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Laura now driven to sign off in triumph

NORTHALLERTON’S Laura Robinson is preparing to sign off from Young Riders duty in style and hopes her best is yet to come.

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Cock O’The North victory on rider’s second show outing

LAURA RENWICK hailed victory in Thursday’s Cock O’The North Championship as the “icing on the cake” to only her second ever outing at the Great Yorkshire Show and first for nine years.

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Jo Foster sorting out the tack at her stables at Menston near Leeds.

Over the stable door: Race day arrives for Mr Disobedient

The day before Christian’s race his jockey arrived to give him a final work out. Most horses get a brief leg stretch just before they run but not Christian, he had three miles to canter.

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Nicola Wilson at the Bramham International Horse Trials

Rio 2016: Nicola Wilson misses out on Team GB place

North Yorkshire rider Nicola Wilson has missed out on a place in the Team GB squad for the Rio Olympics.

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Jo Foster sorting out the tack at her stables at Menston near Leeds .

Over the stable door: Real battle of making a prince out of a gangster

My racehorse Christian blotted his copybook in momentous style on his first outing for us at Market Rasen.

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Nicholson applauds “incredible” effort on recent recruit

BRAMHAM winner Andrew Nicholson believes Oliver Townend performed “incredibly” to finish a Bramham third on a horse he has ridden for just ten months.

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Oliver Townend acknowledges the crowd after finishing third in the Equitrek CCI*** on day four of the Bramham Horse Trials at Bramham Park. Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire.

Time on his side for a relaxed Townend

OLIVER Townend has been quick to dust himself down from the disappointment of late heartache at Bramham – stressing he’s got time on his side to break the Yorkshire showpiece duck.

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Bramham: Townend puts on brave face and ‘would have signed for third’

Huddersfield’s Oliver Townend shrugged off the disappointment of agonisingly missing out on a first win at Bramham, declaring: “at the beginning of the week I’d have definitely signed for third.”

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How Stean Gorge in Nidderdale provided an adrenalin-fuelled afternoon for Jo Fosters family.

Over the stable door: Nostalgia fuels welcome day away

Last week we took a rare family day off. Tris was in charge so he ensured our destination was completely distraction free.

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Bramham Horse Trials 2016: Tattersall predicts huge future for Holly

BRAMHAM winner Gemma Tattersall tipped York’s Holly Woodhead to have a massive future after benefitting from the 22-year-old’s show jumping heartbreak in the CIC three-star.

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UP AND OVER: Gemma Tattersall riding Chico Bella P in action in the British Equestrian Trade Association CIC*** Showjumping during day four of the Bramham Horse Trials at Bramham Park. Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire.

Bramham Horse Trials 2016: Tattersall bags victory as mistakes put Holly out of the frame

THREE poles down denied York’s Holly Woodhead a dream win in Bramham’s CIC three-star as fellow Brit Gemma Tattersall claimed victory on Chico Bella P.

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Huddersfield rider Oliver Townend. Picture by Tony Johnson.

Bramham Horse Trials 2016: Nicholson triumphs as Townend drops from first to third

HUDDERSFIELD’S Oliver Townend was denied a first ever win at Bramham by putting a second fence down in the dying stages of Sunday’s show jumping finale as New Zealand’s Andrew Nicholson climbed from third to first.

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Holly Woodhead, on DHI Lupison, at Bramham.

Woodhead shrugs off sickness to shine at Bramham

YORK’S Holly Woodhead battled through a bout of ‘Tattersalls flu’ on day one of the 2016 Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials to advertise again her outside Olympic claims at the top of the leaderboard.

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Picture special: Brazilian temperatures welcome equestrian elite as Rio countdown begins with Bramham Horse Trials

SPECTATORS basked in Rio de Janeiro temperatures as riders looked to seal a ticket there on day one of the Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials on Thursday.

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Ian Stark pictured on the Course at Bramham Park

He who dares wins as Ian Stark builds acid test with Rio in mind

COURSE designer Ian Stark is counting down the days to the Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials where he says bravery could be rewarded with a spot in Rio.

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Scarborough eventer Phil Brown and his horse Jules pictured at The Meadows Stables in Folkton. (Picture: Richard Ponter)

Bramham debut will give Phil Brown plenty of incentive

SCARBOROUGH eventer Phil Brown says he will fulfil a childhood dream when making his eagerly-awaited debut at the Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials.

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Young star Platt flies the flag for Yorkshire

Holly Woodhead had plenty of incentives to thrive at last year’s Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials.

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EQUESTRIAN VIDEO - BRAMHAM 2016: With Sophie Platt

Sophie Platt is one of several Yorkshire riders counting down the days to competing at the 2016 Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials.

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'Ride of their Lives' participants during a training event at York Racecourse, pictured with former champion jockey Kevin Darley.  Pictures: Bruce Rollinson.

Amateur riders get star treatment ahead of York charity race

Ten amateur jockeys have been put through their paces by a former champion as they prepare for the ‘Ride of Their Lives’.

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Jo Foster sorting out the tack at her stables at Menston near Leeds .

Over the stable door: Emotional fairy tale on the track stirs up a frenzy

I managed to catch up with Badminton Horse Trails on Saturday night when I finally sat down to eat tea and watch the cross-country phase just before midnight following a busy day at the races.

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