The Lincolnshire rider makes it round with time and jumping penalties. Hear her reaction
Saturday, 3 September 2016
Oliver Townend speaking after completing the course with the 1st of his 3 rides picking up 25.2 time faults
The BBC Countryfile Presenter has to Burghley to enjoy cross country day and has been speaking to Rupert Bell
Rupert Bell headed to the Land Rover Pavilion to start his day by riding a Cross Country course with Harry Meade…almost. Wearing an Oculus headset, Rupert experiences Virtual Reality and developed a whole new level of respect for our competitors.
Friday, 2 September 2016
In the first of the 2016 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials podcasts we speak to the Olympians competing plus the riders making their debut, we sample some of the food delicacies on offer while we reflect on a fantastic competition after the first phase, dressage.
Ian Stark spoke to Josh Peacock about having the privilege of being the first judge ever to be allowed the ride the horses taking part in the Burghley Young Event Horse competition.
Oliver Townend is the leading British rider after his fantastic score of 38.1 on board MHS King Joules left him fifth at the end of Dressage. He spoke to Josh Peacock after the test.
Australian world number two Christopher Burton has performed an incredible Dressage test to take the lead with a score of 30.2 on board Nobilis 18. He spoke to Rupert Bell afterwards.
2015 runner-up Tim Price has completed Dressage with a score of 38.9 on board Ringwood Sky Boy. He spoke to Rupert Bell after the test.
Australian rider Andrew Hoy has completed Dressage with a score of 38.3 on board The Blue Frontier. He spoke to Rupert Bell after his test.
Five time former champion Andrew Nicholson has begun his 2016 competition in perfect fashion, completing Dressage with a score of 35.2. He spoke to Rupert Bell after his test.
2010 title winner Caroline Powell stormed into a provisional third place with a 37.8 on board Onwards and Upwards. She spoke to Rupert Bell after her test.
New Zealand rider Blyth Tait has stormed into the top places with an excellent score of 40 in the dressage on board Bear Necessity V. He spoke to Rupert Bell after the test.
Ben Hobday reflects on his dressage test with Josh Peacock after scoring 54.6 with Ramilo
Francis Whittington was quite happy with his start with Hasty Imp scoring 46.5. He spoke to Josh Peacock after the test.
Australian rider Sam Griffiths has just completed Dressage, completing the phase with a score of 39.6 on board Happy Times – leaving him in second place overall. He spoke to Josh Peacock after the round.
Sarah Cohen produces an excellent test of 42.3 with her horse Treason and spoke to Josh Peacock afterwards.
Tina Cook was slightly disappointed with her dressage score of 52.9 as she told Josh Peacock
American Phillip Dutton opens up with a score of 50.5 and the Rio Olympics individual bronze medallist spoke to Rupert Bell after his test
Five time Burghley winner Sir Mark Todd has just completed Dressage with a score of 42.2 on board NZB Campino. He spoke to Rupert Bell after the round.