This year 4 of the 61 horses competing at the prestigious 4* event the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials were ex racehorses (who I introduced to you in a previous… Read More »Huge Success for Ex Racehorses at Burghley
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Eventing is the equestrian sport made up of three phases; dressage, show jumping and cross country. Due to most horses have a prefered phase and how quickly things can go wrong during the cross country phase, you quite often see the leader board shaken up during the competition.
Eventing is usually one day, with all phases happening on that one day. However, bigger eventing competitions happen over three days with the cross country phase being longer and more testing.
Here you can find our top eventing tips, some interesting new schooling exercises plus our behind the scenes reporting at top events such as Badminton and Burghley.
With the Dressage kicking off yesterday at Burghley 4*, I think it is about time I did my introduction of the ex racehorses competing at Burghley this year. This year… Read More »Meet the Ex Racehorses at Burghley 2017
The fourth of our interviews with riders eventing with ex racehorses is with Laura Jane Meller. Tell us a little bit about yourself, how long have you been riding? Have… Read More »Eventing Interview with Laura Jane Meller
I’m so pleased that our eventing interviews so far have been so popular! Today I am bringing you an interview with Amelia Hutchinson. Tell us a little bit about yourself,… Read More »Eventing Interview with Amelia Hutchinson
The Show Jumping today at Badminton has been a real nail biter with me cheering on for Andrew Nicholson to finally win his first Badminton and with 2 horses in… Read More »First Badminton Title for Andrew Nicholson!
The leading riders after the Cross Country phase were all in agreement that today’s cross country test was a real challenge. They talked about how they had to really concentrate… Read More »"Very Tough" Cross Country Phase at Badminton 2017
It has been a really exciting couple of days of dressage here at Badminton. There have been some truly beautiful tests from the leading riders and some really unfortunate tests,… Read More »Christopher Burton in the lead after the Dressage.
The first of our series of interviews with eventers competing with ex racehorses is with Callum Banfield from Callum Banfield Equestrian. Tell us a little bit about yourself, how long… Read More »Eventers Interview with Callum Banfield