since its inception in 2009, the eight- and nine-year-old CCI4*-S (formerly CIC3*) competition at the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials has, unsurprisingly, thrown up some horses who have gone on to achieve great...

Tiffany Foster’s Victor retired from the sport

After a long and successful career full of highlights, Tiffany Foster has announced the retirement of the now 17-year-old Victor.
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The places hay gets into

As I sit here digging hay dust out of my iPhone charging port, I contemplated all the places where hay has infiltrated my daily life: down my shirt, inside my bra, in my shoes,...

Global Dressage Festival Lineup Changes to Provide Last-Minute Competition for Las Vegas World Cup

Top American combination Laura Graves on Verdades at the 2019 World Cup Final. The pair has been reserve champion to Isabell Werth and Weihegold OLD for the past three years. © 2019 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.comWELLINGTON,...