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UK: Exciting new TV deal for showjumping

UK: Exciting new TV deal for showjumping

By Ellie Hughes “A new 6-part showjumping series is to be broadcast on BT Sport this summer. The programmes will feature the 2014 International Stairway championships at 6 county shows: Devon, Suffolk, South of England, Royal Norfolk, New Forest and Hampshire...
The Ugly Truth About Horse Racing

The Ugly Truth About Horse Racing

By Andrew Cohen “Horse racing simply cannot survive if the general public believes racehorses are abused or neglected. I have no idea if Asmussen and Blasi are guilty of anything and I accuse them here of nothing. My point is that it doesn’t really matter....
Evolutions in Show Jumping

Evolutions in Show Jumping

By Jon Brand ‘”Everything has changed so much in our sport,” Lamaze said. “And so have the horses along with it.” But specialization has not bred out style and personality, often what endears horses to jumping fans.’
A curious Olympic legacy – Eventing

A curious Olympic legacy – Eventing

“The crowds for the Burghley Horse Trials, the flagship event of three-day eventing, were always big but they have never approached 170,000 as they will this weekend. If this really is an elitist sport, an accusation levelled at eventing every time it seeks...