The Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe is popular with riders and eventing enthusiasts alike. With championship classes at novice, intermediate and advanced (open) level, Gatcombe always attracts the top riders.

Among this year’s entry is Mary King, who has four horses entered including her WEG ride Imperial Cavalier. Listen to an interview with Mary below, where she explains why she looks forward to coming to Gatcombe every year and her plans between now and the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky.

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Plus Gatcombe course designer Captain Mark Phillips gives us the low down on this year’s cross-country course.