The first events of the season are always a thrill. It doesn’t matter that top horses tend to be run slowly, in anticipation of bigger things in a few months’ time — just seeing them again gives us a buzz. Here we celebrate 12 of Britain’s best event horses jumping round Oasby last weekend (8-11 March 2018)

Don’t miss the full report and analysis in tomorrow’s issue of Horse & Hound magazine (15 March 2018)