Livestream action brought to you by Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials gets underway HERE with the first horse inspection on Wednesday 3 May
For the first time this year, the organisers of the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials are making footage of the event freely accessible to viewers around the world via its online livestream service. The livestream will be available to view here on the Horse & Hound website, as well as through Badminton’s own video channels.
Action from the first horse inspection on Wednesday, all the way through to the final presentation of awards on Sunday, will be available for eventing fans to enjoy, although the cross-country phase and final showjumping rounds are going to be geoblocked in certain locations, including here in the UK.
UK viewers can look forward to the BBC broadcasting the full cross-country on Saturday via its live streaming service, with cross-country highlights and the final showjumping rounds available on BBC2.
Badminton LIVE Schedule
Wednesday 3 May – First horse inspection
Badminton livestream: 4.30pm – 5.45pm
Followed by Mitsubishi Motors Cup presentations at 6.00pm
Thursday 4 and Friday 5 May – Dressage
Badminton livestream: 9am until 5pm
Showing every test, plus lunchtime dressage demo
Saturday 6 May – Cross-country
All cross country rounds live from 11:30am until 5pm
UK only: BBC Red Button and BBC Sport website
Netherlands, Sweden and Australia: H&C Play
Rest of world: Badminton livestream
Sunday 7 May – Showjumping
Outside UK: entire day including final horse inspection and prize giving available via the Badminton livestream
UK: final horse inspection, majority of showjumping (excluding the last few jumping rounds to decide the top placings) and prize giving via the Badminton livestream
UK: Cross-country highlights followed by the live finale of the jumping from 2pm – 4pm on BBC2 and on the BBC Sport website
All times above are BST.
Join us reporting the action online
Visit www.horseandhound.co.uk/tag/badminton-horse-trials for all the latest news from our team of reporters working on site at the event. The website will be kept up to date with course pictures, twice daily reports and video interviews from top riders, plus blogs from our Badminton first-timers throughout the event.
Don’t miss our bumper Badminton preview issue of Horse & Hound magazine including William Fox-Pitt’s thoughts on every fence on the cross-country course (on sale 27 April 2017), our pull-out form guide featuring all the riders (on sale 4 May 2017) and our special in-depth report on all the action, complete with expert analysis (on sale 11 May 2017).