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Latest British Eventing News Headlines 2009

18 Sep 09

Horse Trials Support Group raising funds for Youth Teams

The Duke of Marlborough presented a cheque to Yogi Breisner, British Eventing Performance Manager during the prize giving ceremony at Blenheim Palace Horse Trials on Sunday 12th September. The cheque given on behalf of the Horse Trials Support Group, to go towards funding training for the Pony, Jun...

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16 Sep 09

Team GBR Launch Fundraising Auction

An Online auction has been launched by Equestrian Team GBR to raise funds to send the British Team to the World Equestrian Games in 2010. The site includes exclusive gifts, experiences and a huge array of items that will appeal to everyone. The auction forms a major part of Team GBR’s fundrais...

Dani Evans & Uchin
15 Sep 09

Talented Dani wins Junior European Eventing Silver

Talented teenager Dani Evans riding Heather Sheppard’s Uchin took an Individual Silver medal yesterday morning at the Junior Eventing European Championships held in Waregem, Belgium (11-14 September).

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15 Sep 09

Young Riders win European Eventing Double Gold

After four days of top competition, the Jump Savings British Young Rider Team took their fifth consecutive Team Gold medal yesterday out at the Young Rider Eventing European Championships held in Waregem, Belgium (11-14 September).

14 Sep 09

Piggy French takes CIC*** victory

Piggy French has won the inaugural CIC*** at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials on Flying Machine. Adding just one time penalty in the show jumping to her dressage score of 45.2, she managed to stay 0.3 of a penalty ahead of Andrew Nicholson and Avebury. Flying Machine, who was making his...

14 Sep 09

Lucy claims Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials title

Lucy Wiegersma and Granntevka Prince kept their cool in a nail biting finale to claim the CCI*** title.“It is very gratifying to win an event of this stature, especially on a fantastic young horse like Prince,” said Lucy, whose next stop will be the European Championships in Fontaineblea...

Piggy French & Some Day Soon
09 Sep 09

Piggy French to make Senior Eventing Squad Debut

The British Eventing Senior Selection Committee have announced that 29-year-old Piggy French, born and raised in Norfolk and now based in Leicestershire, will make her Senior Eventing Squad debut this month on Some Day Soon, owned by Miriam Midgley, James Midgley, Sue Crane and Walter French.

08 Sep 09

Star Spotting at Blenheim Palace

Spectators at the year’s Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials will not only be able to see some of the UK’s most well known event riders such as Pippa Funnell, William Fox Pitt, Mary King and Oliver Townend in action; but will also enjoy watching top athletes from over 12 countries...

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07 Sep 09

Hutton in the Forest - Cancelled

Unfortunately due to the recent adverse weather Hutton in the Forest Interntional on 12th & 13th September has been cancelled. If you were due to compete in the BE90 Regional Final at Hutton please be aware that there are still places available in the Regional Final at Tunbe...

Sam Barr
04 Sep 09

Co-founder of BE Breeding Committee, Sam Barr, presented with BEF Medal of Honour at Burghley Horse Trials

The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) presented Sam Barr, founder of the Welton Stud based in Hartpury, Gloucestershire, with a BEF Medal of Honour during the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials on Friday 4th September. The medal recognises the outstanding achievement and contribution that Sam has ma...