Laura & her best friend, with Fiona
Fiona interviews Louise Bell's top working hunter, Man on Fire
Harry Meade and Fiona Price share a joke, while filming with Midnight Dazzler at Harry's
The show-jumpers' quarters at Olympia
Fiona meets the amazing 'Mrs P' (Portofino) at Olympia
Fiona is awed by the arena at Olympia
Fiona measure up to the famous Puissance Wall at Olympia
Horse Hero blogger, Sarah Fisher's dog, Cookie-Dough Dynamo enjoys the February snow!
Laura Bechtolsheimer with music maestro Cees Slings and Alf
Laura & Alf with the adoring Horse Hero crew, Fiona & Lucy!
Fiona and Lucy at work!
Laura B signing cards to send to the equestrian victims of the Australian bush fires
Horse Hero blogger Jo Eccles (centre) with sister Hannah and Dad at the European Champs' trials
Fiona Price talks to Dr Bechtolsheimer at Tweseldown about Laura's new 'eventing career'!
Harry Meade makes a jump training video with Wild Lone
What a pleased looking stallion! (Anne-Marie Perry's Show-Boy!)
...and another of Anne-Marie's family, 'Queen' Betty!
The first Welztin foal for Hannah Biggs, just a few hours old!
Jo Eccles's winning performance at Saumur '09
Vittoria Panizzon's faithful hound, Tiger, models his 'mud gear'!
Alex Franklin at the Home International, with friends!
Fiona Price interviews Richard Davison (and Artemis!) at Windsor '09
Fiona extracts a rare smile from Robert Whitaker (pictured with Finbar, who was delightful and kept chewing Robert's microphone)
Fiona Price interviews Daniel Neilson during the Puissance at Windsor '09
Nothing like a man in uniform! Captain Harry Wallace is an ultra charming interviewee for Fiona Price at the Pro-Am Trec challenge at Windsor Horse Show '09
...and here's a man that used to be in uniform, Major Richard Waygood, in the same event at Windsor, recently retired from The Household Cavalry!
Fiona interviews world champion, Ijsbrand Chardon, who went on to win the Horse Driving Trials at Windsor '09
Gemma Green judges a rather unusual dressage class in Guernsey!
Karen Bassett and team at the start of the driving marathon at Windsor '09
A magnificent team on the count down at the start of the driving marathon, Windsor '09
Fiona and Lucy filming the Trec Pro-Am challenge in between interviewing competitors
Fiona interviews GB endurance rider David Yeoman at the Golden Horseshoe Ride '09
Pony Club member Katie Frimston (pictured with Fiona Price) won the competition to accompany Horse Hero at the Golden Horseshoe ride.
Anne-Marie Perry and the giant Aristo!
Gemma Green and the gorgeous Zolanksy at Somerford Premier League May '09
'Ant and Dec' find a different way to clear the cones for Karen Morris!
Karen Morris on her lap of honour with 'Suited and Booted' at Bath & West '09
Jo Eccles and her dad at Wiesbaden in Germany '09 where she was victorious!
Jo during the competition at Wiesbaden '09
Sophie Wells & Noki at Addington '09
Georgie Somerset's dressage star for the future, Spring '09!
And another gorgeous '09 baby, this time Anna Ross Davies' filly Beryl. What a princess!
David Marlin snaps a Cape Zebra in the Karoo National Park in South Africa
Rachael Claridge and Nicky Sherry riding for GB in the South Africa Endurance Race '09 (as featured in Nikki Routledge's and David Marlins's blogs)
Skeletons all round. Gillian Higgins sports a body suit to match Freddie's artwork!
Laura in the Bechtolsheimer buggy about to take the Horse Hero crew to visit Douglas Dorsey in retirement!
Laura Bechtolsheimer & Alf 'take a moment' at home
....and during the interview with Fiona
Dr Bechtolsheimer (and Sherlock) take a break during a filming session at home with Laura
Laura and Andretti perform for Horse Hero
...and take a well deserved break!
Stepdance receives a well earned sugar lump for his troubles from Dr B!
Yeats (ridden by Johny Murtagh) after his historic victory at Ascot '09, taken by Horse Hero blogger and senior course vet Dr Svend Kold
Vaulting training for the juniors at Jo Eccles' club in Scotland
Fiona goes driving!
Gemma Green entertains Lee Pearson & friends at Royal Ascot '09
Sheikh Mohammed & friends at Euston Park FEI endurance race '09
David Yeoman and Haszar in the FEI endurance race, Euston Park '09
Alex Franklin and Blue demonstrate harmony in action!
Fiona Price does her first endurance ride at Cirencester Park on the borrowed GB team pony Tacq!
....Fiona finishes the endurance ride and collects her ribbons!
Laura Bectholsheimer and Mark Tomlinson during an interview with Fiona Price!
Lucy wired for sound at Mark Tomlinson's polo yard on the hottest day of the year!
Mark Tomlinson and Reddie after filming some polo training for Horse Hero
Fiona waits to have a go at polo on location at Mark Tomlinson's!
What Henry thought of Jo Eccles falling off him on German TV!
Horse Hero celebs' Georgie Somerset and Melissa Beer going partying!
Maria Eilberg's Pro Set foal
Maria and Ferdi Eilberg about to set off the the Beijing Olympics '08
Carole Broad (right), a BHS Fellow and Chief Examiner, has run Huntley Equestrian Centre for 39 years!
Hannah Biggs' new born foal by her stallion Weltzin, called Sneaky because he couldn't be seen on a scan!
Scottish eventer, Olivia Haddow, ties the knot with John!
Gemma Green (left) and friend Clare are 'best turned out' for the Race For Life!
Jonathan Chapman entertains with Richard Waygood on a motorbike at the 2* Champs', Hungary '09
Richard meditating on a peach at the 2* Champs' '09
Olivia Haddow and her hair, a work in progress, on her wedding morning!
Anna Ross Davies and the fabulous Merrie, during filming with Horse Hero!
Jo Eccles is victorious in Kentucky '09 and takes the podium with the American National Champions!
Fiona Price has a go at polo with a little help from Mark Tomlinson!
Fiona quizzes Mark Tomlinson about the polo gear his pony is wearing!
Jo Eccles's winning performance in Kentucky on the borrowed horse, Espoir!
Claude the shire takes a fancy to the brolly during wet filming with behaviourist Sarah Fisher!
Sarah Fisher (Horse Hero blogger) and her beloved donkeys!
The wayward Barney during a 'therapy' session with Sarah Fisher for Horse Hero
Adelinde Cornelissen and Parzival after being interviewed by Horse Hero at the Hickstead Masters '09 where they finished second to Edward Gal in the Grand Prix and the Kur!
Alf (Mistral Horjis) having a nap before his performance in the Kur at the Hickstead Masters '09 where he and Laura Bechtolsheimer finished third!
Final preparations are a family affair for Laura before her Kur at the Hickstead Masters '09!
Laura Bechtolsheimer warms up Alf before the Kur at the Hickstead Masters '09 where she finished 3rd
Fiona Price catches a chance interview with Klaus Balkenhol at the Hickstead Masters '09
Edward Gal being interviewed by Horse Hero at Hickstead '09 before the Kur
Edward and Totilas warm up for the Kur at Hickstead '09
The moment Edward Gal heard his world beating score at Hickstead '09 while being interviewed by Fiona Price
Edward congratulates Totilas
A victorious Edward Gal and Totilas lead the way into prize giving at Hickstead '09
Maria Eilberg after finishing 3rd in the Grand Prix Special at Hickstead '09 where she was hoping to secure the final team place for the European Championships!
Jo Eccles and her trainer and father after winning the European Vaulting Champs' '09
Imke Schellekens-Bartels telling Fiona Price about the difficulty she had hearing her music in her Kur at the Dressage Masters '09
Hans Peter and Escapado (Peanuts) being interviewed by Fiona Price at the Hickstead Masters '09
Jane Gregory and Lucky Star give Horse Hero a comment straight after the Grand Prix Special at the Hickstead Masters '09
Anna Ross Davies and Pegasus MK before doing some filming with Horse Hero
Jo Eccles with her gold medal at the European Champs '09 and friend Brogan!
Jo Eccles' gold medal winning performance at the European Championships '09
Alex Franklin and Blue (left) plus team mate (and 10 times world individual champion Elaine) on their lap of honour at the Welsh Champsionships '09
Melissa Beer (right) and team mates Alex Barr and Samantha Brown showing off their squad kit before the Junior European Dressage Championships '09
Fiona Price, exhilerated after giving Alex Franklin's pocket rocket Blue a blast through the bending poles!
Totilas in the shower at Edward Gal's yard in Holland, taken by Horse Hero blogger Melissa Beer on a visit with the Junior Dressage Squad!
Edward Gal working Totilas at home
Edward and Totilas take a break and pose for Horse Hero blogger, Melissa Beer
Edward Gal and Totilas with the British Junior and Young Rider Dressage Squads who visited his yard (Horse Hero blogger Melissa Beer is third from left)
Freestyle musician Cees Slings, with his wife Miriam and newly born daughter Vera (August '09)
Melissa Beer and CK in the trot up at the Junior European Dressage Championships '09
Sophie Wells three gold medals from the Para European Champs' '09
Sophie Wells in one of her three gold medal winning prize givings at the Para European Champs' '09
Sophie Wells on one of her laps of honour!
Anna Weston and Wiz are 2009 British Trec Champions!
Fiona Price meets Italian event rider Susanna Bordone and the fabulous Ava, her ride from the last 2 Olympics!
Laura Bechtolsheimer and Mistral Hojris (Alf) perform their individual bronze medal winning test at the European Champs' '09
Laura looking delighted in the prizegiving at the European Champs' '09 where she was part of GB's historic silver medal winning team!
Edward Gal and the extraordinary Totilas at the European Champs' '09 where they won team gold and individual gold and silver medals!
Laura sporting patriotic leg-wear at the stables!
Laura celebrates her individual medal win!
Laura shows off her medals while Alf relaxes during filming with Horse Hero
Laura talks to Fiona Price about her experience at the Europeans!
Eventer Vittoria Panizzon does a little modelling!
Fiona interiews GB Trec rider Julian Brown at St Ebba's Trec '09
Nicola McGivern and 18 year old Active Walero at the National Dressage Champs' '09 during her interview
Senior selector turned Grand Prix dressage rider, Judy Harvey and Fitzceraldo at the stables, Nat' Champs' '09
Geri and Mike Eilberg at the Dressage Nationals '09 put on a brave face during their nail-biting wait for Maria's Kur!
Maria gets focused as Ed's bandages are removed, before defending her title at the Dressage Nationals '09
....happy after the Kur, Nationals '09, in which she finished second to Carl Hester!
Nicola McGivern being interiewed by Fiona Price at the Dressage Nationals (with Active Private Dancer)
...and a final word after her test on Walero!
Carl Hester, National Dressage Champion '09 waits for prize-giving
Carl Hester (on Lenny) and Stephanie Croxford (on Rimmer) share a joke before prize giving at the Nationals '09
Horse Hero films with Sarah Fisher and a reformed Barney!
......plus riding without a bridle!
Horse Hero's Fiona Price has a go!
Jason Webb plays polocrosse in Zimbabwe
Francesca Sternberg, GB reining team member, during filming with Horse Hero
Francesca's neice, reining young rider team member, demonstrates the gear during Horse Hero's filming
Hannah Biggs on holiday in Ibiza with her boyfriend!
Anna Weston at a Trec event in Austria where she rode a borrowed Haflinger called Happy Pepi!
Jackie Siu's wedding day!
Charlie Hutton is interviewed before his first Nationals' Kur with the 18 hh Aljino III
....and comments after his test too!
Gemma Green and the fabulous Showtime at the Nationals '09
Stepdance looks happy in his Swiss retreat with Laura Bechtolsheimer and the rest of the gang for winter training!
How lovely is that?! Laura Bechtolsheimer's Swiss yard in the foothills of the Alps.
Richard Waygood, The Brooke's ambassador in Ethiopia, finds equines are treated like machines
They have the lowest position in the pecking order, behind cattle that are cherished!
But things are improving with more local farriers trained to shoe with recycled rubber tyres!
Sarah Fisher's actor husband Tony Head with former Champion Chaser, Moscow Flyer!
One of the more unusual (non equine) species to attend Sarah Fisher's behavioural courses!
4* Event rider Louise Skelton and her giant 3 year old Sam have a tender moment during filming with Horse Hero!
Louise being interviewed with her Badminton boys who were on holiday in a muddy, wet field!
Horse Hero's Fiona Price is a guinea pig for Tai Chi expert James Shaw
Betty Boo, one of breeder Lynne Crowden's stunning '09 babies!
...and the gorgeous Daytona
Just how beautiful is Kiki Dee?
The boys! Next year's stallion candidates!
Alex Hua Tian, the first Chinese eventer rider to compete at the Olympics, during filming with Horse Hero
...and in Hong Kong with his top horse Chico!
Jane Gregory and the diminutive but regal Soul Sister relax at the end of filming!
Jane on the 18hh + Dances with Wolves who is an extraordinary talent!
Alex Franklin's alter ego comes out for Halloween!
Irish show jumper Shane Breen, in a haze of steam after working his stallion for Horse Hero!
Shane and his wife Chloe Bunn outside their historic Hickstead manor house
Fiona and Lucy film in the pouring rain on the back of a pick-up while Shane Breen jumps a course in his arena. As they say, necessity is the mother of invention!
Fiona Price with Antonia Wills who made a saddle fitting video with Horse Hero
Fiona wires behaviourist Richard Maxwell for sound!
A tactical discussion during filming with Richard Maxwell
Richard in the process of re-training the reluctant Eric to load!
Fiona's horse Norris is an accessory in her interview with Richard Maxwell
Louise Skelton is amused (or just ticklish) during filming with Mary Wanless
Tany Larrigan's sheep quadrille!
Michelle does the hoovering on the Bectholsheimer's fabulous yard!
Alf (Mistral Hojris) relaxes in the solarium after work!
Laura Bechtolsheimer gets ready to mount the enormous home-bred Teddy to film with Horse Hero
Laura and Fiona catch up with Step in the shower. His ears are very special, as you can see!
Andy (Andretti) plants a kiss on Laura!
Fiona, Laura and Alf share a joke during filming!
Laughing again, this time with Teddy!
More fun, this time with the youngster 'Alfina', so called as she looks like Alf!
Isn't she gorgeous? Laura says hello to Alf's new step-sister who is yet to be named!
More babies, both home-breds, Darcy on the right is Teddy's full brother!
Poppy the donkey filly with Sarah Fisher's partner, the actor Tony Head
Vet, Claire Williams, from the Three Counties Veterinary Hospital with a perfectly behaved model during Horse Hero filming
Lynne Crowden's Wavavoom sends Xmas greetings, 2009!
...and so does Trevor, Richard Maxwell's show jumping pony!
They are all at it at Richard Maxwell's yard. Trigo says 'Happy Xmas' too!
Claire Gallimore's dressage pony Daylight enjoys the snow!
...while her top pony Gigolo has a blast, having rolled in it first of course!
Daylight then decides it's time for a roll!
Georgie Somerset's beautiful foals Candy and Ferdie
Olivia Haddow's 4* cob, Patris Filius, enjoys the snow!
...while Olivia goes tobogganing!
Jo Eccles (right) and friends dressed as Angels and Demons - for charity!
...while Jo's vaulting horses Anton and Tyke, enjoy some time off at home in Scotland!
Gemma Green with boyfriend Nathan, who popped the question Xmas '09
This is Annabel Wigley's view in New Zealand, on Xmas day. Wow!
Georgie Somerset goes sledding with a colour co-ordinated friend!
Sam Watson's new puppy Oscar, in his Santa outfit!
Karen Morris (left) brings in the New Year in good 70's style!
Melissa Beer comes to terms with the snow and builds a giant snowman!
Olivia Haddow's sheep!
Nikki Routledge creates a snow sculpture!
Jackie Siu swaps one lot of snow for another, with a skiing trip in Canada!
Jo (centre) and Hannah Eccles, with their Dad jumping off the pier into a frozen lake!
Jo shows off her gymnastic ability on the frozen lake!
The view from Natalie Allen's house at Markus Gribbe's yard in Germany
'The Kiss'. Tricks rider Rosie Howard with 5 year old Casper her 'overgrown puppy'!
The Spanish Walk is no problem for Casper, 'whatever Rosie can do I can do better'!
'If she crosses her legs, so do I!'
Caspar demonstrates the lip curl!
And a bow for his finale!
The gorgeous Wayne Garrick struts his stuff on the cat-walk!
Alf (Mistral Hojris) in the shower after work with Laura Bechtolsheimer
Event rider, Kitty Boggis, ties the knot!
Richard Maxwell's faithful hound, the Silver Surfer, is always on guard when his son William is riding!
Event rider Georgie Spence insists on 'ears forward' for the camera!
Georgie does grid work for Horse Hero
Fiona Price gets to know the much acclaimed youngster Farouche, at Maria Eilberg's yard!
Maria Eilberg gets the stallion and ex-show jumper Woody, ready for filming
Maria rides Woody in one of two sessions we filmed with her
Woody takes a break while Ferdi Eilberg looks on!
Hannah Biggs concentrates hard on the Spanish stallion Torri during Horse Hero filming!
A picture of complete enjoyment from Hannah and Torri!
Hannah and her Grand Prix stallion Weltzin relax after their session with Horse Hero!
Fiona Price interviewing double European Champs' YR gold medallist, Emily Llewellyn and 'P' at World Class Squad training
...and 18 year old Tim Rogers, the youngest rider at the session who was a little camera shy!
Della (aka Wayne Garrick) and friend, Amber Dextrous!
Fiona Price has a lesson on Olympian Active Walero
Walero in the tack room, waiting patiently before the lesson!