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New test can identify carriers of gene behind Connemara hoof condition
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New test can identify carriers of gene behind Connemara hoof condition

Test opens way for breeders to better manage distressing ailment.

Sam Griffiths (AUS) and Happy Times
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Antipodean riders seek atonement at Burghley Horse Trials

Sam Griffiths eyes eventing Grand Slam as Kiwis regroup after WEG.

Lawmakers must act over England's growing fly-grazing problem, say charities and rural organisations. Photo: Stop the Scourge
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Groups demand action in England over “scourge” of fly grazing

“It is time for Government to do its part.”

Warrior's medal was accepted at the London ceremony by author and broadcaster Brough Scott, the grandson of Warrior’s owner and rider, General Jack Seely. The pictured horse is Benjamin Buckram.
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Heroic war horse receives animal equivalent of a Victoria Cross

Mighty Warrior was dubbed “the horse the Germans could not kill”.

Ireland's Allen wins WEG jumping opener
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Ireland’s Allen wins WEG jumping opener

19-year-old blitzes more seasoned opponents to win opening speed class.

French team vaulter Anthony Presle.
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Scores tight after first day of WEG Vaulting

Austrians lead team rankings, but there’s only 0.1 between the top three.

WEG video with Chez Philip: News, views and interviews, episode 10
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WEG video with Chez Philip: News, views and interviews, episode 10

Jumpers and drivers are in the studio, and Sienna checks out the local sights.

Six Europeans seek FEI presidency
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Six Europeans seek FEI presidency

December election will end 60-year run of royals leading the FEI.

Black Caviar at a secret NSW location awaiting the birth of her first foal.
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Black Caviar days away from foaling

Unbeaten racemare – hidden in a secret location – could foal any day,

The 1964 Ford Mustang, serial number 1. Photo: Alvintrusty/Wikipedia
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Why do car makers like horse names?

Study finds that most car names fall into one of 12 categories.

Andrew Nicholson and Avebury
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World’s best eventers en route to Burghley Horse Trials

No rest for leading eventers as Burghley kicks off on Thursday.

WEG video with Chez Philip: News, views and interviews, episode 9
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WEG video with Chez Philip: News, views and interviews, episode 9

Today’s show features Sandra Auffarth, Fabien Grobon from the organising committee, Roly Owers from World Horse Welfare, and Sienna talks to the eventers pre jumping phase.

Newly crowned Irish National Show Jumping champion, Tipperary's Greg Broderick, pictured riding MHS Going Global (ISH) who was named leading horse of the Premier Series.
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Greg Broderick crowned Ireland’s Showjumping Champion

Tipperary rider adds to 2012 and 2013 National Grand Prix titles.

Specialist animal rescue personnel from Shropshire Fire and Rescue plan Jester's rescue. Photos: @SFRSWellington/Twitter
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Firefighters help Jester out of a sticky situation

Heavy-lifting equipment needed to get Jester off a gate in England.

Sandra Auffarth and the Normandy-bred Opgun Louvo were foot-perfect throughout to take individual eventing gold and lead the Germans to team gold at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.
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Sandra Auffarth wins gold as Germany takes WEG eventing team title

Michael Jung silver, Britain’s William Fox-Pitt wins bronze.

WEG Eventing: the final say
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WEG Eventing: the final say

Riders talk about the final jumping phase of the WEG eventing competition.

Michael Jung and fischerRocana FST.
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Michael Jung’s latest star horse: “She’s not for sale”

fischerRocana FST steps up to fill Sam’s shoes, winning team gold and individual silver.

New York track introduces program targeting sudden racehorse deaths
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New York track introduces program targeting sudden racehorse deaths

Program will measure cardiac enzymes related to heart damage.

WEG video with Chez Philip: News, views and interviews, episode 8
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WEG video with Chez Philip: News, views and interviews, episode 8

Sienna reports from the cross-country, and British vaulters Hannah Eccles and Lucy Phillips pay a visit, along with Australian endurance rider Sasha Lawes-King, and her mum, Andrea.

WEG eventing: Jumping phase live scoring
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WEG eventing: Jumping phase live scoring

Follow the action from the final phase of the three-day-event competition at Normandy.

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