The Defender Burghley Horse Trials are of course a very popular bucket list event for most eventing fans. If you have yet to make the pilgrimage to Britain’s premier fall five star then post-event vlogs...» Read More!
One of the most exciting eventing days of the year has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean we can’t keep reliving the action over and over! Our friends over at Horse & Hound have...» Read More!
Though their weekend might have ended with a touch of disappointment when several rails down precluded a win, Tim Price and Vitali certainly enjoyed a good enough day in the office on Saturday at Burghley,...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Defender Burghley Horse Trials (@lrbht_official) Click here if your browser does not display the embedded video above. If you spotted Boyd Martin wearing the Jockey Cam...» Read More!
When just one horse-and-rider pair jumped clear in the morning session of showjumping at Defender Burghley today — that was Harry Meade and Away Cruising, for what it’s worth — we knew that nothing would...» Read More!
It’s been a morning of two halves here at the Defender Burghley Horse Trials. We woke up, bright-ish and sort of bushy-tailed, to discover news of five overnight withdrawals, thinning the field to 32 going...» Read More!
In classic Burghley fashion, cross-country day has been a day of major changes, colossal climbs — and no shortage of surprises. Just four of our top ten after dressage remain in the hunt after cross-country,...» Read More!
Everyone’s eaten their vegetables over the last two days, and now it’s time for the meat of the week: it’s cross-country day at the Defender Burghley Horse Trials! Let’s take a look at what’s to...» Read More!
It’s time for some Burghley cross country action! I hopped off a plane home from AEC at about midnight last night, so I can’t really speak to the amount of brain cells I’m in possession...» Read More!
After a historic first phase which saw overnight leaders Tim Price and Vitali for New Zealand smash the sub-20 barrier and set a new Burghley record, posting the best non-championship 5* dressage score since records...» Read More!
TILLY BERENDT Winner: For me, it’s Tom McEwen and Toledo de Kerser, through and through, and I am so sorry for jinxing them if it doesn’t pan out this weekend. This pair just deserve a British five-star...» Read More!
There’s taking the first-phase at the Defender Burghley Horse Trials, and then there’s what Tim Price pulled off today: not just a decisive leap into the top spot with Tokyo partner Vitali (Contender – Noble Lady, by Heraldik), but...» Read More!
Though nobody’s been able to catch the leading score of 24.2, set yesterday afternoon by Oliver Townend and Swallow Springs, this morning at the Defender Burghley Horse Trials, we’ve seen some seriously good efforts to get close —...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Defender Burghley Horse Trials (@lrbht_official) What a day of dressage we had yesterday at Defender Burghley! A leaderboard change after lunch, an American charge,...» Read More!
That’s a wrap on day one at the 2023 Defender Burghley Horse Trials, and while some things stayed the same — those hard-to-please judges, for one thing — one important thing did change: our leader....» Read More!
Though Britain’s Alex Bragg didn’t quite sneak into the upper echelons of this morning’s dressage leaderboard at the Defender Burghley Horse Trials, he was still delighted with 13-year-old Quindiva (Quintender 2 – High Roller) as she began...» Read More!
We’ve seen a neat little package of fifteen horses and riders up to the lunch break today at the Defender Burghley Horse Trials — and already, some of the entry list’s brightest stars are making...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Defender Burghley Horse Trials (@lrbht_official) Here they are, Burghley’s Class of 2023, looking keen and ready to put all that homework to the test....» Read More!
It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for: that special, chaotic time in which team EN, plus a rogue chinchilla, dive deep, deep down into the FEI records, the personal anecdotes, the whims and weirdness...» Read More!
And so the week begins at the 2023 Defender Burghley Horse Trials — and already, before the competition kicks off in earnest (and before anyone gets close to that beefy Derek di Grazia cross-country track),...» Read More!
We’ve had another couple of withdrawals from the Defender Burghley entry list this morning as we look ahead to the official start of competition at this afternoon’s first horse inspection. One of those, Oliver Townend’s...» Read More!
Today is the day! The 2023 Defender Burghley CCI5* is very nearly underway, and we’ll finally get our first peek at the horses and riders competing this week at today’s First Horse Inspection. You can...» Read More!
Welcome to another five-star week and the first of the fall season! Just two more sleeps until the Defender Burghley Horse Trials kicks things off with the first horse inspection on Wednesday, so naturally we’re...» Read More!