Christmas Charity Quiz raising funds for UK Emergency Responders

On the 27th December at 7pm, we will be hosting a quiz on Zoom to raise money for Emergency Responders for UK Emergency Services Giving operated by UKESG Ltd. We'd like to raise £500 but you can enter for as little as £1.00 or as much as you would like. To get involved, please visit

Capt David Heath French, Forces Equine Chairman creates a virtual challenge for Forces Equine

During the lockdown our Chairman, Captain David Heath French, signed up for the virtual fitness challenges in October 2020 with a personal achievement to get out and about and hopefully get a bit fitter.  When the second lockdown was announced he decided to carry out a challenge throughout 2021 whilst raising money for charity. Sharing the ide...
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Well done to our winner Evie Toombes with a Horse & Hound Award 2020

We were so proud of our two fabulous members who made it to the final of the Horse & Hound Awards 2020, within the same category PIKEUR Amature Rider of the Decade, well done PC Philippa Wratten you make us so very proud each and every time you ride with and for us, you are a real team player!We are super excited to announce that the winner was...
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Forces Equine Members make the top 4 in the Horse & Hound Awards!

We are so proud to announce that not one but two FE'ers have made the final 4 in the Pikeur Amateur Rider of the Decade category, here's their stories; Philippa Wratten 33 years old, police officer jumping up to 1.40m with her mare Ginelli Z This talented showjumper produces her own horses alongside working demanding shifts. She often competes agai...
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October News from some of our members

It's been our pleasure to watch our members out and about after what has been a very strange year! In all disciplines, they have tried their very best (as always) and achieved some great things. "Mo - Show champion and Dressage champion, Gracie - overall Reserve supreme of show (all disciplines)" said PC Emma Smith of Suffolk Police. (her horse pic...
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A thank you from a FEYRA Member

We never expect any member to say thank you, but it means so much when you do and our sponsors really know just how much their impact has on our organisation and it's members. This lovely card arrived at FEHQ and found it's way to the home of our Founder Debi Heath French. "It's so lovely to know that our leagues have such an impact and we could no...
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We've won an award and it's all down to our fantastic HQ volunteers, members & supporters!

Forces Equine are so pleased to announce that we have won the 2020 Midlands Enterprise Awards, Best Equestrian Rider Support Organisation 2020. At the start of Lockdown, Debi our Founder received an email saying that we had been nominated and would she except it. "I was surprised but touched and asked who had nominated us? SME told us that thi...
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Not beginners to riding, but beginners to the sport of Barrel Racing!

A couple of weeks ago, Sally from 4 Strides Equestrian contacted Forces Equine with the idea of getting a Forces Equine team to compete at our competition #FEG2021 held at Arena UK next September 1st 2021 and  the possibility to go off to the World Championships.  Forces Equine had the opportunity to send two of t...
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Winter Dressage & Show Jumping Qualifiers for Area 16 Saturday 10th October 2020.

Please find the times for this weekend on the excel sheet below, thanks you to Sharon at Area 16 BRC for sorting this mamouth task #WeSaluteYou File Name: WINTER-DRESSAGE-2020 File Size: 51 kb Download File File Name: show-jumping-WINTER-2020 File Size: 36 kb Download File

Sgt Susan Williams & Shady Lady rocking the BRC Dressage to Music Championships!

YAY! We are finally able to start bringing you news from our amazing Forces Equine members, starting with our Sgt Susan Williams and her own Shady Lady aka Tara at the British Riding Clubs Dressage to Music Championships. Report by Maj John Baxendale ACF Deeside Detachments adopted horse Shady Lady aka Tara and Sgt Susan Williams have bee...
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10% OFF for all Forces Equine members at

Rebecca owns a small equestrian business whereby she has handmade paracord tack and also offer great value, durable, wicking, sporty rider apparel for the active equestrian. This range includes polos, vests, cowl neck tops and a new range of jackets. She would like to provide an on-going offer of 10% off any order for any follower of the ...
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Forces Equine nominated for an Ex Forces in Business Awards

Forces Equine are proud to announce that we have been nominated for an award "Ex-Forces Initiative Award" and are a 2020 finalist at the Ex Forces in Business Awards. "I never even realised that we had been nominated, I thought it was a hoax, it was a total surprise and such an honour!" said Debi Heath French, Founder of Forces Equine. "Our vo...
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News from British Equestrian re Indoor Arenas

Bring on the 4th of July; British Equestrian has had confirmation this evening from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) that equestrian indoor arenas will be permitted for use from 4 July in England. Riding/driving in covered arenas from 29 June in Scotland was approved by sportscotland following work done in collaboration b...
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The sad passing of the wonderful Jack Tarr (late RAF)

It is with deep regret to say that Mr Jack Tarr, friend of Forces Equine and ex serving Royal Air Force, passed away on Saturday morning. His nephew Neil has just contacted our Founder Debi Heath French to let her know. "Jack was a lovely man and championed Forces Equitation. In recent years he even attended, showing support to the Royal Air Force ...
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BRC COVID-19 Update

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Winner of the Voltaire Design Best Groom.....

THE WINNER IS!  Claire Hazeldine's Sarah - well done ladies. Shortlist is below;

Forces Equine FEYRA members Pippa Funnel Poems

Some of our young riders have been writing some beautiful poems for the Pippa Funnel poem competition and we thought we would share a couple with you. Below are poems written by Molly & Ellie and they really need your support. Why not sit back with a cuppa dna enjoy their great work! Pippa thought this would be a great idea to do as sadly Badmi...
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Winner of "Best Yard Cat" sponsored by Botanica International Ltd

THE WINNER IS!  Charlie from the Royal Artillery Equestrian Centre Thorney Island!Shortlist as follows; Winner of "Best Yard Cat" sponsored by @Botanica_ie is Charlie from RA Saddle Club Thorney Island! Well done to all our shortlisted Puss Puss's - see who they were #WeServWeRide #StaySafe #equestriancat #yardcat #...
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FE Member PC Emma Smith and her team bolster frontline care by training ambulance drivers

Report by Suffolk Police Suffolk Police are helping to bolster frontline care by providing specialist driver training to the East of England Ambulance Service. More than 130 student paramedics, community first responders, military personnel and other new recruits at the East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) are receiving specialist driver train...
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Winner of the "Best Yard Dog" sponsored by Tally Ho Tack & Togs

THE WINNER IS!  Hunter! Well done to all who entered, you have some beautiful doggies! Shortlist as follows;

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