#BalanceForBetter – International Women’s Day 2019

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, pushing for a more gender balanced world, we take a moment to reflect on the achievements of our very own female sponsored riders.  Read on to hear about what being a woman means to them, and their opinions on gender balance within equestrian sport… Jayne Ross Age: 62 Discipline: Showing  […]

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Meet the world’s most expensive horses

In certain disciplines, such as show jumping, dressage and racing, the best horses in the business can fetch eye-watering amounts of money. Dressage legend Totilas, for example, was purchased by Paul Schockemohle for an estimated $21 million back in 2010. Considering how the black stallion’s career went downhill afterwards, perhaps it didn’t turn out to […]

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Calm before the Cheltenham storm

One of the enduring appeals of racing is the rhythmic, seasonal repetitiveness of the programme. It doesn’t matter how long you can be away, be abroad, be distracted; you will one day return to consciousness by checking the date and realising the proximity of the next major meeting. “Ah, must be less than a fortnight […]

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Hartpury joins CIC3* Grand Slam

British eventing number-one Oliver Townend has hailed the CIC3* Grand Slam a “strong motivator” for the coming season. After the success of last year’s inaugural competition, Shearwater Insurance and Tri-Star Eventing have announced the return of the Shearwater Insurance Tri-Star Grand Slam and, this year, the series has a new jewel in its crown — […]

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