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Virtual Windsor support Equestrian Relief

EQUESTRIAN RELIEF: HORSE WORLD UNITES TO SUPPORT OUR NHS HEROES LEADING Olympic riders from across the disciplines, as well as horse racing jockeys and celebrities have shown their support for a major fundraising initiative launched by the team behind Bolesworth and Liverpool International Horse Shows. ‘Equestrian Relief’ is an urgent fundraising campaign to raise money…

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Putting on a Show

TenGoal sent Major Jamie Hayward, who competed in this year’s Polo Pony Class at the Royal Windsor Horse Show for the sixth time, into the archives to look at the history of this unique event with revealing results. The Royal Windsor Horse Show (RWHS), started in 1943 as a one day show to raise funds…
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Guest Video Blogger: Girl About The Yard

Easy Yard Jobs That Will Make Your Heart Sing! Join Verena, aka Girl About The Yard, who’s making the most of this quiet period to get her yard shipshape!
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From the Archives: Royal Windsor Horse Show, 1962

Check out this fascinating Pathé News archive footage from Royal Windsor Horse Show in 1962 – a year after The Dressage Group was set up under the umbrella of the British Horse Society, growing from 123 members and eight competitions. The Chiddingfold Hunt show the audience their skills as hunting was very much a part…

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From the Archives: Royal Windsor Horse Show, 1964

The Royal Windsor Horse Show celebrated its 21st anniversary in 1964, with the iconic Windsor Castle in the background. Her Majesty The Queen – herself a keen horsewoman – attended the three-day show, watching over the various horse disciplines from the Royal Box. That year the Show hosted the British Olympic Showjumping Team Trial for…

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Scoring the Pageant, with Debbie Wiseman OBE

One of the UK’s most successful music ambassadors, Debbie is in demand as a composer and conductor. Over the past 25 years, there are probably few people in the UK who have not heard one of Debbie’s film or television scores. Whether watching Stephen Fry bring Oscar Wilde to life on the big screen, hearing…

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Five Minutes with… Holly Smith

In the first of our ‘Five Minutes With…’ interviews, we quiz European Championship medal-winning Show Jumper Holly Smith about life, food, and the highs and lows of life on horseback. Name: Holly Smith Occupation: Showjumper Describe yourself in five words: Loyal, determined, brave, single-minded, competitive Earliest equestrian memory? Cantering towards a small vertical in my…

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Feature: The Stallions of Al Shira’aa

Royal Windsor Horse Show Dressage sponsor Al Shira'aa Stables was founded from a love of horses and grew into a multi-faceted company. Alongside the Al Shira'aa Horse Show, held in Abu Dhabi in January, the Al Shira'aa company is committed to the development of horsemanship across many disciplines through its training and breeding programmes. The…