From playing horseball as a child to scoring his best results in France, we dig out nine facts you may not know about the British five-star rider Alex Bragg
A late starter who took an unorthodox route into eventing, the five-star event rider’s life experiences nonetheless prepared him well. Pippa Roome meets him
Alex Bragg is proof that you don’t have to tread the beaten path through under-21 teams to make it as an event rider. When his peers were collecting junior medals, he was an apprentice farrier and semi-professional rugby player. When they were taking tentative steps beyond the young rider bubble, he was a newly-wed with […]
The former world champion on having an “in-between horse”, and the Olympian who inspired her to take up eventing. Words by Pippa Roome.
Mary Low (née Gordon-Watson) won individual gold at the 1969 European and 1970 World Championships on Cornishman V, as well as three team gold medals, including at the 1972 Olympics.
I went straight from a 14hh home-bred pony on to Cornishman, who was 17hh. My father fell for him at a farm sale and bought him for £500 to be his hunter. We thought he’d paid too much, as the horse was wild and only four. It might have been good if I’d had an […]
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This veteran five-star winner has an “amazing brain” and is a favourite with everyone, having bounced back from injury in 2016. Pippa Roome finds out more about him from his connections
Need to know Age: 18 Breeding: Karandasj x Mytens xx Rider: Tim Price Owner: Windrush Equestrian Foundation and rider Breeder: RJM Schoenaker Greatest achievements: second Hartpury CCI4*-S 2013; first Blair CCI4*-L 2013; first Tattersalls CCI4*-S 2014; first Luhmühlen CCI5* 2014; second Hartpury CCI4*-S 2014; represented Australia at the 2014 World Equestrian Games; second Kentucky CCI5* […]
Tim Price talks about his trio of top five-star horses, Ringwood Sky Boy, Wesko and Xavier Faer, who are all very different characters
Mug up on the highlights of Phillip Dutton’s competitive career in eventing, plus learn about his family and his move from Australia to the USA
EquiRatings figures show that dressage scores reached a record this year in international eventing. H&H spoke to riders and number-crunchers to find out what this means…
DRESSAGE scores in eventing are improving, but extra time to focus on flatwork during lockdown did not cause an outsize drop in 2020. Data analytics company EquiRatings reports the average international eventing dressage score has fallen from 38.6 in 2008 to 34.6 – a new record – in 2020. But the decrease for 2020 is […]
Over this festive season, we are shining a light on up-and-coming talent across the equestrian disciplines. These are riders you really need to keep an eye out for during the 2021 season…
Phoebe Locke switched from showjumping to eventing and has been hugely successful in under-21 teams, plus she scored her first four-star win in 2020