Dating sports eventing
The first team was the Blackheath Hockey Club, dating back to 1861.
The Amateur Hockey Association was then formed in London in 1886, before workers and the military carried the game to the four corners of the British Empire. Until the 1970s, the game at international level was mainly played on natural grass, but the heavy turf made the game quite slow.
A position has arisen at Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials for an experienced administrator to provide support within two important departments of the Event; Shopping* and Visitor Liaison.
Two Hartpury University Centre degree students have been selected for the long list to be placed on the training squad for the British CIC2* European Championship Team.The term "Combined Training" is sometimes confused with the term "Combined Test" which refers to a combination of just two of the phases, most commonly dressage and show jumping.Eventing is an equestrian triathlon, in that it combines three different disciplines in one competition set out over one, two, or three days, depending on the length of courses and number of entries.The challenge is to demonstrate that a supremely fit horse, capable of completing the cross country phase on time, also has the training to perform in a graceful, relaxed and precise manner.Dressage work is the basis of all the other phases and disciplines within the sport of eventing because it develops the strength and balance that allow a horse to go cross country and show jump competently.
Anna Horton, who studies BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching, has been selected with Classic Affair and Victoria Leabeater, studying BSc (Hons) Equestrian Sport Science, aboard Dolces E were selected for the training squad after completing two days of horse and rider assessment in February.