Cross country is possibly the most exciting phase of eventing and involves jumping a series of solid obstacles across the country against the clock. It also takes places as a stand alone competition in the form hunter trials or as a team in team chasing.
In this category you can find all my posts following recent competitions including course walks of top cross country courses such as Badminton and Burghley. Plus you can find top tips to improve your cross country riding.
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
Equestrians know how to have fun. Our lives revolve around our favourite equine (and often canine) friends and we enjoy nothing more than a good horsey day. However, when you… Read More »5 Horsey Activities for the Non-Horsey Partner
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 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