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Daisy Berkeley slipped into the lead late in the afternoon in the CCI4*-S class at the Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials ahead of two riders sharing second place, Astier Nicolas and Sam Ecroyd

“We’re in a competitive position so we’re aiming for a good clear run” says Greta Mason, currently in second place of the CCI3*-L at Blair Castle

Emilie Chandler leads the CCI4*-L and France’s Astier Nicolas tops the CCI3*-L after dressage at the Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials

"Blair will always have a place in my heart because I did my first Europeans there" The British Open Champion Ben Hobday will be back at Blair Castle this year

The Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials will run from 22-25 August 2019 and once again takes place against the stunning backdrop of Blair Castle and the Scottish Highlands

We find out more about Sophie Bultitude and Laghey Clover - winners of the SCBE90 Championship at the Scottish Grassroots Eventing Festival at Blair Castle

Piggy French had a double whammy in the CCI2* at Blair with a win and third place and we talk to Emilie Chandler who also had two in the top six

Australia's Chris Burton has bagged Leg 6 of the Event Rider Masters Series at Blair Castle and with it the 2018 Series win, earning him £46,000

“I just like him a lot for the way he approaches the job” says Tim Price of CCI3* winner Pats Jester “He just quietly achieves, gives me what I ask for and that consistency is what gives you the results”


Some talented young horses took the top three places in the CCI1* at Blair Castle - remember the names of Seaflower, JL Dublin and G Star Van De Klinkenberg as you are likely to hear more of them in the future