All eyes were on the All England Jumping Course at Hickstead for a medley of top class action at last week's Royal International Horse Show
Heading for the double
America’s Beezie Madden rides her 2014 winner Cortes C to another King George V Gold Cup victory during the final day of Hickstead’s Royal International Horse Show (2 August).
Showjumpers get their own back on course designer Bob Ellis for his challenging tracks after he is awarded The Dorian Williams Trophy for his services to the sport.
Bob Ellis embraces his unplanned dip in style.
We’ve all been there — one minute you’re enjoying the ride of your life and the next you experience that…
Here come the girls
Fashionistas line up for the best dressed ladies competition — with a magnum of champagne, hotel stay and spa treatment up for grabs.
‘I’m not sure about this one’
Italy’s Lorenzo De Luca and Erco Van T Roosakker get into a spot of bother during the King George V Gold Cup.
A family outing
Jack, Michael and William Whitaker walk the course (in height order…).
Out the side door
Tina Cook comes unstuck from Zhi Zancorgino in the Amlin Plus eventers’ challenge on Thursday (30 July)
Dans Hill doesn’t like the look of this upright in the Winter 128cm Championships — leaving rider Tegan Rowlands flying through the air
Cob champion Chaplin, owned by Mrs Rawding and Mr and Mrs Wilson, gets a loud cheer of approval from the crowds for mounting the famous Hickstead Bank, with Oliver Hood on board.
What a jump!
John Whitaker and Castlefield Cristobal 21 clear the water in the King George V Gold Cup in style — but are caught out by the the double of upright white gates that followed.
‘Errr what happens here?’
Harriet Nuttall has a hairy moment with A Touch Imperious in the King George V Gold Cup.
Aris Cms puts on the breaks for Switzerland’s Janika Sprunger in the King George V Gold Cup
Making a splash
America’s Laura Kraut and Andretti S get caught out by the water in the King George V Gold Cup.
Gemma Tattersall’s Tropique isn’t sure about the Irish Bank in the Amlin Plus eventers’ challenge — but the pair manage a show-stopping recovery to stay together.
Don’t miss our full report from this year’s Royal International Horse Show in 6 August issue of Horse & Hound magazine