Check back here for all the news from the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2009


Pictures of top 10 Badminton riders

Pictures of all the first-timers who completed this year

Pictures from backstage at Badminton 2009


Sunday afternoon final show jumping — Oliver Townend wins Badminton

Sunday morning trot-up — three horses withdrawn

Saturday evening cross-country — young Brits head the table

Saturday lunchtime cross-country — Ruth Edge leads at half way stage

Friday evening dressage — Belgian leader chased by young Brits

Thursday evening dressage — Brits top the leader board

First trot-up — two horses fail and one withdrawn

Rider audio interviews

Zara Phillips after dressage on Ardfield Magic Star

Dee Kennedy’s diary

Rider Dee Kennedy has been keeping a weekly online diary since the beginning of March detailing her build-up to Badminton. Find all her columns here:

Dee’s audio diaries from Badminton here


H&H eventing editor Pippa Roome on show jumping day

H&H acting editor Jaki Bell on cross-country day

H&H Badminton reporter Catherine Austen on the second day of dressage

H&H eventing editor Pippa Roome on the first day of dressage

Live coverage

Re-live H&H’s live, up-to-the-minute, interactive text commentary of every horse and rider in the dressage at Badminton this year. Visit

Readers are also invited to contribute to our “your day at Badminton” page, where you can post comments about your day at the show, or highlights from previous visits to the event. Comments can be posted from home, or by using a laptop on the H&H stand in the Badminton shopping village.


Picture galleries

Pictures of every cross-country fence

Pictures of Ian Stark and Hugh Thomas walking the Badminton course — read Ian’s thoughts on the course in H&H’s Badminton preview, out now (30 April issue).

Pre-event news

Bag a bargain at Badminton

Mark Todd withdraws from Badminton Horse Trials

Zara Phillips and Toytown have a late draw at Badminton Horse Trials

Imperial Cavalier withdrawn from Badminton Horse Trials

Zara Phillips enters Toytown for Badminton Horse Trials

H&H exclusive blog: Badminton Horse Trials cross-country course preview


Read a biography of Badminton director Hugh Thomas