Eventing in numbers: A dressage score of 10, one speedy pair across country and 160 BE fixtures

  • It’s the 32nd week of the season and our statistical series rolls on with facts from Little Downham, Weston Park, Calmsden and more

    Dates: 3 – 11 October, 32nd week of the 2015 season

    The basics

    Pau 2014

    Number of British Eventing (BE) fixtures: seven (Little Downham (3), Weston Park International, Weston Park (2), Askham Bryan (2), Calmsden (2), Port Eliot, Littleton)
    Number of BE sections run this week: 81
    Number of FEI sections run in Britain this week: four
    Event with most sections: Little Downham – 22
    Number of BE sections run so far this year: 2431
    Number of combined BE and FEI sections run so far this year: 2505
    Number of BE fixtures run so far this year: 160

    Best dressage scores


    Little Downham: 10, scored by Casey Parker and Eeyore DS, who finished second in BE90 section A with 12 showjumping faults. This score joins Lucinda Crawford and Vattrick’s honour of being the best dressage score so far this season
    Weston Park: 20.5, scored by Samantha Cadwallader and The Doc, who won BE90 section J on their dressage score
    Askham Bryan: 19.5, for Laura Hayward and Rockmills, who won BE90 section B on this score
    Calmsden: 13.8, scored by Jason Hobbs and Woodfalls Brook, who won BE90 section L on their dressage score
    Port Eliot: 21, scored by Bella Balian and Merlino, who won BE90 section B on this score
    Littleton: 18.8, for Katy Jones and Valentinos King, who won BE100 section H despite 0.4 time-faults across country

    Speedy gonzales

    Badminton Horse Trials 10 05 2014Cross Country XC

    1: number of pairs inside the 6min 15sec optimum time over the advanced course at Little Downham. They were Izzy Taylor and Be Touchable who finished first in the advanced section

    And also…

    Gatcombe Horse Trials,Oliver Townend ,ODT Sonas Rovatio

    1: number of events cancelled this week – Pulborough
    2: number of wins for the Ingham’s at Littleton. Catherine Ingham riding Filedmouse II won BE90 regional final section D and Hannah Ingham on Fairy Wand won BE90 section M
    55: number of starters to complete BE100 under 18 section E at Weston Park
    2: number of Australian riders who made up the top two placings in novice Section Q at Little Downham. They were Emma Dougall riding Fernhill Ferro Clover (first) and Kevin McNab on Creevagh Bobby Joe (second)
    10: the number of starters to complete open novice section N at Askham Bryan
    2: number of wins for Canadian riders at Calmsden. Michael Winter on Shannondale Arlo won BE100 section J and Rebecca Howard riding Shannondale Julia won BE100open section K
    58: percentage of starters to finish BE90 section B at Port Eliot

    Further afield

    4: number of double clear showjumping rounds, out of 85 starters, at Boekelo in the Netherlands
    1: new event added to the eventing calendar in Reddick, Florida. The competition will take place over the 2016 Thanksgiving weekend at the 950-acre Ocala Jockey Club property and will boast CIC3*, CIC2* and CCI* classes
    8: starters in the CCI3* class at Karpatia, Romania. The eventual winner was Belgium’s Karin Donckers riding Grandioz

    Full reports from Weston Park, Boekelo and Little Downham in H&H this week, out Thursday, 15 October 2015

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