Freelance riding instructor Tracy Garside will be writing an online diary for in the build up to her first Burghley this autumn (4-7 September).

In the spring thousands of you enjoyed reading our diary from Badminton first-timer Olivia Haddow, who completed the event with her charismatic coloured horse Patris Filius. Now it’s time to get behind Tracy’s four-star debut with her attractive dun horse Dunauger.

Tracy’s diary will kick off on Monday, so keep an eye out for it.

All about Tracy Garside…

  • 37 years old
  • Freelance riding instructor
  • Based near Harrogate, Yorkshire

Burghley ride

  • Dunauger
  • 11-year-old dun gelding
  • By Augermann, out of Chloes Gold
  • 119 BE points

Notable results this season

  • Ninth Tetton Hall advanced intermediate
  • 20th Chatsworth World Cup qualifier
  • Lead the dressage at Bramham this year before being eliminated cross-country — she ran out of the middle element of a combination and jumped the third part

Previous notable results

  • Completed two CCI***s — Bramham and Blenheim 2007
  • 25th Tweseldown CCI** 2006
  • Won Derby House intermediate owner rider/championship at Henbury Hall 2005