London 2012 | Dressage, Drama & An Inspirational Leader Board

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Truly Inspirational | Day 2 of London 2012 Olympic Eventing The lead up to these games has been nothing short of an epic novel or Hollywood Blockbuster. You really couldn’t make this stuff up. Day 2 of Dressage for the London 2012 Olympic Games Eventing at Greenwich Park has been nothing short of inspirational, surprising…

London 2012 | History In The Making & Dream Headlines

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Sadly No Fairytale Headline For Neville Bardos, But Perhaps A Medal & An Underwear Deal For Boyd One of the legacies I’m left with after five years of living with a broadsheet journalist is the little game of “Guess Tomorrow’s Headline” we played as we waited for the morning papers, each paper adding their own…

Salperton Horse Trials: Rayef, The Kings & The Olympics

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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…

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…

Chatsworth 2012 | The Olympic Quest Continues

Mary King Winner of the HSBC FEI Classics Series 2011

Mary King & Imperial Cavalier On The ‘Badminton Bypass’ To Chatsworth Over the coming few days we’ll learn more of the back-up plans for many riders for whom a main pre-Olympic run was brought to an abrupt halt by the cancellation of Badminton earlier this week. Statements of how little impact this has had, have…