Eventing in numbers: a 15 dressage and five non-finishing teams

  • Dates: 22-28 June, 17th week of the 2015 season

    The basics

    Aston le walls  0009

    Number of British Eventing (BE) fixtures: five (Hopetoun, Carlton, Rackham, Skipton (1) and Treborough Hill (1))
    Number of BE sections run this week: 56
    Number of FEI sections run in Britain this week: five
    Event with most sections: Carlton (18)
    Number of BE sections run so far this year: 1243
    Number of combined BE and FEI sections run so far this year: 1276
    Number of BE fixtures run so far this year: 84

    Best dressage scores

    Gatcombe Horse Trials 02 08 2014

    Carlton: 18.5, scored by Daisy Dollar and Brosna King, who finished second in BE90 section O
    Rackham: 18, for Suzanne Ashwell on Pumlon Loveheart, winners of BE90 section A
    Skipton: 15, the mark for Alexandra Boyd and Rubi Dancer, who topped BE90 section I
    Treborough Hill: 21.3, scored by Pats Jester, ridden by Tim Price, who went on to take novice section I

    Speedy gonzales

    The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials on  09 05 2015

    1: number of pairs who beat the 6min 10sec optimum time in the CIC3* at Hopetoun — the winners, Nicola Wilson and One Two Many
    0: number of competitors inside the 6min 13sec optimum time in the CIC2* at Hopetoun. The fastest horse was the winner, Lariats Sun, one second over the time with Polly Stockton
    2: number of horses who made the 4min 30sec optimum time over the novice course at Skipton. They were Azerley Solstice (Michael Broadley), fourth in section E, and Bertie McSquirty (Amber Major), 22nd in the same section

    And also…

    Badminton Horse Trials 06 05 2013 2013

    0: number of male winners at Rackham
    80: percentage of British victors at Hopetoun — and they were all girls, too
    66: percentage of winners at Carlton who finished on their dressage scores
    44: pairs had showjumping time-faults at Treborough Hill
    1: winner at Skipton has been on a British senior championship squad — Matthew Wright, who took novice section F on Porscher

    Further afield

    18.4: penalties by which the British team won the Nations Cup in Strzegom, Poland, last weekend
    2: teams out of seven finished with three team members in the Strzegom Nations Cup

    Full reports from Hopetoun and Strzegom in H&H this week, out Thursday, 2 July 2015

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