Laura Collett leads after the dressage at Badminton

Laura Collett leads after the dressage at Badminton Friday evening concluded the dressage phase at Badminton Horse Trials, presented by MARS Equestrian, with British rider, Laura Collett, securing top spot on the leader board with London 52, on a mere 21 penalties. Collett’s winning test was posted during the morning’s session, which meant the Olympic Gold Medallist had to be…

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David Doel on Ice cream, truck driving and British Team ambitions.

David Doel

David Doel on Ice cream, truck driving and British Team ambitions. David Doel is going to his first Badminton Horse Trials with a plan, and from there has ambitions to make the British Team. His CV says it all, and this charmingly modest, mild-mannered farmer’s son sees Badminton as the next logical step in his hopes for team glory with……...

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Badminton Horse Trials Reveal New Trophy for 2022

Badminton Horse Trials New Trophy 2022

Badminton Horse Trials Reveal New Trophy for 2022 Just weeks before this year’s Badminton Horse Trials, Presented by Mars Equestrian, the organisers have revealed a brand new sustainably led Trophy. Designed and made by award-winning animal sculptor Judy Boyt, using materials from the Duke of Beaufort’s Badminton estate, the new trophy retains its authenticity with each horse representing an individual…

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Badminton attracts the very best horse and rider combinations

Badminton Horse Trials Andrew Nicholson NZL on Calico Joe image credit Mike Bain

Badminton attracts the very best horse and rider combinations Badminton Horse Trials, presented by Mars Equestrian, has attracted a top-class field of entries which is headed by Great Britain’s reigning Olympic, World and European champions and includes 14 of the top 20 riders in the FEI Eventing World Athlete Rankings. The Olympic team gold medallists will be competing against each other…

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Badminton Horse Trials Tickets NOW ON SALE!

Badminton Horse Trials tickets for 2022 now available

Badminton Horse Trials Tickets NOW ON SALE! Badminton Horse Trials 2022 – the countdown is officially on! UPDATE ** Saturday’s tickets are sold out! With open arms, we welcome back Badminton Horse Trials for 2022, and the even better news is organisers have now announced the Badminton Box Office has officially opened! Tickets are now on sale! The promise of a thrilling…

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5* Badminton Horse Trials announce new presenting sponsor

5* Badminton Horse Trials

5* Badminton Horse Trials announce new presenting sponsor The organisers of the iconic Gloucestershire based 5* Badminton Horse Trials have officially announced the presenting sponsor following Mitsubishi’s departure in 2019. MARS EQUESTRIAN™ will take the stage as the ‘presented by’ sponsor for the 2022 Horse Trials which will take place between Wednesday 4th and Sunday 8th May, 2o22. I am……...

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Badminton Champion Paulank Brockagh Welcomes First Foal

Badminton Champion Paulank Brockagh Welcomes First Foal - Paulank Sport Horses

Badminton Champion Paulank Brockagh Welcomes First Foal Badminton champion, Paulank Brockagh, welcomes her first foal into the world! Paulank Brockagh, otherwise known as ‘Brocks’, won Badminton in 2014 with Australia’s Sam Griffiths. Now adding another accolade to her belt, she safely delivered a her first filly on Wednesday (19 May). A filly destined to walk in footsteps of success, she was born…

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Badminton Horse Trials 2021 to Run Behind Closed Doors

Badminton TV launches for 2022 - image at Badminton Horse Trials 2021 to run behind closed doors - image Mark Todd and Leonidas

Badminton Horse Trials 2021 to Run Behind Closed Doors Badminton Horse Trials 2021 to run behind closed doors with the possibility of a number of limited spectator tickets to be made available Organisers of the 2021 Badminton Horse Trials have regrettably announced that they will run the event behind closed doors. The news will no doubt act as yet another…

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Badminton Horse Trials Cancelled

Emily Gilruth riding Topwood Beau GBR © Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials/Kit Houghton

Badminton Horse Trials Cancelled for 2020 Eventing News :: Everything Horse Badminton Horse Trials have this afternoon announced cancellation of event for 2020 due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, with the following statement: “Following the Government’s COVID-19 public health restrictions and its statement that emergency services are withdrawn from supporting mass gatherings from Tuesday 17th March, we are sorry to announce…

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SsangYong Motors UK Announced as Official Vehicle Supplier for Badminton Horse Trials

British Eventing Cancel all Events Oliver Townend (GBR) and Armada

SsangYong Motors UK Announced as Official Vehicle Supplier for Badminton Horse Trials Eventing News :: Everything Horse SsangYong Motors UK has announced the support of Badminton Horse Trials, the world’s premier three-day equestrian event which takes place from Wednesday 6th to Sunday 10th May, 2020. Its vehicle provision at Badminton Horse Trials will commence this year, illustrating the perfect synergy…

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Badminton Horse Trials New Look for 2020

World-renowned Badminton Horse Trials is proud to introduce a new look for the 2020 event and beyond. The new Badminton logo signals an exciting stage in the event’s evolution as it moves into its eighth decade. Having celebrated its 70th anniversary this year, the 2020 event will quite literally be marked by a fresh and contemporary new look with the…

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Badminton Reveal Fresh New Look for Organising Team

Following Hugh Thomas’s retirement from the helm at Badminton Horse Trials, long term Assistant Director Jane Tuckwell will now step up to Event Director. She will be supported by Andrew Tucker, who will take up the new full time position of Commercial Director, while the experienced office and box office team will continue unchanged, as indeed will the Site Management…

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EH Interview with Piggy French

Piggy French Interview

Sweeping the country from one equestrian event to the other, Piggy French has somehow managed to slot in a quick interview with Everything Horse (EH) this week too. The fresh-faced eventing superstar stopped to talk more on her Badminton win, Vanir Kamira, competing and also took time out to answer a few questions on training too … So first Piggy,……...

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Miss Any or All of Badminton? Here’s your Chance to Make a Date to Catch Up

Badminton footage will be aired on Horse and Country TV

Miss Any or All of the 2019 Badminton Horse Trials? Here’s your Chance to Make a Date to Catch Up Dairy to hand, here’s your chance to clear the schedule to enjoy all of the action from this year’s Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials! The team at Horse & Country will be bringing you an action-packed hour-long programme on Sunday,……...

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Hurray for Piggy! But Why Will Badminton Horse Trials 2019 Be One to Remember?

Hurray for Piggy! But Why Will Badminton Horse Trials 2019 Be One to Remember? #mmbht On Sunday 5th May 2019, Piggy French (GBR) riding Vanir Kamira lifted the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials trophy to finish what is a memorable year for the Gloucestershire based CCI5* event. Despite a close battle between the Northamptonshire based rider and Kentucky back to…

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Townend Snatches a Late Cross Country Lead from Fellow Brit, Piggy French

Oliver Townend (GBR) on Ballaghmor Class. Image credit Mike Bain

Townend Snatches a Late Cross Country Lead from Fellow Brit, Piggy French Oliver Townend (GBR) snatched a late lead during the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials to once again reign supreme following the cross country, riding the 12-year-old ISH, Ballaghmor Class. Piggy French (GBR) and 14-year-old ISH Vanir Kamira, held the leaderboard ‘top spot’ from early afternoon, finishing on a…

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Townend Dominates Badminton Horse Trials Following Two Days of Dressage

Oliver Townend (GBR) on Ballaghmor Class. Badminton Horse Trials 2019. Image credit Mike Bain

Townend Dominates Badminton Horse Trials Following Two Days of Dressage Oliver Townend has once again secured the top spot following the final day’s Dressage phase at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials. Not content with holding on to his overnight lead with the beautiful black gelding, Cillnabradden Evo, Townend went on to secure second place during today’s round of dressage…

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Badminton Horse Trials: Oliver Townend Trots the Top of the Leaderboard after Day One

Badminton Horse Trials 2019: Oliver Townend Trots the Top of the Leaderboard after Day One #MMBHT After the first day’s Dressage at the 2019 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, Oliver Townend has yet again clinched the top spot to head the leaderboard overnight with Cillnabradden Evo. Fresh-faced from Kentucky, Townend has two horses entered into this year’s proceedings. His second…

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Horse & Country TV Present Badminton Cross Country Preview

Badminton Cross Country Preview with Horse & Country TV

Horse & Country TV Present Badminton Cross Country Preview Get ready for a Sneak Preview of the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials this April! If you are you heading to this year’s Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials here’s your chance, courtesy of Horse & Country TV, to get a sneak preview of the exciting cross-country course. The Badminton 2019 Preview……...

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Eric Winter’s Badminton Course as ‘Cross Country’ As Possible for 2019

Badminton Horse Trials Cross Country 2019

Eric Winter’s Badminton Course as ‘Cross Country’ As Possible for 2019 Badminton’s Cross Country Course 2019 Revealed… In his third year as Badminton course designer, Eric Winter has kept his philosophy of making his track look as naturally ‘cross country’ as possible. The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials is the World’s Premier 3-Day-Event. An international field of horses and riders…

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Top 5 Equestrian Events for 2019

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Top 5 Equestrian Events for 2019 With another fabulous year of equestrian sporting action ahead of us, it is difficult to decide on which events to book into our diary. Here, we’ve compiled our Top 5 equestrian events for 2019 to help make the decision a little easier… all of which of course, we think are ‘not to be missed’. Badminton……...

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A Year to Remember for Badminton Horse Trials

Badminton Horse Trials Andrew Nicholson NZL on Calico Joe image credit Mike Bain

A Year to Remember for Badminton Horse Trials When: 1st May-5th May 2019 Where: Gloucestershire Preparations are now well underway for the 2019 Badminton Horse Trials, the last year in which title sponsors, Mitsubishi Motors, will support the event. The shock announcement, that car manufacturer Mitsubishi will discontinue support of one of the industries leading events, was released towards the……...

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Badminton Horse Trials Announce Departure of Leading Sponsor

Emily Gilruth riding Topwood Beau GBR © Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials/Kit Houghton

Badminton Horse Trials Announce Departure of Leading Sponsor In a shock announcement today Badminton Horse Trials have spoken of the withdrawal of leading sponsors,  Mitsubishi Motors following next year’s event. Said Badminton Horse Trials’ event director, Hugh Thomas, It is always sad when a very successful partnership comes to an end, and especially when over the years event and sponsor have…

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Jonelle Price and Classic Moet Make it a Year to Remember at Badminton

Jonelle Price and Classical Moet's lap of honor. Image credit Mike Bain

 Jonelle Price and Classic Moet Make it a Year to Remember at the 2018 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials Jonelle Price (NZL) and Classic Moet this afternoon have been announced the winners of the 2018 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials. Talking about her first 4 star win, Jonelle said “Maybe it hasn’t quite sunk in, I’m so excited for Classic Moet…

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Oliver Townend and Ballaghmor Class storm into First Place at Badminton

Oliver Townend and Ballaghmor Class storm into First Place at Badminton The penultimate rider of the day, Great Britain’s Oliver Townend, stormed into first place riding Ballaghmor Class to finish an exciting two days of dressage at Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials. Finishing on the best-recorded Badminton dressage score in 18 years of 20.8, Townend talked of how he felt…

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