BUCS Retirement Day

On the 7th March, the UEA Equestrian 2s team travelled to the University of Essex’s yard in Rayne, with a tinge of sadness. For myself, Leah Fitzsimons and Victoria Hope it was to be our last BUCS competition, whilst for Danny Hayes it marked the last ride of his first year at UEA. With this […]

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UEA 1s Home Competition, BUCS Report

The first week back to university after Christmas brought the UEA Equestrian 1st Team’s home competition. Captained by Freya Bakko, our most international team ever consisting of Robi Visani, Riikka Korhonen and Lucy Clemoes took on Easton & Otley College, the University of Essex and Writtle University College. With our wonderful dressage horses, Limbo, Lola, […]

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What made Avebury so special?

  The equestrian, and eventing world in particular, were deeply saddened by the news of the loss of Avebury last year. The 16 year old grey gelding owned by Rosemary and Mark Barlow was put down on Tuesday 7th September 2016 as a tumour in his jaw became increasingly threatening. When the news emerged scores […]

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