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

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