[UPDATE: May 15, 8:00 p.m. EST] Nicola Wilson’s team has shared the latest update on her condition on social media: “An update on Nicola, she is still in the icu at Southmead Hospital in Bristol...» Read More!
The three-year wait for another crack at Badminton Horse Trials felt like it took about a decade — but on the other hand, driving back into those hallowed grounds and stepping into its stone stableyard felt...» Read More!
Behind every event horse is a groom who cares for them as if they were their own. Every rider worth their salt will tell you that the team running the show behind the scenes is...» Read More!
Okay, okay, I might be at Pratoni and well into the throes of the WEG test event (and all its uniformed eye candy), but I left a little part of my heart behind in Gloucestershire,...» Read More!
Horse show hangovers are a very real thing, and none quite so heavy as those that come after a big 5* — two, to be exact this year! We’re still on that Badminton high, and...» Read More!
Badminton first-timer David Doel says he is “just buzzing” after finishing sixth in the 2022 event, presented by MARS Equestrian. David was the best-performing Badminton debutant, and rolled up the leader board from eleventh to...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Laura Collett MBE (@laura_collett) Ladies and gentleman, this is a helmet cam for the ages! Laura Collett‘s win at Badminton yesterday is the stuff dreams are...» Read More!
“I literally didn’t sleep last night because I thought I’d wake up and it would all have been a dream — and now I don’t want to sleep for a week,” laughs a breathless Laura Collett,...» Read More!
After suffering a crashing fall on cross country at Badminton Horse Trials on Saturday, British Equestrian has provided an update on the condition of reigning European Champion Nicola Wilson. Both Nicola as well as JL...» Read More!
An influential track and a spike in ambient temperatures yesterday made for tense scenes at this morning’s final horse inspection at Badminton Horse Trials, where 54 of yesterday’s 59 finishers came forward to present in front of...» Read More!
Few were under any illusion that it would be a difficult day: today’s course was, without a doubt, the toughest, most ‘proper’ five-star track we’ve seen since Burghley 2019, and many riders expressed some healthy...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by @danipaigem (@dmoysem) From the perspective of someone who’s never been to Badminton, I’ll tell you my main takeaway: it looks like an absolute party. I think...» Read More!
It’s time! One I got done grumbling at my alarm this morning (which was honestly quite a bit later than the 12:30 a.m. alarms for dressage days) it was time to get excited about Badminton...» Read More!
We’re just half an hour away from the start of cross-country here at Badminton Horse Trials, and what feels like the first serious top-end cross-country challenge we’ve seen since before the pandemic. At eleven minutes,...» Read More!
After two days of dressage at Badminton, there are certain overarching trends you start to pick up on. The first, and most obvious, is that the calibre of horses in this country has reached a...» Read More!
Mike Winter / El Mundo – 34.6 – 51st On his dressage test today: “That would be my worst score at the level so I don’t know. I thought it was an alright test. He...» Read More!
If you go and look at the Badminton Horse Trials location tag this fine Friday afternoon, you’re going to see approximately 100 images of the Ford Broken Bridge that has everyone buzzing ahead of tomorrow’s...» Read More!
We always enjoy a good look through the lens of our favorite photographers, and this weekend we’re lucky enough to be working with both Nico Morgan for our reports as well as Shannon Brinkman. Shannon...» Read More!
David Doel is going to his first Badminton with a plan: he wants to make the British team. His CV says it all, and this charmingly modest, mild-mannered farmer’s son sees Badminton this weekend as...» Read More!
“It’s not often you go into the arena at Badminton and have a lovely time, but that horse is just so nice to ride,” says Laura Collett, smiling through her tears after storming to the lead...» Read More!
Welcome to day two at Badminton Horse Trials, presented by MARS Equestrian! We’ve got one more day of dressage action ahead of tomorrow’s exciting cross country test, and while we saw a lot of big...» Read More!
It doesn’t often happen that Badminton’s Thursday morning leader remains in the top spot through the rest of the day, but that’s exactly what happened in today’s competition: coming forward as just the fourth competitor of...» Read More!
Another busy day at Badminton is in the books as we inch closer to Saturday’s thrilling cross country test. But for now, it’s about keeping a lid on the energy and ekeing out the most...» Read More!