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Hong Kong cyclone delays Olympic horses

The arrival of Australia's Olympic showjumping horses into Hong Kong has been delayed by the tropical cyclone battering Hong Kong. Some 10 horses from Australia and Saudi Arabia have been

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Germans find Olympic course where Nero raced chariot

German archaeologists using radar technology believe they may have discovered the ancient horse racing track at Olympia where Roman Emperor Nero bribed his way to Olympic laurels. The whereabouts of

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Vehicle to train horses…

ROUSH has developed a vehicle with a rear-mounted cabin for the express purpose of towing a crew of three around while staring at the business end of an actual Equus

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Royal Ascot racing carnival officials order women to dress more elegantly

Fearful of slipping standards, officials at Ascot, whose five-day racing carnival begins Tuesday, have told patrons to dress in a more elegant fashion. Women wearing skimpy dresses, strapless tops and

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Jappeloup now prances in the Olympic Park

He looks so proud to find himself in the Museum park! The life-size statue of Jappeloup de Luze, created by Dutch artist Gabriel Sterk, has just found a home in

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Florence Forneron Passes Away

Trainer Florence Forneron tragically passed away in a Marseille hospital last night following a fall at the Cabriès training centre on Tuesday morning. According to partner Laurent de la Rosa,

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Michael Benjamin’s two-year suspension to stand

The FEI Tribunal's two-year suspension of South African show jumper Michael Benjamin has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Benjamin was disqualified from the CSI-W Cape

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Paint horse has world's longest tail

A Paint horse in the United States has been confirmed by the Guinness Book of World Records as having the longest horse's tail, at 12.5 feet (3.81 metres). The official

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Theft of tack on the increase in Great Britain

Thieves are stealing rugs off horses’ backs and stable owners are being forced to barricade their equipment in as tack thefts reach an all-time high in Shropshire, Great Britain, it

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Indian adventure for Madonna

Superstar Madonna has taken a break from her hectic schedule to take her family on holiday in India. The star, her director husband Guy Ritchie and their children Lourdes, 11,