Meet Badminton’s administrator: mammoth jobs, having a sense of humour and looking forward to 2022 *H&H Plus*

Pam Twissell on how her job in the event office pans out in a “normal” year

Badminton administrator Pam Twissell

I have worked for Jane Tuckwell, the event director, in the event office for about 22 years and my main responsibility is to send out the passes to all the officials including the doctors, vets, paramedics, and fence judges, together with all the ones for the tradestands and hospitality and so on. I was a […]

Social Media Boycott 30/04/2021

Along with British Equestrian and British Eventing, Badminton Horse Trials will be uniting with the football community and other sports for a social media boycott from 15.00 on Friday 30 April to 23.59 on Monday 3 May in support of bringing an end to online abuse and hate.

Equestrianism will not tolerate discrimination or abuse in any form, and we call on social media providers to make their users fully Read More

Badminton Collection special offer from Joules

We are pleased to be introducing the Joules  x Badminton 2021 Collection – currently with 25% off the range and 10% off full-price Joules items (until 16 May 2021).

Every year, Joules create a unique collection to celebrate Badminton Horse Trials and this year they’re proudly carrying on the tradition. With pieces the whole family can wear (yes even your four-legged friends!), this year’s collection features beautiful embroidery and bold Read More

Jane Tuckwell remembers His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

On Saturday 17th April 2021, people around the world revisited their memories of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and at Badminton we have very many fond ones indeed.

Badminton Event Director Jane Tuckwell was recently interviewed by BBC Radio Bristol to reflect on his visits to the Horse Trials.

She said: “Badminton is incredibly privileged to have had the association with The Queen and Prince Philip. Especially Read More

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 […]