Great Britain Is The Rio Olympic Champion Of 'Sitting Down Sports'

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK

Everyone now knows that Great Britain is having one of its greatest ever Olympics. With 50 medals in the bag and five days to go, Rio is already Team ...

Blown Away

Verity Smith | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Sport
Verity Smith

My horse Szekit and I recently had our first competition for the National Summer Dressage Qualifiers, and the fact that the date of the competition was Friday the 13th did set off a few alarm bells in my head. Nevertheless putting superstition aside and with entry fees paid, my final preparations began.

Horsey Fashion (For People, Not Those Onesies for Horses)

Sarah McGiven | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Everyone seems to be off to the races at the moment. Horse racing is one Great British pastime I've never indulged in, although I do love horses and riding, and spent a large part of my early years hanging around stables, hacking, grooming and mucking out - happy days.

Polo: It's Not Just for the Posh, and It's a Chukka to Play

Jody Thompson | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Sport
Jody Thompson

Even though I was useless, the adrenalin rush (when Tallulah eventually did break into a canter) was incomparable. Seriously, imagine mastering a sport where it's not *just* your skill, but it's coupled with persuading a wayward quadruped into taking part too. And it's REALLY FAST. Magic.

Schoolgirl Dies After Fall During Showjumping Event

PA | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK

A teenage showjumper has died after being injured at an equestrian event when she fell from her horse. Ella Pallister, 17, died in hospital yesterd...

Monaco Princess Slammed For 'Doing A Victoria's Secret' In Native American Costume

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK

Monaco's Princess Charlotte Casiraghi has been criticised for donning Native American warpaint and a feathered headdress during the Gucci Masters hors...

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...

Britain's Equestrian Team Trots To Gold

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Sport

The jitters the nation was feeling after the first day of the Olympics, when Mark Cavendish lost out in the road race and our medal tally stood at nou...

Jumping For Gold: Team GB Take Equestrian Medal

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK

Team GB's show jumpers have won yet another gold medal to add to the country's tally, following a jump-off victory over the Netherlands. The Britis...

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.

PICTURES: Camilla Sweetens Up Royal Horses

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK

The Duchess of Cornwall produced a packet of Polos and fed the horses as she visited a British Army unit renowned for its equestrian skills. Camill...

Camilla Horses About With Students

PA | Posted 16.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

The Duchess of Cornwall has complimented a group of students dressed as knights on horseback. Camilla told the first year musical theatre students:...

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...