EVENT REPORTS – Munstead

Georgia Dixon reports .. Set in the beautiful countryside of Surrey, in the South of England, Munstead ran two days of spectacular grassroots eventing. After a slow start to the season due to reasons none of us need reminding about… it seems that riders are now really starting to get back into the swing of…

EVENT REPORTS – Forgadenny

Millie Wain reports .. Eventing in Scotland was able to resume earlier this month and many riders headed to Forgandenny in Perthshire following the positive news; the event attracted over 400 entries with classes ranging from BE80(T) to Novice level. The courses were presented beautifully, which was much appreciated by riders whose runs had previously…

EVENT REPORTS – Cornbury

Millie Wain reports… Cornbury House Horse Trials returned to the British Eventing calendar with top class riders and horses competing over the weekend. The beautiful 5000-acre estate in Oxfordshire is owned by David Howden and Richard Clapham worked alongside Patricia Biden to organise the horse trials which provided a true international feel. There were, understandably,…

EVENT REPORTS – Stafford

Tinky Morris reports… It was a glorious weekend of sunshine for competitors at Cooke Coachbuilders Stafford (2). Temperatures were just right, and the Plant family had done a fabulous job of prepping the event as always. The ground had good grass coverage without being too hard underneath. The cross country course (designed by the Plant’s)…

EVENT REPORTS – West Wilts

Sarah Wells-Gaston reports .. Basked in Autumnal sunshine, nearly 500 competitors descended on West Wilts for its traditional September fixture. John Westmore and Silver Striker struck gold as they topped BE90 Open Section M with a winning score of 10 (that’s not a typo!) – a 15.8 penalty winning margin. John also piloted Oughterard Quality…

EVENT REPORTS – Launceston

Sarah Wells Gaston reports.. Launceston’s second BE event of the season came around quickly and was once again well supported by riders in the south-west keen to make up for the earlier events missed this season. Alicia Balfour and Kate Moss proved that age is just a number topping BE80(T) Section F – the pairing…

EVENT REPORTS – Keysoe

Sarah Wells-Gaston reports… Keysoe’s third BE fixture of the season offered up a bumper three days of eventing action, with more than 700 entries and classes for all levels of competitor. Carrie Skelton and Rammesses B topped BE100 Open Section l, in what was only their second event as a partnership. Cairo, as he is…

EVENT REPORTS – Northallerton

Millie Wain reports .. There were two days of competition held at Northallerton Equestrian Centre in North Yorkshire from BE80(T) level to BE105. With over 400 entries, it was fantastic to see combinations competing since the resumption of eventing following lockdown. BE90 section A was won by Charlie Donaldson riding the 7-year-old Cappa Abbey. They…

EVENT REPORTS – Wellington

Sonia Chapman reports … Wellington completed a mammoth 4 days (well 5 if you count the International dressage on Friday) of competition over 7 different tracks. The event had a ridiculous amount of entries as has come to be expected in these strange times, so although an extra day of competition was added a huge…

EVENT REPORTS – Richmond

Ruth Gregory reports .. The first weekend of September eventing felt a bit cloudy, not just in terms of weather, but with the disappointment of there being no Burghley Horse Trials. However, in the Yorkshire dales Richmond showcased a splendid event to brighten the mood, with professionals and amateurs filling the sections from BE90 to…