Richard Waygood with his thoughts on the state of GB eventing following the team’s victory in the European championships and the future.
Friday, 1 September 2017
Chris Bartle reflects on the team’s success at the recent European Championship with Rupert Bell
Andrew Nicholson is delighted with his start with Nereo and a score of 39.5, hoping it’s the beginning of his quest for a sixth Burghley title.
He spoke to Josh Peacock after the test.
Ireland’s Sarah Ennis is off to a good start with BLM Diamond Delux and a score of 45.9.
She spoke to Rupert Bell after the test.
A solid start from Piggy French with Vanir Kamira and a score of 43.7
She spoke to Rupert Bell.
America’s Boyd Martin has just completed Dressage on board Steady Eddie with a score of 48.
Martin spoke to Rupert Bell after the test.
Scottish rider Louisa Milne Home has completed Dressage on board King Eider with a score of 49.4.
Louisa spoke to Rupert Bell after her test.
American rider Lauren Kieffer has stormed into the lead after her stunning Dressage score 37.0 on board Veronica II.
Kieffer, who is riding at Burghley for the first time, spoke to Rupert Bell after her test.
Izzy Taylor was pleased with her Dressage score of 45.6 on board Trevidden on the second day of competition.
Taylor spoke to Rupert Bell after her test.
Local rider Sophie Brown is making her debut at the competition this year and has just completed Dressage on board Wil with a score of 50.4.
Brown spoke to Rupert Bell after the test about how proud she is to finally be here.
Zara Tindall has just completed Dressage on board High Kingdom with a score of 51.6.
Tindall told Rupert Bell that she was pleased with the test and is excited to get going for the cross country.
Paul Sims has completed Dressage on board Glengarock with a score of 46.5. Sims told Rupert Bell he was pleased with his test and is looking forward to tackling the cross country tomorrow.
Louise Harwood was first to compete on the second day of Dressage, just completing her test on board Mr Potts with a score of 54.1.
Louise spoke to Rupert Bell.
Thursday, 31 August 2017
Top event rider Piggy French chats to Rupert Bell about why she’s proud to be a World Horse Welfare ambassador and the wonderful work that the charity do.
World Horse Welfare are Burghley’s first ever Official Charity and Rupert Bell has been catching up with CEO Roly Owers to discuss their work, what it means to be the first official charity partner and the Rehomer of the Year competition.
Andrea Baxter completed Dressage with a score of 56.9 on board Indy 500.
She spoke to Josh Peacock after her test.
American rider Mackenna Shea has just completed Dressage on board Landioso with a score of 46.1, leaving her third overall at the end of day one of competition.
Shea spoke to Josh Peacock about her test and her what’s it’s like to be making her Burghley debut.
Sussex rider Gemma Tattersall has just completed Dressage on board Arctic Soul with a score of 43% .
Gemma spoke to Josh Peacock after the test.
The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials take place this week (31st Aug – 3rd September) and once again the world’s top event riders will compete for the 4 star prize in Stamford.
Rutland rider Richard P Jones has just completed Dressage on board Alfie’s Clover with a score of 51.5% .
Richard spoke to Josh Peacock after the test.
German world number one Michael Jung has stormed into the lead in the Dressage with a score of 38.9 on board La Biosthetique Sam.
Incredibly, the 2015 winner was somewhat disappointed with his score as he told Rupert Bell he will need to be perfect for the rest of the competition if he hopes for a second title.