Trot-up time in England just hits a little different, doesn’t it? Whether it’s the fashion, the crowds, or the fact that Badminton House looms large nearly everywhere you go on site, it’s got a full-on...» Read More!
It was a lovely day for a trot-up, and despite the fact that the 85-strong Badminton field took quite a while to jog we found ourselves more appreciative that at long last we’ve finally got...» Read More!
Some days, it truly does feel like the eventing gods are smiling on us: the sun comes out, sultry and sizzling; the crowds show up en masse with picnics and Pimms and all the goodwill...» Read More!
Though the feature CCI5* at Badminton Horse Trials commands most of the public’s attention this week, it’s far from the only eventing competition taking place on the grounds of the estate. Badminton has also long been...» Read More!
Life is busy, everyone’s got a full schedule, and sometimes, you just don’t have time for a 33,000 word form guide that verges on the truly ridiculous. If that sounds familiar, never fear: we’re just...» Read More!
Badminton Horse Trials always draws in an enviably hot field of competitors, partly due to its enormous prestige, and partly due to its early-season slot in the calendar: unlike Burghley, it doesn’t suffer any scheduling...» Read More!
In all of the spectacle that is Kentucky, and considering the fact that Badminton was cancelled in 2020 and 2021, it’s almost a shock to remember that we have not one but two 5* events...» Read More!
So you’ve tackled the behemoth of the Badminton Horse Trials form guide, and now you want a spark notes version of that colossus of information to take into the competition? We’ve got your back, pal —...» Read More!
We knew it would come down to the last phase, but we also knew if Michael Jung came in and took hold early it would be nearly impossible to shake him off of it. Most...» Read More!
Watch out world: Liz Halliday-Sharp and Cooley Quicksilver are coming for you. The pair steadily crept up the leaderboard one place at a time over the weekend after having sat third after the dressage and second...» Read More!
We are pleased to report that both Emporium and Fleeceworks Royal are resting comfortably today. Emporium, ridden by Ashlynn Meuchel, fell at fence 19C in the Head of the Lake, and Tamie Smith pulled up...» Read More!
30 pairs continue after a dramatic final horse inspection at the 2022 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS Equestrian. In total, five pairs were held. AP Prime, ridden by Leah Lang-Gluscic, and K.E.C. Zara, ridden by...» Read More!
As we stood at the edge of the vet box chatting with Pippa Funnell, the last rider of the day to see on the 5* cross country, she grinned at the media still gathered about....» Read More!
Welcome to the actual best time of the year: Kentucky week! With Kentucky this week and the hotly anticipated return of Badminton next week, it’s time to buckle up for two absolutely epic weeks of...» Read More!
He’s back, baby. The meister of Kentucky, three-time winner here Michael Jung, has claimed the top spot at the conclusion of dressage with fischerChipmunk FRH owned by Sabine and Klaus Fischer, Hilmer Meyer-Kulenkampff and the DOKR, on a...» Read More!
Welcome back the Kentucky Horse Park, where we’re well and truly ensconced in all the excitement of the 2022 renewal of the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event CCI5*. We’ve got 24 horses and riders coming forward across...» Read More!
The deliciously expressive Starr Witness put on a show this morning to grab a decisive lead in the CCI4*-S class with Doug Payne. The Dutch Warmblood mare (Chello III x Carmen), who Doug rode to...» Read More!
“It’s very Derek.” If we could pick one sentiment expressed by riders ahead of Saturday’s cross country test here at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by MARS Equestrian, this would be it. In...» Read More!
It’s that time of year again, and boy, have we waited a long time for a really jam-packed spring full of five-stars. If you’re not planning on making the trip to either of the next...» Read More!
It’s official: WELCOME BACK to Kentucky, everyone! The sun was shining, the crowds were out in full force, the horses were dapper and so were their riders, and we are officially underway in the 2022...» Read More!
Ever since the Badminton course was released a little over a week ago, we’ve all been waiting on tenterhooks to see how Derek diGrazia‘s Kentucky course would compare. And now, finally, we’ve got our first tantalising...» Read More!
Here’s the thing about a five-star: even to get there, to unload a healthy, happy horse into the stables and to go for your first hack around the grounds is an extraordinary accomplishment, and one...» Read More!
… when all through the Park, not a creature was stirring, not even Landmark’s Monte Carlo, who was blanketed with great care to avoid poo stains, as jog day would soon be there … You...» Read More!