Olympia Horse Show News

Ben and Diva take centre stage in Olympia Grand Prix

For the second year running, Ben Maher saved the best until last to win the Grand Prix at Olympia, the London International Horse Show, on the final night of this buzzing Christmas show. Ben had been placed in eight classes … Read more »

Pairs prove to be perfect for Whitaker

William Whitaker scored his second pairs competition victory of the day in the Martin Collins Enterprises Pairs Relay at Olympia, The London International Horse Show. Having won the Pony Club Mini-Major Relay earlier in the day, partnering Charley Hamilton, 12, … Read more »

Kennel Club Dog Agility on Sunday – Large Novice Agility Stakes.

Our Dog Agility correspondent, Mandy Wallington, reports: H & M Sunday is the biggest day for the riders at Olympia, with the top equestrian teams competing in a World Cup qualifying class. For the canine teams, it is the turn … Read more »

Charley Hamilton takes the driving seat in Mini-Major

12-year-old Aberdeenshire branch member Charley Hamilton gave her seniors a lesson in speed jumping when she when she teamed up with William Whitaker to win the Pony Club Mini-Major at Olympia, The London International Horse Show. After William had jumped, … Read more »

From Facebook to First Place at Olympia

When Sam Roberts saw Moelview Prince Consort as a yearling in a social media post, she knew she’d spotted a winner. Three years later, the chestnut Welsh section C stallion claimed the top honours in the Blue Chip Native British … Read more »

Brilliant Brash shows off his first lady

The world number one show jumper brought H & M day at Olympia, the London International Horse Show, to a stirring close with a brilliant performance in the jump-off for the H & M Ivy Stakes. Scott Brash’s draw as … Read more »

Marco Kutscher and Cristallo shine brightly in Longines World Cup at Olympia

German Olympian Marco Kutscher riding Cornet’s Cristallo produced a typically virtuoso display of smooth horsemanship to triumph in a thrilling Longines FEI World Cup Qualifier presented by H & M at Olympia, The London International Horse Show. The 2003 European … Read more »

Seven Dwarves are spotless in SEIB Riding Clubs Quadrille

The Saffron Walden & District Riding Club, perennial visitors to Olympia, The London International Horse Show, successfully defended their title in the South Essex Insurance Brokers and British Riding Clubs Quadrille of the Year with an entertaining Seven Dwarves-themed routine. … Read more »

Flying Dutchman swoops to conquer

The brilliant young Dutch rider Maikel Van der Vleuten produced a magical display of precision riding to overhaul British brothers Michael and John Whitaker in the Shelley Ashman International Ltd, EM Rogers (Transport) Ltd Christmas Tree Stakes at Olympia, The … Read more »

The Kennel Club Dog Agility

Here’s an update on what’s been happening in the Kennel Club Dog Agility: Saturday – Large Agility Stakes. Saturday at Olympia is one of the biggest days for dog agility. Thousands of the country’s top competitors entered the preliminary rounds … Read more »

Boyd Exell Reclaims Olympia World Cup Driving Crown

The FEI World Cup Driving Leg presented by Dodson & Horrell provided Saturday evening’s audience at Olympia with breath-holding excitement as all drivers took their feet off the brakes. In a truly thrilling finale the ultimate battle for first place … Read more »

Time for a Young Master as Bertram takes control

It was a case of making way for the younger generation in the Christmas Masters at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, as two teenagers battled it out for the €13,000 first prize in this winner-takes-all competition for the leading … Read more »

Kerry and Wellington M lead the charge in Dodson & Horrell under-23 British Championships

Kerry Brennan put the seal on a memorable year with a stunning victory in the Dodson & Horrell and The World Class Programme under-23 British Championships at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, the prestigious competition that kicked off the … Read more »

Julien puts France on the scoreboard

French rider Julien Epaillard made it look easy when he seized an early lead in the 12-horse jump-off for the Longines Christmas Cracker, the last class of Friday night at Olympia, The London International Horse Show. Ben Maher, who was … Read more »

Teenager goes like a Wild Thing to claim Olympia win

Irish sensation Bertram Allen became one of the youngest riders to win a senior class at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, when he snatched victory from the hands of Belgian Constant van Paesschen with an outstanding round in the … Read more »