Dickie Waygood: ‘The best advice? Just stay flexible’ *H&H Plus*

Dickie Waygood reflects on the way forward after Badminton’s cancellation

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 11: (EDITORS NOTE: This image has been digitally altered - LOGO ADDED TO BACKGROUND) Richard Waygood (Equestrian Dressage) during Team GB kitting out ahead of Rio 2016 Olympic Games on June 26, 2016 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

There was the inevitable knee-jerk reaction of shock among riders, owners and staff when we heard Badminton was cancelled; people naturally dislike change. Then the dust settles – these guys are competitors and we soon start looking at the new options and finding what positives they can and a way forward. We have 17 event […]

The Director’s Blog from Jane Tuckwell – March 2021 edition

I do not know anyone involved with Badminton, in whatever capacity, who did not feel the disappointment when we announced the cancellation last week but I and the team are so grateful for the support that we have since received and the kind and pragmatic recognition that this was a decision we had hoped so much not to have to make.

Last October, which seems a long time ago, we Read More

Eventing world reacts to Badminton cancellation *H&H Plus*

H&H finds out more about the decision to cancel Badminton 2021, and speaks to riders and coaches to find out what this means, especially in an Olympic year

MJEM7K Gloucestershire, UK. 5th May 2018. A general view Badminton House at the 2018 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, Badminton, United Kingdom. Jonathan Clarke/Alamy Live News

THE eventing world has reacted with sadness and understanding after Covid forced the cancellation of Badminton Horse Trials for the second year running. The Gloucestershire CCI5* said in October it planned to run in 2021 (5-9 May) behind closed doors and as recently as two weeks ago said everything was “in hand”. You might also […]

Badminton Horse Trials Cancellation Statement – 1st March 2021

It is with great disappointment and regret, which we know will be shared by many, that we announce the cancellation of the 2021 Badminton Horse Trials which was due to be held “Behind Closed Doors” between the 5th and 9th May. This cancellation also includes the BE90 and BE100 Championships (4th and 5th May).

Despite the encouraging Government announcements and rollout of the vaccine, the situation still remains fragile and Read More