UPDATE: Here. Last month’s Ecco FEI European championships in Herning were the biggest sporting event of the year for Denmark. Hundreds of riders and thousands of fans came from across the continent for dressage, paradressage and show jumping competitions. But amid the clear rounds and medal ceremonies there was a groundswell of discontent with the […]
15-year-old Regina jumps over an obstacle with her cow Luna in the Bavarian town of Traunstein in southern Germany. Regina decided to pursue her hobby of show jumping, despite not having a horse at her disposal A drastic solution to the pony-mad-but-ponyless problem. Nice touch with the boots. Incidentally, “Golden Gorse” aka Muriel Wace, the […]
“Zara Doidge-Walker, who runs Barnt Green Horse and Animal Rescue Centre with her mother Rayna, took second in the Blue Chip RLF Joint Power on the five-year-old Biberty Boberty Boo – one of their rescue horses. ‘We got a phone call from the police that an 18-month-old filly was running riot in Stourbridge town centre,’ […]
JJ’s Junior Jumping make pukkah little show jumps for you to erect in your back garden and leap over with your imaginary horses – stripey poles, plain stands and even a filler to make them more formidable. As a purist I’m a little torn – partly because the eight-year-old me would have wanted proper wings, […]
More about the Al-Faisal Riding Club here.
Hats off to Monsieur D Ribot of Bourg-en-Bresse, France. The organisers of a local show told him he must go naked if he had no outfit for the costumed show jumping class, and so he did. And he went clear. (Hats off to the Horse & Hound forum for this tip – my mind is […]