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Equestrian Events

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International Helmet Awareness Day

Scheduled for this Saturday 22nd June is International Helmet Awareness Day 2013. Building on the success of previous years’ events, International Helmet Awareness Day highlights the importance of on-going safety education for equestrians, with a particular focus on the importance of wearing a secure, well-fitted and certified riding helmet.

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Groomers Team Riders – Abbie’s Diary

In April I went to Belgium to a show called Lanaken (Zangershide). I went with four horses - Cornetta 10, Valentino VII, Olympia III and Astral 57 - and had many placings, despite there being between 160 and 180 competitors in each class!

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The Epsom Derby Suffragette

This year’s Derby Day on June 1st marks the centenary of a particularly noteworthy event in the Derby’s history. On June 4th 1913, suffragette Emily Davison ran out to the course at Tattenham Corner and bought down King George V’s horse Anmer. The incident, considered a form of direct action on behalf of the Votes for Women movement, created a martyr of Davison after her death on June 8th from resultant injuries.

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Groomers Team Riders – Abbie’s Diary

Lancelot, Cornetta, Valentino and I travelled to Bury Farm with mum, dad and Kate on the Thursday before the show. This was our first show back since Christmas so on the first day (Friday) we just gave the horses a nice jump round.

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Spring Equestrian Events Calendar

It may only be January, but it is never too early to plan your equestrian calendar. There are hundreds of events planned in the UK for 2013 – here is a selection of confirmed dates for key events across disciplines for spring 2013.

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Groomers Team Riders – Abbie’s Horse World Live Diary

Last week we went to London with Valentino VII to compete in The Andrews Bowen Under 18's British Show Jumping Competition at Horse World Live, held at the ExCel Arena. After qualifying competitions at Scope the top riders, based on points and performance from the UK and Europe, were invited by British Show Jumping to compete in this brand new competition aimed at supporting the best young names in show jumping.

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Groomers at Your Horse Live

Your Horse Live is an exciting up-and-coming event perfect for all equestrians, due to take place on 10th and 11th November 2012. Hosted at the vast indoor exhibition space at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, Your Horse Live is an equine extravaganza, offering everything you could ever need for you and your horse.