Eventing in numbers: 2350 sections, 153 BE fixtures and one cancelled event

Dates: 1 – 5 October, 30th week of the 2015 season

The basics

Aston-Le-Walls 13.05.2015 Archive No : TR 902

Number of British Eventing (BE) fixtures: six (Osberton, British Eventing Young Horse Championships, Dauntsey Park (2), Bishop Burton (2), Eden Valley (2), Bovington (2))
Number of BE sections run this week: 55
Number of FEI sections run in Britain this week: four
Event with most sections: Dauntsey Park – 23
Number of BE sections run so far this year: 2350
Number of combined BE and FEI sections run so far this year: 2420
Number of BE fixtures run so far this year: 153


Best dressage scores

Osberton: 24.1, scored by Vicky Tuffs and Its Cooley, who won the five-year-old section on this score
Dauntsey Park: 19.3, for Tim Price and Kincooley Cruising, who won open novice section F despite 1.6 time-faults across country
Bishop Burton: 22.3, scored by Harriette Howard and Starholme Amberleigh, who won BE100 open section O, despite two cross-country time-faults
Eden Valley: 16.3, for Robyn Gray and Dreamcatcher VII, who won BE90 section F on this score
Bovington: 20.3, for Hayley Singleton and Woodlands Unbelievable, who won BE80(T) on this score

Burghley Horse Trials 04 09 2015

Speedy gonzales

4: number of pairs inside the 5min 54sec optimum time over the intermediate course at Dauntsey Park. They were Christopher Burton (Monarchs Exclusive), Dan Jocelyn (Beaucatcher), Julia Norman (Leamhchoill Drifter) and Astier Nicolas (Quickly Du Buguet)

And also…

Aston Le Walls H/T 14.05.14

1: number of events cancelled this week – Berkshire College of Agriculture
100: percentage of starters to complete BE100 regional final section K at Dauntsey
13: number of starters to complete open novice section F at Bishop Burton
100: percentage of starters to finish BE90 section D at Eden Valley
9: number of starters to finish BE100open section A at Bovington
100: percentage of starters to complete BE80(T) section G at Bovington
90: percentage of the top 10 in the CCI2* at Osberton who were British
3: number of international riders to finish within the top three in open intermediate section C at Dauntsey. In first place was Christopher Burton riding Monarchs Exclusive (AUS), in second was Dan Jocelyn on Beaucatcher (NZL) and finishing third was Astier Nicolas and Piaf De Bneville (FRA)
8: number of sections at Eden Valley
26.3: Oliver Townend and Cillnabradden Evo’s winning dressage score in the CCI2* at Oserberton. This score takes the honour of being the best FEI dressage score so far this season

Aston-Le-Walls 13.05.2015 Archive No : TR 902

Further afield


6: number of riders to tackle the CIC3* cross-country course at Morven Park in Virginia, USA, despite poor weather conditions
57.5: US rider Lauren Billys’ winning score at Woodside CIC3*
L2/L3: the transverse process lumbar spine fractures suffered by Cody Sturgess during his fall from Imperial Melody on the CIC3* cross-country course at Plantation Field
20000: amount in dollars confirmed as prize money for the indoor eventing challenge at The Royal Horse Show in Toronto next month

Full reports from Osberton and Dauntsey in H&H this week, out Thursday, 8 October 2015