Eventing in numbers: 2 BE fixtures and a total of 2577 sections this season

  • It’s the final week of the 2015 eventing season and our statistical series draws to a close with facts from Aldon and Norton Disney

    Dates: 19 – 25 October, 34th week of the 2015 season

    The basics

    Number of British Eventing (BE) fixtures: two (Aldon (2), Norton Disney (2))
    Number of BE sections run this week: 35
    Number of FEI sections run in Britain this week: 4
    Event with most sections: Norton Disney – 20
    Number of BE sections run so far this year: 2499
    Number of combined BE and FEI sections run so far this year: 2577
    Number of BE fixtures run so far this year: 164

    Best dressage scores

    Kate Jupp and Jumblue, winners of Intermediate Section Osprey at Nunney International Horse Trials, 15-6-14

    Aldon: 19.3, for Kate Jupp and Jumblue, who won the BE100open section O on this score
    Norton Disney: 15.5, scored by Rachel Sargeant and Tambourine Man II, who won BE100 regional final despite one showjumping time-fault

    Speedy gonzales

    Lincolnshire Horse Trials 2015 - Archive No : TR 896

    2: number of pairs inside the 5min 51sec optimum time over the intermediate course at Aldon. They were the top two in the open intermediate – Laura Normand riding Vardigo (first) and Aoife Clark on Wasting Light (second)

    And also…

    Dani Evans riding Leaping Lord

    Dani Evans riding Leaping Lord

    15: number of starters to complete BE100 section Q at Aldon
    3: number of wins Dani Evans claimed at Aldon. She won novice section D riding Ex Red, BE100 section I on Lokis Trumpet and CICYH* section K riding Vlove D Or Ly
    100: percentage of starters to complete BE100 section C and BE100open section K at Norton Disney
    0: number of British events remaining… time to start training for 2016

    Further afield

    Astier Nicolas riding Piaf De B'Neville

    Astier Nicolas riding Piaf De B’Neville

    4: position of the highest-placed Brit at Pau CCI4*. 19-year-old Emily King and Brookleigh finished on a score of 42.3 in their first four-star
    38.5: Astier Nicolas and Piaf De B’Neville’s winning score at Pau CCI4*
    3: weeks until British pair Alice Dunsdon and Fernhill Present compete in the CCI4* at Adelaide. Read Alice’s blogs here

    Full reports from Pau and Aldon in H&H this week, out Thursday, 29 October 2015

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