1. Prepare for Royal Windsor
The equestrian roadshow ranges from elite competition in Gloucestershire to equestrian excellence in all disciplines in the Queen’s Back Garden in Berkshire. Yes, it’s time for the Royal Windsor Horse Show and many more The best British riders go to Windsor for a competition. Whether you’re interested in jumping, running, riding, endurance or just want a great day, this show marks the unofficial start of the county show season. One of the highlights of the show is the opportunity to spot Her Majesty watching her horses in action – we hope to see her ring again this year.
2. Badminton is at the peak of its game
Badminton is a busy week for everyone involved, and that’s not enough to say about dedicated horsemen who spend every hour vigilantly keeping their horses in top condition so they’re ready and ready to perform. During the five-star event, we caught up with the groom who is she was banned from walking the trail with her riderand others who simply loves to be there because of the horse’s first experiences – “their first medium or their first long format, and then the first big – those turning points”. And finally, we met an award-winning groom from Germany, who described his first badminton experience as “oversatisfying” with her charge of “really understanding every word” she says.
3. British and Irish success in hurdles this weekend
In a new online series that we will publish at the beginning of each week, H&H ‘Jumping editor Jennifer Donald looks back at the international jumping scene to find out who was in winning form on the biggest shows. This week includes success in the teen horse derby, a hat-trick for Holly Smith and a win at home by Robert Smith, among many more…
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