Eventing Interviews

“I know this is a very big statement, but I think he is possibly one of the best horses I’ve ever had, and I’ve had some very, very good horses in my career”

Oliver Townend’s 11-year-old gelding Cooley SRS, the runner-up at Badminton 2018, will be heading Down Under early in 2019 to join his new rider, Hazel Shannon

 

French Eventing athlete Victor Levecque has won the Longines Rising Star Award at the 2018 FEI Awards Ceremony in Manama

A fascinating video interview with William Fox-Pitt, one of the world's most successful and well-known eventing riders

Chris Burton talks about finding those ‘special horses’ and we ask the man who is touted as one of the fastest cross country riders in the world, about how he achieves that and if it can be taught

“You’re so involved in the process, you’re so focussed and it’s so intense that, when it ends, it’s like falling off a cliff face” Team and Individual eventing silver medallist, Padraig McCarthy talks about the WEG experience, how the love of the sport keeps him going and the ‘baby boost’

“I’m at one of those magical stages in my life at the moment where I couldn’t be happier” We find out more about Chris Burton's eventing life on the road in our second interview

Peter Nixon is one of the elite equestrian photographers who shoot at major events around the world; we caught up with him at Burghley to find out what it's like on the other side of the lens

Chris Burton tells us how he deals with nerves (and what it means when he obsessively polishes his boots), why winning a team medal is more important to him than an individual medal and how he views the goal of being number one in the world

“It will be a big question but every question I’ve put him to so far, he has just stepped up and answered it” says Australia's Bill Levett of Lassban Diamond Lift, the horse that Bill will be riding at the World Equestrian Games in Tryon

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