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Volunteers Needed for FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

Volunteer inquiries are currently being accepted for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG). Expected to be the largest sporting event in North America in 2018, the Games will be held at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) on September 11-23, 2018 in Tryon, N.C.

Posted: 16/01/2018
Don’t miss out on the 2018 International Eventing Forum!

Time is ticking on to the 2018 International Eventing Forum, which takes place on the 5th of February at Hartpury College, so it’s time to book your tickets…if you haven’t already!

Posted: 16/01/2018
A Sterling Year For British Bred Equines Celebrated at The British Breeders 21st Anniversary Awards Dinner and Ceremony

On Saturday 13th January, breeders of the top British-bred horses from around the country converged in London at the Grange City Hotel, for the 21st Anniversary British Breeders Dinner and Awards Ceremony, organised by the British Horse Foundation. There has been much to celebrate for British Breeding in 2017 and this glittering occasion affords the breeders of these potential world-class horses the special recognition they deserve.

Posted: 15/01/2018
Latest update from Sport Horse Breeding (GB)

The latest news and dairy dates from Sport Horse Beeding (GB):

Posted: 15/01/2018
Concussion in horse riding survey

Before taking part in the survey please take time to read the following information carefully: Participant information sheet 

Survey for horse riders

Survey for coaches and officials


Posted: 15/01/2018
The 2018 FEI Nations Cup series

The Senior Eventing Selection Committee, composing of Dan Hunt (Chairman of Selectors), Sarah Bullen, Jeanette Brakewell, Gill Watson and Nigel Taylor, would like to invite riders who meet the criteria below to apply for the British 2018 FEI Nations Cups squad.

Posted: 10/01/2018
Competition Stallions Showcase

Competition Stallions Press Release.

Competition Stallions have announced a new stallion event, showcasing the very best stallions at stud in the UK today, including Olympic gold medal winner, Big Star making an exclusive UK appearance. The event will be held on at Addington Manor Equestrian Centre on Sunday 18th February, giving mare owners and the wider public an opportunity to see stallions perform in the arena as well as having access to the stable area. Studbooks and breeding organisations will be represented in the trade stand area.

Posted: 09/01/2018
Rockingham International Horse Trials welcomes new title sponsor Fairfax & Favor

Rockingham International Press Release. 

Luxury footwear and accessories brand Fairfax & Favor has signed a deal to take title sponsorship of the highly popular Rockingham International Horse Trials, which this year runs from 18 - 20 May.


Posted: 09/01/2018
British Eventing wallplanner on sale

Due to popular demand a limited number of extra BE wallplanners have been printed and are now available to purchase online from just £2.99.

Sponsored by Baileys Horse Feeds, this essential eventing calendar features all of British Eventing’s fixtures for the year, including the winter sereis, so you can plan your year ahead.

Buy the BE wallplanner HERE



Posted: 09/01/2018
Job vacancy: Commercial & Marketing Coordinator

British Eventing (BE), the National Governing Body for the sport of eventing in the UK is looking for a Commercial and Marketing Coordinator to join the team in Abbey Park, Warwickshire on a full-time basis. This is an opportunity to get involved in helping shape and grow British Eventing’s commercial activity as part of the Commercial and Marketing team.

The Commercial and Marketing Coordinator will support in generating new commercial leads, putting together sponsorship assets, assist in drafting contracts as well as supporting the marketing team with general campaign planning and execution.  You will be working as part of a small team responsible for crafting and delivering regular, effective and measured communications whether by email, mail, web, social media or magazine. Furthermore you will be heavily involved in the development and delivery of a new CMS system over the next twelve months.

The ideal candidate will be highly organised, passionate about communications, have excellent customer service skills and excellent attention to detail. Equestrian knowledge is preferable but not essential. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acting as a day to day point of contact for British Eventing's sponsors and partners
  • Coordination and activation of sponsorship agreements,  such as arranging on event branding,  advertising space and social media, website and editorial coverage to ensure the fulfilment of contractual agreements
  • Coordination of the Marketing & Commercial committee meetings, including booking venues, taking minutes etc.
  • Helping to develop British Eventing’s existing and potential sponsors and partnerships
  • Monitor and report on sponsorship activity
  •  Support the projects within the Commercial Strategy
  • Be the main point of contact for queries relating to British Eventing’s online shop
  • Manage the administration of British Eventing’s ‘Horses for sale’ website
  • Update content to the new British Eventing website – launch planned in 2018.
  • On-event presence to include tradestand work, mainly at Mitsubishi Motors Badminton, Land Rover Burghley, SsangYong Blenheim Horse Trials and at The Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe.


The Person:

  • Excellent maths and written English skills, good PC understanding including MS word, excel, outlook, ability to learn and operate relevant IT tools and procedural systems
  • Previously worked in a time critical environment, able to multi-task, prioritise workload and to achieve deadlines
  • Honesty, reliability, enthusiasm, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability and willingness to learn new concepts, skills and techniques
  • Ability to clearly communicate using different mediums
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and be self-motivated
  • A “can do” approach to work and the satisfaction of customers’ requirements
  • Experience of working with databases and procedures

Location: Abbey Park, Warwickshire

Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm. Some weekend work required. 

Please send your CV and covering letter in the first instance to by the Friday 26th January 2018. Please contact Olivia for any further information and salary details.

Posted: 09/01/2018
British Eventing Board of Directors Appointments

British Eventing is now seeking to appoint two Non-Executive Directors to sit on the BE Board;

Posted: 09/01/2018
Job Opportunity - Regional Development Officer (RDO) for the Northern Region

British Eventing currently have a vacancy for a Regional Development Officer (RDO) for the Northern Region. The ideal candidate will have a good level of education, able to communicate at all levels, be self-motivated and possess excellent interpersonal, organisational and administrative skills. Knowledge of our sport and event or training planning and management would be advantageous.

Posted: 09/01/2018
New host for Badminton 2018

The organisers of the 2018 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (2-6 May) have a new host in the recently acceded 12th Duke of Beaufort, Harry Somerset. Harry has always taken an active role in the Event and knows many of the team, who are very grateful for the estate’s continued support.

Posted: 07/01/2018
BEDE Events takes on Aske Horse Trials

Bede Events is to take over the running of Aske Horse Trials, 30th June – 1st July 2018. After organising the popular northern event for the past three years, Peter Hurley has stepped down and handed over the reins to BEDE Events.

Posted: 07/01/2018
In memoriam: Mary Hambro

We are sad to hear that Mary Hambro (b 1950) passed away recently after a long illness. Mary was a vital part of the BE Stewarding team from the 90’s onward as well as a much valued FEI steward at international events but scaled back her BE activities after her diagnosis.

Posted: 07/01/2018
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