Shutterfly retires at Aachen

Shutterfly, the popular show jumper owned by Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum was retired yesterday at Aachan. The 18 year Hanoverian gelding old won the Warsteiner Prize at the show on Wednesday, July 13th and Beerbaum decided to withdraw him from the Grand Prix and retire him on his last winning performance. The team had an impressive history […]

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So what kind of bit is Hickstead wearing?

When Eric Lamaze won the Grand Prix of Aachen the second thing that caught my eye after the size of the fences was Hickstead’s bit. Or should I say, bits. Although early photographs of the team show Hickstead being ridden in a Pelham, at this competition the horse appears to be wearing a mechanical hackamore […]

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