Point to Point horse racing enthusiasts will be heading to the Royal Cornwall Showground in Wadebridge this weekend, where the Cornwall Club will be hosting their fixture on Sunday (December 14), writes Donna Harris.
The current Devon & Cornwall title holder Robbie Henderson started the new campaign in great style with a first and last race double as the new British season got under way at Black Forest Lodge, writes Granville Taylor.
A crowd of more than 3000 turned out at Exeter last Sunday to watch ponies from Dartmoor and Clydesdale horses stretch their limbs in their two furlong races before seven jump races gave racegoers an afternoon to remember, writes Lucy Johnson.
Tom Parker, who won last year’s inaugural race for Clydesdales at Exeter Racecourse, will be reunited with his jockey Micheal Nolan this Sunday (November 23) at the racecourse’s annual Devon Day as they bid to repeat last year’s win.
World-class event riders Mary King, Harry Meade and Sam Griffiths will be stopping by Bicton Arena’s stand at the Westcountry Equine Fair on December, 6 and 7, to meet and greet their fans, writes Lucy Johnson.
Bicton Arena has been awarded international status for its April Horse Trials next year which means the venue will now host two CIC competitions in 2015 with the second taking place in August, writes Lucy Johnson.
After Taunton Racecourse got their season off to a flying start last month local punters have got another exciting afternoon’s action to look forward to on Thursday November 13, when they host their second meeting with more than £40k will be up for grabs in prize money.
Sarah Gaisford, from Buckfastleigh in South Devon, completed the final challenge in her quest to raise £20,000 for the Injured Jockeys Fund when covering a circuit of the course at Exeter on horseback last week, writes Lucy Johnson.
Hundreds of people will be joining paralysed former jockey Sarah Gaisford at Exeter Racecourse on October 9, when she takes part in an emotional horse ride around the racecourse where she had her life changing fall in 2007, writes Lucy Johnson.
Sidmouth teenager Emily King has been selected for the 2014 Racesafe Junior squad to represent Great Britain at this summer’s Junior European Eventing Championships, to be held at Bishop Burton College, Yorkshire, from August 14 to 17.