Participating with horse sport’s critics
British worldwide grand prix dressage rider and coach Anna Ross (pictured, prime) writes about listening to and interesting with those that criticise our sport in her unique column on this week’s problem of H&H. She displays on approaching a critic of contemporary dressage at Compiègne CDI and the “spirited however good-humoured debate” that adopted. “Closed minds will shut doorways – if we don’t hear, folks will solely shout louder,” says Anna.
Learn concerning the pair’s dialogue in Anna’s column
Paris 2024 tickets
Big demand for Paris 2024 tickets has left a path of delighted and dissatisfied followers, as organisers reported “unprecedented success” and greater than one million tickets had been bought inside 36 hours. All normal tickets for the equestrian disciplines on this newest launch bought out inside 48 hours. However hope just isn’t utterly misplaced for many who have missed out up to now: a 3rd ticket gross sales section is scheduled for the top of this 12 months, and a resale platform is ready to open in spring 2024. Followers are additionally warned to keep away from scams, as it’s forbidden for ticket holders to resell Olympic tickets exterior the official resale system.
‘A well timed reminder’
A current case in Eire, the place a woman was awarded a six-figure payout after dislocating her elbow, in a declare in opposition to an equestrian centre, has sparked wider dialogue over the local weather wherein equestrianism operates. H&H sought views on whether or not circumstances akin to this are a priority for using faculties and the way they’ll defend themselves. “Even when we take each doable precaution, we are able to’t stop the surprising,” mentioned a British Horse Society spokesman.
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