FEI World Cup 2015 in Vegas

When it comes to the FEI World Cup 2015, what happens in Vegas is unlikely to stay in Vegas. In fact it will be the talk of the equestrian world for months after the event! Scheduled to take place from 15 to 19 April, there’s still time to book tickets for those planning to catch the action live. This is ...

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Schooling the young event horse

Introducing a horse to the cross country phase of eventing should be a process that is unrushed and kept fun in order to create a solid foundation of trust between the horse and rider. It is often in the very first few outings to a cross country venue with a young or inexperienced horse that they learn the best and ...

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Racing’s Mike de Kock secures 150th win

South African racing trainer, Mike de Kock, celebrated his 150th win in Dubai last week. New Year’s Victory The Irish-bred racehorse, Mubtaahij, secured this victorious achievement when he won the opening 1600m maiden at Meydan on New Years Eve. The two-year-old colt, ridden by Dane O’Neill, cruised to the lead during the last 100m of the race to obtain a win ...

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Spain tops 10th leg of Longines Jumping

Spain’s Sergio Alvarez Moya and Carlo returned to top form to win the tenth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League series at Zurich in Switzerland. The grey gelding had not been showing his usual sparkle over the winter months, but with his 30-year-old rider in determined mood, he out-galloped the Irish partnership of Bertram ...

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January 2015

Sharing is caring! Snippy and Marsandi love cookies. Marsandi Koekemoer, Annlin Anja from Ermelo flying high Bokkie in the wind ! Pippa from Melkbosstrand Kyla and her big ‘puppy’ – he follows her everywhere! Apache asking for treats after a hard day of work. Loved by Bridgette Strokes. Zane and Clarissa hitching a ride. Secunda Rinita van Rooyen teaching Crystal ...

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Style at L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate

The L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate, as much a celebration of local fashion and style as it is a showcase of the Cape’s equestrian excellence, will see internationally accomplished fashion designers Errol Arendz, Sian Parry Jones and Craig Port determine the Best Dressed Lady, who will be jetted off to the United Kingdom for Glorious Goodwood 2015. This one-of-a-kind prize is part ...

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J&B Met is going to rock!

The R2,5 million J&B Met to be run on January 31 at Kenilworth Racecourse next year will have even more shine attached to it than usual with the announcement that every person on course who has purchased a general entrance ticket stands a chance of winning a diamond pendant valued at a breath taking R500, 000. (Terms & Conditions apply* www.jbscotch.co.za) ...

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10 cool things about holidays!

December is upon us and most of us are looking forward to some time off to recharge our batteries after the year’s work…and spending time with our horses is top of our list of awesome things to do with our free time! Here are 10 cool things you can do during your holidays. Pony camp! You know you love it … ...

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