Track Manager, Darren Bissett, says Hamilton Park’s turf will be more than ready for the start of their flat racing season scheduled to begin in...
in Equestrian - on 17/3/21
At the grass roots of jumps racing, Sedgefield’s grounds team aims for improved standards on its tight and steep course. Jane Carley talks to Clerk of...
in Equestrian - on 9/3/21
English cricket is one of several sports to benefit from a £300m summer sports recovery package confirmed in Wednesday's budget
in Equestrian - on 4/3/21
Duralock - the world’s leading supplier of safe, sustainable, and superior quality PVCu fencing - have announced that David Attwood has been selected...
in Equestrian - on 15/11/20
Having been down for over 25 years and showing the signs of significant thatch build-up, the fields at Billingbear Polo Club were fully renovated for the...
in Equestrian - on 18/10/20
Like all sports, racing is facing up to big changes thanks to Coronavirus. One of National Hunt’s best-loved courses is preparing for an extra change....
in Equestrian - on 29/8/20
A restructured management team is preparing for the resumption of racing at Kelso Racecourse, on the evening of September 16.
in Equestrian - on 26/8/20
Staff at Musselburgh Racecourse are facing redundancy less than two months after the course was taken over by Chester Race Company
in Equestrian - on 14/8/20
The UK government has announced that mass gatherings, including sporting events and conferences, will allow fans to return from 1 October with social distancing...
in Equestrian - on 24/7/20
Groundwork contractor Trefor Jones, has praised the quality of Mansfield Sand’s Equestrian Silica product after he recently completed the construction...
in Equestrian - on 10/7/20
Equestrian sports have been as hard hit as any with major championships cancelled and racing and polo seasons put on hold. But turfcare regimes have continued...
in Equestrian - on 8/7/20
For nearly 50 years he has been an unsung hero of Haydock Park racecourse making sure the course is fit for purpose for meetings.
in Equestrian - on 13/6/20
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 - on 15/5/20
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 - on 4/5/20
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