Find out which horses and riders enjoy the most successful 2002 eventing season with British Eventing’s top 100

Top horses

This year’s most successful event horse was the charismatic grey gelding Shear H20, owned by Shearwater Insurance and Jeremy and Susan Lawton.

Ridden by Leslie Law, Shear H2O represented Britain at the World Equestrian Games where he finished 18th individually, but the highlight of the partnership’s season was third place at Badminton.

Shear H2O gained 303 points during 2002, nine points more than second placed Tamarillo, ridden by William Fox Pitt, and 39 points more than Pippa Funnell’s Supreme Rock.

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Top riders

The top event rider was William Fox-Pitt, who also stands top the FEI event rider rankings. William’s successes during 2002 include:

  • 1st at Burghley CCI****
  • 2nd at Badminton CCI****
  • 1st at Burgie CCCI **
  • 3rd and 4th at Gatcombe Park CIC***
  • 4th at Boekelo CCIO***
  • 4th at Rolex Kentucky CCI****
  • 4th and 5th at Thirlestane Castle CIC***
  • 14th at the World Equestrian Games

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Top 10 horses

1, Shear H2O

2, Tamarillo

3, Supreme Rock

4, Shear L’Eau

5, Fenicio

6, Ringwood Cockatoo

7, Stunning

8, Highland Lad

9, Primmore’s Pride

10, Toytown