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A Newbury summer raceday giving pride of place to young blood - horses & riders - and there's a new…


Newbury Racecourse's Dream Lodge Group Summer Raceday on Tuesday (August 7) was a revival of a fixture that was dropped from last year's list - and it opened with a win for Her Majesty the Queen's appropriately named youngster Magnetic Charm ridden by James Doyle and trained at Newmarket by...

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Three local eventers picked for New Zealand's team at September's World Equestrian Games

08-08-2018 A Correspondent

  New Zealand’s eventing team for the 2018 World Equestrian Games (WEG) is stacked with both Olympic and WEG experience - and includes three locally based eventing stars.

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Seconds away from victory for Wiltshire eventer Georgie Strang at Hickstead

01-08-2018 A Correspondent

Georgie Strang and Cooley Earl have claimed the runner-up spot at Hickstead's main arena in one of the most iconic British equestrian events.

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World Equestrian Games: New Zealand eventers hit hard by injury to a winning team's horse

31-07-2018 A Correspondent

Earlier this month the New Zealand eventing team put in a stellar performance at Aachen to win the international competition - beating France (second) and Sweden (third) - as well as teams from the USA, Germany, Great Britain and Australia.

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Delight for Richard Hannon as 16/1 Ginger Nut proves tough in Newbury's Super Sprint

23-07-2018 A Correspondent

Marlborough trainer Richard Hannon enjoyed a tremendous Weatherbys Super Sprint Day at Newbury on Saturday (July 21), as he recorded a big-race double with Ginger Nut and Yafta.

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New Greatwood scheme addresses trauma effects in members of forces, emergency services & their families


The Greatwood Charity, well-known and respected for its work with young people with special educational needs and disadvantaged children and working with retired and rescued racehorses, has turned its attention to adults seeking to overcome the effects of trauma - including post traumatic stress disorder.

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Salisbury races: Ladies Evening sees a popular De Sousa treble - & fashions galore

19-07-2018 Owen Alsop

It was a Ladies’ Evening to remember for jockey Silvestre De Sousa at Salisbury on Saturday (July 14) as the Brazilian rode a treble - delighting the crowd.

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Para-equestrian dressage rider has to forego selection to represent Great Britain


Alison Fryer lives in a village in the Marlborough area and keeps her horses in stables at Rockley - and she was selected to represent Great Britain in a one star para-equestrian dressage competition.  

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Newbury Racing: Signora Cabello among 56 confirmations for Weatherbys Super Sprint

16-07-2018 A Correspondent

Royal Ascot winner Signora Cabello headlines 56 six-day acceptors for the feature £250,000 Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury this Saturday (July 21), with a live performance from Craig David after racing.

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Wesko's back! In France Tim Price and Wesko take second place at fifth Event Rider Masters leg


Fifteen year-old eventing star Wesko is back to top competitive form with a vengeance - after more than two years out following an injury - with a brilliant dressage score and no show jumping or cross country faults in a top international competition.

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Perrine, the RDA Carriage Driving Pony is saved thanks to petition

Perrine - now to be retiredPerrine - now to be retiredMarlboroughequestrian.news has learned that Perrine, the the RDA Carriage Driving Pony who's life was under threat following an accident will now be retired rather than put down.


The Trustees of Kennet Valley Driving Group relented after the petition was signed by over 3,500 people and the chairman Gillian Fallon received countless emails from people keen to persuade the committee of trustees to change their decision.  


As yet we are unsure as to Perrine's future other than she will have one, albeit though not as one pulling cariages for the Kennet Valley Driving Group.


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Barbury Racecourse: Tedworth Point-to-Point draws a large - if rather wet - crowd to watch some great racing

Rogue Diamond & Zac Baker storm ahead in the Open Maiden Race for Mares & FilliesRogue Diamond & Zac Baker storm ahead in the Open Maiden Race for Mares & FilliesLotus Pond once more repaid his connections' faith with a convincing victory in the JM Finn & Co Mixed Open for the Tedworth Gold Cup at the Tedworth Hunt meeting at Barbury Racecourse, last Sunday (April 8).  Watching in the cold and misty rain was a really large crowd of enthusiasts.


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Locally trained entry confirmed for the Grand National: Milansbar will run with Bryony Frost aboard

Milansbar in his Betfred Classic Chase rug Milansbar in his Betfred Classic Chase rug With the announcement this afternoon of the five-day confirmations for Saturday's Randox Health Grand National, it is confirmed that Milansbar - trained by Neil King on the west side of Barbury Castle - will run.  He will be ridden by Bryony Frost - who rode him to a most famous victory in the Betfred Classic Chase at Warwick in January.


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