Eventing in numbers: 1 event cancelled due to live firing practice and just 2 BE fixtures

It’s the 33rd week of the season and our statistical series continues with facts from Oasby and Broadway

Dates: 12-18 October, 33rd week of the 2015 season

The basics

Oasby Horse Trials 12-15.03.2015 Archive No : TR 901

Number of British Eventing (BE) fixtures: two (Oasby (2), Broadway (2))

Number of BE sections run this week: 33

Number of FEI sections run in Britain this week: 0

Event with most sections: Oasby – 20

Number of BE sections run so far this year: 2464

Number of combined BE and FEI sections run so far this year: 2538

Number of BE fixtures run so far this year: 162

Best dressage scores

The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials on  08 05 2015

Oasby: 21.5, scored by Stephanie Sacks and Kingsland Prince Of Tide, who won BE100 section I, despite 2.8 time-faults across country

Broadway: 22.3, for Ella Hitchman and Miracle Contender NJ who won open novice section M, despite four showjumping faults

Speedy gonzales

5: number of pairs inside the 4min 22sec optimum time over the novice course at Broadway. They were Dickon Reader (Follow The Buzz), Katie Rucker (Rossdaragh Top Quality), Zara Brewer (Willpower), Rafael Losano (Glock Pullman) and Ella Hitchman (Double Deuce Retto)

And also…

Oasby 2 Horse Trials 14th October 2012

1: number of events cancelled this week. Larkhill, which is also a military training base, was cancelled due to live firing practice

4: number of horses Catherine Burrell (AUS) competed at Broadway. They were Emmerton (ninth in BE90 section A), Khaya (fifth in BE90 section B), Fleck (fourth in BE100 section E), Cassidor (12th in BE100open section I)

10: number of starters to complete open intermediate section H at Oasby

100: percentage of starters to complete BE90 section Q and R at Oasby

5: number of horses Alex Postolowsky competed at Oasby. They were Silver Lily (second in novice section A), All Or Nothing II (third in novice section B), Arwen II (first in novice section C), Akolien (12th in intermediate section F) and Newport Arch (first in BE100 section K)

6: number of horses Bill Levett competed at Oasby. They were Midsummer Focus (ninth in novice section A), Porsch Pride (fourth in intermediate section G), Natasha VII (first in open intermediate section H), Matinee Idol II (third in BE100 open section L), Parkmore Repechage (second in BE100 open section N), Dances With Wolves (fourth in BE100 open section N)

Further afield

Luhmühlen CCI4* Eventing, Salzhausen, Germany - 21 June 2015

43.1: Michael Jung and Fischerincantas’ winning score in the six-year-old championship at Le Lion d’Angers, France

45.2: Laura Collett and Mr Bass’ winning score in the seven-year-old championship at Le Lion d’Angers, France

9th: running of the CCI4* at Pau, France, this week. So far there have been two British wins (both for William Fox-Pitt), four German victories, one French win and one for New Zealand

Full reports from Le Lion and Oasby in Horse & Hound magazine this week, out on Thursday 22 October 2015