Dressage

A Cat Doing Dressage. What, What More Do You Need To Know? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK

As a non-horse, this cat is cruelly denied from taking part in the Olympic dressage event. But we feel this video will is the only medal it needs a...

Very Verity

Verity Smith | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Sport
Verity Smith

At the age of three, after my complete lack of talent at ballet became unignorably apparent to both my Mum and Teacher, due to my inability to avoid slaying my fellow taffita toting tots with my far from graceful but enthusiastic whirling, I was stripped of my tutu, hammered into a riding hard hat the size of a nut and driven to the local stables, where I was to spend every Saturday morning from then on. This is where my love affair with horses began...

Eyedentity

Verity Smith | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Verity Smith

There are a few unavoidable complications to being blind. Aside from the agony of wardrobe choice and having to learn how to negotiate high heels in the equivalent of a blackout there is the identity of certain common or garden things that stubbornly remain a mystery to me...

London 2012 Paralympics Legacy, a Turning Point for Disability

Sophie Christiansen | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Sport
Sophie Christiansen

I do think that London 2012 was a turning point in perception about disability. Not only is there now a huge appetite for Paralympic sport, but I think attitudes did start to change. I've noticed it myself, in people's reactions to me. In the past, people have often seemed apprehensive about how to talk to me because I have cerebral palsy, but I have noticed that since last summer, people seem much more comfortable coming over and talking to me than they ever did before.

Dressage

Jen Offord | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Sport
Jen Offord

Another week, another attempt to better myself via the medium of sport and a pretend medal table. I must say, the fact that I'm the only person who's competed in every single sport yet still not managed to take the top spot on the table, is becoming a little humiliating.

Second Gold And World Record For Ellie Simmonds

PA | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Sport

Paralympic sweetheart Ellie Simmonds smashed her world record to win a second gold medal - declaring "I'm just so chuffed." Just 48 hours after win...

Ellie Simmonds Smashes World Record

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK Sport

Teenage swimming sensation Ellie Simmonds was tonight crowned queen of the pool as she dramatically defended her Paralympic title and smashed the worl...

What? The Olympics Are Over? Don't Worry, I Can Help

Alfie Evers | Posted 13.10.2012 | UK Comedy
Alfie Evers

As I sat on Blackheath watching the closing ceremony, I embraced the collective groan as God's gift to music - Jessie J - took to the giant screen, before a sniff of sadness hit me.

WATCH: Hilarious Dressage Send-up

Posted 10.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Those Olympics-themed spoofs are coming thick and fast now - and we'd like to thank the chucklesome chaps at Horse Horse TV for this hilarious dressag...

GOLD! Dressage Medal Makes 23rd Top Medal For Team GB

PA | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK Sport

British dressage prodigy Charlotte Dujardin rewrote history for the second time this week as she beat her own coach to claim a sensational gold on her...

WATCH: Hip-Hop Dressage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Comedy

The Olympics have led to many amazing things. A sense of happiness and wellbeing across the land, an incredible feeling of unity, and a vague understa...

Why Dressage Is the Best Sport at the London 2012 Olympic Games

Jody Thompson | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK Sport
Jody Thompson

If you are looking for one of the purest, poetic and most beautiful of sports in the Olympic canon at this year's London 2012, then this is it - if you give it some attention. Ultimately, it's the thousands of years-old struggle of human trying to bring 1500lbs of potentially wild horse to heel.

Britain's new Golden boy

Raconteur Media | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Raconteur Media

With his rollercoaster career finally coming good with a European individual silver medal this summer, Carl Hester tells Gillian Newsum that he now ha...