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Belton Horse Trials

“I’ve been offered three castles and five stately homes this week!” says Stuart Buntine of Bede Events, who is close to finding a suitable venue to replace Belton House for the important eventing fixture in 2020

Cross country controversy, worthy winners and young guns at brilliant Belton - we talk to Laura Collett, Mollie Summerland and Lizzie Baugh in our wrap up from Belton International

We talk to Tom McEwen, winner of three classes at Belton International this week including the prestigious Lycetts Grantham Cup CCI4*-S

We catch up with winners Willa Newton, Ibby Macpherson and Kitty King in our Saturday wrap from (still sunny) Belton International

Sunshine, cocktails and eventing action on the first day of Belton International where young local rider Oliver Jackson takes a win in the Open Novice U18

Stuart Buntine is delighted how everything has come together for Belton International this week but he does have concerns in other areas “I am very worried for the state of our sport at the moment”

Belton is to Badminton as Queens is to Wimbledon, attracting a truly international class to tackle the galloping parkland track which is traditionally up to height and width

Treat yourself and take some time to watch nine of the winning combinations on cross country at Belton International - Mollie Summerland, Emily King, Tim Price, Chris Burton, Harry Meade, Piggy French, Izzy Taylor, Jonty Evans and Tom Jackson

Chris Burton had a good few days at Belton International but now he is headed Stateside to compete at Kentucky CCI4* ......

An emotional Jonty Evans has won his first international eventing title and it is a big one, the CIC3* Lycetts Grantham Cup at Belton, on board the 'people's horse' Cooley Rorkes Drift