The first day of dressage got off to a competitive start, with a chocolate-box selection of some of the field favourites taking to the main arena for the first session. It was to be a...» Read More!
It doesn’t, perhaps, make for particularly exciting viewing for spectators, but there’s nothing we like better than an uneventful trot-up. This afternoon’s first horse inspection at Badminton was one such affair: only one horse was...» Read More!
Of course, the best way to watch Badminton is in person, preferably with a glass (or a jug) of Pimms in hand. But if you can’t be here, you don’t have to miss a moment...» Read More!
Heading to the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials this week? If so, there are few things more exciting than getting up-close-and-personal with the colossal fences on this world-famous course. And what better way to do...» Read More!
We’re here! Fresh off the back of all the excitement of Kentucky, we’re absolutely silly with glee about being firmly ensconced within the grounds of Badminton Horse Trials. And we’ve already caught up with some...» Read More!
So you’ve done it – you’ve finally bought tickets for Badminton, after many years of watching it through a relentlessly buffering livestream or with the accompaniment of Clare Balding, who rather seems like she ought...» Read More!
The drawn order for the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials was announced live today at the event’s Facebook page, with two-time winner Mary King drawing the names alongside technical delegate Marcin Konarski. New Zealand’s Caroline Powell...» Read More!
Eric Winter’s sophomore effort at Badminton is visually very similar to his course last year — it’s rustic, it celebrates an intermingling of the golden era of classic eventing with modern safety technology, and, well, it’s big....» Read More!
Imogen Murray, age 24, from Leicestershire, returns to the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials a year on from being crowned the Highest Placed Under 25 Rider. Riding Ivan Gooden, an 11-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding...» Read More!
Alexander Whewall, 31, from Easton-in- Gordano in North Somerset, is set to make his debut appearance at the world famous Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials in May. Riding Lisa Coward’s 11-year-old bay gelding, Chakiris Star,...» Read More!
US Equestrian has just announced Land Rover/USEF eventing competition grants for the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials CCI4* and Luhmühlen CCI4* presented by DHL....» Read More!
Michael Jung announced last year that his double Olympic champion partner La Biosthetique Sam FBW would no longer compete in championships, and he has now confirmed that 2018 will be the last season for the 18-year-old living...» Read More!
IT’S HERE. The 2018 Badminton entry list is out and honestly, it’s a doozy. Four North American combinations feature, alongside three former winning combinations, some fan favourites, seriously exciting move-ups, and the return of former stars. When...» Read More!
Hot off the presses! The entry list for the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, May 2-6 in Gloucestershire, has just been released, and you’ll likely want to sit down before reading any further. The stage...» Read More!
Check out this 1988 documentary showcasing the history of Badminton — it’s a whole different world from the mod-cons we enjoy today, like, um, tack that doesn’t disintegrate mid-course....» Read More!
Here we are, at the end of all things – or, at least, at the final Friday video of 2017. As the end of year looms, I like to spend some time reflection on the...» Read More!
Is there anything more magical than the Badminton Estate? From its seat in the heart of Gloucestershire, the Duke of Beaufort’s sprawling acreage and stately home spin a special kind of magic as we look...» Read More!
Over the last couple of days, an incredibly clever AI system called Botnik has been garnering considerable media attention for its absolutely barmy addition to the Harry Potter oeuvre. After having all seven novels in...» Read More!
Eric Winter has designed some of the biggest, baddest courses in the world. He lead the charge at Blenheim Palace CCI3* for a decade before taking the reins over at the formidable Badminton Horse Trials...» Read More!
There’s no cross country course in the world like Badminton, and the man behind the curtain is designer Eric Winter. In this video he reflects on the 2017 edition — standout rounds, and how the...» Read More!
Fifty years ago, people were made of tough stuff. Like, actually cobbled together with steel panels and rusty nails and more than a dash of insanity sort of tough stuff. Case in point? This vintage...» Read More!
Emily Gilruth is “progressing steadily” after suffering a traumatic brain injury in a fall at Badminton Horse Trials, British Eventing said in an update released today....» Read More!
EN is heartbroken to report that Shanghai Joe, owned by Shane and Niki Rose and Lee and Bill Brydon, was euthanized yesterday due to the severity of injuries he sustained after slipping and falling in the stabling...» Read More!