Horse & Hound's coverage of Ashford Farm CSI4* Bolesworth International (18-21 June) is brought to you in association with Equestrian.com
If you made the trip to Cheshire for the Ashford Farm Bolesworth International (18-21 June) you may be suffering from an equestrian overload hangover, after four days packed with action.
Whether you were in the market for top-class showjumping and dressage, or catching a glimpse of the eventers being put through their paces in the Ride-Away Express Eventing Challenge — it’s unlikely you came away feeling short changed.
And our photographers were on hand to catch some of the thrills, spills and stranger sights from this year’s spectacle.
Bolesworth 2015 in pictures
Ireland’s David Simpson and Gotti Van Paemel (pictured above) and Norway’s Victoria Gulliksen and Grafit shared the prize money in the Equestrian.com puissance that went to a thrilling final fifth round, with the wall reaching 2.10 metres.
2. …and again
Victoria Gulliksen celebrates her Puissance success in style. “I took advice from my dad as he has jumped up to 2.25 metres so knows how to do it, but I wasn’t expecting to get to the final round,” she said afterwards.
4. Sit tight!
We’ve all been there — one minute you’re enjoying the ride of your life and the next you experience that
5. Superman in action
6. Fine style
7. A party atmosphere
8. Not your average main arena attraction…
9. A memorable backdrop
10. Wacky jumps
11. The high jump
Don’t miss the full report from Bolesworth International in Horse & Hound magazine, 25 June issue