Oct
29

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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Oct
27

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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Oct
26

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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Oct
16

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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Oct
14

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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Oct
08

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
Oct
06

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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Sep
10

10% OFF for all Forces Equine members at www.fernequine.co.uk

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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Aug
25

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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Jun
27

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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Jun
20

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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Jun
16

BRC COVID-19 Update

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Feb
18

Running events; Competitions, Training, Socials etc

​Did you know, as an FE Member you are covered to run events in your area under the Forces Equine umbrella? Well you can! All you need to do is let FEHQ know that you are running an event and then we can list as official and on your schedule/admin order, you must display in conjunction with Forces Equine Riding Club No. 196. As long as we have it l...
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Nov
11

For members who partake in BRC Competitions: BRC Flu Vaccination Statement - 8 November 2019.

We're aware of questions that have been raised by some members over the incoming rule which mandates six monthly boosters against Equine Influenza (EI) (see rule changes below) and would like to provide further information about the rationale behind this decision. For much of 2019, the UK has been affected by outbreaks of EI with the number of case...
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Oct
25

Forces Equine Dressage League Results 2018/2019

Well the results are in and well done to all our winners and runners up! Intro League; 1st: Mary Tongue | £25 Forces Equine Voucher 2nd: Georgina Downs | 5 BD Tickets To Ride 3rd: Stephanie McKillop-Burton | 3 BD Tickets To Ride Prelim League: 1st: Keeley Tongue | £25 Forces Equine Voucher 2nd: Tallulah Murrell | 5 BD Tickets To Ride 3rd: Charlotte...
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Oct
14

Forces Equine HMPPS Leagues

​Our friends at HMPPS have been collating their league points for this season and all headed by PO Georgina Downs. Officers have been out an about giving it their all and the results are in; ​Intro + Prelim Combined  1st Steph Richardson on 84.762nd Kaye Walker on 72.593rd Caroline Vine on 72.55 Novice and Elementary Combined 1st Amy O on 75.0...
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Oct
12

Forces Equine support "Eat 4 Evie"

​​FEYRA Member Evie Toombes has been admitted yet again into hospital, but this time, Evie could be in for up to 6 weeks. So we wanted to cheer Evie up and after to chatting to her in hospital last night, we have devised a plan and will be launching "Eat 4 Evie".  This is a chance for you to post a video clip on the official Facebook page of y...
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Oct
11

Buying the right hat really does save lives, read FEYRA Member Robyn Byrne's story

​Our brave FEYRA Member Robyn Byrne tells her story with mum Nikki after her fall at #WinterFEG2019. We are happy to say that Robyn is on the road to recovery and from all of us at Forces Equine, we look forward to seeing her and Cracker out with us again soon! #BraveRider #StrongYoungLady #Proud We'd like to thank all who acted so quickly and came...
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Oct
07

FEYRA Members take on HOYS 2019

​FEYRA Member Miss Daisy Williams face says it all! Daisy not only qualified Jill Williams Bermudez BDA but also Jill's King III within the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Championship at HOYS this year. With 28 in her class, Daisy not only took 1st place on Bermudez BDA but also grabbing 2nd place on King III. The FEHQ team wre preparing for Wi...
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Sep
25

LBdr Farren is proof that dreams really can come true!

It's with great pleasure to announce that Forces Equine member LBdr Christie Farren and her own Milly aka Raksih At Midnight will be attending the Services Jumping at London's Olympia Horse Show. This has been something that Christie has been wanting for years and she has now achieved her goal. "I am literally in bits.. so proud to finally announce...
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