The saddle is an essential bit of kit for the event rider and getting a correctly fitting saddle is crucial for you and your horse. Getting it wrong could affect your performance. Chairman of the British Eventing Risk Management Committee, and BE Life magazine columnist, Jonathan Chapman gives some pointers on the dos and don’ts of choosing a saddle.
Whether you are a competitor or eventing fan, walking and eventing go hand in hand. When you are not walking cross country courses on beautiful eventing estates and parklands, the UK is a walker’s paradise. Be it an arduous scramble up a sheer mountain or a gentle buggy walk through a field dusted in heather, here's some non-eventing walks for you to explore.
Jonty Evans has been eventing internationally for more than 20 years. BETV caught up with him at Hartpury College’s Rider Performance Centre, where he has been using the facilities to improve his posture as a rider. BE Accredited Coach Lizzel Winter was on-hand to share her advice.