Olympia Horse Show News

Goodbye Ursula

Scott Brash may be known by some as the cool ice man of show jumping, but he admitted that he will probably shed a tear as he retires his brilliant mare Ursula Xll at Olympia today. Ursula, owned by Lord and Lady Harris and...

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Irish Eyes are Smiling

A magnificent Connemara stallion won the BSPS Ridden Mountain and Moorland Championship sponsored by LeMieux. Sandra Burton and Joe Burke’s Banks Timber was bred in Denmark by Peter Bank Mikkelson, bought as a yearling from sales in Galway, Ireland, by Mr Burke, who...

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William Whitaker on Top of the World

There were ecstatic scenes as William Whitaker won the Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, in front of a packed, cheering British crowd. Riding Ludwig Criel’s stallion Utamaro D’Ecaussines, Whitaker, 29, stormed around the testing jump-off course designed...

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Statement Regarding Chalino Z

It is with great sadness that we announce that Chalino Z (FEI ID 106DO18), an eight-year-old grey gelding ridden by Belgian athlete Karel Cox and owned by Karel Cox Horses Bvba and Louis Woestenborghs, collapsed and died in the stables at Olympia, The...

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Exell is in the Driving Seat

Boyd Exell, the reigning world champion in carriage driving, laid down the strongest possible marker for tomorrow’s final of the FEI World Cup Driving leg, presented by Dodson & Horrell, at Olympia, The London International Horse Show. In a display that left spectators breathless,...

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Robert Whitaker produces a Wee Cracker

An Olympia victory was just what the doctor ordered when, two weeks after having his appendix removed, Robert Whitaker produced a masterful performance in a 13-horse jump-off for Friday’s main class, the Longines Christmas Cracker. His winning mount was the relatively inexperienced nine-year-old El...

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Jockeys Go Flat out for Honours

The big highlight of Friday night was the Markel Champions Challenge in aid of the Injured Jockeys’ Fund (IJF) in which a team of prominent female jockeys trained by four-time Badminton winner Pippa Funnell took on their male counterparts, including champion jockeys Richard...

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Robert Murphy and Chablis are the toast

Robert Murphy riding Newbridges Chablis brought the Voltaire Design Under 25 British Championships Final to a thrilling close as the only rider who could beat the early challenging target set by Harry Charles, who pulled off a brilliantly accurate round on Vivaldi du...

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Pasha Saddles Up To Win

Alice Stratton and the 17-year-old Welsh Section B Laithehill Pasha went one better than in 2017 and scored an emphatic victory under saddle in the Senior Showing and Dressage Ltd Grand Final sponsored by Anthony D Evans Insurance Brokers at Olympia, The London...

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Dream Win For Hans Peter Minderhoud

Olympia, The London International Horse Show opened its door for the first day of the week-long event. The UK's largest indoor Show saw many of the world's best Dressage riders out in full-force for the newly formatted FEI Dressage World Cup™ Grand Prix...

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Elite International Line-Up Announced

From 17-23 December the world’s leading equestrian stars will compete at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, including 5 of the world’s top 10 Show Jumpers, some of Dressage’s biggest names and 6 of the world’s top 10 Drivers. Show Jumping Spectators will be treated...

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We Are Going Green

Going Green at Olympia Horse Show As organisers of Olympia Horse Show we are working to make the World’s best equestrian Christmas party as sustainable and environmentally friendly as possible. To achieve this we have been in discussions with the Olympia Venue, the local...

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Television Coverage announced for Olympia Horse Show

Olympia, The London International Horse Show may be viewed online and on TV. The day-by-day coverage listing is as follows: Tuesday 18 December FEI World Cup™ Dressage Freestyle to Music supported by Horse & Hound 19:20-22:15 – LIVE on the BBC Red Button, BBC Online &...

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