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Eventing with William Fox-Pitt: Part Three

August 26th, 2015 at 3:52 pm The first two parts of this series saw William putting in the groundwork for the higher levels. We looked at teaching young horses to think for themselves - in a way that has them working with you, not against you. William taught from a premise of common sense – by establishing good habits and taking your time on the flat, you’ll have your controls sorted out for jumping and cross-country as well. Continue reading Read Article

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Dressage – the Special and the PR disaster continues…

August 16th, 2015 at 2:21 am Dressage controversy continues at Aachen, crazy judging, Edward Gal elminated, Kristina and Charlotte superb, read all about it! Continue reading Read Article

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Dressage at Aachen – Not so great for the sport

August 15th, 2015 at 7:35 pm Dressage at the Europeans at Aachen - the good, bad and the bizarre. Continue reading Read Article

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Six-year-old World Young Dressage Horse Championship at Verden

August 10th, 2015 at 12:17 am Three fabulous stallions fight it out for the Six Year old World Young Dressage Horse championships at Verden…. Continue reading Read Article

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World Young Dressage Horse Finals – Outrage in the Five Year Olds!

August 9th, 2015 at 6:43 pm Great horses, some great riding and some dodgy judging at the World Young Dressage horse champs... Continue reading Read Article

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Brett Parbery – His Story… Part One

August 6th, 2015 at 11:20 am Part one in a series of articles with Australian dressage rider - and thinker - Brett Parbery Continue reading Read Article

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Eventing with William Fox-Pitt: Part Two

at 11:18 am Although the focus at Equitana is on getting more bang for your buck, I can’t help but appreciate the specialist clinics being charged as a separate ticket. That way you end up with a crowd of people who genuinely want to be there, and William had them hanging on his every word. Continue reading Read Article

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Re-training the Off-The-Track Thoroughbred as a Jumper

at 11:17 am With Caroline Price and Michelle Strapp Words by Chris Hector and photos by Roz Neave. RACING PHOTO BY ATKINS PHOTOGRAPHY. Once upon a time, Thoroughbreds were all our jumping riders had to ride, and the overwhelming majority of them came … Continue reading Read Article

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IAHP Rider of the Month – August 2015

August 3rd, 2015 at 9:00 am Nice at Luhmühlen to be matching it with the best of the Germans? “It really was, we’ve always thought a lot of Graf Liberty, and he did so well – very happy.” Was it a soft cross country track or were … Continue reading Read Article

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Eventing with William Fox-Pitt: Part One

July 24th, 2015 at 2:11 am "I never expected or dreamed of a career as a top event rider.” These are the words that open William Fox-Pitt’s autobiography, What Will Be. Strange, considering he’s now topped the World rankings three times and the British list eight times. You would also be surprised to find he’s not some pompous English prat, high on the success of his illustrious career, but a true gentleman, rather well spoken, and somehow still humble. Continue reading Read Article

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The Wild Man of Showjumping takes a clinic – Part Two

July 23rd, 2015 at 1:44 pm Albert Voorn is no stranger to controversy, and in this exclusive interview with Rebecca Ashton, he shows no signs of taming his views... Continue reading Read Article

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A Judge Helps Out…

at 1:42 pm American dressage judge, Lilo Fore works with some of Australia's top dressage riders at her recent clinic... Continue reading Read Article

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