Newmark rides to win at Manor Farm

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8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

MANOR Farm, in Thornthorpe, once again held a well-attended dressage and showjumping competitions.

Jess Thurlow gets a first in dressage

Gazette & Herald: Alison Brown, standing, proprietor of Friars Hill Riding Centre, with Jess Thurlow riding Maybe Baby

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Friars Hill Riding Centre team made the journey to Warwickshire College last weekend to compete in the National Riding Schools championships.

Perfect twice over for Jake Gibson on Freddie

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8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE trailblazers showjumping series and an unaffiliated dressage at Port Royal equestrian centre was as usual well attended.

Wendy Peers wins at dressage event

Gazette & Herald: Becky Tookey & George

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WENDY PEERS had a beaming smile after winning at Beckside Livery Stable’s dressage event.

Wainwright family’s show success

Gazette & Herald: Ben Wainwright riding Platinum Dreamcatcher

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE Wainwright family, from Fridaythorpe, had a busy week, making two journeys down to Hartpury College in Gloucestershire.

Upcoming rally at Scrayingham

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8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

LACYS Cottage Riding School, Scrayingham, is holding its next rally on Tuesday.

Verity Franks takes spoils in day of dressage

Gazette & Herald: Jessica Sanderson riding Little Byroms Patchwork.

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

SNAINTON Riding Centre got its first affiliated British dressage competition of 2014 off to a flying start with a large turnout of local competitors covering all seven classes, which also included a class for the British Young Rider Dressage (BYRDS).

Feature race at Bedale had a £1,000 pot

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8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

GOOD ground with lots of grass ensured plenty of runners took part in the Bedale point-to-point on Saturday.

Elite retirement for Olympian

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8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

NICOLA WILSON has announced that Opposition Buzz, who she partnered to an Olympic silver medal at the London Olympics in 2012, has been retired from elite competition.

Hunts in rugby match for charity

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8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE Holderness and Middleton Hunts are raising funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by hosting an inter-hunt rugby match on Saturday.

Port Royal final produces some nail-biting moments

Gazette & Herald: Ellie Janye Hilldreth and Bertie, winners of the junior novice championship

3:12pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Jackets, rugs and vouchers were up for grabs for the winners at Port Royal equestrian centres unaffiliated winter dressage championships last weekend. In order to qualify the combinations must have gained ten points at previous competitions in order to participate in the final.

Winter championships at Hartpury College

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3:42pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE British riding club's dressage and showjumping winter championships were held this weekend at Hartpury College in Gloucestershire running over two days.

Manor Farm success for Cara Shardlow

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3:39pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE dressage at Manor Farm, Thornthorpe, saw Cara Shardlow clocking up her tally of wins again on Measure for Measure with good lead margins in both prelim tests.

Riding clubs compete in training qualifiers at Bishop Burton College

Gazette & Herald: Photo attached of Jo Rising from Pickering on Harvest Paladin.

3:34pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

LAST Sunday saw the British riding clubs area 4 combined training qualifier take place at Bishop Burton College.

Amy Small takes massive strides ahead of Hartpury dressage

Gazette & Herald: : Amy Small and Wellbrow Dewdrop go to Hartpury College next weekend for the Riding Club’s dressage championships

8:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

AMY SMALL, from York, is having a cracking time on Sally Baker’s Wellbrow Dewdrop.

Tracey Corrigan makes a winning return in Kiplingcotes Derby

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8:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

HAVING not ridden competitively since 1989, Tracey Corrigan made a winning return to the saddle last week to partner her own Willywont He to victory in the Kiplingcotes Derby, England’s oldest flat race.

Glass guides Chernik to a clear cut victory

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8:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

PLENTY of runners turned out for the Hurworth point-to-point at Skutterskelfe Park, Hutton Rudby, on Saturday.

Bethany Shipley selected to ride for Great Britain

Gazette & Herald: 15 year old Bethany Shipley

2:33pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

BETHANY SHIPLEY is starting the year off with what every young girl’s dreams of.

Teenager comes third at British Event finals

Gazette & Herald: Lucy Gilsenan at the BE jump training finals with her two horses finishing in the top six in all three sections

2:23pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

SIXTEEN-year-old Lucy Gilsenan, from Staintondale, and her two horses Maddy and Qui Qui made a five-hour road trip down to Moreton Morrell College, in Warwickshire, to contest the final line-up of the British Event jump training series, sponsored by Bailey’s horse feeds.

Oh So Serious delivers Sue Kirby her first winner at the Derwent Hunt point-to-point

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2:22pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

GLORIOUS weather ensured the crowds at the Derwent Hunt point-to-point were out in force to witness some of the most competitive racing so far this season.

Open showjumping competition at Irton Riding Centre

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2:30pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

SCARBOROUGH and District Riding Club held an open showjumping competition at Irton Riding Centre last Sunday with many of their members coming to support the club along with non members from far and wide.

Elusive Swallow makes light of the heavy conditions at Whitcliffe Grange

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3:49pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

THE West of Yore staged their meeting at Whitcliffe Grange last weekend, and despite torrential rain and testing ground, numerous runners turned out.

It’s time to stamp out grass sickness

Gazette & Herald: Grass sickness is a devastating equine disease

3:47pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

GRASS sickness is a devastating equine disease. Prevalent throughout the British Isles, it is both fatal and extremely distressing.

Holly Shepherdson rides into top place at Friars Hill Stables

Gazette & Herald: Competing in the last Friars Hill winter series dressage competition are, from left, Sandra Thurlow, Jeanette Dyde and Holly Shepherdson

3:45pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

FRIARS Hill Stables held the last of its winter series dressage competitions last weekend along with the final points for the class two series championships where points have been accrued over the winter season.

Holly Shepherdson excels with first and third in combined

Gazette & Herald: Holly Shepherdson winner of class 2

1:40pm Thursday 6th March 2014

NORTHALLERTON Equestrian Centre held its first combined training competition of the year with a large turnout.

British Horse Society ends TREC link

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1:37pm Thursday 6th March 2014

TREC is heading for its biggest change since being introduced to the UK in 1998.

Dark Knight leads dressage victory day for Manor Farm

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1:37pm Thursday 6th March 2014

MANOR FARM, Thornthorpe, had huge numbers for their first dressage competition of the year with more than 90 entries covering four different tests with three of the tests having to be split into two sections.

Top honours for schools’ first-ever equestrian team on debut

Gazette & Herald: From left, Jake Gibson, Pippa Brown and William Brown, who took part in the National School Equestrian Association Competition. Picture: Paul Dobson photography

1:36pm Thursday 6th March 2014

ROSEDALE Abbey Primary School has joined forces with Nawton Primary School to form an equestrian team for the National School Equestrian Association (NSEA) Competition.

A princess from Ireland shows clear leadership

Gazette & Herald: Wendy Gibson and Romany Princess winners of the Prelim 7 class at the Bishop Burton British eventing last October

8:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

WENDY GIBSON had reason to be pleased last Thursday at Port Royal EC dressage competition, when she took the coloured six-year-old mare out on her first outing this year after giving her a break since last October.

A Bacardi breeze as Jack takes freestyle

Gazette & Herald: Natalie Widdowson and Gorgeous George IV

8:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

THE winter British Dressage regional finals were held at Bishop Burton College, near Beverley, early last week with several wellknown local riders taking top spots and qualifying for the championships to be held at Hartpury College in April this year, which will also host the Petplan finals alongside the British Dressage finals.

New boots a hit with horse owners

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8:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

THE new Equi-med Ag boots, recently on the market, are proving to be a hit with horse owners in this wet weather where some horses are prone to mud fever or have a cut which is difficult to heal because of excess moisture.

Showjumper Lucy Carver bags her spot at Hickstead

Gazette & Herald: Lucy Carver and Carnalecka Quickstep

8:00am Wednesday 12th February 2014

YOUNG British Showjumping rider Lucy Carver, 15, from Weaverthorpe, and a pupil at Norton College, has had fantastic start to 2014 by qualifying her two ponies for the BSJA jumping rounds at the Royal International Show, Hickstead, in July.

Curb the dangers of a rearing horse

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8:00am Wednesday 12th February 2014

REARING is dangerous for everyone. If your horse rears you are in danger of being unseated, fallen on or struck.

Holly Shepherdson off to a flyer with another first

Gazette & Herald: Fiona Hardman and Robert, the winners of Prelim 4

3:43pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

YOUNG Holly Shepherdson, from Brompton-by- Sawdon, near Scarborough, is having a flying season on her schoolmaster, Longslade Dancing Firebird, at the Friars Hill Stables winter dressage series.

Teaching, riding ...and now Cara gets another role

Gazette & Herald: Cara Shardlow in action on Detonator II

8:00am Wednesday 5th February 2014

CARA SHARDLOW, from Beckside Livery Stables, near Whitby, has been selected as one of six people across the country to be an ambassador for Horslyx, a lick for horses containing vitamins, minerals and trace elements for a well-balanced diet.

Great chance for young to compete

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8:00am Wednesday 5th February 2014

PORT Royal Equestrian Centre, at Holme-on-Spalding Moor, is certainly holding its fair share of competitions.

Clear-round Katie in third spot

Gazette & Herald: West Heslerton rider Katie Stephens-Grandy, on Hey Mr Sandman, was third in the BE 90

8:00am Wednesday 5th February 2014

BRITISH Eventing has kicked off with JAS – jumping and style – at Bishop Burton College.

Top showjumper Faye Raw has big plans for the year ahead

Gazette & Herald: Faye Raw and Wisconsin II, owned by Ben Maher

8:00am Wednesday 29th January 2014

LOCAL British showjumping rider Faye Raw, from Weaverthorpe, has a busy year planned for 2014 with her sights set on her return to the Longines Global Champions Tour.

Time to explore restricted byways

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8:00am Wednesday 29th January 2014

THERE is nothing more pleasurable to us horse-lovers than to get off the beaten track and out into the open peaceful countryside.

How high-flying Amy Newman secured first and second places

Gazette & Herald: Amy Newman on Comet

8:00am Wednesday 29th January 2014

AMY NEWMAN was in flying form at Friars Hill stables showjumping competition last week, taking a first and second in the 45cms on Comet and Buster, respectively, and then went on to achieve a second and fourth in the 55cms on Comet and Winston respectively.

Classinaglass straight back to the winning ways of 2013

Gazette & Herald: Ride of the Day winner Will Milburn

8:00am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

A HUGE crowd watched as Classinaglass started the new season in the same winning fashion in which he finished the 2013 point-to-point season.

Day to remember for dressage winner Jack Wainwright

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8:00am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

JACK WAINWRIGHT was in fine fettle again at Port Royal’s affiliated dressage day, taking second place in the Novice 28 class on a score of 71.9 per cent and going one better to win the novice 37 with a clear three per cent lead.

York horse bailiff gets start date

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8:00am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

YORK’S horse bailiff will start tackling the problems of animals tethered illegally on roadside verges on February 3.

Shipley sisters take first place at dressage

Gazette & Herald: The Shipley sisters Roxanne and Headmore Dream On, left, and Bethany and Wanour S

8:00am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

THE Shipley sisters, Roxanne and Bethany, from Sheriff Hutton, are riding on the crest of the wave.

Strangles outbreak puts a stop to Richmond Equestrian Centre’s competitions

Gazette & Herald: A horse with burst abscesses from the strangles disease

8:00am Wednesday 15th January 2014

RICHMOND Equestrian Centre has cancelled all competitions for the next week or so, due to an outbreak of the contagious strangles virus.

Erin Chan is not outclassed by seniors

Gazette & Herald: Katie Brickman and Moonlight Matilda back on form

8:00am Wednesday 15th January 2014

PORT Royal had a busy day last Sunday, with a large number of entries for their unaffiliated dressage competition covering a range of tests from intro to elementary.

The pros and cons of hay and haylage

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8:00am Wednesday 15th January 2014

FOR many people, the long winters and extended cold spells can bring with it an increase in hay and haylage costs.

Pair a force to be reckoned with

Gazette & Herald: Jack Wainwright and Dark Bacardi who won the affiliated novice 23 class

8:00am Wednesday 8th January 2014

BISHOP Burton College had two days of dressage competitions with the unaffiliated on the Saturday and the affiliated on the Sunday.

Riders on top form at Friars Hill Stables contest

Gazette & Herald: Holly Shepherdson and Longslade Dancing Firebird

8:00am Wednesday 8th January 2014

ELIZ Cook and Boss Tweed were on flying form at what was their first visit to Friars Hill Stables dressage competition last Sunday.

Point-to-point meeting is saved by trainer

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8:00am Wednesday 8th January 2014

A HORSE race trainer has stepped in to help save a point-to-point meeting which was facing an uncertain future.






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