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Trailblazer Show Jumping Qualifiers at High Cross

High Cross equestrian centre played host to the Trailblazers Show Jumping Qualifiers and we were there to photograph all of the action. The weather started off gloriously, but the cloud built up throughout the morning in a most ominous manner. The forecast had predicted rain at noon, but they were wrong: it didn’t rain until 12:10! And boy, did it …

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High Cross Show Jumping, 11 March

It seems an absolute age since we were last at High Cross Equestrian Centre to photograph the show jumping and what a pleasant surprise to find the weather so wonderful! Glorious sunshine greeted a good turn out of riders. Since the weather was fine, and I am recovering from a back injury, we decided to work from our converted ambulance …

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High Cross Show Jumping – 29 Jan 2012

It was a cold, frosty and misty start to today’s action at High Cross Equestrian Centre, Leicestershire. After a scarily quite start (only 2 competitors in the Clear Round!) things soon picked up. It turned out to be one of the busiest days at High Cross in a long, long time.  

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High Cross Unaffiliated Show Jumping – 15 Jan 2012

Unaffiliated Show Jumping photos from High Cross Equestrian Centre, Leicestershire Despite being incredibly cold, we were blessed with wonderful winter sunshine for today’s unaffiliated show jumping at High Cross Equestrian Centre. There was a reasonable turn out and some very close competition to keep things lively. Unfortunately there were two rather nasty falls, although thankfully no one needed medical assistance. …

Show jumping at High Cross in 2012

It was great to be back at High Cross Equestrian Centre in Leicestershire to photograph the first of the SEIB Trailblazer and UK Riders show jumping qualifiers rounds for 2012. It was a bit of a quiet start to the new year, with surprisingly few riders making the most of the wonderful winter sunshine. Congratulations to Emma Oakden on her …

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High Cross Riding Lessons – 10th December

On Saturday the 10th December we photographed our final equestrian event at High Cross ¬†for 2011: the riding lessons. It was a predictably cold day, but no one seemed to mind too much! It was great to see so many people getting into the sport and really enjoying themselves. The problem with being an equestrian photographer, particularly at this time …

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Show Jumping at High Cross Equestrian- 27 November

High Cross Equestrian Centre held the last of it’s unaffiliated show jumping days for 2011 and we were there to cover all of the action. It was incredibly windy at the start of the day, with fences being blown down by the gusts! Fortunately, the weather was fine with some lovely late-autumn sunshine to brighten the day. There was a …

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Show jumping photos from High Cross

High Cross Show Jumping. Today we were photographing the show jumping at High Cross Equestrian Centre for what seems the first time in a long, long time! It was great to see so many competitors taking part in each of the classes. It is quite a while since I’ve seen High Cross so busy. The weather was a little bit …

Dressage photography at High Cross Equestrian

Leicestershire¬†Dressage Photos from High Cross The photographs of the Trialblazers dressage qualifiers, held at High Cross Equestrian Centre on 23 October 2011 are now available online. The weather was surprisingly good, even if the wind was a little on the chilly side. It was a shame the turn out was so low, but despite this, the standard of the riding …