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Tag Archives: horses

  1. NAIROBI POLO CLUB FEATURES CHUKKA WITH BARBADOS-BASED PLAYER

    Defending champions Samurai have flown in South African hard hitter and handicap five player, Lance Watson, for the Kenya International 14-Goal Polo tournament which took place at Nairobi Polo Club (NPC) on the 21st. Club captain, Raphael Nzomo, said his team are lucky to have secured the services of the high profile goal scorer who […]

    September 24, 2018PoloNo comments
  2. Barbadian volunteer honoured with prestigious Commonwealth Points of Light award by Her Majesty The Queen

    Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II just recognised Corey Lane, from Barbados, as the 57th Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of his exceptional voluntary service helping young people to develop their leadership skills. Corey has created a fully working farm to provide young Barbadians at risk of falling into a life of crime with a […]

    July 16, 2018PoliticalNo comments
  3. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ASSISTS NATURE FUN RANCH

    After 20 years, the Nature Fun Ranch, a youth and community project, focused on helping ‘at risk‘ young people develop holistically is making a big step towards sustainability. Director Corey Layne said a push in that direction came with the timely intervention of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, whose staff visited its ten acre plot at […]

    December 18, 2017EducationNo comments
  4. “Wild Horses” (2015) – Robert Duvall, Josh Hartnett, James Franco: Western HD

    Texas Ranger Samantha Payne reopens a 15-year-old Missing Persons case, uncovering clues linking a local boy’s death to wealthy family man, Scott Briggs. The Texas Ranger will stop at nothing to discover the truth even if it means risking her own life. With the unexpected return of his estranged son Ben, Briggs must find a […]

    May 11, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. “H.O.R.S.E CHARITY HOSTS ANNUAL FUNDRAISER” All About the HORSE: A family Affair

    The issue of neglected and abandoned horses while improving, still plagues Barbados and one the Humane Organisation for the Relief of Suffering Equines (HORSE) continues to battle. During a press conference to launch their annual fundraising event scheduled for May 17th, Monique Archer President – HORSE explained that since April 2013, the group had rescued […]

    May 10, 2015Featured, PoloNo comments
  6. Roger Gooding Memorial Trophy: Six-goal tournament’s Finale is Sat. 28th at Apes Hill

    ICBL’s 2015 Roger Gooding Memorial Trophy, which kicked off on Tuesday 17th February, is co-hosted by the Apes Hill Club with the Barbados Polo Club, there are seven teams taking part, and handicaps of up to 6 goals. On Thursday 19th, the Apes Hill Polo White foursome gained a victory then, overcoming the Range Rover […]

    February 22, 2015PoloNo comments
  7. CHUKKA CARIBBEAN ADVENTURES REDUCES TRAVEL COSTS WITH DIGICEL BUSINESS – Videoconferencing solution helps to increase productivity & savings

    Chukka Caribbean Adventures is one of the region’s leading action adventure tour companies, with locations in Belize, Jamaica and the Turks and Caicos Islands. Having developed a strong customer base, the company continues to expand throughout the region, with plans to become a regional tourism operator in up to 20 countries. The Challenge As a […]

    August 29, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  8. THE HOMESMAN: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank & Meryl Streep

    A claim jumper and a pioneer woman team up to escort three insane women from Nebraska to Iowa.

    April 14, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. “A Winter’s Tale” (2014) – Colin Farrell, Russell Crowe Fantasy HD February 1, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. Movie Review: Disney’s ‘Frozen’ by Spill.com

    Our good buds over at Spill.com hooked us up with their latest review of ‘Frozen‘!

    December 3, 2013Cartoons, Review, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. Did you expect to find a story on Barbados Polo Club Vs. Villages Polo Club? Instead, a so-called Rich Girl spoiled it…

    There was an item here how Harry Manning, Wayne Archer, Louis (Guille) Clerici and Lucas Nicolao were playing in Florida, but the person who I got the item from is very annoyed I did so… Angelique Bjerkhamn-Edwards, who was Public Relations Officer for the Equestrian Association when the confusion with Natya Soodeen broke out, was cruel I got […]

    November 17, 2013Controversy, PoloNo comments
  12. Don’t have a COW? Holder’s Season scion scores massive Foul against Construction Magnate’s 2nd Wife

    Jack Kidd is sure having it rough… Late last year, he was conned of hard earned funds, now in trying to restore his monies, it seems he tried teaching but got a lesson on Manners instead? Never be a pig to a COW, no matter how provoked… Here’s what the Daily Mail says of the […]

    March 12, 2013Controversy, PoloNo comments
  13. Whopper of a Tale – Burger King in Haggatt Hall, Galloping Gourmet? Horse-feathers!

    Okay, lets get the supposedly horrific stuff out of the way – it seems Burger King (BK) in England – not Barbados – has served burgers which have 29% horse meat, millions of patties have been pulled. Not just the fast food chain, but Tesco, which uses the same processing company as BK. On my […]

    February 2, 2013AgricultureNo comments
  14. Barbados-based Polo ace Kidd and UK Musician ‘conned’

    The Daily Mail has uncovered some sad news when it comes to Bajan sports personalities;- To his many friends on the polo circuit, businessman Simon Welsh appeared to be the consummate owner-cum-patron. His team Cancha 2, with the leading professional Jack Kidd in the saddle, won a string of tournaments in southern Spain this year […]

    December 8, 2012Crime, PoloNo comments
  15. World Heritage Tourism: Barbados Holidays – Polo, Horse-Racing

    World Heritage Tourism as defined by UNESCO is one of the world’s largest industries. The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) estimates that tourism generates some 12% of the world total GNP and is growing. Tourism and travel is divided now into many markets niches including sports such as equestrian events, horse racing, polo as […]

    October 7, 2012Polo, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. “Wild Horse Wild Ride,” Real Life Version of “SPIRIT: Stallion of the Cimarron”

    Alex Dawson and Greg Gricus‘ debut feature documentary chronicles a handful of unforgettable characters from their first uneasy meeting with their horses and over three months as they attempt to transform from scared strangers to the closest of companions.

    July 16, 2012Cinema, Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Barbados’ Natya Soodeen continues to impress abroad – German Federation trial terms explained

    Below is the list of the German Federation’s heights and classes: Class E: 85cm Class A*: 95cm Class A**: 105cm Class L: 115cm Class M*: 125cm Class M**: 135cm Class S*: 140cm Class S**: 145cm Class S***: 150cm Class S****: 155cm The minimum and maximum high for verticals and oxers is -5cm and + 5cm […]

    June 22, 2012Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. Natya Soodeen BACK IN THE SADDLE AGAIN: Bajan Equestrian making huge gallops in Germany

    Bet you wondered what happened with the case concerning Natya Soodeen when she could not compete in the CAC Games? She has updated Bajan Reporter with her latest jumps… Take a look! Last month she only did two shows… due to the fact she was trying new bits on both horses (the piece in the […]

    June 21, 2012Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. CIBC First Caribbean Come Away Winners Of Piper-Heidsieck 4 Goal Tournament

    It proved to be a very competitive tournament, but by the end of it all CIBC First Caribbean stood out as the class act in the recent Piper-Heidsieck 4 Goal Tournament hosted by the Lion Castle Polo Club. With eight teams entered and featuring a mixture of local, English and Argentinean players, the tournament saw […]

    February 27, 2012PoloNo comments
  20. Barbados-Raised UK Model & Latin American Polo-Playing Lover introduce their Son

    According to Hello Magazine… “Daredevil action woman Jodie Kidd has parachuted out of helicopters, bungee-jumped in New Zealand and taken part in the Gumball 3000 car rally. “But the 33-year-old model and TV personality says nothing compares to becoming a mother for the first time following the birth of her son Indio last month.” The […]

    October 4, 2011Featured, PoloNo comments
  21. Ralph Lauren features Barbados – Caribbean Chukkas make U.S. Fashion website

    “We had to work to change the perception on the part of the government that polo was only a rich white man’s game; that it could reach a wider audience. Now it is one of the premier planks for sports tourism.” – Sir Charles Williams

    August 21, 2011Featured, PoloNo comments
  22. HBO ANNOUNCES ITS CINEMATIC PREMIERES FOR AUGUST 2011: Romantic Comedies to Action Westerns

    Sex and the City 2 (New Line Cinema) – Two years after Carrie’s wedding (Sarah Jessica Parker) to ‘Mr. Big’ (Chris Noth), she feels frustrated by her husband’s homebody routine, yearning for the dinners and parties of yesteryear. Meanwhile, her friend Charlotte (Kristin Davis) must deal with her daughter’s temper tantrums, Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) faces […]

    July 27, 2011Books, Cinema, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. Do you want to keep Polo Contacts Worldwide on Facebook? A message to all members of Polo Contacts Worldwide

    As Facebook is revamping its ‘groups‘, they will shut down our PCW group unless enough members decide to click the ‘Upgrade This Group‘ link, which you will see when you visit to the PCW group page. So – If you’d like to keep PCW running on Facebook, please go to this link and click ‘Upgrade […]

    June 12, 2011Featured, PoloNo comments
  24. What Bajan motorists saw on Bridge Road this week – alternative to Garrison, Savannah? Stables missing some steeds… April 1, 2011Featured, NatureNo comments
  25. 2010 – The Year That Was: Equestrian, Healthy Fast Food, Barbadian Crime – plus a Mini-Glimpse at 21st Century’s 1st Decade

    Bajan Reporter was not around long enough to have a ten year retrospective, what I can do is look back at what were the main hot buttons for 2008 and 2009 (BR started as a blog 23/12/2006, so there was no year-ender for 2006 or 2007)… Years in Review here have different connotations than what folk may […]

    December 29, 2010Featured, NewsNo comments