New eventing Grand Slam launched

Former Badminton winner Paul Tapner (pictured) has led the acclaim for a new eventing Grand Slam initiative that offers a £50,000 jackpot. The Shearwater Insurance Tri-Star Grand Slam, which was launched this week, has a £50,000, winner-takes-all prize for any rider who can win three of the five CIC3* events this year – Burnham Market […]

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The nine dressage events you shouldn’t miss

The NAF Five Star Winter championships, Hartpury College, Glos, April 6-10 The culmination of the winter season has a busy schedule of 29 championships from prelim to Intermediate I. Ticket only gala performances on Friday and Saturday night feature advanced level dressage to music championships, as well as a masterclasses with British team rider Gareth […]

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Equestrian style queens: the world’s chicest riders

Charlotte Casiraghi Few riders have stronger fashion credentials than Charlotte Casiraghi. The Monegasque showjumper, a regular on the Longines Global Champions Tour circuit, has long been the face of Gucci and is said to be one of Karl Lagerfeld’s muses. Images: Charlotte Casiraghi at the Monaco leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour in 2014, […]

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Sensational Ruby Walsh

Last weekend’s racing was pretty run of the mill stuff. We are unlikely to look back on Warwick’s Classic Chase and Sunday’s competitive fayre in Ireland in years to come and declare a vintage. And yet, at Leopardstown on Sunday, we were reminded that in our midst is one of the greatest horsemen ever to […]

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The 12 horse trials you shouldn’t miss

Impressive locations and top class sport come together to provide great days out for the eventing enthusiast Burgham International, Northumberland, March 25-27 England’s most northerly horse trial, kicks off the international season and runs the first CIC 2&3* of the year. Burgham is situated in the heart of Northumberland in an area of outstanding beauty […]

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