Be Real, a four-year-old by Ramiro B out of a Puissance mare, was the top lot at the Brightwells Blenheim Elite Event Horse Auction at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials on Friday 18th September.
Last week’s British team silver medal winner Kitty King had tears in her eyes this afternoon watching her former GB squad ride, Five Boys, win the inaugural Kent & Masters BE90 Arena Eventing Championship Final with her friend Holly Cowley.
A 19-year-old pony which was only introduced to dressage two years ago has beaten 185 other competitors from across the UK to claim the inaugural Gatehouse BE80 Amateur Eventer Dressage Championships at this year’s Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials.
All 101 horses entered in the CCI3* at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials have passed the first horse inspection, and the dressage phase of the competition gets underway at 8.30am tomorrow morning (Thursday 17th September).
Ticket sales for the 2015 Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials – which starts tomorrow, 17th September – are up 10% year-on-year, proving beyond doubt that the event is becoming more and popular.