BEMA AGM and Awards 2023

Useful links for the British Equestrian Media Association Annual General Meeting and Awards Lunch:

July 16, 2024
BEMA Bulletin - Issue 2

Welcome to the second issue of the BEMA Bulletin, a very busy one indeed as you’d expect in an Olympic summer.  The aim? To produce a quarterly newsletter with BEMA committee updates, news about members, new member information, any info from shows and riders you may have missed - generally content to enhance your BEMA […]

May 5, 2024
BEMA Bulletin - Issue 1

WELCOME Hello and welcome to this first BEMA Bulletin. I suggested the idea at past AGMs, so inevitably was asked to start it by Chairman Rupert! The aim? To produce a quarterly newsletter with BEMA committee updates, news about members, new member information, any info from shows and riders you may have missed, generally content […]

April 9, 2024
DACS: Protecting and Rewarding Visual Artists in the Digital Age

For many digital creators, the concept of royalties might seem like something reserved for musicians or writers. But what if your artistic skills are used in the creation of digital content? That's where DACS, the Design and Artists Copyright Society, comes in. What is DACS? Established in 1984, DACS is a non-profit organisation dedicated to […]

March 19, 2024
Hickstead seeks social media for international shows

Would you like to experience working in the Hickstead Press Office? Hickstead are looking for a student or recent graduate to undertake a work experience placement this summer at the All England Jumping Course, Hickstead. Priority will be given to those currently in full-time education, whose course requires them to complete a work placement, though […]

March 9, 2024
Kit Houghton Photo of the Year 2023

The inaugural Kit Houghton Photo of the Year competition was a great success, with 57 entries from a wide variety of equine photograph disciplines. Some entrants told us a story with their entries, some provided them as they were, allowing the viewer to create their own backstory. Entries were collated and added to a new […]

December 28, 2023
What to do if someone steals your images

Some tips on what to do if you find your images have been stolen and used by someone else.

December 17, 2023
Interview: Ros Canter is 2023 BEMA Equestrian of the Year

Rosalind Canter was voted British Equestrian Media Association Equestrian of the Year at the BEMA Awards lunch at the London International Horse Show. Ros had a spectacular 2023 which included individual and team European Eventing Championship gold medals as well as five-star victories at Badminton and Pau. She was presented with the BEMA Trophy and […]

December 16, 2023
BEMA Awards 2023

Eventing legends, awe-inspiring Hickstead moments and rising stars were honoured at the 2023 British Equestrian Media Association’s (BEMA) Awards lunch at the London International Horse Show on Thursday (14 December). Double Badminton winner Jane Holderness-Roddam was the recipient of BEMA’s Lifetime Achievement Award, which was announced during the lunch and then presented by Rupert Bell […]

October 26, 2023
Chairman's Letter - Autumn 2023

Dear BEMA member, I’m very honoured to be writing my first annual report as your Chairman. I know we are all enormously grateful to my predecessor, Andrew Baldock, for his leadership since 2012, ably supported by wonderful committee members giving their time to help the organisation achieve its aims of improving conditions for journalists and […]

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