Three weeks ago, I was just days away from my first event of 2020. Relentless rainfall had meant that I’d had to plan a swift reroute after the cancellation of my intended run, and with...» Read More!
You might think that you’ve sailed under the radar, but we know you’re out there. Who are you? A rare breed, perhaps — but you eventing folk who secretly love dressage aren’t as inconspicuous as...» Read More!
It’s a sure sign of spring to come when you can start planning your sojourns to the first two five-stars of the year – and for those of you on the eastern side of the...» Read More!
This time of year, the formidable Badminton cross country track goes from laid on on paper to physically constructed on site. Course designer Eric Winter and course builder James Willis and his team begin to...» Read More!
There have been few conversation topics as hot in 2019 as the ongoing discussion surrounding the future of Badminton Horse Trials, which said goodbye to longterm sponsor Mitsubishi Motors this year. Who would pick up...» Read More!
“This showjumping course looks like it’s going to lead to a really exciting finish to the Badminton Horse Trials this year,” says Ros Canter...» Read More!
“She’s so ‘unspecial’ that she’s special.” Those words — made famous by Jonelle Price when she won her first five-star last year at Badminton aboard Classic Moet — rang once again in my ears...» Read More!
We’ve waited a long time for this moment, and now it’s here. Folks, we’re getting Piggy with it. When Oliver Townend established such a dominant lead in the first phase, we thought that was it: the competition...» Read More!
We still haven’t emotionally recovered from this morning’s dramatic final phase that had Piggy French earning her very first five-star win. I mean… just check out a few of our team reactions: pic.twitter.com/62XPl4Lbke — Eventing...» Read More!
56 horses came forward to the final horse inspection this morning at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, down from the 59 who completed yesterday’s competition. This comes after the overnight withdrawal of three horse...» Read More!
Clear your schedule and stockpile the mimosa supplies … you’ve got a long day of eventing spectatorship ahead of you today! The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials show jumping live stream will be followed by...» Read More!
“I was listening to the television in my lorry, and Harry Meade and Ian Stark were saying that anyone who says they’re not nervous before cross-country either has no brain or is no good. I thought,...» Read More!
Ain’t no party like a Badminton cross country day party! You guys lived it up and put it on the ‘gram. Here’s the best bits from Badminton social media that are giving us serious FOMO:...» Read More!
For the 70th consecutive year, competitors are gearing up for cross country day at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, and it feels freakishly special that we get to enjoy this iconic event. Don’t miss...» Read More!
Welcome to cross-country day at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials. With just over an hour to go until go time, we’re in that magic moment where everything is still just hopes and possibilities, the air...» Read More!
Happy Badminton cross country eve! Here’s a view of the 2019 course from the skies, with footage supplied by Whirlybird Imaging. Check it out fence-by-fence with this interactive map, created in partnership with our friends...» Read More!
If you’re not already scrolling through Instagram to dull the pain of not being their in person, allow EN to assist. Here’s what went down on social media today....» Read More!
It’s not often you set a new record dressage score at one of the world’s most prestigious competitions. It’s also not often you make history by putting up an unprecedented one-two at one of the...» Read More!
It feels like we’ve been waiting for years for the remarkable Mr Bass to make his Badminton debut. Last year, he broke our hearts when he was withdrawn at the eleventh hour, but this year, the frequent...» Read More!
Badminton started off today with a resounding bang, with Oliver Townend and Cillnabradden Evo scoring 19.7 as just the fourth pair down centerline to set a new dressage record for the venue. Click for the best of day one social media....» Read More!
Oliver Townend was dropping PBs left, right and center this morning at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials. He smashed an incredible 19.7 in the first phase with Cillnabradden Evo...» Read More!
After a gruelling, Gladiator-style showdown in the dressage arena this afternoon, this morning’s leaders Oliver Townend and Cillnabradden Evo have been shunted all the way down to 10th place, and … yeah, sorry, that’s not a thing...» Read More!
When the entry list for Badminton came out so many moons ago, there was a surprise on it: Oliver Townend had put forward four of his horses, and one of them was the rogue contender Cillnabradden Evo. Gary,...» Read More!