Medals, a tack drama and fall reflections: top stories from the last day of the Europeans

  • The Eventing European Championships showjumping today (13 August) ended in triumph for Great Britain – team gold, plus individual gold for Ros Canter (Lordships Graffalo) and individual silver for Kitty King (Vendredi Biats). What a week!

    Check out these seven stories, which will bring you up to date on all the action…

    The morning started with one top-20 contender withdrawing before the final trot-up…

    And Michael Jung shared his feelings after elimination for a fall yesterday.

    Then individual rider Tom Jackson got the Eventing European Championships showjumping action started for Britain.

    The afternoon came to a golden climax when Ros Canter secured her second individual championship title.

    European Eventing Championships showjumping: Ros Canter and Lordships Graffalo

    Ros Canter and Lordships Graffalo secure double European gold.

    Kitty King wasn’t pleased with her performance – but it was good enough for a silver.

    The individual bronze went to a rider with a special connection to the venue, Haras du Pin.

    And finally, we spoke to a rider who completed the European Championships, despite a tack malfunction on the cross-country.

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