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Mon, 13:21

Five times national ladies champion, Gina Andrews, made it a day to remember at Cottenham on Sunday when riding her 200th point-to-point winner, writes Laura Braithwaite

Cottenham, the traditional East Anglian season opener, will again hold the first meeting of the 2018-19 point-to-point season this Sunday, followed by the ever popular second meeting at the same venue on December 30.

Thirty years ago, Amanda Melton was the youngest member of the British team at the World Equestrian Vaulting Championships. Now aged 40, she’s still able to impress. Sheena Grant finds out more ahead of this month’s British Vaulting Championships.

Many of them may not have made it as racehorses but that doesn’t mean the 7,000 thoroughbreds who leave the sport each year have nothing to offer. Sheena Grant finds out about the work of the charity Retraining of Racehorses and one horse in particular, making her name in a very different kind of racing.

At the age of 45 Sarah Field is about to realise her childhood dream of competing at the world’s most famous horse show. Sheena Grant reports.

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