Les e’toiles de Pau Ticket Competition – September 2021

Full Terms and Conditions

This Promotion is only open to those who are aged 16 or over and anyone professionally connected to Badminton Horse Trials or Les e’toiles de Pau is not allowed to enter.

You don’t have to buy anything to take part in this Promotion but you do need access to the internet and a valid Facebook account.

Promotion Period: Enter between 11:00 BST on Monday 27th September 2021 and Read More

‘It’s very much all systems go’: Badminton reveals new sponsor amid plans for 2022

Badminton Horse Trials 2022 sponsor

Mars Equestrian has been named Badminton Horse Trials “presenting sponsor” for 2022. The Gloucestershire spring five-star was cancelled in 2020 and 2021, owing to the coronavirus pandemic. It will return from 4 to 8 May 2022 following its two-year break. “Mars Equestrian Sponsorship are thrilled to become the presenting partner of Badminton Horse Trials” said William […]

Introducing MARS EQUESTRIAN™ Presenting Sponsor of Badminton Horse Trials

Imogen Murray riding Ivor Gooden

Badminton Horse Trials are thrilled to announce that MARS EQUESTRIAN™ Sponsorship are to become the presenting sponsor for the 2022 Horse Trials taking place between Wednesday 4th and Sunday 8th May at The Duke of Beaufort’s Badminton estate in Gloucestershire.

“I am delighted that MARS EQUESTRIAN will be a presenting sponsor at Badminton 2022 and we are really looking forward to welcoming everyone back next year.” commented The Duke of Read More

From Badminton grassroots to Badminton five-star: rider’s ‘horse of a lifetime’ put down

Eventer David Britnell

Five-star eventer David Britnell has paid tribute to his “horse of a lifetime” Continuity, who has been put down following a tendon injury aged 17. David, 30, bought the gelding by Contender as a four-year-old and the pair worked their way up the levels in eventing, starting at Pony Club. In 2018 they made their […]

A tribute to Brian Higham

The following words are taken from the tribute put together by Badminton Horse Trials and the Beaufort Hunt

Although Brian lived in Badminton for more than 60 years, in his heart he was always a proud Yorkshireman, born in Snaiton in the Vale of Pickering.

The 10th Duke of Beaufort (Master) was judging at the Great Yorkshire Show and interviewed Brian to come to Badminton as second man in the stables.  Read More

Remembering Brian Higham

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Brian Higham yesterday. Brian was stud groom to the 10th and 11th Dukes of Beaufort and oversaw the stable managers and stables during Badminton Horse Trials between the years of 1960 and 2010. 

Our thoughts are very much with Brian’s family at this sad time. 

A full tribute to Brian and details of the Read More

*Breaking news* Replacement British five-star event to run over Burghley weekend

Nicola Wilson riding JL Dublin to win the CCI4*-L class at Bicton International 2021. The pair joined the British Olympic eventing entries for the Tokyo Olympics after this result
Nicola Wilson riding JL Dublin to win the CCI4*-L class at Bicton International 2021.

Bicton Arena is to host Britain’s only CCI5* horse trials of 2021, in a one-off top-level event on what would have been Burghley week. The Chedington Bicton Park CCI5* Horse Trials will run from 2-5 September at the Devon venue, as a replacement event after the cancellations of Badminton and Burghley. H&H reported in May […]

Team GB announces equestrian eventing teams for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Event Director Jane Tuckwell and the team at Badminton Horse Trials would like to say a huge well done to this brilliant selection of British riders and their horses for being selected for Team GB’s Eventing team at this year’s Olympics – and of course congratulations go to owners and grooms of all horses named on the squad too.

“We are so looking forward to following all riders and nationalities Read More