Eventing News

It’s May, winter has hit early in Victoria and the rains have come, so what better way to spend Mother’s Day than to travel with your 12 year old to their first EA80 event at the “Friends of Ballarat International Horse Trials” in Victoria?

We talk to Nana Dalton about her Australian connections, what two words Chris Burton gave her before entering the dressage arena, the horse “with a lot of character that needed settling” and why vodka will be ‘absolutely’ the choice of celebratory drink

19 year old Harriet Upton is building up a strong team of young talented horses but it was the story of Carraig Dubh (Danny) that really caught our interest when we caught up with her for a chat at Chilham Castle

He’s not only the first stallion in Badminton history to win the coveted trophy but Chilli Morning is also one cool dude

Third placed Jock Paget had to leave early to catch a plane back to New Zealand but two other little visitors helped the winner William Fox-Pitt and second placed Ingrid Klimke at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials final day press conference

 

From Badminton first timers to a man that last won here in 2004 the show jumping day brought joy, surprises and made history with a win by a laid back stallion

All horses that were presented at the second horse inspection were accepted but four were withdrawn beforehand including Lucy Jackson's Willy Do. We spoke to Lucy after her cross country round yesterday

What will Andrew Nicholson do to relax before the big day of show jumping tomorrow? Find out in the video from today's press conference at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

Bloody noses, cars on the track, sunshine, dips in the water and a fantastic day of cross country action at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

We last saw Nick Gauntlett at the CCI3* in Puhinui just before he flew his new horse El Grado back to the UK. We caught up with Nick just after his dressage test at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

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