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).

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Eventing abandonment insurance up for review *H&H Plus*

Competitors have questioned in the past why abandonment insurance is compulsory and whether there could be an opt in/out option, giving them freedom to choose whether to accept the BE-chosen policy, arrange their own insurance or take the risk. The issue is now under review, and H&H finds out more

British Eventing fixtures list international championship 2020 2025 Library image.
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DISCUSSIONS are under way to find the best way of protecting competitors’ and organisers’ cash when events are forced to cancel. Abandonment insurance has been a hot topic in eventing, coming to a head in 2020 owing to a wrangle with underwriters over whether they should pay out for fixtures cancelled as a result of […]

Liz Halliday-Sharp: the US event rider who thrives on pressure – on a horse, in a race car, and in front of a live TV camera *H&H Plus*

The US event rider learnt her equestrian trade in Britain – and her mental strength in a racing car. She talks to Pippa Roome

Liz Halliday Sharp
Liz Halliday-Sharp and her top ride Deniro Z, who she is aiming for Tokyo this summer.

IF Liz Halliday-Sharp makes the US team for the Tokyo Olympics, it’ll be her first major championship. But it certainly won’t be the first time the 42-year-old has performed under pressure. Because Liz is not just an elite athlete in equestrianism. At the same time as she was climbing the grades in eventing through her […]