The final countdown is on to the start of the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, with the first horse inspection commencing at 4pm this afternoon (4 September) before the competition gets underway in earnest with the first day of dressage tomorrow.
Here we take a look at some of the social media highlights posted by riders upon their arrival at the Lincolnshire five-star event — who’s excited?
It certainly never gets old
This is what dreams are made of
All settled in
Strike a pose
Is there a better view in the world?
We imagine the Burghley grass tastes pretty good
What a backdrop
Living the dream
Don’t miss our full report from Burghley Horse Trials in the 12 September issue of Horse & Hound, and keep updated with the latest news online at horseandhound.co.uk.