THERE are growing calls for the FEI to re-examine the automatic 11 penalties given for breaking a frangible device across country in international eventing.
Michael Jung lost out on winning his third consecutive Olympic individual title in Tokyo by breaking a yellow MIMclip – this type of MIMclip was introduced this year and is used at fences jumped at an angle, such as corners. It breaks with less force than the traditional red MIMclip.
Olympic gold medallist Oliver Townend and 2018 Burghley winner Tim Price both finished in the top 10 at Bicton five-star last week, but lost placings because they received 11 penalties for breaking frangible pins.
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the magazine
The breakout star of Bicton five-star talks to Pippa Roome about beating mental demons, making a business viable and next year’s Badminton
Brew up the mulled wine, tuck into the mince pies and settle back to enjoy these brilliant classic films that we think rank among the best horse movies of all time…
Collaboration needed to fight drug resistance
Animal and human health authorities have been urged to work together to safeguard antibiotics for future generations
After last year’s spartan Christmas, we’ll all want some figgy pudding this time, perhaps even the horse. Martha Terry goes in search of some equine recipes
Right as rain
In last week’s vet special, we looked at the benefits and challenges of wintering horses out. This week, Camilla Swift reveals the kit riders swear by to give them and their horses an “easy” winter, however wet
The home-bred international grand prix winner is a lovable rogue with a dry sense of humour, who loves being king of the yard, finds Polly Bryan
Start of the end: school loss must spark major debate
A major riding school forced to close has highlighted concerns over future viability
Susan Oakes on breaking records and tractor training
Taking care of tendons
The horse’s leg tendons are held within a protective digital flexor tendon sheath. Oliver James MRCVS explains what it is and the common injuries it can sustain
‘Family pet' leads the way
Former racehorse Distime claims victory with stand-in jockey George Chatterton in the saddle, while Rowan Cope has a “brilliant run” for second
A MAXimum Memorial
How Boeing’s missteps continued well past the Ethiopian Airlines ight that killed all 157 on board
Climate Risks Come for Sovereign Credit
FOR YEARS climate scientists have warned about the ferocious wildfires and hurricanes that are now overwhelming many communities. Today alarms are ringing about a related financial danger: risks lurking within government bonds, the biggest part of the global debt market.
Trail running is all about the community it fosters and the beauty and diversity within the community. Here’s a look at seven places, and the faces that call them home.
The MIRACLE GAMES
The Games of the XXXII Olympiad were historic even before tennis star Naomi Osaka lit the flame in the cauldron with her relay torch to commence them.
14 Tokyo Olympic 2020
Medalist talk about their secret of success in exclusive interviews with Women Fitness
More Than Just ‘Twisties'
An Olympic gymnast says she and her fellow athletes face a lot of challenges in the sport that men don’t
XI SHOW DOWN
AS BEIJING TIGHTENS ITS CONTROL, GLOBAL CEOS WEIGH THE RISKS OF DOING BUSINESS IN CHINA
Can Anyone Make China Play By The Rules?
The global economy depends on Tokyo and Washington coordinating their defense against cyber and trade threats, says Prime Minister Suga
AUDIO NEWS & VIEWS
Billy Gibbons Goes To The Desert
How ZZ Top legend Billy F. Gibbons and his band (guitarist Austin Hanks and former Guns N’ Roses drummer Matt Sorum) headed to the California High Desert to seek Rock ’N’ Roll inspiration — with a side of “mystery”