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 60.
What better way to celebrate the Kiwi’s big birthday than to dig deep into the archives to reminisce about those 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)