Anyone who chooses to compete in the sport of eventing inevitably has to work hard, and some enthusiasts have to go above and beyond to make the sport work for them. We find out from three riders how they manage their hectic schedules.
As we all emerge from one of the most challenging situations in living memory, Kate Herren looks at how British Eventing Organisers have helped to kickstart our post-COVID-19 sport.
Going through the finish of the BE90 cross country at Frickley Park felt amazing. This was my first ever BE event with my horse, Harold, and only our second ever cross country round together.
Youth Performance Manager, Darrell Scaife, sits down with Eric Winter (via Zoom) to put questions from some of the riders on the BE Youth Programmes.
So, what now? Things do not stop with the decision to shut down. No events are running, but the machine that runs our sport, including BE’s HQ at Stoneleigh, still needs to keep running - but in a streamlined form, given that BE’s income streams have been heavily impacted by COVID-19.