2018 Christmas Eventing Quiz


Were you paying attention in 2018? Our Christmas quiz is the true test of your international eventing knowledge – just get some friends together or give it a go by yourself!

All of the answers can be found on our website but we'll publish them all on Christmas Day ..........


  1. Which British rider has been to Badminton every year since he was born?

  2. Two Irish Olympic riders won their first ever 3* events in 2018 – who were they and where did they win?

  3. How many penalties will be awarded under the new FEI Eventing Rule for 2019 when a horse ‘misses a flag but clearly negotiated the element or obstacle’

  4. Who was the top Australian rider on the FEI World Rankings as at 30th November and what ranking did they hold?

  5. Who was elected in 2018 as the new FEI Athlete Representative for Eventing for the next four years?

  6. What percentage of CCI4* riders completed the cross country phase at the 2018 Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event in Adelaide?

  7. Which three riders topped the British Eventing points board at the end of the 2018 UK eventing season?

  8. Name the winners (rider and horse) of the six CCI4* events in 2018

  9. Which two horses won the FEI WBFSH World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses in 2018?

  10. Which major event will host the British Eventing BE80 Championships from 2020?

  11. Who are the Scottish Grassroots Champions of 2018?

  12. Who was the only competitor at the inaugural Osborne Horse Trials who didn’t have to cross the Solent to compete on the Isle of Wight?

  13. At which event in 2018 was the new Olympic format of the team competition first tested? The new substitution penalty did come into play during the competition - which rider had to withdraw before the show jumping and who was the substitute?

  14. Who will be the cross country coach for the Swiss eventing team in 2019?

  15. Which former British eventing athlete, known in his second career as the voice of equestrian sport for his commentary work with the BBC, died suddenly in March 2018?
  16. Germany produced the best team score in history during the dressage phase of the eventing at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon – what was it?

  17. Stormy Daniels was big news in 2018 due to her association with Donald Trump but which Aussie eventer is her horse riding coach?

  18. Which eventing rider received the BEF Medal of Honour at Olympia in December?

  19. Michael Jung visited Australia in May – why?

  20. Which of our XC Video events in 2018 is this filmed at?