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 […]

Laura Tomlinson: Will foreign competitors return to the UK? *H&H Plus*

Laura Tomlinson on Brexit problems and whether Tokyo should go ahead

Laura Tomlinson Laura Tomlinson Pamina feature shoot - Eastington House, Ampney St Peter, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom - 28 October 2014

With Brexit now a reality, travelling horses to compete in Europe has become an expensive, severe pain, with ridiculous hoops to be jumped through. British Equestrian has estimated that travel costs have increased by 220 to 320% depending on whether you use the Eurotunnel or the ferry. The journey time to Europe is also hard […]