Tweseldown – The Start, The Stars & The Silver Lining


Tweseldown Racecourse – Eventing Continues Whilst Point-To-Point Racing Is No More Tweseldown’s sad demise as a Point-To-Point course last year due to financial pressures did have a silver lining in the form of an improved course for the Open Intermediate classes. With no racing, much more of the turf course has been made available for…

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


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 Dressage | Is Going To Be Interesting (No Really, It Will!)


Laura Collett & Rayef | Last Year’s CIC*** Dressage Leader  Barbury Castle Horse Trials is, along with many of the other European events, as the cliche goes, not a dressage competition. Last year, one of our rising stars, Laura Collett lead the dressage (and showjumping) on a sub 40 mark, one of only two, the…

Salperton Horse Trials: Rayef, The Kings & The Olympics


Laura Collett & Rayef | Open Intermediate Winners on a score of 25.0 (Dressage 21.4!) Young Laura Collett illustrated that with all the stars aligned, and in the right circumstances she & Rayef are unassailable. With a dressage score any German would be envious of (a staggering 21.4) they led from the get go, winning their…

Belton – Perfectly Pitched


Laura Collett | Getting Some Intermediate Cross Country Practice In For Tomorrow’s CIC*** Which She Leads It’s very easy to see why almost all the UK based entries for Badminton are here at Belton. It has everything you want want from an early season competitive run at Advanced in preparation for the spring four stars….