British Riders Lead FEI Eventing Rankings

Rosalind Canter (GBR) on Allstar B. Image credit Mike Bain

The FEI proudly announced the news over social media channels and their website; the announcement illustrating the ever-growing strength and skill of British eventers.

In top position is Oliver Townend with 554 points; a 92-point lead.

Gemma Tattersall takes second place, from her previous position in fourth. Tattersall tweeted she was “chuffed” when the announcement was made by the FEI.

Following suit, also rising two places, is Rosalind Canter taking third place.


Five of the top ten places in the FEI world rankings are taken up by British riders. Sarah Bullimore taking fifth place above the world-renowned German rider, Micheal Jung, who dropped from second to sixth place. Izzy Taylor, representing Britain, has took seventh place.

New Zealand’s Tim Price is the highest ranking, non-British rider, with 416 points taking fourth position.

Bring up the rear of the top ten is Boyd Martin of the USA, rising nine places to take eighth after three international wins. Closely following in ninth is Australia’s Andrew Cooper and Lynn Symansky of the USA in tenth, with less than ten points between them.

Two British riders have also placed in the top twenty. Tom McEwen takes 14th, whilst Piggy French takes 16th.

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