Barbury 2012 – CIC*** Cross Country | #EventingLive At It’s Very Best

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Andrew Nicholson & Avebury | Lead The CIC*** From Start To Finish The New Zealanders owned Barbury CIC*** from the very beginning, and very nearly gave it all away in the closing minutes of the competition. After phase 2, the showjumping, all three top slots were occupied by much fancied NZ team selections; Andrew Nicholson,…

Barbury 2012 | The XC Style Council

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Sinead Halpin Whilst going through my photos from today’s epic action at Barbury Castle Horse Trials I’ve been thinking “I wish I could ride like that!” So before I gather my thoughts on all that I’ve witnessed today at Barbury in a wrap up, here’s a few photos of the most stylish riders I’ve watched…

Barbury 2012 | Friday – Kiwis, Colletts, Coat Tails & Cross Country

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Mark Todd & NZB Campino | Olympic Selection Contender – 5th After Dressage The New Zealanders pretty much owned Barbury Castle Horse Trials today in the final day of CIC*** dressage, probably the largest, and most competitive 3 star class we’ve ever seen. With a truly international field of 110, four nations dominate the top…

Barbury 2012 | Officially Time To Get Your Games Face On

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Barbury Castle Horse Trials | The Place To Be This Weekend Wonder Horse Neville Bardos Barbury Castle Horse Trials is about to become host to the most exciting pre-Olympic warm-up event ever seen. The Olympics being held on home turf has attracted the world’s biggest names to camp in the UK during the build up…

The TEAM GB Olympic Quest | Rockers, Ravers, Lovers & Sinners

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WFP & Lionheart Headed To Greenwich | The Olympics Are So Nearly Here It’s Scary The waiting is over (well almost – we wait to see who is on the subs bench), Team GB Eventing has been announced amongst much comment, opinion, and heated discussion – it’s all a little scary! Some are ranting, some…

Barbury Castle Horse Trials 2010 – A weekend of hot competition to match the weather

With a high of 27 degrees and no shade this was one very hot and dry event. How Barbury manages to battle these conditions is with the old established turf, that at least muffles the rock hard ground on this chalk down land.  Since it started 5 years ago, I’ve been to Barbury as a…