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Latest British Eventing News Headlines 2009

Harriet Morris-Baumner '09 ECW scolar
05 Oct 09

‘How to ride across country’ – BE launch online training DVD

As part of British Eventing’s commitment to  improving safety for horse and rider across country, it has launched a cross country riding DVD as part of its Safety Manifesto to visually show how – and how not to, ride across country. BE Chief Executive, Mike Etherington-Smith says: ...

30 Sep 09

Gold medal Club competition winner’s fantastic experience in Fontainebleau

 Eventing fan Claire McCarron was the Gold Medal Club winner of the fabulous trip to Fontainebleau to support the British Team, a competition offered by BE travel partners, Incentevents Ltd. Leicestershire-based Claire and her husband Tony arrived at Fontainebleau on Tuesday evening, so they w...

29 Sep 09

BE80(T) class at Pulborough 10th October

Aimed at riders interested in starting eventing, the 80cm training competitions have been trialled since 2007 across the UK from Scotland to Wiltshire. The classes proved to be extremely well-liked and the demand for competition grew significantly as 2008 saw nearly 500 training class entries. Th...

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27 Sep 09

Team GBR win record 8th Gold Medal at European Eventing Championships

Two years after their win in Pratoni, Italy, and a nail-biting final Show Jumping phase where clear rounds proved elusive for many combinations, Team GBR have taken both the Team Gold Medal, and an Individual Gold and Silver Medal at the Senior HSBC FEI European Eventing Championships at Fontaineble...

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26 Sep 09

Team GBR going for gold in France !

Following the cross country test at the HSBC FEI Senior European Eventing Championships at Fontainebleau in France today (Sat 26 Sept), Team GBR retain their provisional Gold Medal position going into the final phase tomorrow. A total of 57.9 penalties separate them from host country France in prov...

25 Sep 09

British Eventing Gold Medal Club member wins trip to Europeans

Eventing fan Claire McCarron was the Gold Medal Club winner of the fabulous trip to Fontainebleau to support the British Team, a competition offered by BE travel partners, Incentevents. Leicestershire-based Claire is heading out to France this week with husband Tony. The couple won the competitio...

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25 Sep 09

Fontainebleau results - Gold After Dressage

A fantastic day in France for Team GBR after Dressage! Oliver Townend (Flint Curtis) and Tina Cook  (Miners Frolic) are in equal Gold Medal position with 37.9. William Fox-Pitt and Idalgo are in 9th with 41.5 and team mate Lucy Wiegersma  (Woodfalls Inigo Jones) 14th with 45.0. Pi...

Hannah Bate
23 Sep 09

New Event Director at Chatsworth International Horse Trials

Chatsworth House Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Tissie Reason as the new Director of the Chatsworth International Horse Trials: “I am delighted to accept this appointment at one of the most prestigious horse trials in the Eventing calendar,” said Tissie. “And I am ...

Team GBR
22 Sep 09

British riders head to France to defend European Eventing Championship title

  Team GBR’s Eventing squad head out to Fontainebleau in France today to defend their Team Gold title, which has been won by British riders over the last seven European Championships. The Team includes 2008 Beijing Olympic Bronze Team medalists William Fox-Pitt and Tina Cook, plus 200...

21 Sep 09

Follow the British Eventing Team at Fontainebleau on TV and online

Keep up with all the action from the European Eventing Championships at Fontainebleau this week via your laptop or TV, with live updates all week on Twitter at or on the BE website News pages. Also see results as they happen at www.fontainebleau-2009...