Competitors returns to Addington
A brand new lease has been taken out at Addington Equestrian, which had hosted important showjumping and dressage occasions however has been closed since earlier than the Covid pandemic hit. The brand new workforce on the Buckinghamshire venue is poised for the return of competitors – and is “in it for the lengthy haul”. Competitors can be throughout disciplines and the primary occasions within the calendar can be British Showjumping coaching exhibits over the winter.
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The way forward for point-to-pointing at Larkhill is unsure past this season, except the Ministry of Defence reverses its determination to shut the racecourse. Racing has operated at Larkhill for 75 years, with the course’s historical past relationship again even additional, and it’s a very important venue in point-to-pointing’s winter fixture listing. Additionally it is residence to eventing fixtures and is a coaching venue – these actions can be affected by, however not essentially tied to, the way forward for the racecourse.
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Santini goes eventing
The Cheltenham Gold Cup runner-up, who completed fourth on this yr’s Grand Nationwide, made his British Eventing (BE) debut below six-time Burghley winner William Fox-Pitt in a BE100 part at Bovington on Saturday (15 October). The ten-year-old, owned by Lizzie and Richard Kelvin-Hughes, was previously educated by Nicky Henderson and Polly Gundry.
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