FEI Pony European Championships 2018 - Bishop Burton College EVENTING Price: £14.99 45 riders from 9 nations set out on the 4 days of competition for the eventing medals. The German team filled the first 4 places and had a healthy lead in the team competition after ther dressage.
After an influential cross country day there was less than a fence betwen the British, Irish and French teams and during a tense show jumping finale Great Britain held their nerves to secure the gold with Saffi Osbourne and the wonderful mare Little Indian Feather jumping a clear to secure individual gold.
Saffi Osbourne's dressage test is shown in full before highlights of the cross country and the showjumping finale concludes the programme.
Approx 52 mins
Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2018 Price: £21.99 Relive the excitement at the 2018 event as the world's best competed for the iconic trophy.
The 2018 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials saw a new Dressage scoring system introduced whereby the coefficient was dropped so this resulted in the Dressage scores being not nearly so influential. Oliver Townend was going for the Rolex Grand Slam after his wins at Burghley and Kentucky and led the Dressage on his Burghley winner Ballaghmor Class.
With beautiful weather suddenly breaking out over Badminton Park on the Saturday record crowds witnessed a dramatic cross country day, with the speed machine Classic Moet and Jonelle Price the only combination to get near the optimum time on very holding ground to draw level on points with Townend and Ballaghmor Class and into the lead with her better time. She then produced an immaculate clear on the Sunday on her flying thoroughbred to secure her first Badminton title, the first woman to win since 2007.
Approx 45 mins
Badminton Members Discount - SAVE 10% on Badminton Titles using your members' coupon code Chris Bartle's Cross Country Training Price: £29.99 From a forward light seat to the 'oh sh*t' position, Christopher Bartle, coach of the British National Eventing team, wants to improve safety in cross country riding and prove seat positions are the key to success.
What you can learn from this film:
- How safe seat positions can help you to ride successfully through the cross country course.
- Which 5 cross country seat positions should be known by every cross country rider.
- How you can sit in balance with your horse both before and after the jump.
- Which are the most common seat errors and how you can avoid them.
- How the 'oh sh*t' position can rescue you and your horse from difficult situations.
A must see for beginners, advanced riders and professionals.
Approx 72 mins
Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2017 Price: £19.99 The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2017 was undoubtedly one of the greats!
With a stellar field of international riders including a number of previous winners, this was surely a Badminton to go down in the history books as Andrew Nicholson finally won the title he so richly deserved being his 37th completion!
This years DVD features a 52 minute highlights programme with commentary by Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes and Mike Tucker. Extras include the top 3 dressage tests and cross country rounds from Ingrid Klimke, Michael Jung and Andrew Nicholson in full.
Badminton Members Discount - SAVE 10% on Badminton Titles using your members' coupon code Badminton Review DVD 2016 Price: £12.99 77 Combinations took part in the 2016 Badminton Horse Trials, which was celebrating 25 years sponsorship with Mitsubishi Motors.
Clear favourite, Michael Jung riding his amazing horse La Biosthetique Sam, was going for the $350,000 Rolex Grand Slam as well as the £80,000 first prize. They never had a moments worry as they outclassed their 76 rivals to post a record winning score, leading from start to finish.
This year's DVD features a 20 mins course walk with Lizzie Greenwood Hughes and Harry Meade, followed by a 52 min highlights programme. In additional Michael Jung and Emily King's full dresssage tests are separate chapters.
Approx 80 mins
Badminton Members Discount - SAVE 10% on Badminton Titles using your members' coupon code A Clinic with William Fox-Pitt Price: £24.99 Eventing star William Fox-Pitt gave a clinic at Stable View in South Carolina, USA, in February 2015. This well produced programme covers flatwork, jumping and cross country and is full of useful tips and training information.
Approx 86 minutes
NB This DVD is pacakaged in a cardboard slip case FEI Longines European Eventing Championships Blair Castle 2015 Price: £14.99 This was the first time Scotland had hosted an international equestrian event and the beautiful setting at Blair Castle in Perthshire was the spectacular venue.
The Germans were the odds on favourites going into the event and they proved why they are the World's No 1 country in eventing with a comprehensive all the way win in the team competition led by their superstar Michael Jung. Great Britain were a distant second for silver with France taking the bronze.
Michael Jung, riding the youngest horse in the competition, the 8 yr old Fischer Takinou, was one of only 3 clears over Ian Stark's attractive cross country course to be inside the optimum time, a target that became increasingly difficult to achieve as relentless rain on the Saturday heavily favoured the early starters.
Jung's usual polished clear round in the showjumping on the Sunday confirmed his superiority over fellow team mate and World Champion Sandra Auffarth with France's Thibaut Vallette grabbing bronze after Issy Taylor (GB) had one down showjumping on Briarlands Matilda.
Approx 52 mins
Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2015 Price: £12.99 This year's event saw 57 of the 81 combinations that set out on the 4 days of competition complete the Sunday afternoon as William Fox-Pitt secured his second Mitsubishi Motors Badminton trophy on Chris Stone's stallion Chilli Morning, 11 years after winning on Tamarillo.
The first 5 after dressage remainined in that order after cross country, with 14 combinations jumping clear inside the time.
One fence down separated the top 5 on the final day as Andrew Nicholson and Nereo tried to hold the others at bay at the top of the leader board but yet again this most coveted of trophies eluded the NZ maestro as Nereo posted 12 penalities on the show jumping to drop to 6th.
The best of the dressage is followed by the course walk with some top riders, then extensive highlights of the cross country and finally the concluding action in the show jumping arena.
Approx 100 mins
Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 Normandy Eventing Price: £14.99 The Team competition always looked to be Germany's to take on paper but when reigning individual Champion Michael Jung could only ride his 3rd string horse, the lovely mare Fischerrocana, the other Nations must have hoped the Champion might not be as powerful and had left the door slightly ajar after cross country. However, immaculate performances in the final show jumping by the Germans confirmed their World No 1 team status and also resulted in Sandra Auffarth pipping team mate Michael Jung for the individual Gold Medal. Britain's William Fox-Pitt led the British challenge on the stallion Chilli Morning and was the overnight leader after cross country but could not jump the necessary clear to win his first World title although held onto bronze.
Commentator John Kyle. Narrator Jonathan Booth
Approx 50 mins
Badminton Review DVD 2014 Price: £12.99
Eighty three combinations from fourteen Nations contested the 2014 running of the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials with five previous winners in the line-up. The main talking point was new course designer Giseppe Della Chiesa's cross country test which had "big" written all over it. Most riders and pundits were very complimentary after walking it as innovation had been well balanced with tradition to provide a very imposing but fair test. However after overnight rain two jumping efforts were taken out leaving thirty numbered fences and forty one jumping efforts but few could have foreseen how influencial the cross country would be on the final outcome as wind rain and testing underfoot conditions all played their part in adding to the fearsome jumping test . Comprehensive cross country coverage is sandwiched between the best of the dressage and an extraordinary showjumping finale that made this a Badminton that will be talked about for many years to come.
With 3rd placed Harry Meade in the expert commentator's chair this 2 hour programme is a comprehensive review of this thrilling event and a must for all eventing enthusiasts.
Approx 120 mins
Badminton Members Discount - SAVE 10% on Badminton Titles using your members' coupon code Burghley Horse Trials 2013 Price: £4.99 This year's big question centred on how 67 partnerships from 11 countries would manage the newly designed 'Start and Finish' of Captain Mark Phillips' cross country test: in particular the intensity of the first five minutes. In the dressage phase it was Jonathan 'Jock' Paget and Clifton Promise who set the pace, with Ingrid Klimke with FRH Butts Abraxxas on their Burghley debut attracting less than 40 penalty points. William Fox-Pitt in fourth place, led the British challenge on his 2011 Burghley Champion Parkland Hawk. The final day brought early disappointment for Jonathan Paget having to withdraw but with one showjumping fence in hand over both Andrew Nicholson and William Fox-Pitt, the overnight leaders still had the chance to emulate Ginny Leng and Master Craftsman, the last horse and rider partnership 24 years earlier in 1989 to win both Badminton and Burghley in the same season. Presented by Clare Balding. Approx. 131 mins. SPECIAL OFFER £4.99 Little Book of Eventing Price: £9.99 SALE PRICE, was £11.99, NOW £9.99
Eventing, or Horse Trials as it is also known, is the ultimate equestrian test. Its foundations were in the Cavalry schools of Europe at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Initially it was only open to male officers, but soon developed into an Olympic sport where men and women compete on equal terms.
The format has evolved over the years, but the sport tests the skills of Dressage (effectively basic training), Cross Country, over a course of solid obstacles and hazards such as ditches and lakes and Jumping, over knock down, coloured poles. The top competitions are Three Day Events and include such well known sporting spectaculars as Badminton and Burghley, where crowds can reach up to 120,000. Many of the venues, especially in Great Britain, are in beautiful stately parks.
Little Book of Eventing reveals the history, introduces the reader to some of the great stars human and equine over the years, the charismatic trainers and some of the best known venues. It also shows what goes on behind the scenes and offers tips on how to take part at novice level or become involved on the organisation side.
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