Some of the world’s leading event riders took on the MS Amlin Eventers Challenge at the Royal International Horse Show, Hickstead today (27 July). The course incorporated some of Hickstead’s iconic features, including the Derby Bank and Devil’s Bank. Among the riders taking part were Burghley 2016 winner Chris Burton, Jeanette Brakewell, Pippa Funnell and Paul Tapner, who won this year’s class riding Bonza King Of Rouges. Take a look at what was was in store for them right here…

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Read the full report from the Royal International Horse Show in next week’s issue of Horse & Hound magazine, out Thursday 3 August