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Latest British Eventing News Headlines 2012

Kenneth Clawson
30 Dec 12

In Memoriam; Kenneth Clawson, 1949 – 2012

It is with deepest regret that we learn of the passing of Kenneth Clawson who lost his battle with leukaemia on the afternoon of the 11th December 2012. Kenneth became showjumping team trainer to the British Senior Eventing squad and World Class Programme in 1998, a role he remained in until the ...

Mary King
29 Dec 12

Mary King recieves MBE in New Year's Honours List

Six time British Olympian Mary King can now add receiving an MBE to her list of incredible achievements as she joins the list of sporting heroes from London 2012 on the New Year's Honours List. Mary said of her achievement: "It is a huge honour to be recognised for my longevity in this sport...

24 Dec 12

BEF tops off a superb 2012 at Olympia

The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) celebrated a fantastic year, honouring equestrian talent by presenting BEF Medals of Honour at The London International Horse Show, Olympia to eight individuals who have shown outstanding achievement and contribution to the international equestrian world. Sho...

Andrew Nicholson awarded at Olympia 2012
24 Dec 12

Nicholson nets $50,000 HSBC rankings bonus

Andrew Nicholson (NZL) has netted the 50,000 USD bonus as the HSBC Rankings leader at the end of the 2012 season, after holding on to the world number one spot since claiming team bronze at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Nicholson, aged 51, was presented with his prize at the London International H...

20 Dec 12

Susie Cotterill announced as new BE Elected Board Director

Susie Cotterill has been appointed by British Eventing as a new Elected Board Director. Susie is a London based barrister working primarily in family law. She has been a rider for over 20 years and now owns horses competing from BE90 level to Advanced. Susie has been an Int...

20 Dec 12

2013 British Eventing Members' Handbook

 The new look 2013 Members' Handbook is now available online, please click here to see a copy.

UK Sport Lottery Funded
18 Dec 12

UK Sport Funding for Equestrianism, 2013-2017

UK Sport funding figures for the Rio Olympiad were announced today, 18 December, totalling an investment of £347 million into elite sport over the next four years. Of 42 sports receiving investment equestrianism secured an award of £17,929,600 for Olympic Equestrian Sport and £3,78...

17 Dec 12

ERA meets FEI to discuss rules changes

Representatives from the Event Riders Association met with Giuseppe Della Chiesa, Chair of the FEI Eventing Committee, and Catrin Norinder, FEI Director Eventing & Olympic in London (GBR) on 6 December 2012 to talk through changes to the FEI Eventing Rules that will be implemented from 1 January...

team GB silver Greenwich
13 Dec 12

2012 AGM and Medal Celebration

The year 2012 will go down in history as one of the most memorable years for Equestrian sport with an unprecedented medal-haul for British equestrians with the Eventers crowned with Team Silver, taking some of the first medals for Britain of the Summer Olympic Games. Not only did the British Sen...

13 Dec 12

Friends of Eventing remembered

It has been an extremely sad week for the Eventing community in Britain with the loss of four extremely popular faces from the Sport. 10/12/12: 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 eve...