Equestrian Eventing Cross Country Phase - Water Obstacle

Equestrian Eventing Cross Country Phase

Equestrian Cross Country is an endurance test and is the second phase in the sport of equestrian eventing. The cross country endurance test helps prove the speed endurance and jumping ability of the true cross-country horse. It was originally used by military cavalry

XC Eventing Obstacle Heights

XC Eventing Obstacles Heights & Training the Event Horse

A look at the heights and levels of xc eventing obstacles applying to the top levels of affiliated equestrian eventing competitions. The obstacles in the modern cross country phase of international equestrian eventing are a superb test of horse and rider endurance

A look at Eventing Saddles

Specialist Eventing saddles tend to be even futher forward cut than the flatter seated jumping saddle model and some are slighly shorter in the flap. Extra forward cut saddle flaps allow the rider to ride shorter in eventing saddles.

Mark Todd Equestrian Eventer

Equestrian Event Rider Mark Todd, New Zealand

Mark Todd has won gold medals at Los Angeles and Seoul Olymics, won the Badminton Horse Trials three times, the Burghley Horse Trials five times and won gold medals at the World Championships in 1990 and 1998

Top Event Rider Zara Phillips MBE ...

Zara Phillips won the Under 25 Championship at Bramham and individual silver in the European Young Riders before winning the Burghley 3 day event on Toytown in 2003. Since then she has added the the Eventing World Championship in Aachen in 2006 and a Silver Medal at the London 2012 Olympics to her trophy cabinet

William Fox-Pitt Equestrian Event Rider

Equestrian Event Rider William Fox-Pitt ...

William Fox-Pitt is a product of the British equestrian youth system having won medals at Junior and Young Rider European Championships. He has had great successes at the Burghley, Badminton, Blenheim and Bramham Horse Trials and has competed for Team GB at the Olympics

British & International Equestrian Event Riders

An index of professional equestrian event riders and their websites were most will include the eventing competitions they have entered, the horses they have in training and their individual and eventing team competition results

Pippa Funnell Equestrian Event Rider

Event Rider Pippa Funnell MBE her career and achievements

In 2003 Pippa Funnel became the first equestrian event rider to complete the Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing by adding the Burghley Horse Trials title to her earlier victories at Lexington and Badminton Horse Trials. Pippa is one of the worlds leading three day event riders

Origin of Equestrian Eventing

The Origin of Equestrian Eventing Competitions

The origins of equestrian eventing are based in a comprehensive cavalry test requiring cavalry riders to master several ridden disciplines. Fitness of both the horse & rider were assessed based on speed and endurance using steeplechase, showjumping and dressage competitions.