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Bramham International: Krajewski and Chipmunk prove imperious as they set new record

MODEST Julia Krajewski said she drove to the 2018 Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse trials from Germany merely to “have fun with my horse”, but scurried to victory in the flagship event with a record score on Chipmunk.

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BRILLIANT: Julia Krajewski salutes the crowd on Chipmunk. Picture by James Hardisty.

Bramham Horse Trials 2018: Krajewski and Chipmunk chew away opposition for record win at Bramham

GERMANY’S Julia Krajewski blew away the opposition to win the flagship CCI three-star event at the 2018 Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials with a record score on the ultra-impressive Chipmunk.

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CHAMPION: Emily King. Picture by James Hardisty.

Bramham Horse Trials 2018: King crowned under-25s queen in front of proud Olympian mum Mary

EMILY KING claimed a dream first victory at Bramham in the prestigious under-25s class in front of her six time Olympian mum Mary with Emily’s boyfriend Sam Ecroyd also finishing in third place.

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YOU CAN DO IT: Harrogate's Hazel Towers and Simply Clover complete their first CCI three-star cross country at the 2018 Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials. Picture by James Hardisty.

Bramham Horse Trials 2018: Towers and Sommerville excel for Yorkshire as Taylor Iz at it again

HARROGATE’S Hazel Towers said Simply Clover was ready for the highest level eventing had to offer after successfully going clear cross country in her first CCI three-star at the 2018 Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials.

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Bramham International Horse Trials, Day Two.Nicola Wilson, on One Two Many taking part in the Equi-Trek CCI*** dressage class. (Picture: James Hardisty)

Krajewski leads way at Bramham Horse Trials

FIVE days before the FIFA World Cup has even started, there are problems concerning Germany and penalties at this weekend’s Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials.

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Bramham Horse Trials get into stride

JACKETS and jumpers were ditched for sun cream and shades as the sun eventually made a welcome appearance on the opening day of a truly global 2018 Equi-Trek Bramham Inter-national Horse Trials.

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Hazel Towers on her horse Simply Clover.   Picture by Simon Hulme

Wilson hoping One Two Many can earn Bramham’s top spot

NORTHALLERTON’S Nicola Wilson hopes the aptly named One Two Many can finally put her in the No 1 position in the main event at the 2018 Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials.

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Bramham International Horse Trials set to be best yet

THIS week’s Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials will be international by name and nature with 13 nations represented at Yorkshire and eventing’s answer to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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The Yorkshire Post's Country Week columnist Jo Foster. Picture by Tony Johnson.

An Irish sojourn for Jo Foster

I’m on a high after recently returning from a few days away in Ireland mixing work with pleasure. It feels like I’ve lived a lifetime since I was last over in the Emerald Isle, so much has happened in the last seven months.

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MAN OF THE MOMENT: Huddersfield's Oliver Townend, pictured riding Ballaghmor Class.

Eventing: Kentucky joy has Townend on course for sport’s richest prize

HUDDERSFIELD’s Oliver Townend is on course to land eventing’s richest prize after he won the Land Rover Kentucky three-day event in the United States.

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The Yorkshire Post's Country Week columnist Jo Foster. Picture by Tony Johnson.

Jo Foster’s hopes spring eternal despite the downpours

I am sat on my doorstep just under cover from the rain, watching it pound down in torrential waves. The force and energy it holds is electrifying.

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Jo Foster finds she has her hands full with her Patterdale pups. Picture by Tony Johnson.

Jo Foster attempts to house train her Patterdale pups

If two words could describe certain parts of my life at the moment it would be ‘dog poo’. If it’s not changing the bin in Baffle’s secure dog field, picking it up off the driveway where customers have accidently left a pile, then it is cleaning up after my Patterdale’s three pups, which remain from the original seven.

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Rider keeps tradition of England's oldest horse ride alive, after race is cancelled

A rider has come to the rescue of England's oldest horse race - for the second time.

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Kiplingcotes derby: All you need to know about Yorkshire's ancient horse race

Kiplingcotes derby: All you need to know about Yorkshire's ancient horse race

The Kiplingcotes derby will not be contested this year after off-roaders caused significant damage to the historic course.
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Jo Foster. Picture by Tony Johnson.

Jo returns home at last

I have been allowed to stand up for the first time in nine weeks. Last week I was given the precautionary go-ahead to begin the transfer from my wheelchair to crutches by the surgeon. It was a massive relief. It’s been a trial for all of us.

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Country Week columnist Jo Foster. Picture by Tony Johnson.

Over the stable door: Yearning for freedom

Being contained inside for months can be mentally destructive. I can understand why caged wild animals lose their sanity. The times I yearn for space and freedom, craving to regain some control and independence in my life. I look out of the window and dream of endless horizons, to feel driving moorland rain against my face. Rural life in its harsh reality.

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Should more money be spent on bridleways?

YP Letters: Post-Brexit rural gains must include access to Yorkshire countryside and bridleways

From: Janet Cochrane, Director, Ride Yorkshire.

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Danni Dunn wears base layer, �40, from Huff Equestrian.

Get off your horse and drink your skinny latte

As they prepare to take part in next year’s Great Yorkshire Show catwalk, the founders of equi-leisure wear brand Huff Equestrian talk to Stephanie Smith about creating clothes that work from stables to shopping.

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Country Week columnist Jo Foster. Picture by Tony Johnson.

Over the stable door: Case of the disappearing tup

I purchased a new tup some weeks ago. Tris had to borrow a trailer and collect him for me two days after my accident whilst I was laid up in hospital. The tup was turned out to run with my ewes.

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Country Week columnist Jo Foster. Picture by Tony Johnson.

Out of hospital but long road ahead

A long road of recuperation stretches rather bleakly ahead. I was finally released from hospital last weekend. Part of me was sad to leave behind the security of my room where staff could not do enough to make me comfortable, regular meals brought to my bedside and everything on hand at the press of a button.

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