Eventing Interviews

“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

"I've never been short listed for a major Championship before so it's quietly very exciting" Australia's Emma McNab is hoping to be on the Australian team for Tryon WEG

We talk to Sarah Holmes - the only competitor at Osborne Horse Trials who didn’t have to cross the Solent to compete on the Isle of Wight

"Straight after Rio we sat down as a team and focused on making sure that we were really organised for this Olympic cycle” Chinese eventing rider Alex Hua Tian chats to Samantha Clark about his plans for WEG, the Asian Games and Tokyo 2020

In the second part of our video interview Sam Jeffree introduces us to some of the horses that make up the Jeffree Eventing team

“To ride at Aachen, the best event in the world, is always an honour and it's an honour representing Australia” says Sammi Birch in our video interview with Samantha Clark