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Andrew Nicholson is presented with a silver salver by HSBC Sponsorship Manager Kate Fullam at Olympia, after he ended the 2013 season as leader of the HSBC Rankings.
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NZ’s Nicholson takes last $50K eventing bonus from HSBC

Kiwi eventer Andrew Nicholson has had another $US50,000 payday after topping the HSBC Rankings for the season.

Fire chief Michael Owenby is pulled to shore as one of the horses jumps to safety.
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Firefighters brave icy pond to save two horses

Missouri firemen cut path through ice to reach stricken horses.

Fly-grazing horses in Gravesend, England. Photo: World Horse Welfare
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Existing laws could tackle fly-grazing, minister suggests

GB meeting explores issues around equine identification and fly-grazing.

Simon Coveney
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Special boost to horse charities in Irish animal welfare funding

Ireland’s animal welfare groups get €1.8 million in state backing.

Maikel Van der Vleuten and VDL Groep Sapphire B on their way to winning the World Cup class at Olympia.
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Maikel’s Dutch courage wins in unique Olympia double

Maikel Van der Vleuten completes rare family double in latest World Cup jumping leg.

McIntosh in top two at NZ's Taupo World Cup leg
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McIntosh in top two at NZ’s Taupo World Cup leg

Samantha McIntosh filled the top two places in New Zealand’s Bayer FEI World Cup round in Taupo on Saturday.

The competition field at The Mar-a-Lago Club on the Intracoastal Waterway.
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36 riders invited to Trump Grand Prix

Class lineup of riders invited to feature event on Palm Beach Island.

Tackling the Oreti Beach leg of the 40km ride are, from left, Janina Bremmer, Kimberley Crack and Robin Marshall. © Joanne Crack
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Vehicles and horses on beaches killing shellfish – study

Activities like running OK, but heavier activities take toll.

Luke had a serious parasite problem and was unable to get a share of the food on offer. Photo: World Horse Welfare
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Luck turns for Luke as he makes a strong recovery

All he needed was basic healthcare and a fair share of the food on offer.

Lady Valentine with her track rider at Gulfstream Park.
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White filly turns heads at Florida racetrack

Lady Valentine thought to be the first white thoroughbred in training at Gulfstream Park.

World Horse Welfare's chief field officer, David Boyd, with a fly-grazed horse. Photo: World Horse Welfare
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Horse-meat scandal exposed a murky world – charity

“The fact is that horses are largely unregulated, untraceable and overbred.”

Luca Moneta and Quovo de Vains clear 7'2" to win the puissance at Olympia.
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Italian rider wins Olympia Puissance with 2.18m jump

Offshore winners steal limelight from British showjumpers at famous show.

British trainer Gerard Butler withdraws appeal against ban
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British trainer Gerard Butler withdraws appeal against ban

Five-year ban in case involving anabolic steroid use in horses to stand.

Chateau Vaalsbroek
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Global Equestrian Forum hosts 80 delegates

More than 80 delegates from more than 30 countries took part in the inaugural three-day Global Equestrian Forum in The Netherlands in the first week of the month.

Marcus Swail
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Ireland’s team vet Marcus Swail quits role

Ireland’s team veterinarian for showjumping and eventing is to step down after 10 years in the role.

According to course instructor Sid Gustafson, stereotypic behaviours such as cribbing or chewing are often the result of substandard husbandry.
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Twelve-week online course on equine behaviour offered

Focus on creating willing partnerships by maintaining optimal physical and behavioural health.

Barney is again missing from the Ruapehu District Council pound.
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Barney the stallion busted out of council pound again

Post cut off in stallion heist from North Island council facility.

World Cup showjumping to be streamed live on internet from Taupo
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World Cup showjumping to be streamed live on internet from Taupo

Part of new initiative by Equestrian Sports New Zealand.

Nick Gauntlett.
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Brits eye Rio 2016 in new coaching initiative

A new equestrian coaching apprenticeship scheme in Britain has selected 11 recruits to be part of its inaugural programme from January 2014.

Equine business initiative launched in NZ
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Equine business initiative launched in NZ

A new organisation has been launched in New Zealand focusing on the business needs of the equine industry.

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