The Horse & Hound Podcast 70: Gemma Tattersall | Eventing Euros | Rider mindset | News round-up

In our 70th weekly episode of The Horse & Hound Podcast, currently supported by NAF, H&H editor, Pippa Roome, talks to top event rider Gemma Tattersall about her recent Bicton five-star win and the surprise question she was asked at the press conference afterwards. H&H’s Gemma Redrup will then join Pippa to discuss all the action from the European Eventing Championships last weekend and then H&H’s dressage editor, Polly Bryan, catches up with H&H’s news team to talk about riding in modern pentathlon and equine cloning. Finally, equestrian psychology coach coach Charlie Unwin, provides more insight into how you can perform at your best in the saddle. Let us know what you think

Bicton Horse Trials cross-country: Gemma Tattersall and Chilli Knight
Gemma Tattersall and Chilli Knight at Bicton five-star.

Episode 70 of The Horse & Hound Podcast, our popular audio service available every Thursday morning for our H&H digital subscribers is now live, and currently supported by NAF. Each episode is available for all H&H fans to listen to via your favourite podcast app 24hrs after its early release to our H&H digital subscribers. […]

Dreams come true, girl power and anguish: 8 stories you need to read from the final day at the eventing Europeans

European Eventing Championships results Nicola Wilson on the podium

The European Eventing Championships results are in from Avenches, and it was an incredible day for the British team, with an all-British podium for the first time since 1991. Here’s the lowdown on eight big stories from today’s action… 1. There was an incredible gold rush for the British squad, with them occupying all three […]

One Irish combination impresses, while others deal with disappointment in European Eventing Championships showjumping

European Eventing Championships showjumping Clare Abbott and Jewelent in the final phase

The European Eventing Championships showjumping proved influential for most of the Irish squad in Avenches, Switzerland today (26 September). The team of Clare Abbott (Jewelent), Sam Watson (Ballybolger Talisman), Padraig McCarthy (Leonidas II) and Cathal Daniels (LEB Lias Jewel) finished in seventh. Clare Abott was the sole member of the team to jump clear in […]

‘It’s nice to show some girl power to young Pony Club girls to give them confidence they can do it’: Kitty King on her eventing Euros experience

European Eventing Championships showjumping: Kitty King and Vendredi Biats
Kitty King and Vendredi Biats at the European Championships 2021.

Kitty King had an unlucky rail down in the final European Eventing Championships showjumping phase today (26 September) in Avenches, Switzerland. Riding Vendredi Biats, who is owned by Diana Brown, Sally Lloyd Baker, Sally Eyre and Samantha Wilson, Kitty jumped a beautiful round, bar hitting the second fence. “He felt really good in the warm-up and […]

‘A dream come true’ – gold rush for Britain in European Eventing Championships showjumping, plus a podium clean sweep

European Eventing Championships results 2021 individual podium

Nicola Wilson and the wonderful 10-year-old gelding JL Dublin produced a beautiful clear round in the final showjumping phase today (26 September), clinching individual gold in the final European Eventing Championships results. Nicola led Britain to team gold and an all-British individual podium at the event in Avenches, Switzerland. Riding JL Dublin, who is owned […]

‘He is as tough as old boots’: Ros Canter reflects on her European Eventing Championships showjumping performance

European Eventing Championships showjumping Ros CANTER (GBR) riding Allstar B during the showjumping phase at the FEI Eventing European Championships at Avenches held at IENA in Switzerland between the 23-26 September 2021

Ros Canter was the first rider to go for the British team in the European Eventing Championships showjumping in Avenches, Switzerland earlier this morning (26 September). Riding her own and Caroline Moore’s 16-year-old Allstar B, Ros jumped a foot-perfect clear round. “He was very good – a little bit of atmosphere is great for him […]

Will Britain win European eventing gold? Here’s the showjumping course that stands in their way…

The European Eventing Championships showjumping action gets underway this morning (26 September) at 10am (BST), and it is set to be a nail-biting conclusion to the competition. Here, we take a walk around the European Eventing Championships showjumping course to check out the fences that stand in-between horses, riders and glory. The British team are […]

A complete leaderboard reshuffle, plus one mega home-bred: 7 stories you need to read from Friday at the eventing Europeans

European Eventing Championships dressage Sarah BULLIMORE (GBR) riding Corouet during the dressage phase at the FEI Eventing European Championships at Avenches held at IENA in Switzerland between the 23-26 September 2021

It’s been a fantastic second day of dressage for Team GB as the European Eventing Championships dressage phase concluded in Avenches, Switzerland. Here are the seven things you need to know about today’s action… 1. Ros Canter put in a phenomenal performance to slot into second place going into tomorrow’s cross-country on her own and […]

‘There’s a lot to look forward to in the future’: Irish squad rounds off their eventing Europeans dressage performances

European Eventing Championships dressage Clare ABBOTT (IRL) riding Jewelent during the dressage phase at the FEI Eventing European Championships at Avenches held at IENA in Switzerland between the 23-26 September 2021
Ireland’s Clare Abbott rides Jewelent into 31st place after dressage.

The European Eventing Championships dressage is complete in Avenches, Switzerland, and the Irish are in 11th place going into tomorrow’s cross-country phase (25 September). They sit on a team score of 94.6, with the British squad leading on 64.8, Germany in second on 69.7 and France third on 77.2. But it is all to play […]