Some year I’m going to attend Badminton in person. This year, I’ll have to make do with the video coverage and the extensive reporting.
After the first day of dressage, 21-year old Laura Collett and Rayef are in the lead with a score of 36.5 penalties. Not bad for her Badminton debut!
Of course, everyone is waiting to watch the cross country, which will take place on Sunday.
To give you a sense for the challenges posed by this year’s XC, here’s an animated “fly through”.
And a real walk through and discussion by course designer Hugh Thomas.