EVENT REPORTS

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

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

EVENT REPORTS – Bovington 2

Event reports sponsored by Elite Horse Owners   Sarah Carless reports .....   The second of Bovington’s British Eventing fixture of the season attracted a high number of entries and included regional finals for the Mitsubishi Motors Cup at both BE90 and BE100 levels as well as classes from BE80(T) through to Novice.    In 2016 Jessie Vanassche & Da Vinci II competed in the BE90 Final of the Mitsubishi Motors Cup. And now they have qualified for the BE100 Championships as they won the regional final (section A) having placed 22nd at the ... Read More

EVENT REPORTS – Oasby

Event reports sponsored by Elite Horse Owners Timmy Orritt reports ... Oasby held one of the last Events of the season over the weekend, with sections from BE90 up to OIu21. In the OIu21, sponsored by Askham Bryan, Sam Ecroyd and Tullaher Sunrise led the section from start to finish with a 30 dressage followed by a double clear to take the win. Sam also finished 3rd with The Quiet Man, on a score of 31.4. Constance Copestake and Denver VI took 2nd place, only 0.2 marks behind Sam in 1st. The Open Interemdiate was ... Read More

European round up….

Sarah Carless reports.... Montelibretti Italian eventing champions were crowned over the weekend at Montelibretti in the Senior, Young Rider and Junior categories, alongside the international classes.   France’s Maxime Livio was a clear winner in the CIC*** with Vick Di Gisors. Second after dressage, the experienced French rider took victory after adding just six time faults to his dressage score of 48.3 to finish 10.9 penalties ahead of the rest of the field.  Pietro Sandei was crowned the senior Italian champion with Rubis de Prere following the CIC*** where he finished second overall. Silver medal went to Clelia Casiraghi and Verdi who finished third ... Read More

September Round-Up from British Eventing fixtures….

Event reports sponsored by Elite horse Owners  Sarah Carless reports... Richmond (2)  Samantha Jimmison and Diamante II were there clear winners in the KBIS Four-Year-Old qualifier in a score of 23.8 - eight penalties clear of the rest of the field in Section O. Meanwhile, the Five-Year-Old Qualifier (Section P) was won by Sara Bowe and Quinara. Sara Bowe was a treble winner at Richmond as she also won Novice Section J with Erbentico VB and Open Novice Section K with Kilcoltrim Mermist.  Richmond provided Rhona Smith with her second win of the season when she ... Read More

EVENT REPORTS – Calmsden (2)

Event reports sponsored by Elite Horse Owners      Cat Jamieson reports ....   It was an action-packed weekend of eventing at Calmsden., with nearly 500 entries over the two days of competition.   Katie Mathias and Lodor Carl have been on a winning streak which saw them take their fourth win in a row at Calmsden in BE90 Section H, and this is from five starts this season. On this occasion, they won on a score of 23.0.  Ella Hitchman and In Your Dreams III have also been on a winning streak and ... Read More

EVENT REPORTS – Weston Park

Event reports sponsored by Elite Horse Owners Millie Wain reports .. Weston Park hosted their second BE event of the year on 7th-8th October. Attracting over 500 entries, there were two days of exciting competition with classes from BE80(T) up to Novice, including the Blue Chip BE80(T) North West Championship. Running over the beautiful Weston Park estate, the cross country courses, designed by Janet Plant, were challenging yet educational tests for the horses and riders, encouraging positive and accurate riding throughout. On Saturday, there were the BE80 and BE90 classes and the BE100 and Novice sections ... Read More