Tag: Badminton

May 08, 2023

Canter is Crowned Champion of Badminton

South Gloucestershire, England—May 8—She led from the start of the competition on Michelle Saul’s 11-year-old Lordships Graffalo, a horse that has won the hearts of a cheerful Badminton crowd, who remained undaunted by the terrible weather on a historic coronation weekend.

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May 07, 2023 News

Canter in the Driving Seat with Lordships Graffalo at Badminton

South Gloucestershire, England—May 7—Rosalind Canter was the star of a dramatic and thrilling day of cross-country sport at Badminton Horse Trials. The 2018 World Champion has two show jumps in hand to win her first five-star after a stirring performance at the end of the day aboard Michelle Saul’s 11-year-old Lordships Graffalo, the runner-up at Badminton and fourth at the World Championships (Italy) in 2022.

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May 06, 2023 News

Ros Canter is Crowned Queen of the Dressage at Badminton

South Gloucestershire, England—May 6—Rosalind Canter and her hugely popular horse Lordships Graffalo lit up a damp Coronation Day when producing a superb dressage test to take the lead at Badminton Horse Trials.

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May 05, 2023 News

Swallow Springs is Flying High with Townend at Badminton Horse Trials

South Gloucestershire, England—May 5—Oliver Townend looks to have the best chance of becoming the first rider to finish first and second at Badminton since Ian Stark way back in 1988. He is heading the leaderboard after the first day of dressage at the 2023 Badminton Horse Trials on Paul and Diana Ridgeon’s 15-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding (Chillout x Kilila) Swallow Springs.

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May 03, 2023 News

Fast Facts: 2023 Badminton Horse Trials

With just a few days to recover from the excitement of the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event, we’re on to the Badminton Horse Trials CCI5*-L! The event, which is located in South Gloucestershire, England, is being held a day later than usual so cross-country day won’t coincide with Coronation Day in England.

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Mar 30, 2023 Profile

Historic Results and Determination Propel Smith to 2022 Bates USEA Lady Rider of the Year Title

From horse trials in her home state of California where she prepared herself and her horses to take on the best in the nation and around the world to five-star events overseas where she represented the United States on some of eventing’s biggest stages, Tamie Smith had a remarkable season and finished 2022 as the Bates USEA Lady Rider of the Year for the second year in a row.

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May 08, 2022 Competitions

Tamie Smith is Highest Place U.S. Finisher at Badminton with Top 10 Result

Laura Collett topped the first British one-two-three at Badminton since 2002 - and emulated her heroine Pippa Funnell, winner of the event that year - by adding just 0.4 of a time-fault in the showjumping to her leading dressage score of 21.

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May 07, 2022 Competitions

Six U.S. Based Pairs Still in Contention After Badminton Cross-Country

Although British riders are in control after cross-country day at Badminton, holding nine of the top 10 spots, most of the US-based raiders were delighted with their horses after a dramatic day of action.

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May 06, 2022 Competitions

U.S. Riders Look Ahead to Cross-Country Following Completion of Dressage at Badminton

Laura Collett and London 52 (Landos x Vernante), Olympic team gold medallists for Britain last year, snatched first place after dressage at Badminton from their Tokyo teammates Tom McEwen and Toledo De Kerser (Diamant de Semilly x Ariane Du Prieure II) with a beautiful test on Friday morning.

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May 05, 2022 Competitions

Smith and Mai Baum Lead U.S. Pack Following Dressage Day 1 at Badminton

Tamie Smith and Alexandra and Ellen Ahearn and Eric Markell's 16-year-old German Sport Horse gelding Mai Baum (Loredano 2 x Ramira) are firmly in the lead of the large U.S. contingent at Badminton Horse Trials after the first day of dressage, and their score of 25.3 means they are in fourth place overall behind three British riders.

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May 04, 2022 Competitions

All U.S. Horses Clear to Compete at 2022 Badminton Horse Trials Following First Horse Inspection

Following the first horse inspection held on Wednesday at the Badminton Horse Trials, all seven horse and rider pairs hailing from the United States were accepted and are ready to move on with competition. Dressage day one kicks off on Thursday, May 5th at 9:30 a.m. BST / 4:30 a.m. EST and Lillian Heard riding LCC Barnaby will be the first rider from the states to compete at 11:18 a.m. BST/ 6:18 a.m. EST. The official ride times of all five of the riders representing the U.S. and the two international riders who are based full-time in the U.S. are as follows:

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