William Fox-Pitt

2004: William Fox Pitt and TamarilloWilliam FPWilliam Fox-Pitt is the current world number one event rider. He has won an unprecedented 13 CCI four stars, 50 CCI three-day events and 21 CIC one-day events. William has been a British team stalwart at several Olympic, World and European games.

His World Equestrian Games (WEG) ride Chilli Morning has been saved for this event since taking the individual bronze at last year’s European Championships with a win at Bamham CIC3* and ninth at Aachen CIC3* on his prep runs.

William Fox-Pitt’s WEG ride

Name: Chilli Morning

Age: 14

Owner: Christopher Stone

Breeding: Phantomic/Kolibre

Andrew Nicholson and Avebury win the 2014 British Open Championships

Andrew Nicholson wins British Open title

The New Zealander claimed top spot in the big class this afternoon, while Francis Whittington was crowned national champion and William Fox-Pitt took the intermediate title