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22 Dec 14

BE office closures

The British Eventing office will be closed from noon on Wednesday 23rd 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...

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European Equestrian Riding Helmet standard to be withdrawn

It has been announced by the EU Commission that the European Equestrian Riding Helmet standard (BS)EN1384 is to be withdrawn from the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ) at its next publication.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...

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16 Dec 14

Positive feedback from new Owner Members

With the launch of the brand new BE Owner Membership taking place on the 1st of December we spoke to Mary John who was one of the first to take up this new category to see what made her decide to become an Owner Member. Mary, who has a small partnership in Valentino Taffi - an 11 year old gelding...

Win a trip to the Wildzone! comp
16 Dec 14

Win a trip to the Wildzone!

New equestrian classified website and sponsors of the BE volunteer training videos has teamed up with luxury safari camp RAW Botswana to win a once in a lifetime riding and walking safari for two to the Selinda Reserve in Northern Botswana. The trip is a 5 day all i...

BE Shop merchandise
16 Dec 14

Dates for last orders from BE Shop

Now is the time to get those last minute gifts as the cut off dates for delivery of goods in time for Christmas draws nearer. Orders must be placed before 12pm Thursday 18th December in order for them to arrive for Christmas via standard delivery. After this point, customers must contact the B...

Ingmar De Vos elected FEI President
15 Dec 14

Belgium’s Ingmar De Vos elected as FEI President

Ingmar De Vos (BEL) was today elected as President of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) by an overwhelming majority in the first round of voting, earning 98 votes out of a possible 131. De Vos, 51, Secretary General of the FEI since May 2011, was elected to take charge of...