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Latest British Eventing News Headlines 2012

New Charles Owen Small
12 Dec 12

British Pony riders receive continued support for 2013

British Eventing are pleased to confirm that Charles Owen shall continue to sponsor the British Eventing Pony Eventing Team and Pony programme in 2013. This important programme is the development structure for British riders aged between their twelfth and sixteenth birthdays riding ponies between ...

Justin Llewelyn
10 Dec 12

In Memoriam; Justin Llewelyn, 1952-2012

It is with huge sadness and shock that we have learned of the sudden death of Justin Llewelyn on the evening of Saturday 8th December 2012.  Justin was taken ill very suddenly and died shortly after. A funeral for friends and family will be held before Christmas and a memorial service is pla...

Jane Pontifex
10 Dec 12

In Memoriam; Jane Pontifex

Jane Pontifex, who was the sport of horse trials' very first official Scorer, has died at her home in Farnham, Surrey aged 84. Jane was the scorer at the first Badminton Horse Trials, in 1949, and played a major part in the evolution of the sport, especially the starting up of Burghley Horse Tri...

Olympic team silver
07 Dec 12

British Eventing teams continue in good hands

British Eventing is very pleased to confirm that the four current Chairmen of Selectors for all levels of Teams representing Great Britain have kindly agreed to continue in their roles: British Senior Team – Mandy Stibbe Charles Owen British Pony Team – Sarah Hancox Hows Racesafe B...

Mandy Stibbe George Blonsky credit
04 Dec 12

Amanda Stibbe awarded the Torch Trophy Trust Awards

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Ken Sharp
30 Nov 12

In Memoriam: Ken Sharp

It is with sadness that we report the death on Monday at his home at Brougham, near Penrith in Cumbria, of Ken Sharp, aged 79.  Ken was heavily involved in running the old Brougham horse trials which ran for over 30 years - at one time a highlight of the northern equestrian calendar.  Ken ...

Bucas rug
30 Nov 12

2012 BritishEventing.Com survey

The British Eventing website is one of the most viewed Eventing-related websites in Britain for both Members and Eventing fans. Now is your chance to feedback to us on how you use the site and where you feel there is room for improvement. To take part in the survey and also be in with the chance ...

28 Nov 12

New location for Hexham Horse Trials

Belsay Castle, Northumberland will be the new venue for the former Hexham Horse Trials. The event, to be known as Belsay Horse Trials, has retained the same weekend in the British Eventing Calendar, taking place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June 2013. The joint organisers of Belsay Horse Trials...

27 Nov 12

BE receive support for Training initiative

British Eventing are pleased to announce that Equitility will be joining BE as Associate Sponsors of the Training and Education programme in 2013. The Training and Education programme aims to provide affordable, accredited training regionally for riders and also offers development opportunities fo...

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27 Nov 12

Under-18 Regional Coach Vacancies

In 2010 British Eventing underwent an exciting restructure of its Under-18 Programmes in order to create a simple, practical and affordable system to monitor Under-18’s from entry into the sport right through to representing their country, based on a structured coaching programme. As part of t...