After the first day of the Olympic equestrian competition, Horse & Hound deputy news editor Charlotte White caught up with spectators to find out what they thought of their Greenwich experience.

Don’t miss H&H’s full report of the Olympic eventing, in the issue on sale FRIDAY 3 August – 23-page special report, with comments from Ruth Edge, Pippa Funnell and Mark Phillips, pictures of every cross-country fence, stunning photos and full analysis.