Why Oliver Townend deserves more credit

He has represented Great Britain in major championships, he has won Badminton and Burghley in the same year on different horses and he is currently eventing’s world-ranked number four rider, but does Oliver Townend really get the credit he deserves? Ever since I first interviewed him in the lounge of his stunning Shropshire farmhouse more […]

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Are you a budding equestrian TV presenter?

If you’ve ever dreamed of being an equestrian TV presenter, now’s your chance.  Open auditions are being held by equestrian TV channel Horse & Country during the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials. Budding presenters can simply turn up to Horse & Country’s stand and film an audition. The winning entrant will have the chance to interview a top […]

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Michael Jung wins Rolex Kentucky Three-Day (and a new watch)

Michael Jung of Germany and Fischerrocana FST have won the 2015 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover. Jung is returning to Germany today sporting a new Rolex watch. Their (dressage!) score of 39.3 trumped Tim Price of New Zealand on Wesko (40.3) and Jung on his second mount, La Biosthetique Sam FBW (44.7). Fischerrocana, […]

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Zara Phillips prepares for Rolex Kentucky

British rider Zara Phillips will be making her debut appearance at the 2015 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Her dressage time is 6:09pm GMT tomorrow (Friday). Live streaming information is available here. Phillips has entered High Kingdom, the horse on whom she won a Team Silver medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games and also at […]

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Head cams: for or against?

Not five minutes since the frangible-pin-non-negotiable-debate in eventing was sorted out, the head cams argument has surfaced again. Last week Horse Sport Ireland followed the American Federation in lifting the ban on head cams – the small cameras that can be attached to the helmet in order to film the horse/rider experience around a cross country course. […]

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