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I am really excited to tell you that my Press Pass arrived this weekend for Burghley Horse Trials next week! I will be there on Cross Country day and possibly for the Show Jumping. But this means I will be bringing you more LIVE action from Burghley this year as…

National Star Trakehner badminton

I have been holding off on writing about this topic as what with all the drama on social media this week around the topic I didn’t want to get caught up in the arguments. However, with the BHS announcing that they will be taking the issue further with the FEI,…

Classic Moet & Jonelle Badminton

After a very close competition at Badminton with it almost seemed guaranteed to see Oliver Townend taking home first place on one of his top 5 placed horses, Jonelle Price rode a beautiful clear round for the win! First female to win Badminton in 11 years!   Jonelle Price &…

Leonidas II badminton cross country

Yesterdays cross country was incredibly challenging for all the horses and riders competing thanks to a number of factors. The leaderboard was really shaken up, largely thanks to the changes in dressage scoring making the other phases more influential. But this should mean that today’s show jumping should be really…

Jonte evans and cooley rorkes drift at badminton

Today the second half of riders took to the dressage arena for the first phase of the competition. With a change to the dressage scoring, making Show Jumping and Cross Country time penalties more influential, the results are extremely close with very little separating the tops riders. Just 1 second…

Stick Pile & Sam Griffiths

Some of you may have seen that I was extremely lucky to win a cross country course walk with Sam Griffiths today. This was a fantastic opportunity to not only get a good look the fences before watching the professionals tackle them, but also to get an inside look of…

Nereo at badminton

So by the time this post goes live, I should be well on my way to Badminton for the week! I loved being there as press last year and I have spent a fair bit of time this time thinking about how I can make more of this amazing opportunity.…

ex racehorse Donner Badminton 2017

While there is only 1 ex racehorse competing at Badminton 4 star this week, the American ex racehorses had huge success at Kentucky 4 star at the weekend! Donner and Captain Jack, who have both competed at Badminton and/or Burghley over the past few years all completed the 3 day…

badminton media pass

In case you missed our announcement on social media this week, I will be back at Badminton again this year with my press hat on! I am really excited to be going back and being able to bring you the highlights and all the detail on the ex racehorses taking…