Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials

Oliver Townend leads the way again; our Thursday report from the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials with rider interviews and press conference video

“It was an awful lot better (than at Badminton). She definitely wasn’t perfect, nor was I, but as far as our journey goes, we’re heading in the right direction” We talk to New Zealand's Ginny Thompson after her first ever test at Burghley

There was a touch of Bogart and Bacall on the runway at Burghley today ...................

An Eventful Life to film for competitors at Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials

Captain Mark Phillips talks about the new ‘flyover’, the 'optical illusion’ of the terrain and why the riders may not get wet through the Anniversary Splash at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials this year

100 entries, 5 winners, 20 first timers, 10 nations entered, but it's not all about the horses at the 2018 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials says Event Director Elizabeth Inman

"He's my pride and joy and the love of my life" says Georgie Spence of Wii Limbo and she hopes to back at Burghley next year with two top horses to add to her number of completions

The Blue Frontier had his last eventing start at Burghley but Andrew Hoy has another striking horse owned by Barbara Keller waiting in the wings

“We have to keep looking for the next horses, the next generation of riders" says Chris Bartle "At the same time, we’ve got to keep trying to improve every little element because the opposition don’t stand still either”

 

'He was extremely feral and borderline untouchable when we bought him unbroken' says Sophie Brown of her horse Wil, but together they have just completed their first 4* at Burghley

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