Burghley Horse Trials 2009

  • H&H eventing editor Pippa Roome provided live online text commentary of every phase at Burghley as it happened for the first time this year and on Thursday and Friday she was joined by a dressage expert for extra insight. Re-live the event through the links below.

    H&H Live: replay the dressage

    H&H Live: replay the cross-country

    H&H Live: replay the show jumping


    Pictures of all the cross-country fences on this year’s Burghley course

    Pictures of all the riders who finished in the top 20 at Burghley

    Pictures of all the first-timers who completed Burghley this year

    News and reports

    Harry Meade devastated by Burghley disqualification

    Tractor crashes into parked cars at Burghley

    Oliver Townend completes his pillar-to-post victory

    Harry Meade disqualified from event

    Three riders withdraw before final trot-up

    Oliver Townend retains the lead after cross-country

    Oliver Townend leads at the end of the dressage

    Phillip Dutton leads after first day of dressage

    Two horses eliminated at first horse inspection

    Mark Todd withdraws NZB Gandalf


    H&H deputy editor Jaki Bell on the final show jumping

    H&H eventing editor Pippa Roome on the lack of television coverage on cross-country day

    H&H deputy editor Jaki Bell on the second day of dressage

    H&H Editor Lucy Higginson on the first day of dressage


    Dressage day

    Cross-country day

    Don’t forget to buy H&H on 10 September for our 10-page Burghley special report.

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