Will John Whitaker get team GB to Rio?

John Whitaker turns 60 in August – but you would never know it. Further proof of his enduring quality came with a brilliant anchorman performance as Great Britain’s showjumpers got their points-scoring Furusiyya FE Nations Cup campaign off to a flying start through victory in Rome. The selection picture is developing into a promising one […]

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Show jumping has a new star family

Move over the Whitakers – the Charles family is on the charge. In what represents a remarkable treble, Scarlett Charles, Sienna Charles and Harry Charles will all ride for Great Britain at the same Nations Cup event next month. It is further evidence of a success story that continues to develop at the Charles family […]

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Which riders deserve to go to Rio? Here’s our pick…

They are among the greatest names in British equestrian history – and with a combined age of 147, William Fox-Pitt, Michael Whitaker and Pippa Funnell simply keep on winning. A quick tour over the past two weeks from Badminton, via La Baule on the west coast of France to the stunning setting of Chatsworth House […]

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The one-eyed wonderhorse who won the Hickstead Derby

It was one of the great equine performances in 2014 – a one-eyed wonderhorse winning the Hickstead Derby. And Adventure De Kannan did not stop there, as just five weeks later he added Hickstead’s Queen Elizabeth II Cup to a burgeoning title portfolio. “Addy” has already gone down in history among the greatest horses Hickstead […]

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