Team GBR’s eventing performance manager shares his top tips for improving your cross-country performance

Even at BE100 getting your timing wrong can scupper your hopes of success. We asked the experts for their tips on achieving the optimum time going cross-country

Warm up

Tips for competing with your horse alone

If you don’t have helpful friends or family to go with you to shows, find out how other “go it aloners” make it work

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Eric Smiley: training young event horses to jump safely and confidently

Take a look at top jumping coach Eric Smiley’s 14 tips for teaching a young event horse to jump

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Getting the best out of an ex-racehorse in the dressage arena

Getting an ex-racehorse to settle in the dressage arena can be a challenge whether you’re a dressage rider or an eventer. Trainer Natalie Allen shares some of her thoughts on how to achieve this goal

Take a look at dressage judges Isabel Wessels and Andrew Gardner’s tips on how eventers can raise their game in the first phase of the competition

Make the most of the forthcoming season by ensuring your horse is fit for its level of competition

Indoor Cross Country

How to cross-country school at home

Can’t get out cross-country? Try these training exercises, which can be carried out in any arena or field

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Eventing to showjumping: expert tips

6 tips on how to make the transition from eventing to showjumping from trainer Bina Ford

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How to give a spooky horse confidence going cross-country

Exercises and tips from trainer Tim Cheffings to help give a spooky horse more confidence cross-country