Britain’s Piggy French jumped two spectacular clear rounds to finish first and third in the principal CCI4*-L class at SsangYong Blenheim Palace Horse Trials on Alison Swinburn and John and Chloe Perry’s Brookfield Inocent and Susanna Paybody’s Castletown Clover.
The brilliant Australian horseman Christopher Burton joined an elite group of riders to have twice won the prestigious SsangYong Blenheim Palace Horse Trials CCI4*-S class for eight- and nine-year-old horses.
The in-form Piggy French is on track to nail yet another international victory this season as she has taken the lead after cross-country in the CCI4*-L at SsangYong Blenheim Palace Horse Trials with a superb round on Alison Swinburn and the Perrys’ Brookfield Inocent, a 10-year-old having h
Vet Jo Hales pulled off an exceptional Blenheim Palace double, claiming the overall Novice title at the KBIS Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) Dressage Championships at SsangYong Blenheim Palace Horse Trials on her husband Ben’s horse Que Sera a day after taking the individual 100cm Dodson &am
Izzy Taylor, who lives just 10 minutes away from the SsangYong Blenheim Palace Horse Trials on the outskirts of Bicester, holds the lead in the principal CCI4*-L class after two days of high-class dressage.
Their squad consisted of Judith Holmes (Solans Springtime), Laura Barber (Skyhill Talisman), Liberty Hayes (Cryptic Clue) and Joanne Monkman (G Damascus). They beat Warwickshire Hunt Riding Club into second, with Essendon & Epping Forest Dressage Group third.
The team from Cropthorne and Evesham Riding Club were the delighted winners of the Dodson & Horrell 100cm Riding Club Team Eventer Challenge on the first day of SsangYong Blenheim Palace Horse Trials 2019.