Reasons To Be Cheerful…..(and one or two to groan about)

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Spring Is Here | Time to Unwrap Badminton The first week of March brings more promise, inspiration and a buzz back to my life. I feel like a sleepy bear awakening from slumber, but probably look more like a hedgehog! The UK eventing season is imminent and I’m champing at the bit! And apart from…

WEG 2010: Eventing – The Dressage | The Most Important Phase

Team GBR Selections Reflect The Importance Of Dressage  The formalities of the World Equestrian Games Eventing trot-up are now over, so it’s time to draw a line in the sand between each nation, and get on with the serious business of winning. Team GBR’s Nicola Wilson will be the first to kick off the competition…

Burghley Horse Trials – Cross Country

Mark Phillips | Burghley Course Designer I’ve always thought the course at Burghley rides so much better than it walks, which I think is all credit to Mark Phillips, whereas the course at Badminton walks better than it rides, which is no bad thing and makes it all the more interesting. There is so much…

WEG2010 Eventing: Phillip Dutton vs. The Rest Of The World

Phillip Dutton – Rarely Out Of The Saddle When you start trawling through his results you start believing this man has more horses than the Terracotta Army (they have 520 according Wikipedia), and he really could take on the rest of the world. I gave up trying to analyse the potential of the American team for the…