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Latest British Eventing News Headlines 2015

Jumbo watch
16 Dec 15

Stopwatches to be trialled at all levels in 2016

With the permission of British Eventing Chief Executive, David Holmes, cross country stopwatches will be permitted at all levels for a trial period in 2016. From the first event of 2016 until the end of June 2016 competitors will now be allowed to wear stopwatches during the cross country phase at ...

Worshipful Company of Saddlers continue long-standing support
15 Dec 15

Worshipful Company of Saddlers champion British Eventing in 2016

Next year the Worshipful Company of Saddlers continue their generous support of British Eventing’s up and coming talent across the levels. A partnership with BE spanning more than 30 years will see the Worshipful Company of Saddlers supply prizes in 2016 to emerging riders in classes and Cham...

Burgham Oliver Townend
15 Dec 15

Blyth Tait joins the Burgham Team

With the end of 2015 fast approaching, the team at Burgham are in full swing with the planning of two International events next year, along with the introduction of Olympic gold medallist Blyth Tait as cross country course designer. Event Director Martyn Johnson commented; “I am delighted to ...

Bramham 2
14 Dec 15

Bramham International ticket discount for British Eventing Members

British Eventing Members can enjoy 20% off general admission tickets to the 2016 Equi-Trek Bramham International thanks to BE Member Ticket Offers and Bramham International. Members can save 20% on up to two general admission tickets to the popular West Yorkshire venue where, between the 9th and 12...

Amber Woodhouse
08 Dec 15

Arena Eventing set for a Masterful return

Following the successful launch of the exciting new competition ‘Arena Eventing’ in 2015, British Eventing are pleased to announce the return of the two phase event for the 2016 season alongside generous title sponsors British saddle maker Kent & Masters Saddles. Held at BE90 and BE...

08 Dec 15

25% off Vitalin Pet Food with British Eventing

British Eventing are pleased to welcome Vitalin Pet Food on to the Member Advantages Scheme bringing Members even more great offers in time for the festive season. The new Baileys Jumping and Style fence sponsor for 2016, Vitalin, have been producing hypoallergenic pet food for over 60 years and Me...

ERA Ball 2015
03 Dec 15

Eventers celebrate the End of Season at Black tie Ball

The Eventing Riders Association (ERA) of GB hosted their annual ball on Saturday 28th November at the beautiful location of The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club. The marquee and bar were beautifully decorated by the committee, reflecting upon a Blair legacy, with tartan, thistles and a welcoming ...

03 Dec 15

BE Sire Rankings announced for 2015

2015 sees the prolific Eventing sire Jumbo topping the British Eventing Sire Rankings for a second year in a row along with maintaining his position as BE’s Sire of All Time. Sitting at the head of the Sire of Young Horse Rankings, for horses aged between four and eight years, is the popular E...

01 Dec 15

In memoriam: Colonel Guy Wathen 1925 - 2015

It is with great sadness we learn of the recent passing of Colonel Guy Llewellyn Wathen aged 90 years.  Born on 5 April 1925, Guy was educated in Marlborough and went on to become Lieutenant-Colonel 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards.  Colonel Guy Wathen led the Equestrian Team at the...

Bella Innes Ker Askham Bryan Young Riders 2015
01 Dec 15

Prizes galore at the British Eventing Scotland Awards Ball

The annual British Eventing Scotland Awards Ball, hosted at Airth Castle, Stirlingshire on 14 November 2015, saw a fantastic night had by all with the trophy presentations taking place for the 2015 season. Perthshire’s Stephanie O`Neil and her own Millridge Auroras Diamond topped off an excel...