The countdown to Burghley 2018 has begun! We have a lot to look forward to at this year’s iconic British four-star, which takes place on the Burghley Estate in Stamford, Lincolnshire Aug. 30-Sept. 2, including...» Read More!
Entries closed yesterday for the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, which will take place Aug. 30-Sept. 2 in Stamford, England. We have 98 combinations entered at the closing date, including four American combinations; a maximum of...» Read More!
If I had just completed Burghley cross country, I doubt I’d be capable of much more than finding a nice shady spot to lie down. For four-star riders, though, there’s still plenty of work —...» Read More!
Oliver Townend woke up this morning with the knowledge that he had jumped only one clear show jumping round in his last 15 runs at CCI4* level. Or maybe he didn’t realize that, but without a rail in...» Read More!
There’s something about a CCI4* that just brings on an intense emotional reaction regardless of the result. When that CCI4* is the biggest, toughest track in the world, and the winner hasn’t tasted victory at...» Read More!
We are counting down to the top 25 show jumping at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, which will start at 2:30 p.m. BST/9:30 a.m. EST. Scores are tightly bunched at the top of the leaderboard, and...» Read More!
Forty horses will move on to the show jumping finale at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials following this morning’s final horse inspection on an overcast day in Stamford, England. Our American contingent is down to...» Read More!
La Biosthetique Sam FBW, arguably the greatest event horse of all time, had never accumulated a cross country jumping penalty in his international career until today at Burghley with World No. 1 Michael Jung. Two years...» Read More!
It would be amiss to say that the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials ages like a fine wine – rather, it ages sort of like a bottle of black-market tequila that your best mate tries to...» Read More!
Good morning from Stamford, England! It’s a beautiful day for cross country at the biggest horse trials in the world. I’ll be running live updates from the media center at the venue, with Tilly Berendt in...» Read More!
According to conjecture (by which I mean according to the vicious rumour that Chinch and I are circulating), the reason Jonty Evans is so tall is because he constantly gets coerced by hapless journalists into...» Read More!
Mark Todd is in the hunt for his sixth Burghley win and first since 1987 thanks to his leading dressage performance with Leonidas II. A score of 36.7 is a personal best at four-star level and...» Read More!
We saw Lauren Kieffer and Veronica score in the 30s for the first time at Badminton this spring, and they bested that mark today to secure a new personal best of 37.0 and take the Burghley lead...» Read More!
With four Americans making up the final six combinations to go on the first day of dressage at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, Team USA had an action-packed afternoon here in Stamford, England. The blistering pace certainly...» Read More!
Want an EN insider tip? If you want to improve your riding quickly and cheaply, head to the collecting ring. It’s where you can observe the building blocks that lead to sparkling dressage scores...» Read More!
Michael Jung and La Biosthetique Sam FBW scored 38.9 as the final pair to go before the lunch break to hold the current lead in the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials on the first day...» Read More!
A brisk, overcast afternoon set the stage for the first horse inspection at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, with 61 combinations coming forward to present to the ground jury of Harry Payne, Martin Plewa...» Read More!
Hello from a rainy but beautiful Burghley! The grounds are buzzing here in Stamford, England, with the first horse inspection scheduled to start at 4 p.m. EST/11 a.m. EST. It’s an incredibly exciting week for...» Read More!
The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials are nearly here! On Sept. 2 more than 80 top horses and riders, including eight American combinations, will tackle Capt. Mark Phillips’ legendary cross country course in Stamford, England. The course runs...» Read More!
SpectraVET sponsored rider Lynn Symansky and the Donner Syndicate’s 14-year-old Thoroughbred gelding Donner are one of eight U.S. riders preparing to contest the 2017 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials over Labor Day weekend. Lynn and...» Read More!
The draw order for the 2017 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials has been posted. Great Britain’s Kristina Cook will be first down the centerline with Star Witness. The 12-year-old Irish gelding is contesting his fourth...» Read More!
We’re five weeks out from the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials CCI4* and today is closing day to enter. The current entry list, which is automatically updated as riders enter, has seven combinations representing the United States this...» Read More!
Take the ultimate thrill ride with this split screen video featuring helmet cams from four different 2016 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials riders. See the whole course from the points of view of Tim Price...» Read More!