Burghley included as FEI confirms bidders for FEI World Championships 2026

The attached photo of double Olympic champions Michael Jung and La Biosthetique-Sam FBW winning Burghley Horse Trials in 2015 is free to use, but please credit DBHT/Peter Nixon.

The FEI has confirmed the shortlisted bidders for the FEI World Championships 2026, and to our delight, Burghley has been named as a prospective host for Eventing. The shortlist comprises five Organising Committees that have applied to host events in various disciplines, as follows:  Burghley hosted the first-ever World Championship in eventing in 1966, but a World Championship has not been held in the UK since the 1974 Championships, which were also run at Burghley. Burghley Horse Trials Event Director, Martyn Johnson commented: With our long association with Championships, unbeatable parkland setting, huge loyal following and world-class course we know we can run a brilliant World Championship here, and very…

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