Going into today’s cross-country course at Burghley, riders were already talking about how tough the course would be. That proved to be correct. Out of 64 starters, just 33 made it through the finish flags; 22 added no jumping faults; and only one horse and rider combo — Piggy French on Vanir Kamira — made […]
NOTE: I forgot to publish this, so this info is from last weekend. After taking the lead during the cross country phase of Burghley, Tim Price and Ringwood Sky Boy held on for the win with a score of 27.3, ahead of last year’s winners Oliver Townend with Ballaghmor Class on 31.9 and New Zealand’s […]
The Burghley Land Rover Horse Trials begin tomorrow and once again, it’s going to be one of the best events to watch from the comfort of your couch. The event will be streamed live on Facebook. Dressage starts tomorrow morning. Click on the photo below to get the full schedule. If you want a sneak […]
Oliver Townend’s lucky color must be gray. After winning Burghley in 2007 on Carousel Quest, Ballaghmor Class carried him to victory again today. They used up the rail they had in hand early on in the course, but managed to jump clean with only one time fault. It was a tough course — only five […]
Today was the first day of dressage of Burghley 2017. Friday is another day of dressage and Cross Country takes place on Saturday. Don’t forget that Burghley will be live streamed, so you can enjoy a front row seat!
After cross-country day at Burghley, where the heavy rain made for tough going in the afternoon, Christopher Burton and Nobilis still sit in the lead. They are followed by Tim Price and Ringwood Sky Boy in second and Andrew Nicholson and Nereo in third. There were just 28 clear rounds and 40 completions from 68 […]
The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials are underway and if you didn’t get enough equestrian coverage during the Olympics, this should be a great treat. Burghley always does a great job of making the coverage accessible — and free. After dressage, New Zealand and Australia dominated the standings, with Bettina Hoy (2nd) and Oliver Towend […]