CICO 3* Houghton Hall England | An Eventful Life

CICO 3* Houghton Hall England

Our full wrap up from Houghton International where up and coming talent took the 2* and 3* classes, no doubt agreeing with William Fox-Pitt that "It's nice to win"

William Fox-Pitt takes the CCIO4* win and Britain wins the first leg of the FEI Nations Cup Eventing at the Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International Horse Trials

A last minute call-up for Australia's Sophie Adams, the Nations Cup carries on and we talk to riders after a cracking day of long format cross country at Houghton Hall

It was a day of fun in the sun at Houghton International Horse Trials where the CCI2*-L and CCI3*-L combinations headed out on cross country and the 4* competitors completed dressage and show jumping

The Australian Nations Cup teams have not yet started but how are the Aussies and Kiwis faring in the other classes at Houghton International?

Alec Lochore talks about preparing the cross country, why Cross Country Control is not all laughs (ha-ha) and who leads across the classes after Friday at the Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International Horse Trials

Two KIngs - Kitty King and Emily King - are new leaders after the second day of dressage at the Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International Horse Trials

No wonder Kitty King is smiling! Kitty and MHS Monbeg Junior are one of the class leaders after day one of dressage at Houghton International Horse Trials

China’s Alex Hua Tian riding Jilsonne Van Bareelhof took the lead in the CCIS4*O on the first day of competition at the 2021 Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International Horse Trials

It isn’t the first International event of the year at the Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International, but it certainly feels like the first ‘biggie’ since Covid hit and it is of course the first leg of this year’s FEI Nations Cup Eventing

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