Horse & Hound1 min de lecture
Frankel’s Unbeaten Record
UNLIKE many great racehorses before him, Frankel (pictured at stud) retired after an unblemished racing career. This only adds to his allure: 88 horses were ranged against him and none was able to take his measure. “We always had that fantastic confi
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“He Jumped A Very Polished Round”
A SHOWING newcomer not only jumped the sole clear from 19 novice worker starters, but then claimed the overall title, dropping only six marks out of a possible 100. Vicky Tennant’s eye-catching six-year-old Mulberry Lane (Obi, pictured) sailed round
Horse & Hound1 min de lecture
Ford Wins Inaugural Novice Masters
Barbury Castle, Wiltshire HARRIET FORD, 22, and According To Archie, who have contested every British Eventing (BE) championship from BE90 to the Corinthian Cup (novice level), added to their CV when they scooped the inaugural novice masters – a new
Horse & Hound1 min de lecture
HORSE & HOUND
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Horse & Hound8 min de lecture
Frankel
HE was a racehorse for the ages, an equine comet who scorched the turf over which he galloped with a distinctive blend of power and grace. Yet he was only half of the story. Although Frankel’s unblemished record speaks for itself, his tale is umbilic
Horse & Hound4 min de lecture
Honour Roll For Amateur’s Star
Sport Horse Breeding of Great Britain National Hunter Championships, David Broome Event Centre, Monmouthshire IT was a day Camilla Davies will never forget, being one of a handful of amateur riders to take the overall supreme at the annual Sport Hors
Horse & Hound3 min de lecture
Valdecaz Is The Finest
Stoneleigh Horse Show, Stoneleigh Park, Warks A HOME-PRODUCED horse secured his Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) ticket before capturing the overall coloured section championship. Lancashire rider Gemma Neville has owned 10-year-old Oakfield Valdecaz (Y
Horse & Hound1 min de lecture
Booted Up
Flexible, breathable and lightweight with strike guards. They come with a one-year guarantee. £69.95 front, £79.95 hind equilibriumproducts.com Made from shock-absorbing material with a soft flexible zone below the knee. £63.95 front, £78.95 hind hor
Horse & Hound2 min de lecture
Obituaries
THE double point-to-point champion and trainer has died, aged 87. Born in Dorset in 1933, Mr Miller started point-to-pointing at the age of 19. His grandfather won the Portman Hunt’s welterweight race in 1906 and 1907, and the passion for horses was
Horse & Hound3 min de lecture
Living The Swiss Tokyo Dream
pippa.roome@futurenet.com @pipparoomeorkyle I WAS very pleased to win three classes at Barbury – the CCI4*-S with Swallow Springs and two novice sections with a pair of six-year-olds, Erin and El Platanito. It’s a beautiful venue, and I can’t imagine
Horse & Hound1 min de lecture
All Change
FOLLOWING the retirement of Bob Ellis after many years of service, it was all change in the course-builders’ corners. Having worked under Bob and learnt his Yorkshire Show trade for 10 years, Harrogate coursedesigner Jason Abbs has now stepped up to
Horse & Hound1 min de lecture
Good Week/bad Week
One had understood the FEI wasn’t going to make annual rule changes as a matter of course any more. Phew, except they’ve just put forward a whole raft of proposals for next year. They obviously knew how much we all missed reading through them... Mado
Horse & Hound1 min de lectureHorses
‘He Really Has The Brain For Dressage’
Alnwick Ford Equestrian Area Festival, Northumberland SUSIE WHITE scored an advanced medium silver double with Seventh Heaven II (Dids). When the pair concluded a successful eventing career in 2018, the home-bred gelding’s Catherston Dance In The Dar
Horse & Hound1 min de lecture
“He Totally Smashed It”
CLARE ACKROYD’S 14.2hh Arab x Welsh gelding Derw Tigers Eye produced the standout score at Arena UK, Lincolnshire, earning 74.79% for one of his two prelim wins. The 11-year-old show pony has overcome various health issues, developing arthritis in a
Horse & Hound1 min de lecture
Do You Need A Mentor?
“A MENTOR is someone who’s been there and done it” says Kate Allenby, former Olympic pentathlete and mentor. “It’s someone you respect who gives you help, support and advice on how they did it and to say ‘yes, you’re on the right track’ or ‘hang on,
Horse & Hound6 min de lecture
Mollie Summerland
ON the dashboard of Mollie Summerland’s lorry is a stuffed unicorn. This kitsch fantasy toy is somehow symbolic of her fairy-tale summer. Mollie bought “Sprinkles” on her tortuous trip to Luhmühlen, conquering the challenges of Covid, quarantine, Bre
Horse & Hound3 min de lecture
Not Just Laminitis: The Many Effects Of Excess Equine Weight
EXCESS equine weight can cause a host of performance-related and soundness issues as well as risk of dangerous illness, riders are reminded, as the number of fat horses seen by vets is on the up. This summer’s combination of high rainfall and warmth
Horse & Hound1 min de lecture
Angel Lightens The Mood
Easton College Area Festival, Norfolk FORMER intermediate event horse Opposition Angel One dominated at novice silver to take both classes. The petite Fleetwater Opposition mare caught owner Jackie Aarons’ eye when advertised 18 months ago and has si
Horse & Hound1 min de lecture
Frankel’s Origins
Bay colt, foaled 11 February 2008 By Galileo out of Kind, by Danehill Owner: Khalid Abdullah Trainer: Sir Henry Cecil Breeder: Juddmonte Farms Ltd Jockey: Tom Queally Frankel is the best produce of Galileo, the champion sire in Britain and Ireland 12
Horse & Hound1 min de lecture
“I Thought I’d Have To Retire Him”
CHANTELLE OLIVER-SYMONDS and her 15-year-old Appaloosa x Welsh section D gelding, Stadmorslow Coffee N Cream, are back to their winning ways with a medium bronze freestyle victory. “This year ‘Harvey’ was diagnosed with grade four squamous and glandu
Horse & Hound1 min de lecture
Horses In The News
The European silver medalwinning stallion, Dutchman Edward Gal’s championship ride in 2018 and 2019, has been put down aged 13 owing to a catastrophic injury on coming round from hoof surgery. Neil Wray’s hackney was the first horse to win the Britis
Horse & Hound6 min de lecture
Two ‘Exceptional’ Champions For The Waveney
catherine.austen@futurenet.com @cfausten123 Great Yorkshire, North Yorks THE Waveney Harriers clinched both championships at this prestigious hound show with litter siblings Aldeburgh and Alsort, bred from their Peterborough champion Laughter 15. Lau
Horse & Hound2 min de lectureHorses
Letters
ALTHOUGH not a dressage rider, I found Clare Dew’s comment in her otherwise excellent piece – about native ponies faring well in other disciplines but not being designed for the dressage arena – rather disparaging (opinion, 8 July). Many of our nativ
Horse & Hound4 min de lecture
Pocket Watch
YOU probably won’t hear about your horse’s guttural pouches until they cause a problem. Unique to a small number of animal species, these pockets of air are out-pouches of the eustachian tube – the duct that connects the middle ear to the pharynx (th
Horse & Hound1 min de lecture
Dunedin Steps Up
AS Eastlands Dunedin (pictured) landed the supreme ridden native title, it marked yet another successful Harrogate appearance for his relations from the Dumfriesshire-based stud. Dunedin’s dam, Eastlands Dunrose, Cuddy runner-up here in 2013, is a fu
Horse & Hound1 min de lecture
Talking Point
SCOTT BRASH had the perfect pre-Tokyo run with Hello Jefferson (pictured) when he won the €300,000 (£256,915) Tops International Arena grand prix in Valkenswaard, the Netherlands. Belgium’s Pieter Devos was exactly two seconds slower with the consist
Horse & Hound2 min de lecture
£1 Horse Flourishes To Win
Moreton EC Area Festival, Dorset FARRIER Abi King headed the elementary silver with a horse she bought for £1. She and nine-year-old mare Hallelujah II, the only class combination to break the 70% barrier, teamed up three years ago. “She’s a worrier
Horse & Hound1 min de lecture
“He Likes To Go Fast”
A PINT-SIZED grey thoroughbred might not be Piggy March’s usual type, but Our Old Fella, who won Barbury’s Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) retrained racehorse eventing championship with a cushion of more than five penalties, is holding his own in her
Horse & Hound1 min de lectureHorses
People In The News
Dressage rider Laura Tomlinson and husband Mark are “nervously and excitedly” expecting their fourth child. The couple have daughters Annalisa and Hanni, and son Wilfred. Farrier Steven Beane was crowned British Farriers and Blacksmiths Association n
Horse & Hound1 min de lecture
Frankel’s Race Record
Won all 14 of his starts and £2,998,302 across three seasons from 2010, including: DEWHURST STAKES, Newmarket 2000 GUINEAS, Newmarket ST JAMES’S PALACE STAKES, Royal Ascot SUSSEX STAKES, Goodwood QUEEN ELIZABETH II STAKES, Ascot CHAMPION STAKES, Newb
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