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!
We’ve got an excellent contingent of American, Canadian and American-based Australian riders tackling Badminton this week, which means we’ve got plenty to catch up on after the majority of them rode their dressage tests today....» Read More!
Long gone are the days of easing into Badminton week with a batch of mid-30s marks on Thursday morning: today’s first batch of competitors was so flush with major names and heavy-hitters that the gauntlet was...» Read More!
Some days, I think my role as a journalist in this sport is to chronicle its ups and downs, to chart its progress and its shortfalls, and to do my tiny little bit to help...» Read More!
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Good morning and welcome to the first day of Badminton Horse Trials, presented by MARS Equestrian! It’s going to be a wonderful day of dressage competition as we’ll see the first half of the 83-combination...» Read More!
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!
It’s a curious feeling, isn’t it? In some ways, it feels like decades since we last stepped foot onto the hallowed grounds of the Badminton estate, all aflutter with pre-competition butterflies and brimming with the excitement...» 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!
Tuesday morning of Badminton week is always a pretty big deal in my book: it’s the day that the majority of the horses and riders will arrive at the estate, and the old stone stables...» Read More!
In arguably the most significant shift to the entry list so far, reigning Badminton champion Piggy March has withdrawn John and Chloe Perry and Alison Swinburn’s Brookfield Inocent from contention. The thirteen-year-old Irish Sport horse gelding (Inocent 3...» Read More!
Heading to the Cotswolds for Badminton Horse Trials this year? You lucky duck – not only will you get to be on site for the first Badminton in three whole years, you’ll also get to see arguably...» Read More!
“There’ll be no one single fence that should catch them out — it’s a test of being able to deal with terrain and a number of different varieties of question,” says Badminton course designer Eric Winter...» Read More!
After a couple of minor technical hitches, the Badminton Horse Trials draw was conducted live via Facebook this morning, helmed by presenter Rupert Bell and pulled by the Duke and Duchess of Beaufort. As always, all entered...» Read More!
When it comes to entering Badminton, actually getting onto the list is nearly as much of a challenge as completing the tough course: each year, it attracts triple-figure entries and, with only 85 available spots,...» Read More!