Tag: Badminton

May 05, 2019

Piggy French Wins First Badminton Title

In a dramatic finale to this year’s Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, Piggy French wrested the sport’s most coveted title from the grasp of long-time favorite Oliver Townend.

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Mar 20, 2020 Eventing News

Badminton Horse Trials Canceled Due to Coronavirus

Following the Government’s COVID-19 public health restrictions and its statement that emergency services are withdrawn from supporting mass gatherings from Tuesday, March 17, we are sorry to announce it is no longer possible to stage Badminton Horse Trials between the May 6 and 10 in any capacity. This cancellation also includes the Science Supplements Cup.

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May 04, 2019 Competitions

Townend Poised for Badminton Victory; Fulton Flies the Flag for the U.S.

Oliver Townend is poised to win his second five-star in two weeks having maintained pole position after the cross-country phase at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials.

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May 03, 2019 Competitions

Badminton Horse Trials: Townend First and Second After Dressage

Oliver Townend further strengthened his claims to this year’s Mitsubishi Motors Badminton trophy when he pulled off an exceptional dressage test on Friday afternoon on his second ride, Ballaghmor Class, to leave him in first and second places at the end of the first phase.

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May 02, 2019 Competitions

British Riders Dominate on Day One of Badminton Horse Trials Dressage

British riders occupy the top five spots after the first day of dressage at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials. No-one could catch Oliver Townend, who was fourth into the arena this morning on Cillnabradden Evo and pulled off a record-breaking score of 19.7.

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May 06, 2018 Competitions

Top 10 Finish for Kieffer; Price is Victor at 2018 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

Jonelle Price became the first female winner of the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials in over a decade when she sealed victory in today’s final show jumping phase with an immaculate show jumping clear on Classic Moet.

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May 05, 2018 Competitions

Kieffer Kicks On to Seventh After the 2018 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Cross-Country Day

Many had predicted that this year’s Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials would not be a dressage competition, and so it proved, with New Zealand’s Jonelle Price and Classic Moet soaring from 22nd place after the first phase into the lead with a thrilling exhibition of fast cross-country riding.

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May 04, 2018 Competitions

Townend is All Class; Coleman is Top American at the 2018 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

Oliver Townend fist-pumped the air as he exited the arena at the end of two nail-biting days of dressage at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials. When his score flashed up on the board a minute later it became clear why. His mark of 20.8 (79%) not only left him at the top of the leaderboard, but it was the best score posted at Badminton for 18 years.

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May 03, 2018 Competitions

Kieffer Rides into Fourth Place After Dressage Day One at the 2018 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

Rosalind Canter, the penultimate rider into the arena at the end of the first day of dressage at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, put in a polished, personal best performance to leap into the lead with her partner of six years, Allstar B. The combination, who finished fifth here last year, scored 23.9 – more than 76%. They earned several 9s, including for Canter's riding.

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May 02, 2018 Competitions

First Horse Inspection at the 2018 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

All 78 horses that came in front of the Ground Jury of President, Mrs Sue Baxter (GBR), Mr Christopher Hess (GER) and Dr Katrin Eichinger Kniely (AUT) were passed as fit to compete in this year’s Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials in South Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.

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May 07, 2017 Competitions

Six time Olympian Andrew Nicholson Finally Wins Badminton After a Record 37 Finishes

Fellow competitors erupted in spontaneous cheering as the brilliant New Zealand horseman Andrew Nicholson, 55, at last won the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, fourth leg of the FEI Classics™ after a record 37 attempts over 33 years. 

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