Pictures of the equestrian week: July 11 to 17

By Carla Passino on |



When the jockeys beat the eventers

AP McCoy led jump jockeys Sam Twiston-Davies, Richard Johnson and Wayne Hutchinson to victory against eventers Andrew Nicholson, Mark Todd, Harry Meade and Tina Cook in the JCB Champions Challenge at the Barbury Horse Trials.

Ap McCoy and Andrew Nicholson at Barbury

The Swedish reign at Falsterbo…

The Swedish dressage team of Patrik Kittel, Emilie Nyrerod, Tinne Vilmhelmson-Silfven and Minna Telde, shown here with Chef d’Equipe, Bo Jenå, in front, bagged the Falsterbo leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Dressage 2015.

The victorious Swedish team at the  Falsterbo  2015 leg of the FEI Nations

…and the Germans at Hagen

Kristina Bröring-Sprehe and Desperados FRH triumphed at the FEI Nations Cup Dressage in Hagen, ensuring a team win for the German side.

Ktristina Bröring-Sprehe and  Desperados FRH  at Hagen

Avebury bags a record win

Avebury and Andrew Nicholson made history when they stormed to victory for the fourth consecutive time at the Barbury Horse Trials.

Andrew Nicholson and Avebury at the Barbury Horse Trials

Charlotte Dujardin enjoys a memorable birthday

Olympic gold-medallist Charlotte Dujardin turned thirty on Monday, July 13, and celebrated with a sparkling victory at the Hartpury Festival of Dressage the previous Sunday

The Royals visit the Great Yorkshire Show

Both the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall attended this year’s Great Yorkshire Show, where the Duchess took time to inspect horses and hand out rosettes in some of the equestrian classes.

BE names the team for the FEI European Championships

William Fox-Pitt and Bay My Hero will represent Britain at the Longines FEI European Eventing Championships in Blair Castle along with Pippa Funnell and Sandman, Nicola Wilson and One Two Many, Oliver Townend and Fenyas Elegance, Gemma Tattersall and Arctic Soul, Izzy Taylor and Allercombe Ellie, Kitty King and Persimmon, Francis Whittington and Easy Target, Flora Harris and Bayano, Laura Collett and Grand Manoeuvre, Dani Evans and Smart Time and Holly Woodhead with DHI Lupison.


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