Michael Jung and La Biosthetique Sam - Badminton Horse Trials

Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials Preview

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SAME DIRECTION, VERY DIFFERENT COURSE In his third year as course designer at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, Giuseppe Della Chiesa has bucked tradition and sends riders the same way out of the Main Arena as last year. First over the ASX Starter then left to the angled hedges may be familiar, but the HorseQuest Quarry now has a …

Lauren Shannon competing at Shelford Manor Horse Trials

Shelford Manor Horse Trials

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This week I was back photographing eventing for my great friends at E.S.Photography. Two days of eventing, up to Novice level, were enjoyed. The bad weather held off. The “rock stars” were there in numbers: Richard Jones, Lauren Shannon, Caroline Powell, Ben Way, James Somerville, Nicola Wilson, Piggy French, Simon Grieve and many many more. Photos of the show can …

Kylie Roddy and GUZZI

Bank Holiday weekend boasts two new events

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This coming weekend (23 – 24 May) boasts a multitude of British Eventing competitions around the country at international and national level plus two brand new fixtures to the calendar; Millfield (Somerset) and Dalston Green (Cumbria). The inaugural Millfield Horse Trials runs over the stunning grounds of Millfield Prep School in Somerset, overlooked by the iconic Glastonbury Tor. Millfield boasts a …

William Fox-Pitt and CHILLI MORNING - cross country phase - Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, Badminton House, Saturday 9th May 2015.

Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2015 – Cross Country

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Last year’s Badminton was the first for Course Designer Giuseppe Della Chiesa, and it was influential. The course was tough, the time hard to make and the weather atrocious. It divided opinion. Many spectators vented their frustration online because they had not got to see their favourites riders and the day had been elongated by numerous holds on course. Many …

Paul Tapner and INDIAN MILL

Badminton 2015 – The first inspection

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81 horses are through to the dressage phase of Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials after a blustery and cold first horse inspection in front of the house. Several riders were asked to trot again or held  for inspection. Matthew Heath and THE LION were not accepted and will take no further part. [full set of images of the first inspection …

Sam Griffiths and Paulank Brockagh

Badminton 2015 – links to image folders

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Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, the World’s biggest four-star event, kicks off with the first vets inspection this afternoon. In order to speed up the process of finding images I thought it would be useful to list the places in which photos will appear: Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2015 – the main event folder. Sub-folders appear as images are …

Badminton Horse Trials Course Walk

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Going with the Flow In his second year as Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials course designer Giuseppe Della Chiesa has refined his concept for this ultimate track. Traditionally setting off the reverse way round the park, he has set out to produce a flowing route which gives the feel of a real journey across the countryside, over rustic looking obstacles …

Cottesmore Pony Club Eventer Trial – 3rd April

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[Full Cottesmore Hunt Pony Club Eventer Trial image galleries] The forecast was right, unfortunately, and the rain barely stopped during seven hours of competition at Ranksboro’ as Pony Clubbers of all ages took part in the Cottesmore Hunt’s Eventer Trial. Competitors completed an untimed show jumping section before moving on to a “cross country” phase which included bigger spreads and …

Land Rover renews its title sponsorship of Burghley Horse Trials

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Land Rover has today announced an extension to its title sponsorship of Burghley Horse Trials, which will see the partnership through to the end of 2017. Land Rover’s association with the world-renowned eventing competition has been established for many years, being the official vehicle supplier since the early 90’s and becoming title sponsor in 2005. Commenting on the contract renewal, …

Lionheart Put To Sleep Following Colic Surgery Complications

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Allison Springer, who recently purchased Lionheart from William Fox-Pitt has announced via Facebook that he has been put to sleep following complications from colic surgery. Eventing Nation has the full story… Photos of Lionheart. Lionheart Put To Sleep Following Colic Surgery Complications was last modified: January 18th, 2014 by nico

Badminton Cross Country photos now all online

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It’s taken a while, thanks to Royal Windsor and a mountain of admin waiting for me at home afterwards, but the full set of Badminton Cross Country images are now online on the website. Badminton Cross Country photos now all online was last modified: May 23rd, 2013 by nico

HRH THE DUCHESS OF CORNWALL TO PRESENT PRIZES AT BADMINTON

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The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials are delighted to announce that Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall will be presenting the prizes at the Event following the Jumping phase of the competition. Her Royal Highness is Patron of the British Equestrian Federation and has had a lifetime’s enthusiasm for horse sports.   HRH THE DUCHESS OF CORNWALL TO PRESENT PRIZES AT BADMINTON …

Italian Olympian dominates 2013 Lycetts Grantham Cup

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The final day of competition at the Belton International Horse Trials in Grantham saw the culmination of the esteemed Grantham Cup CIC3*now under new sponsorship from Lycetts. The top ten was dominated by British-based 29 year old Italian Vittoria Panizzon who won the Grantham Cup title on her own and Sally Bullen’s 10 year old grey mare, Borough Pennyz, Vittoria’s …

Badminton Horse Trials 2013

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  Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2013 The all star entry list for the 2013 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (2nd – 6th May) is headed by reigning Olympic, World and European Champion Michael Jung, accompanied by 3 of his 4 fellow German team gold medallists. The whole of the British silver medal team is intending to take part, as …

The “Commandments” of equestrian photography

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Several times recently I have found myself referring to “the golden rules of equestrian photography”. Quite rightly, someone asked what they were! The rules I was referring to are not written down anywhere, instead I have learned them through discussion with riders, owners and other photographers; photographers with many more years of experience than I. They are the result of …