David Evans will design the CIC3* courses at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials (8th-11th September) this year. He will produce two tracks; one for the well-established championship class for eight-and nine-year-old horses, and one for the final of the new Event Rider Masters series.
Paul Hayhurst received the accolade of British Eventing Volunteer of the Year from British Eventing’s Chief Executive David Holmes in the Bladon Arena at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials on Sunday 20th September.
While Clarke Montgomery of the USA was taking his first Blenheim Palace International win in the finale in the show jumping phase of the CCI3*, Lynda Cockrill from Henley in Arden in Warwickshire and her own Amoreal were en route to becoming the inaugural Kent & Masters British Eventing BE100
Clark Montgomery will be hoping that a superb pillar-to-post victory in the CCI3* at the 25th anniversary Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials will be enough to impress the selectors for the American eventing team at next year’s Rio Olympics.
Jonelle Price became the first rider to score back-to-back victories in the CIC3* for eight-and nine-year-old horses at the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials when she skilfully steered Cloud Dancer ll clear around the cross-country.