Burghley Horse Trials Underway – XC on Saturday!

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 […]

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Burghley Wrap Up

Thank goodness for Burghley TV. I didn’t have time to watch any of the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials this year but it’s all available on demand. Burghley does an awesome job of bringing the event into the living rooms of eventers all around the world and I’m really going to enjoy watching the rides. […]

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Burghley 2011 XC update

The videos of XC are all posted on Burghley TV. It was a good day with 52 clear rounds, no serious injuries and no fence that racked up rider casualties (I believe there were four falls, each at a different fence). Going into showjumping, William Fox-Pitt is in the lead, potentially winning his sixth Burghley […]

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William Fox-Pitt and Mary King Dominate Burghley

  With his win yesterday on Tamarillo, William Fox-Pitt has brought his Burghley wins up to five, tying the record held by Mark Todd and Virginia Holgate Elliot. Even more impressive, Fox-Pitt was second on Ballincoola, the horse on which he won Burghley in 2005. In that feat, he joins Mark Todd and Blyth Tait who […]

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Burghley Starts Today

Burghley Horse Trials start today near Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. A fixture on the International eventing scene since 1961, Burghley has always had a reputation for being a tough course that is a true CCI****. By all accounts, this year’s course should make the Olympics look like a walk in the park.  While most of us […]

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