EVENT REPORTS

Up to date reports of UK events from Grassroots to 4*, with photos from our talented team of photographers.

EVENT REPORTS – The end of 2017

  Sarah Carless reports...   The last of the British Eventing Fixtures in 2017 took place at Beacons Equestrian as riders continued their winter training through the Arena Eventing series.    Harriet Tilling and Toys Hot Toddy were the victors in the 90cm class. Harriet is a second year Equine Science student in Aberystwyth University and she has owned Toddy, a 13 year old thoroughbred, for the past three years.    She told Eventing Worldwide: “We have been competing on our local workers circuit but I have wanted to event since I can remember and ... Read More

Arena Eventing Round-Up

Event reports sponsored by The Eventing Crowd Sarah Carless reports... The British Eventing Arena Eventing series continued apace at the end of November with two fictures at Mendip Plains and Dallas Burston. Mendip Plains Lauren Collard was a double winner at Mendip Plains Arena Eventing. She won the 80cm class with DVS Rocky, and went on to top the 90cm class with Orions Brite Spark, a 17-year-old who she will be taking to the Mitsubishi Motors Cup in May. Her winning mounts are related so it was a family affair. Lauren told Eventing Worldwide: “Ryan is pretty ... Read More

EVENT REPORTS – Arena Eventing Round-up

Event reports sponsored by The Eventing Crowd    Sarah Carless reports....   There were two qualifiers for the British Eventing Arena Eventing series last weekend with Keysoe and Bold Heath attracting combined entries of more than 150 horses and riders.    Keysoe   This was the first of two arena eventing qualifiers to be held at Keysoe.    Toni York was the winner in the 80CM class with Araglen Tomahawk. It has been a remarkable journey for Toni who has owned Ton for four and a ... Read More

Mason and Bates win at Mitsubishi Motors Australian Three Day Event

Event reports sponsored by The Eventing Crowd      Sarah Carless reports ....   Emma Mason and Christine Bates were the other big winners at this year’s Mitsubishi Motors Australian Three Day Event winning the CCI** and CIC*** respectively.     CCI**    Madeline Wilson and Aces High led the Horseland CCI2* following the dressage. Her punch test earned a score of 46.4 which put her 1.3 penalties ahead of Emma King and DVZ Chevalier (47.7). Third after the first phase was held by Tegan Lush and Touchstone Felix with a score ... Read More

Johnstone is sensational at Adelaide 

 Event reports sponsored by The Eventing Crowd   Sarah Carless reports..   Clarke Johnstone collected the biggest win of his career with victory in the CCI**** at the Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event.     The New Zealander led from the first phase with the 13-year-old Balmoral Sensation to take the title by 3.7 penalties.     The World Equestrian Games hopeful, who was the best placed New Zealander rider at last year’s Olympic Games in Rio said of his win: “I feel so very lucky to ... Read More

Event Reports – Wellington Arena Eventing 

Event reports sponsored by The Eventing Crowd    Sarah Carless reports British Eventing’s Arena Eventing continued last weekend with Wellington Riding hosting its first ever arena eventing competition, attracting more than 70 combinations across the three classes.    The competition was run in the venue’s new Waterloo Arena which covers 8000 square meters making it ideal for arena eventing.    Bea Shepherd and Galloon Jackpot were the winners in the BE90 section with Bea also coming seventh with Burley Mystic. In this class only three combinations kept a ... Read More

EVENT REPORTS – Epworth EC Arena Eventing

Event reports sponsored by Elite Horse Owners  Sarah Carless reports British Eventing’s series of winter competitions got underway last weekend with the first Arena Eventing competition at Epworth Equestrian Centre. The competition attracted 90 entries across the three classes which are run at BE80, BE90 and BE100 level. Emma Jo Thorpe was the winner in the 100 class with Treliver Dashley. This combination were the only ones in the class to produce a fault free round. Emma-Jo, who works as a police officer for South Yorkshire Police, told Eventing Worldwide: “I only started eventing three years ago. ... Read More

EVENT REPORTS – October’s eventing round-up….

  Event reports sponsored by Elite Horse Owners   Sarah Carless reports ...   Askham Bryan College    Ashley Suddes and A Touch of Brandy made it two wins from two starts as they took the honours in BE80(T) Section F.    James Sommerville and Hanslough Bob ended their season on a high with a third win as they were victorious in BE100 Section H. Equally Charlotte Wood and Hoscos Heraldik continued their good form winning BE100 Section I as did Sadie Abel who made it two wins in a row topping Novice ... Read More

EVENT REPORTS – ALDON

Event reports sponsored by Elite Horse Owners    Sarah Carless reports   Aldon’s season closing event attracted a truly international entry list with 15 nations represented across the 18 sections, including six international classes, featuring some of the world's best riders    Despite the high number of international entries in the international classes but it was the Brits who reigned supreme taking victory in each of the sections.    Felicity Collins topped off her eventing season in style, signing off with ... Read More

Taylor triumphs at Le Lion

Event reports sponsored by Elite Horse Owners Sarah Carless reports... British rider Izzy Taylor capped of her successful 2017 by winning the six-year-old class at the FEI WBFSH World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses at Mondial du Lion.  Riding her own and Charlie Sand’s Monkeying Around, Taylor led from start to finish on her dressage score of 37.6. The German-bred gelding excelled in all three phases of the prestigious event to take the title by 0.5 penalties over Australia’s Paul Tapner and Bob and 4.4 penalties over third placed Thomas Carlile and Birmane for France. Taylor ... Read More