‘It’s nice to show some girl power to young Pony Club girls to give them confidence they can do it’: Kitty King on her eventing Euros experience

European Eventing Championships showjumping: Kitty King and Vendredi Biats
Kitty King and Vendredi Biats at the European Championships 2021.

Kitty King had an unlucky rail down in the final European Eventing Championships showjumping phase today (26 September) in Avenches, Switzerland. Riding Vendredi Biats, who is owned by Diana Brown, Sally Lloyd Baker, Sally Eyre and Samantha Wilson, Kitty jumped a beautiful round, bar hitting the second fence. “He felt really good in the warm-up and […]

Britain primed for gold and a veteran horse who jumps ‘like a deer’: 9 stories you need to read from Saturday at the eventing Europeans

European Eventing Championships cross-country: Izzy Taylor and Monkeying Around
Izzy Taylor and Monkeying Around at the European Championships 2021.

It’s been a day of drama at the European Eventing Championships cross-country in Avenches, but it’s looking golden for the Brits ahead of the final phase tomorrow (26 September). Here’s the lowdown on nine big stories from today’s action… 1. Britain holds team and individual gold overnight after an almost flawless cross-country display from the […]

Britain tightens grip on gold as Kitty King continues team riders’ fabulous run at eventing Euros

European Eventing Championships cross-country: British team members Kitty King and Vendredi Biats
Kitty King and VENDREDI BIATS (4*S) – Hartpury International Horse Trials, Saturday 14 August 2021
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Kitty King and Vendredi Biats put in another impressive British round at the European Eventing Championships cross-country track to bolster the team’s grip on the top prize. Britain had already strengthened her gold medal hopes with flawless clears from the first two team riders, Piggy French and Nicola Wilson, who had held sixth and third […]

‘This is not the day to be cold-backed’: Kitty King reflects on mistake-free European Eventing Championships dressage performance

European Eventing Championships dressage: Kitty King and Vendredi Biats
Kitty King and Vendredi Biats at the European Eventing Championships 2021.

Britain’s Kitty King has got her European Eventing Championships dressage campaign underway in Avenches, Switzerland, by scoring a very competitive mark of 24.1, which puts her into fourth place at this stage of the competition. Riding the 12-year-old grey, Vendredi Biats (pictured at the first trot-up), Kitty is just .2 of a penalty behind Germany’s Michael […]

British squad named for European Eventing Championships: ‘Investing in the here and now and in the future’

European Eventing Championships: British team members Ros Canter and Allstar B
Ros Canter and Allstar B lead the Brits to two gold medals at the 2018 World Championships.

The British team for the European Eventing Championships in Avenches, Switzerland (22-26 September), has been named. The squad of six is: Sarah Bullimore, 48, based in Keysoe, Bedfordshire, with the Kew Jumping Syndicate, her husband Brett’s and her own 10-year-old chestnut home-bred gelding Corouet (Balou du Rouet x Lovis Corinth; groom to be confirmed) Ros […]

Tom McEwen is victorious in Olympic selection trial CCI4*-S at Bicton *H&H Plus*

Find out how this dramatic class at Bicton Horse Trials unfolded on cross-country day today…

Bicton Horse Trials cross-country

Just 7.7 penalties separated the top 10 finishers in the CCI4*-S at Bicton Horse Trials, supported by Chedington, today (13 June). But it was Tom McEwen, who had led after the showjumping phase aboard Fred Barker, Penny Barker, Jane Inns and Alison McEwen’s incredibly consistent Toledo De Kerser (pictured) who took the victory. The pair […]

CCI4*-S showjumping at Bicton proves influential with a 6% clear round rate: big names drop down the leaderboard *H&H Plus*

Find out how the showjumping phase unfolded in this super-hot CCI4*-S section at Bicton Horse Trials

Tom McEwen and Toledo De Kerser at Badminton in 2018

The showjumping in the CCI4*-S section at Bicton Horse Trials, supported by Chedington, proved incredibly influential today (12 June). The top 10, which included a number of British Olympic longlist combinations has undergone a complete reshuffle. Now leading the way is Tom McEwen aboard Toledo De Kerser, owned by Fred Barker, Penny Barker, Jane Inns […]

All change as British Olympic longlist pairs tackle CCI4*-S showjumping at Bicton *H&H Plus*

Find out how a dramatic morning of showjumping has unfolded at Bicton today (12 June)

Tom McEwen and Toledo De Kerser
Tom McEwen and Toledo De Kerser showjumping at Badminton 2018.

The super-hot CCI4*-S section at Bicton Horse Trials, supported by Chedington, has been action packed in the showjumping phase after the first half of competitors have jumped. Read the full report from Bicton in the 17 June issue of Horse & Hound magazine and keep checking back to horseandhound.co.uk for further updates and insight You […]

Nicola Wilson, Laura Collett and Yasmin Ingham lead at the end of Bicton dressage

Bicton Horse Trials dressage: Kitty King and Cristal Fontaine
Kitty King and Cristal Fontaine perform their dressage at Bicton in June 2021.

Nicola Wilson sits at the head of affairs in the Bicton Horse Trials dressage for the CCI4*-L after the first few days of the Chedington-supported event. She scored 28.7 this morning on JL Dublin. Laura Collett has taken second place in the Chedington CCI4*-L with the experienced Mr Bass, 0.5 of a penalty behind Nicola. […]