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Ireland’s Bertram Allen commented that he was humbled and amazed by the sweeping tide of support he’s received in the wake of his controversial disqualification from the Olympia Grand Prix on Sunday, December 21st. Not for the first time this year, calls are being made for a re-examination of FEI practices. Stewards at Olympia ruled that Allen […]
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John Whitaker, the most senior rider at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, showed his younger rivals a clean pair of heels in the H&M Ivy Stakes on Saturday evening when, despite an unpromisingly early draw in a 12-horse jump-off, he set a target none could match. This hugely popular victory, which had friends backstage […]
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In the final showdown of Olympia, Ben Maher and the nine-year-old mare Diva II gave the home crowd plenty to cheer about, taking home both the 2014 Olympia Grand Prix and the H&M Leading Rider Award. “It’s been an unbelievable week,” said Ben, also crowned the show’s leading rider. “I’ve brought a young team of […]
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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 and easily won the H & M Leading Rider of Show award but a win […]
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