EQUESTRIAN: Chelsea's ready for the jump

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Sports writer DAN BARNES speaks to rising star Chelsea Pearce about her imminent move from ponies to junior level riding

EQUESTRIAN: Mendoza leads British charge in London

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:20pm Thursday 14th August 2014

TOCKENHAM rider Jessica Mendoza ensured British success on day one of the London Global Champions Tour event at Horse Guards Parade today.

EQUESTRIAN: Meade gets Games call

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Harry Meade and Wild Lone complete the final showjumping phase at Badminton on Sunday, on their weay to third place

3:55pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

WEST Littleton rider Harry Meade has been called into the Great Britain squad for the forthcoming World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France, at the end of the month.

EQUESTRIAN: Pearce helps Britain to team silver despite individual disappointment

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Monday 4th August 2014

WILTSHIRE rider Chelsea Pearce helped Great Britain to a silver medal at the FEI Pony European Championships in Millstreet, Ireland, despite seeing her own participation in the competition ended early.

EQUESTRIAN: Nicholson grabs Gatcombe prize

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Barbury Horse Trials winner Andrew Nicholson on Avebury (7914068)

9:05pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

MARLBOROUGH-BASED New Zealander Andrew Nicholson added another title to his collection with the prolific Avebury as he took British Open glory at Gatcombe's Festival of British Eventing.

EQUESTRIAN: Coral gets Burghley lift

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:11am Thursday 24th July 2014

DEVIZES eventer Coral Keen will make her debut at September’s Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, riding Wellshead Fare Opposition.

EQUESTRIAN: Meade 30th in Aachen

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Harry Meade and Wild Lone complete the final showjumping phase at Badminton on Sunday, on their weay to third place

10:40am Monday 21st July 2014

WEST Littleton rider Harry Meade finished in 30th position at the DHL Preis in Aachen, Germany, at the weekend as Great Britain retained the lead after the fifth leg of the FEI Nations Cup event.

EQUESTRIAN: Pearce included in British pony squad

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:53pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

WILTSHIRE teenager Chelsea Pearce has been named in the final six-strong British squad for the defence of their titles at the 2014 FEI Pony European Championships at Millstreet, Ireland, later this month.

BARBURY HORSE TRIALS: Back up to speed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

WILTSHIRE eventer David Doel hopes his comeback win at last weekend’s Barbury International Horse Trials can be the springboard to securing a place at September’s European Young Rider Championships in Portugal.

BARBURY HORSE TRIALS: The local heroes do it again

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:30pm Friday 11th July 2014

BARBURY king Andrew Nicholson reckons his long-term companion Avebury deserves to lap up the praise after the pair mercilessly marched to a third straight trials title last weekend.

BARBURY HORSE TRIALS: Anniversary trials a real success story

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:30pm Friday 11th July 2014

BARBURY Estate owner Nigel Bunter is hoping that the Trials’ tenth birthday will live long in the memory.

EQUESTRIAN: Chelsea eyes European boost

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:22am Wednesday 9th July 2014

JUNIOR rider Chelsea Pearce has her sights firmly set on the European Eventing Championships and took a step closer towards her dream last weekend at Barbury International Horse Trials.

EQUESTRIAN: Libby on British long list

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:06pm Monday 7th July 2014

BROMHAM youngster Libby Seed has been named on the long list for the Racesafe British team for this summer's Junior European Championships, at Bishop Burton in Yorkshire from August 14-17.

BARBURY INTERNATIONAL HORSE TRIALS DAY FOUR: Nicholson completes hat-trick triumph

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:23pm Sunday 6th July 2014

NEW Zealander Andrew Nicholson and double Burghley champion Avebury cruised to a title treble in the St James' Place Barbury International Horse Trials after destroying a high-class field today.

BARBURY HORSE TRIALS DAY THREE: Cook eyes Games test as Nicholson continues to set Barbury pace

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:41pm Saturday 5th July 2014

TRIPLE Olympic medallist Tina Cook believes her new championship horse De Novo News is ready for the challenge that awaits in next month's World Equestrian Games.

BARBURY INTERNATIONAL HORSE TRIALS DAY TWO: Nicholson in charge

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:31pm Friday 4th July 2014

NEW Zealander Andrew Nicholson made a blistering start in his quest for a hat-trick of titles at the St James' Place Barbury International Horse Trials.

BARBURY INTERNATIONAL HORSE TRIALS DAY ONE: County riders to the fore

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:57pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

THREE Wiltshire riders were topping the standings after day one of dressage at the Barbury International Horse Trials today, writes NICKI STRONG.

BARBURY HORSE TRIALS: Tim gets his chance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:30am Thursday 3rd July 2014

MILDENHALL eventer Tim Price is thrilled it will finally be his turn to represent his country at a major competition this summer.

BARBURY HORSE TRIALS: Barbury’s trials gathering pace

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:30am Thursday 3rd July 2014

BARBURY Estate owner Nigel Bunter is hoping that the tenth Barbury Horse Trials will be the biggest ever as an expected 1,000 horses give it their all at the county’s premier trials, which were getting under way today.

EQUESTRIAN: Meade added to British squad

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: West Littleton’s Harry Meade, who finished third

8:55am Thursday 3rd July 2014

WEST Littleton rider Harry Meade has been called into Great Britain's squad for the fifth leg of the FEI Nations Cup in Aachen, Germany, later this month.

BARBURY HORSE TRIALS: Big names to take centre stage

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Andrew Nicholson and Avebury won a three-star class at Barbury last year

1:49pm Friday 27th June 2014

THE cream of the eventing world will descend on Wiltshire next week for the St. James’s Place Wealth Management Barbury International Horse Trials. 

EQUESTRIAN: British call for Jessica

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jessica Mendoza and Spirit T

3:48pm Thursday 26th June 2014

WILTSHIRE teenager Jessica Mendoza has been selected for Team Fairfax-sponsored Great Britain's squad for the FEI Children, Junior and Young Rider European Jumping Championships in Italy next month.

BARBURY HORSE TRIALS: Champions look forward to Barbury face-off

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Zara Phillips and AP McCoy will lead their teams in the JCB Champions Challenge

10:37am Tuesday 24th June 2014

THE gauntlet has been thrown down between former world eventing champion Zara Phillips and 19-times champion jump jockey AP McCoy OBE ahead of the JCB Champions Challenge event at the St James's Place Wealth Management Barbury International Horse Trials, which get under way next Thursday (July 3).

EQUESTRIAN: Price is right in Germany

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tim Price and Wesko (Picture by Al Crook)

10:22am Monday 16th June 2014

WILTSHIRE-BASED riders claimed the top two prizes at Germany's major four-star event at Luhmuhlen near Hamburg at the weekend.

EQUESTRIAN: Peternell hoping for change of fortune

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Alexander Peternell

9:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

HINTON-based equestrian rider Alexander Peternell has endured a tough start to the season but he is adamant his luck can change as he heads to Germany.

EQUESTRIAN: Fredericks' Hong Kong appointment

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Lucinda Fredericks

11:14am Tuesday 10th June 2014

LITTLE Cheverell-based international rider Lucinda Fredericks has been appointed as coach to the Hong Kong eventing team for September's Asian Games.

BARBURY HORSE TRIALS: McCoy and Phillips to lead riding stars into battle at next month's trials

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: File photo dated 07/11/2013 of Tony McCoy celebrating his 4000th winner after victory in the Weatherbys Novices´ Hurdle at Towcester Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday November 8, 2013. Tony McCoy accepts retirement from the sad

10:17am Tuesday 10th June 2014

RACING legend AP McCoy and former world eventing champion Zara Phillips will be among a host of famous faces doing battle in the JCB Champions Challenge during next month’s St. James’s Place Wealth Management Barbury International Horse Trials.

EQUESTRIAN: Mendoza sets up in Holland

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jessica Mendoza

10:07am Wednesday 4th June 2014

WILTSHIRE showjumper Jessica Mendoza has established a base in Holland to continue her successful European campaign.

EQUESTRIAN: Jessica tastes Dutch success

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jessica Mendoza

4:35pm Monday 2nd June 2014

WILTSHIRE showjumper Jessica Mendoza posted further impressive results this weekend in The Netherlands at the weekend.

BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS: Griffiths triumphs as Tapner loses lead

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Australia's Sam Griffiths and Paulank Brockagh celebrate winning the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

6:25pm Sunday 11th May 2014

AUSTRALIAN Sam Griffiths continued recent overseas domination of the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials by winning his first four-star title - but past champion Oliver Townend and comeback king Harry Meade pushed him close in a thrilling finale.

BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS: Tapner closes in on second title

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mildenhall-based New Zealander Tim Price, riding Wesko falls into the water

7:42pm Saturday 10th May 2014

SATURDAY was full of surprises for both the competitors and the organisers at this year’s Badminton Horse Trials, as the cross country course proved even more challenging than had been anticipated.

BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS: Montgomery charges to the top

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS: Montgomery charges to the top

7:37pm Friday 9th May 2014

AMERICAN Clark Montgomery delivered a sparkling dressage performance to lead the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials heading into Saturday's critical cross-country phase.

BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS: Whittington ahead after day one

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Little Cheverell-based Australian international Lucinda Fredericks riding Flying Finish competes in the dressage phase

6:43pm Thursday 8th May 2014

FRANCIS Whittington flew the British flag on a wet and windy opening day of this year's Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials - but overseas domination is already a major threat.

BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS: Harry back from the brink

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Harry Meade

8:00am Thursday 8th May 2014

HARRY Meade will never forget Christmas Eve 2013 and the horrible sleepless hours caused by a nightmare realisation that his riding career was all but over.

EQUESTRIAN: Jonelle eyes Badminton progress

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jonelle Richards is off to her first Olympics with Flintstar

3:04pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

JONELLE Price is looking forward to Badminton Horse Trials this year, having last competed there in 2005 aboard Mazetto, writes NIKKI STRONG.

EQUESTRIAN: Kentucky disappointment for Nicholson as Fox-Pitt shines

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Andrew Nicholson performs his dressage test on Avebury this morning

10:32pm Sunday 27th April 2014

BRITISH eventer William Fox-Pitt won his third Rolex Kentucky title in five years after a nerveless showjumping performance on Bay My Hero, but Marlborough-based Andrew Nicholson suffered a day to forget.

EQUESTRIAN: Mendoza wins maiden four-star crown

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jessica Mendoza

9:17pm Sunday 27th April 2014

WILTSHIRE teenager Jessica Mendoza has clinched her first four-star showjumping title in Belgium.

EQUESTRIAN: Doel on form at Cheshire trials

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: David Doel rides Koyuna Sun Magic at the Kelsall Horse Trials

5:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

REYBRIDGE eventer David Doel enjoyed another good day at the Kelsall Horse Trials, in Cheshire.

EQUESTRIAN: Grand Slam is back on for Nicholson

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Andrew Nicholson and Avebury at Barbury

3:07pm Thursday 24th April 2014

MARLBOROUGH-BASED world number one Andrew Nicholson's bid for the £230,000 Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing is back on after World equestrian chiefs have confirmed the disqualification of  his New Zealand compatriot Jonathan Paget from last year's Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials.

EQUESTRIAN: Jessica excels in Italy again

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jessica Mendoza

11:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

TOCKENHAM showjumper Jessica Mendoza enjoyed another good result at the Toscana Tour CSI3* Arezzo IV Grand Prix in Italy on Sunday.

EQUESTRIAN: Doel excels at Belton

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: David Doel, pictured at his Reybridge base

1:58pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

REYBRIDGE eventer David Doel enjoyed a successful outing at Belton International Horse Trials, in Lincolnshire last weekend.

EQUESTRIAN: Todd lands Belton prize

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Veteran New Zealander Mark Todd, on NZB Grass Valley in Combined Training on Friday

8:59am Monday 7th April 2014

WILTSHIRE-BASED New Zealander Sir Mark Todd won the feature class of this year's Belton Horse Trials in Lincolnshire by landing the Grantham Cup with Leonidas II.

EQUESTRIAN: Fredericks' Britannia is put to sleep

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Lucinda Fredericks celebrates with Headley Britannia

7:59pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

WILTSHIRE-BASED Olympic rider Lucinda Fredericks today confirmed that her champion horse Headley Britannia has been put to sleep.

EQUESTRIAN: Third for Jessica in Italy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jessica Mendoza and Spirit T

1:44pm Monday 31st March 2014

WILTSHIRE showjumper Jessica Mendoza clinched a podium finish at the CSI 3* 1.50m Grand Prix in Arezzo, Italy, on Sunday.

EQUESTRIAN: Big names primed for Badminton

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Andrew Nicholson and Nereo

10:36am Thursday 27th March 2014

EIGHT former winners of the Mitsubishi Motors Trophy will line up at this year's Badminton Horse Trials on May 7-11.

EQUESTRIAN: Jessica shines in Belgium

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jessica Mendoza and Spirit T

12:16pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

TOCKENHAM showjumper Jessica Mendoza was in fine form at the Lier Belgium €24,000 Grand Prix last weekend weekend.

EQUESTRIAN: Reserve Doel joins Great Britain Nations Cup party

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: David Doel, pictured at his Reybridge base

11:02am Tuesday 25th February 2014

REYBRIDGE rider David Doel will travel to France with the Great Britain team as they launch the defence of their Nations Cup title next month.

EQUESTRIAN: Rebecca claims Canada honour

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Rebecca Howard and Riddle Master were both winners at the Equine Canada awards

11:20am Friday 14th February 2014

OGBOURNE Maizey international rider Rebecca Howard scooped two prizes at the Equine Canada Annual Awards Gala, in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

EQUESTRIAN: Wiltshire quartet in Nations Cup frame

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Top eventer Kitty King

11:20am Thursday 30th January 2014

FOUR Wiltshire riders have been named in Great Britain's squad of 18 to represent the country during this year's FEI Nations Cup Series.

EQUESTRIAN: Classy Kitty makes the grade

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Kitty King, pictured with horse Persimmon, at her Lower Stanton St Quintin base this week  Picture by Diane Vose (DV1036-010)

9:00am Saturday 18th January 2014

DELIGHTED Kitty King says that receiving some recognition for a sparkling 2013 has given her a major confidence boost for the coming year.




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