Fontwell Park have announced the death of Roger Mant - the man who kept the racecourse in fine condition for more than 40 years
in Equestrian - 1 week, 4 days ago
Groundsmen are in uncharted territory after Covid-19 forced the suspension of all sports this spring, after a challenging winter. Jane Carley looks at...
in Equestrian - 3 weeks, 1 day ago
The dual-purpose track at Ffos Las Racecourse in Carmarthenshire stages Flat meetings throughout the summer months and National Hunt meetings for the rest...
in Equestrian - on 10/4/20
An employed team of groundsmen and gardeners tend to one of the UK’s premier racecourses. Jane Carley went to meet the team at Ascot to discover how...
in Equestrian - on 3/4/20
Ever wondered what happens when fish get stranded by floods and have to be rescued? John Cheyne found out for himself recently, as he joined Environment...
in Equestrian - on 2/4/20
Reg Lomas, former head groundsman at Stratford and Cheltenham racecourses, has died at the age of 88
in Equestrian - on 21/3/20
A dedicated groundsman who helped rescue a family of kittens will be running the London Marathon to raise money for a very worthwhile cause.
in Equestrian - on 29/2/20
Ben Hastie, Head Groundsman at Cheltenham Racecourse has reported fantastic results after embarking on a long-term strategy of scarifying and overseeding...
in Equestrian - on 6/2/20
A popular Warwickshire equestrian sports venue has been revitalised by enthusiastic young teams using modern techniques to make the most of its natural...
in Equestrian - on 30/12/19
Shane Webb - with the best advice to date
in Equestrian - on 22/11/19
It’s no secret the Irish enjoy a flutter or two on the horses, hence why racecourses across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland are thriving...
On a dramatic Saturday at Ascot the action took another unexpected twist when a member of the course's groundstaff narrowly avoided a collision with the...
in Equestrian - on 3/11/19
Meet the father and son duo who've been looking after Fontwell Park racecourse for 60 years
in Equestrian - on 5/10/19
The course went into administration with debts of more than £1.3m in August 2018 but administrators of the previous management company announced they...
in Equestrian - on 2/10/19
Phil Cole at Cotswold Turf Care knows a good mower when he sees one. “The MAJOR Swift is a great performer and always leaves an excellent finish,”...
in Equestrian - on 17/9/19
A catastrophic collision was narrowly avoided at Musselburgh on Saturday when two members of groundstaff came within yards of being struck by runners in...
in Equestrian - on 16/9/19
A recent partnership between Ripon Racecourse in North Yorkshire and Yorwaste has been hailed a "success" following the roll-out of recycling bins at the...
in Equestrian - on 14/9/19
Carl Tonks - he’s had enough of Brexit!
in Equestrian - on 13/9/19