As cross-country day at this year’s Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials fast approaches, we take a look at what lies ahead for riders on Saturday 5 May.
Designed by Eric Winter, will the cross-country course prove influential in 2018?

1 ASX Starter

2 Rolex Feeders

3 HorseQuest Hump

4ab HorseQuest Quarry



5 Rolex Grand Slam Skinny

6abc Huntsmans Close




7 Traders Table

8 Wadsworth Water

9abc Lake





10 L200s

11 World Horse Welfare Gates

12 Formulate! White Oxers


13 Stick Pile

14 & 15 Outlander PHEV Mound



16ab Outlander PHEV Mound


17 Devoucoux Quad Bar

18abc Eclipse Cross Pond




19 Vicarage Roll Top

20abc Hildon Water Pond




21 National Star Trakhener

22 & 23 KBIS Vicarage V


24abcd Shogun Hollow





25 Countryside Haywain

26abc Joules Corner



27 BHS Table

28 Crooked S Bullfinch

29abc Savills Escalator



30 fischer Brush

31 Rolex Treetrunk

32 Shogun Sports Saddle

Read our full Badminton preview in the current issue of Horse & Hound (issue dated 26 April 2018), with course walk insight from Mary King plus full form guide for every horse and rider

Our bumper 24-page Badminton report will be in our 10 May issue, including opinion from Oliver Townend, Mark Phillips and Peter Storr.