Competing

Many horse riders, whether they are professional or amateur will have some sort of competition goal. Whether it is your personal best at the local dressage competition or making the top 10 at Badminton.

In this category you will find everything equestrian competition related. From reports on current competitions to interesting updates on sport around the world.

wont wait at Burghley 2019

This morning we knew the cross country phase would really shake up the rankings with the majority of the field being within 20 penalties (1 refusal) of the overnight leader Pippa Funnell. Any mistake from the leaders would be costly and likely drop them down the leaderboard. This combined with…

showjumping scottie no refusals here and setting goals for the future

I nearly always carry a whip when I ride. It’s habit more than anything else and I find it a helpful tool. But the use of a whip is always a hot topic, especially when it comes to public perception of equestrian sport. This week I also saw a really…

cross country course at badminton, the savills staircase

This has been something I have been umming and ahhing about writing as a blog post as it is just a massive rant! I love attending Badminton, it’s always a fantastic week and I love following all the action. Everyone there is absolutely lovely. But I am really frustrated by…