1. Darkish breeches
This week British Using Golf equipment (BRC) introduced riders will now be capable to put on black or navy breeches in all BRC competitions. The “vital and important” transfer follows a US Equestrian rule change final 12 months that allowed darkish breeches to be worn in dressage, to offer rides “extra decisions and adaptability, and making the gown code extra welcoming”. A BRC spokesman mentioned white, cream and beige breeches are nonetheless accepted, however the addition of black and navy is meant to “assist rivals really feel extra comfy and assured to carry out at their highest degree whereas they’re on their intervals”.
2. The most recent Paris 2024 particulars
With the Olympic 12 months practically upon us, essential selections about Paris 2024 have been agreed and contemporary particulars of how the Video games will look revealed on the FEI Common Meeting (13 November). The brand new organising workforce GL Occasions was confirmed and newly re-elected FEI president Ingmar de Vos issued a stark reminder to the equestrian world that the game is “solely pretty much as good as our final Video games”. “We have to proceed to maintain our sport secure, appeal to new followers, have interaction youth and to do what is important to enchantment to a world viewers. Like all different sports activities within the Olympic programme, we’re consistently underneath overview,” he mentioned.
3. Black Friday
The most important procuring occasion of the 12 months formally launches at present (25 November) with loads of bargains available. From reductions on rugs and tack, to clothes and footwear, check out our complete guides on a few of the finest offers from equestrian retailers. Offers might be proceed to be added over the weekend, so don’t neglect to test again.
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