It hasn’t, arguably, been the most straightforward weekend at Bramham International Horse Trials. Two fatalities were recorded through Saturday’s cross-country day: Allie Knowles‘s Ms. Poppins was euthanised after sustaining an injury while travelling late in the course,...» Read More!
If someone wanted to approach the British spring season so far in the manner of, say, a literary critic, they wouldn’t have too hard a time in finding the central themes of the narrative: at Bramham,...» Read More!
Though the CCI4*-L is arguably the feature class at the Bramham International Horse Trials, the under-25 edition is perhaps its most important: though classes for this age group exist in various iterations around the world, this is...» Read More!
Two horses in the CCI4*-L were withdrawn before this morning’s final horse inspection: Georgie Spence‘s Feloupe and Wizz Leyland‘s Cruise the Town didn’t come forward to present to the ground jury of Polly Ann Huntington (AUS), Annabel Scrimgeour (GBR), and Xavier le Sauce (FRA). A further...» Read More!
There are a few things that can always be counted on at Bramham Horse Trials: you’ll hit your 20,000 steps by lunchtime, and by the close of play, the leaderboard will look very, very different to...» Read More!
We are very sad to report that two horses, Ms. Poppins and Ventura de la Chaule JRA, have been euthanized during the CCI4*-L cross country at Bramham International Horse Trials. Katherine O’Brien’s Ms. Poppins, ridden by USA’s Allie...» Read More!
Every year at Bramham, the biggest crowds form — and the biggest cheers are heard — for local superstar Nicola Wilson, who has long said that winning the CCI4*-L here is one of her greatest career...» Read More!
Ian Stark, who has been designing at Bramham International since 2010 when he took over from Sue Benson, took us for a virtual spin around his CCI4*-L track with CrossCountryApp for this weekend. It’s a...» Read More!
We always see a formidable French contingent at Bramham International Horse Trials, and this year’s renewal is no different: not only have we got some heavy hitters from across the Channel in each class, we’ve also...» Read More!
What the eventing overlords taketh away, the eventing overlords giveth back… or something like that, anyway. After a couple of years of cancellation announcements (however bored you got of reading those, know that we were...» Read More!
What a thrill it is to return to Yorkshire’s Bramham International Horse Trials and particularly, to its first horse inspection, which is held in front of the grand façade of the estate’s showpiece: the Lane Fox...» Read More!
As we’re all achingly aware, the generous patronage of sponsors is truly the lifeblood of our sport – and after a couple of fallow seasons, we’re so excited to announce some major new partnerships and...» Read More!
What goes up must come down, yada yada; as eventers in a pandemic, we’re all perfectly familiar with the concept (and, of course, the disappointment). But thanks to the fast action and forward thinking of...» Read More!
The organising team behind the EquiTrek Bramham International Horse Trials has announced the cancellation of 2021’s event, set to take place June 9–13. “It is with extremely heavy hearts that we must announce that this year’s...» Read More!
If you disregard a minor blip back in 2014, Kitty King has enjoyed a rather remarkable relationship with Bramham. She first came here in 2003, finishing second in this class with Five Boys, and second again...» Read More!
The sun finally made an appearance – mercifully – during this morning’s final horse inspection at the Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials, illuminating a largely drama-free undertaking, despite the intensity of yesterday’s track. Just one...» Read More!
Gemma Tattersall Takes CCI4*-S Victory “She’s so amazing,” enthused a beaming Gemma Tattersall, after skipping her way around the CCI4*-S track with Quicklook V, winning on her dressage score of 21.6. ‘Pebbles’, as she’s known at home,...» Read More!
Dressage at Bramham concluded today amidst a torrent of rain, but nevertheless, quality shone through. Leading the CCI4*-L as we head into tomorrow’s cross-country phase is Billy Walk On, rerouting after an aborted attempt at...» Read More!
Amongst the household names of last year’s Blenheim field, there was one horse and rider combination who snuck into the upper echelons of the leaderboard and made everyone watching sit up and pay attention in...» Read More!
From rugged Ireland, with its jolly ginger men (plentiful) and pots of gold (less so), Team EN heads in wildly different directions this week. Your loyal British correspondent (that’s me!) heads to the Equi-Trek Bramham International...» Read More!
“It’s a really long way for us to come to Bramham — we wouldn’t come just to ride,” smiles Julia Krajewski, who won the CCI3* at Bramham International Horse Trials today...» Read More!
The Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials delivered a nail-biting day of cross country yesterday in West Yorkshire, England. Forty-three of the 66 starters in the CCI3* jumped clear rounds over Ian Stark’s beefy track to give us...» Read More!
The final horse inspection on Sunday morning at a three-day always has a slightly different vibe than the initial one on Wednesday evening. The crowds are bigger, more hushed; the equine hijinks are – mostly...» Read More!