‘The most exciting horse I’ve ever had the privilege of riding’: Yasmin Ingham holds her lead ahead of cross-country in Blenheim Horse Trials CCI4*-L

Blenheim Horse Trials: Yasmin Inham and Banzai Du Loir hold their dressage lead
Yasmin Ingham and Banzai Du Loir

Yasmin Ingham and Piggy March continue their reign at the top of the Blenheim Horse Trials CCI4*-L leaderboard to hold the first two places after the final dressage day (17 September). Blenheim CCI4*-L first timer Yasmin, 24, and her Paris 2024 prospect Banzai Du Loir top the standings ahead of the jumping phases on a […]

Ros Canter retains her lead ahead of ‘tough’ cross-country in Blenheim Horse Trials’ young horse class

Blenheim Horse Trials dressage; Ros Canter and Izilot DHI
Ros Canter and Izilot DHI in the young horse CCI4*-S at Blenheim 2021.

The overnight leaders of the Blenheim Horse Trials dressage in the CCI4*-S class have held their ground as the second day’s (17 September) contenders failed to shake up the podium places. Ros Canter is still in the lead, on 26.6 with Izilot DHI, ahead of Tom Jackson (HH Moonwalk on 27.6) and Gemma Tattersall (Flash […]

‘She tried to boss me around’: Gemma Tattersall frustrated despite top-10 test at Blenheim Horse Trials

Blenheim Horse Trials dressage: Gemma Tattersall and Jalapeno
Gemma Tattersall and Jalapeno in the CCI4*-L dressage at Blenheim Horse Trials.

The leaders from the first day of Blenheim horse trials dressage have thrown down the gauntlet to their rivals. By lunchtime on the second day (17 September), only two riders had managed to infiltrate the overnight top six. The new Bicton CCI5* winner Gemma Tattersall was the first to make the breakthrough. She scored 28.7 […]

‘In my world I‘ve won my own little event’: Piggy March thrilled by young horse performance at Blenheim

Blenheim Horse Trials dressage: Piggy March and Cooley Lancer
Piggy March and Cooley Lancer in the dressage phase of the CCI4*-S at Blenheim Horse Trials 2021.

Piggy March was first into the ring on the second day of the CCI4*-S in the Blenheim Horse Trials dressage, riding Cooley Lancer. The Lancer Stud’s gelding won the six-year-old world young horse championships at Le Lion in 2019, and showed his mettle here in front of the Blenheim Palace to score 30.1 and go […]

‘He always rises to the occasion’: young riders turn heads on the second day of dressage at Blenheim horse trials

Rose Nesbitt and EG Michealangelo in the Blenheim Horse Trials dresage phase
Rose Nesbitt and EG Michealangelo in the dressage phase at Blenheim Horse Trials

Several young riders caught the eye during the early stages of day two (17 September) of Blenheim Horse Trials dressage action in the CCI4*-L. Rose Nesbitt, 24, with EG Michealangelo was the first to turn heads. This flashy bay with four white socks started extremely well, trending on 30. Although they slipped a bit towards […]