A timeline of Mark Todd‘s glittering career is heavy on the golds, Olympic appearances and four-star triumphs — and he’s still going full throttle aged 61.
The Kiwi is the cover star of tomorrow’s eventing special issue of Horse & Hound magazine (9 March 2017), featuring our exclusive interview with him, and we’ve dug deep into the archives to reminisce about his moments in the spotlight.
Mark Todd’s career in pictures
1980: Badminton Horse Trials
At his first Badminton, Mark and Southern Comfort were 45th after the dressage. But as one of only three inside the time on cross-country day, he was third going into the showjumping — and when When Lucinda Prior-Palmer and Helen Butler came unstuck in the final phase, Mark clinched the title.
Credit: Bob Sly (from HH archives)