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Latest British Eventing News Headlines 2014

BE Charitable Foundation
24 Dec 14

British Eventing’s Charity launches ahead of 2015 season

We are delighted to announce that ‘The British Eventing Charitable Foundation’ is now live and in operation, already creating funds to help develop the reach of the sport and continue the work started by the Education and Training arm of BE, which launched in 2012. The aims of the Fou...

23 Dec 14

JAS fixture at Hand Equestrian – Cancelled

Due to the very recent and unexpected closure of Hand Equestrian Centre, the Baileys sponsored Jumping and Style (JAS) event scheduled to take place there on the 11th January 2015 has unfortunately been cancelled. The JAS Organisers have researched replacement venues in the region to replace the ...

Equestrian achievements recognised at Olympia 2014
23 Dec 14

Equestrian achievements recognised at Olympia

The final event of the 2014 season, The London International Horse Show at Olympia, saw the British Equestrian Federation (BEF) pay tribute to the outstanding achievement and contribution of five individuals to the international equestrian world (Sunday 21 December 2014). The medals, awarded by B...

BE 2011 strapline logo
22 Dec 14

BE office closures

The British Eventing office will be closed from noon on Wednesday 24th December 2014 until 9am on Friday 2nd January 2015 when we will resume normal service. If you have a query during this time, please email and we will respond to your message in the New Year. We wou...

22 Dec 14

JAS fixture - 11th January

The Baileys Jumping and Style fixture will no longer run at Hand on the 11th January 2015.  British Eventing are currently exploring the feasibility and availability of replacement venues for this fixture. Please keep an eye on this website for further news.

Douglas Edward
19 Dec 14

New Chair for BE Scotland

After 15 years of being heavily involved with BE Scotland, Chair Les Smith has stood down from the role after moving South of the border. He is succeeded by Douglas Edward who will be starting with immediate effect. Douglas, 43, from Forgandenny in Perthshire, is a Partner and Director in his fam...

Belton 2014
18 Dec 14

Belton Box Office open now

Get your tickets today using promotional code EBEC14 to save ££s on the advance ticket price. Belton Horse Trials 2015 promises to be the biggest and best yet. Whether it's a day out with the family or a treat for the seasoned eventing fan, Belton Horse Trials 2015 is set to be o...

Mark Todd Bridging the Gap Training news for 2014
17 Dec 14

Mark Todd Bridging the Gap announces exciting new developments for 2015

The organising team behind the popular British Eventing ‘Mark Todd Bridging the Gap’ Training Series, designed for 2* and 3* level riders have now revealed the 2015 training dates along with some exciting developments to roll out over the next two years. Sponsored by Keyflow and the ...

Blair Castle 2015
17 Dec 14

Box Office update for Blair 2015

Great news! Additional covered grandstand seats have been secured for Blair Castle 2015. You can now book a three-day covered seat for Thursday, Friday and Sunday, to make sure that you don't miss a moment of the action. Book online at

16 Dec 14

European Equestrian Riding Helmet standard to be withdrawn

It has been announced by the EU Commission that the European Equestrian Riding Helmet standard (BS)EN1384 is to be withdrawn from the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ) at its next publication. This means that hat manufacturers will no longer be able to CE mark their hats using this standa...