Eventers put the Great into Britain at FEI World Equestrian Games

    Great Britain wins team Gold Ros Canter and Allstar B wins Individual Gold Great Britain scores the lowest team score in world championship history Great Britain qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Four British athletes finish in the top 20   “Our primary objective coming here was qualifying for Tokyo and our next […]



  10 things you may not know about Gemma Tattersall’s  eventer, Arctic Soul aka “Spike” Born in Ireland he was bred by Michael Whitty. He started life as a racehorse but he didn’t win a thing. “He was rubbish” says Gemma. He was rescued off the meat truck in Ireland by Marti Rudd, a Performance […]



  Undoubtedly one of the most prolific riders of all time, Horse Scout advocate Mark Todd has been competing at the top of the sport for nearly forty years. As well as winning Badminton four times and Burghley five times, Mark (aka “Toddy”) has competed at seven Olympic Games winning medals at five of those, […]


Because it’s Great to be British!

    Celebrating a great equestrian summer with Horse Scout We may have lost the football and are about to be politically screwed by the rest of Europe but the UK have plenty to celebrate in the Equestrian world.   For starters, British riders occupy the top three spots in world ranking for eventing. In […]


Trainers in Focus: Eventing Nick Gauntlett

In the first part of our “Trainers in Focus” Series, we catch up with popular trainer Nick Gauntlett. Nick is “a fellow of the British Horse Society” which means he holds the highest level of BHS coaching qualification and is also is one of a small and illustrious group to hold the title of “British […]

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B is for Bigger, Better, Barbury

  Image by Benjamin Clarke Photography If you want to see eventing at it’s finest and fancy a cheeky preview of many of the horse and rider combinations likely to be heading to the World Equestrian Games in North Carolina this September, then head to the St James’s Place Barbury Horse Trials ( 5-8th July). […]


Derby Victory for Funnell

  We are so excited that Horse Scout Advocate William Funnell, has just claimed his fourth victory in the Al Shira’aa Derby at Hickstead for so many reasons. Not just because he has been a supporter of Horse Scout from the beginning but also because he was riding a British homebred horse. This was the […]

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NIGEL COUPE- The win that made me

    Until last year Nigel Coupe was a name that had not been heard on the international showjumping scene for some time. It was at Hickstead that together with Golvers Hill, a horse bought for showing, Nigel reminded the world of his talents, by winning The Al Shira’aa Derby at Hickstead, one of the […]