The entry list for this year’s Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2018 has been announced with three of the past four winners throwing their hat into the ring for the title.
Michael Jung, winner in 2016, is the only German entrant with La Biosthetique Sam FBW whilst the Ireland will be represented by ten riders including Jonty Evans (Cooley Rorkes Drift). Clare Abbott (Euro Prince) and Padraig McCarthy (Mr Chunky). Four Australians have entered, including previous winners Sam Griffiths (Paulank Brockagh, winner in 2014) and Paul Tapner (Bonza King of ... Read More
As ever, Barefoot Retreats Burnham Market International has attracted riders from across the globe. Eighteen nationalities will be represented, from as far afield as Hong Kong, Brasil, South Africa and Russia, with 800 horses due to compete over the three days.
Oliver Townend, Britain's leading rider in 2017, will be looking to defend his title in the headline CIC*** class. Townend has claimed victory a remarkable 10 times since 2007 and has this year entered his Burghley winner, Ballaghmor Class.
With Burnham Market the opening leg of the Tri-Star Grand Slam with its £50,000 'winner takes all' bonus ... Read More
The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation has announced Hallie Coon and Caroline Martin as the recipients of the 2018 Karen Stives Endowment Fund Grants.
Awarded $25,0000 from the grants, both riders will participate at the Houghton Hall CIC on May 24-27, before going to compete at the Bramham CCI3* in the U25 section from June 7-10. The riders will further their education in between the two events by visiting the stables of legendary coaches and Olympians Carl Hester and William Fox-Pitt.
Coon and Martin will also visit steeplechasing training facilities and continue to practice and ... Read More
Competitors at this year's Tri-Star Eventing fixtures, which comprise all events organised by Musketeer Event Management (MEM) and BEDE Events, have the chance to win some exciting prizes in a series of accumulator leagues.
The Tri-Star Saracen Intermediate League is for riders contesting all Tri-Star intermediate and Two Star classes. British Eventing points won at Tri-Star events will be added up and the most successful rider after the final event, Osberton, will be awarded not only a tonne of Saracen horse feed, a rug and clothing but, most notably, three days of ... Read More
Leading equine and bloodstock insurance broker Lycetts has strengthened its commitment to the Belton International Horse Trials.
Extending its continued sponsorship of the CIC*** Grantham Cup, the firm has this year become the title sponsor for the three day event’s final day, sponsoring all classes on Sunday 15th April.
Belton International Horse Trials runs from the 13th to 15th April and, as ever, it will see a number of top riders and horses compete in this most prestigious early season CIC*** competition. In recent years it has been won by the likes of Mark Todd, ... Read More
Eventing Worldwide is excited to announce 2 Rider Support Packages that will be available at the start of the BE season.
There will be two options available, ‘Grassroots’ which has been designed for riders competing up to and including BE100 and ‘Intermediate’ for riders competing from Novice level up to 4*.
EWW is looking for riders who want to share their experiences this season and would like to benefit from marketing support with their professional image and how to promote themselves to the wider eventing market, including commercial sponsorship guidance.
Both levels of riders will become ... Read More
Hungerford based rider Will Rawlin opens up his yard so eventing fans can enjoy a day out and learn what it’s like having a team of event horses.
The 2018 British Eventing season is rapidly approaching. Riders from up and down the country are eagerly awaiting the whistle and are all geared up to get out of the start box. As a rider yourself, or as a fan...
Have you ever wondered how event riders prepare themselves and their horses for the season?
Have you ever wondered what goes on behind ... Read More
The preparations for the forthcoming eventing season are in full swing. The perfect time for a chat with Hans Melzer and Mike Etherington-Smith about their plans and goals.
Team Trainer Hans Melzer is convinced that the German eventers are well prepared for this year’s challenges: “All horses benefitted from the mild temperatures during the winter. Whilst in Warendorf earlier this year, we noticed how fit the horses were after being worked outside throughout the past months.”
The focus is definitely on the World Equestrian Games in Tryon. Depending on their qualifications, there are a number ... Read More
Sydney 2000 Olympic gold medallist plus Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Stuart Tinney OAM will take up the role of Chef d’Equipe with the Australian Equestrian Eventing Team ahead of the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon, USA.
Equestrian Australia (EA) is thrilled that Tinney, 53, has accepted the position.
“Stuart is not only a brilliant rider with some big runs on the board, he is also a highly regarded cross-country course designer and coach. He brings a huge breadth of skills to the position and is also very popular with and respected by riders of all ages and ... Read More
Virbac 3D Worming will sponsor British Eventing's BE80(T) Training and Technical Merit in 2018.
The company, a leading animal health company, will support training across all the BE80(T) classes throughout the season along with the BE80(T) Technical Merit. Rewarding competitors for good cross country riding, each BE80(T) section will see the rider who jumps double clear and finishes closest to the optimum time on the cross country, without time faults, listed on the Virbac 3D Worming technical merit table. At the end of the season all competitors on the technical merit table will be entered into a free ... Read More
There's a new title sponsor for the Under 25 CCI*** at Bramham International Horse Trials! https://t.co/SFTT0EKn1Y,13 hours ago