EQUESTRIAN: Burghley hat-trick a prize to savour for Andrew

Swindon Advertiser:

4:29pm Sunday 7th September 2014

MARLBOROUGH rider Andrew Nicholson admitted winning an historic third consecutive Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials title had helped firmly turn the tables on a disappointing year in the saddle.

EQUESTRIAN: Wiltshire's Nicholson chases Burghley history

Swindon Advertiser:

1:14pm Sunday 7th September 2014

MARLBOROUGH-BASED New Zealander Andrew Nicholson was on course to make history at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials today.

Pearce is leaving the ponies behind

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 12th August 2014

TEENAGE Wiltshire eventer Chelsea Pearce admits that she’ll be sad to close the book on her time with ponies but is hoping that she’s on the path to realising her dream of becoming a professional rider.

EQUESTRIAN: Pearce helps Britain to team silver despite individual disappointment

Swindon Advertiser:

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.

Marlborough's Pearce to represent GB

Swindon Advertiser:

12:11pm Friday 25th July 2014

FIFTEEN-year-old Chelsea Pearce from Marlborough has retained her place on the Charles Owen British Pony squad and will represent Great Britain at this summer's Pony European Eventing Championships, to be held at Millstreet, Ireland from July 30-August 3.

Pearce sets sights on Euro place

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A LOCAL junior rider 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.

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

Swindon Advertiser:

10:00pm 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.

Nicholson wins third consecutive Barbury title

Swindon Advertiser: Andrew Nicholson and Avebury won a three-star class at Barbury last year

6:36pm Sunday 6th July 2014

Andrew Nicholson won his third consecutive Barbury Castle International Horse Trials title on board Avebury.

Three-day win for Flora

5:30am Friday 4th July 2014

Membury based Flora Harris recorded her first three-day win last weekend at Hopetoun.

Meade called into GB squad

Swindon Advertiser: Harry Meade and Wild Lone complete the final showjumping phase at Badminton on Sunday, on their weay to third place

10:51am 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.

Howell aims for another top-10 spot

Swindon Advertiser: David Howell

5:30am Thursday 3rd July 2014

DAVID Howell will be targeting his third consecutive top-10 finish at the Open de France when he tees off for his first round early this morning.

Who will be king of the Castle?

Swindon Advertiser: New Zealand's Andrew Nicholson performs in the dressage with Teseo during day one of the Barbury International Horse Trials

5:30am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A WHOLE host of eventing stars will flock to Wiltshire this week to compete at the prestigious Barbury Castle Horse Trials, writes Nicki Strong.

Nicholson withdraws from Barbury

Swindon Advertiser: Andrew Nicholson

7:55pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

THREE Wiltshire riders were topping the standings after day one of dressage at the Barbury International Horse Trials today, but it was the fate of a fourth that was grabbing much of the attention.

Collett added to Challenge event

Swindon Advertiser: Laura Collett

5:30am Wednesday 25th June 2014

LAMBOURN eventer Laura Collett is the latest name to be added to a unique event being held as part of next week’s Barbury Horse trials.

Tiggy Wiggy is edged out at Ascot

Swindon Advertiser: Richard Hannon Jnr

12:10am Thursday 19th June 2014

WILTSHIRE trainer Richard Hannon enjoyed another solid showing at Royal Ascot yesterday.

Kitty is staying focused

Swindon Advertiser: Kitty King

5:30am Thursday 19th June 2014

HER season might not have started the way she wanted it to but Kitty King insists dealing with highs and lows is all par for the course in eventing.

McCoy and Phillips to headline Barbury event

Swindon Advertiser: TOUGH CALL: AP McCoy could choose an alternative ride to Don’t Push It in the Grand National

10:31am 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.

Going Dutch to move up a gear

Swindon Advertiser: Jessica Mendoza

5:30am Thursday 5th June 2014

SHOWJUMPER Jessica Mendoza has established a second base in Holland The 18-year-old show jumper’s new yard in Eindhoven, Holland, will serve as training and competition base from which to continue her European campaign.

BADMINTON: Tapner lets it slips as Griffiths wins

Swindon Advertiser: Paul Tapner

5:34pm Sunday 11th May 2014

HIGHWORTH'S Paul Tapner suffered a showjumping implosion as he let his grip on the Badminton title slip to eventual winner Sam Griffiths.

BADMINTON: Tapner closing in on victory after dramatic cross-country

Swindon Advertiser: Paul Tapner in action in today's cross-country at Badminton

7:38pm Saturday 10th May 2014

THERE was drama right until the last at Badminton Horse Trials on cross-country day, when Andrew Nicholson completed proceedings as the last rider to go, writes NICKI STRONG. 

BADMINTON: Compelling dressage ends with Montgomery on top of leaderboard

Swindon Advertiser: Highworth's Paul Tapner

8:45pm Friday 9th May 2014

TWO days of dressage culminated at Badminton Horse Trials on Friday, clearing the way for the much anticipated cross-country test on Saturday, writes NICKI STRONG.

Highworth's Tapner leads the way

Swindon Advertiser: Highworth's Paul Tapner

7:42pm Thursday 8th May 2014

THE first day’s competition is complete, and despite the wet and windy conditions, it’s looking bright for the Wiltshire competitors.

BADMINTON: Wiltshire eventers prepare for biggest stage

Swindon Advertiser: Eventer Andrew Nicholson

5:30am Wednesday 7th May 2014

Advertiser equestrian writer NICKI STRONG previews this week's big event at Badminton.

A day to forget for Marlborough's Nicholson

Swindon Advertiser: Eventer Andrew Nicholson

5:30am Wednesday 30th April 2014

MARLBOROUGH’S Andrew Nicholson endured a day to forget as William Fox-Pitt won his third Rolex Kentucky title in five years after a nerveless showjumping performance on Bay My Hero.

Wiltshire's Richards can't wait for Badminton

Swindon Advertiser: Jonelle Richards is also celebrating a call-up to the New Zealand Olympic team

5:30am Wednesday 30th April 2014

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

Wiltshire showjumper in top form in Antwerp

Swindon Advertiser: Eventer Jess Mendoza

5:30am Wednesday 30th April 2014

WILTSHIRE showjumper Jessica Mendoza has added further honours to her already impressive season by recording her first four star win this weekend at the Longines Global Champions Tour in Antwerp.

McEwan decides to double his chances

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

TOM McEwen made a superb debut at Badminton Horse Trials last year with ex-racehorse partner Dry Old Party, finishing in 19th place with an impressive cross-country round. This year he’s looking to go one better, with two accepted entries.

Tockenham's Mendoza is fourth in Italy

Swindon Advertiser: Eventer Jess Mendoza

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

TOCKENHAM showjumper Jessica Mendoza enjoyed another good result at the Toscana Tour CSI three-star Arezzo IV Grand Prix in Italy on Sunday.

Meade for speed

5:30am Wednesday 9th April 2014

HAVING suffered a horror fall at the end of last season which saw both his elbows shattered, Harry Meade’s future as an event rider was hanging in the balance, wites Nikki Strong.

Nicholson leads star Trials list

5:30am Saturday 29th March 2014

ANDREW Nicholson leads the confirmed entries of a top-class field for the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials in May.

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