2020 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials Cancelled

2020 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials Cancelled

It is with great disappointment and sadness that we announce the cancellation of the 2020 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials due to the coronavirus outbreak. It is the first time since the Event’s inception in 1961 that we have had to cancel. We must however act...

BEF Statement:  Stance on riding and coaching reviewed

BEF Statement: Stance on riding and coaching reviewed

Following the UK Prime Minister’s broadcast on Sunday 10 May, the Board of British Equestrian (BEF) has convened to discuss their position on riding and training in the current coronavirus pandemic. Although the crisis remains at stage four, according to the...

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British Eventing Respond to the Coronavirus

British Eventing Respond to the Coronavirus

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to unfold, the British Olympic disciplines are beginning to react to concerns about public health. The swiftest action came from British Eventing who have today announced that in response to government statements concerning the...

FEI recommends cancellation of FEI Events due to Coronavirus

FEI recommends cancellation of FEI Events due to Coronavirus

Following last week’s communiqué to National Federations on the recommendations from the World Health Organisation (WHO) regarding Mass Gatherings and the necessity of Event Organisers to conduct a full risk assessment together with local authorities, the FEI has...

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FEI and ClipMyHorse.TV join forces on equestrian live streaming

FEI and ClipMyHorse.TV join forces on equestrian live streaming

The FEI and ClipMyHorse.TV (CMH.TV) have entered into an agreement that is set to change the future landscape of the global governing body’s live streaming services to millions of equestrian fans worldwide. CMH.TV is one of the world’s leading providers of live...

Hickstead’s 2020 International season cancelled

Hickstead’s 2020 International season cancelled

The Directors of the All England Jumping Course have released an official statement regarding the cancellation of both of Hickstead's international fixtures in 2020. FULL STATEMENT Following further government advice, it is with regret that we have had to make the...

The Equestrian World Says Goodbye to Liz Edgar

The Equestrian World Says Goodbye to Liz Edgar

With great sadness British Showjumping announced this weekend the death of former international showjumper Liz Edgar following a short battle with cancer: Liz, the younger sister of David Broome CBE, moved to Leek Wootton in Warwickshire from her family home in...

FEI.TV available free of charge while live sport is on hold

FEI.TV available free of charge while live sport is on hold

FEI.TV, the FEI’s online television platform, will be providing all its coverage of past events and special equestrian features free of charge to everyone while live sport is on hold until end of June. Under normal circumstances, FEI.TV live-streams all major FEI...

The Full Course Showjumping Podcast

Looking for some alternative entertainment during the lockdown?  The Full Course Showjumping Podcast, is brand new podcast hosted by International Showjumper Will Fletcher and Commentator Sam Gerrard-May.   Discussions cover all things show jumping, from current news...

BEVA Publishes further Updates on Guidance, Effective 14th April 2020

BEVA Publishes further Updates on Guidance, Effective 14th April 2020

Following from yesterday's publication of a new RCVS flowchart, indicating a higher degree of flexibility for veterinarian treatments of non-emergency cases under the coronavirus lockdown, BEVA and the RCVS have published further updates. This guidance will remain in...

BEVA Publishes further Updates on Guidance, Effective 14th April 2020

RCVS Publish New Guidance for Vet Visits, Effective 14th April 2020

The RCVS published a new flowchart providing guidance for veterinary procedures, effective from 14th April 2020. In a departure from previous communications, which appeared to rule out any routine and non-emergency visits, the flowchart, while asking vets to consider...

The Dressage World Says Goodbye to Dr Bechtolsheimer

The Dressage World Says Goodbye to Dr Bechtolsheimer

It is with the greatest sadness that we heard today of the passing of Dr Wilfried Otto Bechtolsheimer who passed yesterday, 8th April 2020. Writing on her Facebook Page, Laura Bechtolsheimer Dressage, his daughter Laura Tomlinson wrote: “We see the sun slowly setting,...

New British Showjumping Podcast Launched

New British Showjumping Podcast Launched

British Showjumping launch their official Podcast with host Adam Cromarty.  The first episode is now available on the link below and will, over the next few days, start appearing on all the podcast platforms that people listen to them on. During the period of sport...