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Buy a Programme to Support The Sandpiper Trust

If you missed purchasing one of our 2021 Horse Trials Programmes, you can purchase one now in support of our 2021 official charity, The Sandpiper Trust! Purchase a lovely memento to mark your weekend at Blair 2021, including the “Runners & Riders” list of competitors, course maps, beautiful photos and much more! Founded in 2001 … Continue reading “Buy a Programme to Support The Sandpiper Trust”

Final eventing wrap from Land Rover Blair Castle

CCI4*-L Dorset-based Rosie Fry finally put her Blair demons to bed and retained her overnight lead in the CCI4*-L with her Aunt Di White-Hamilton’s home-bred 10-year-old True Blue Too II. The pair show jumped clear to complete on their two-phase score of 36.0. Nine years ago Rosie had gone into the show jumping phase at … Continue reading “Final eventing wrap from Land Rover Blair Castle”

Saturday eventing round up from Blair Castle

CCI4*-S Ros Canter became the first international winner of the weekend at Land Rover Blair Castle, taking the high-quality CCI4*-S class on Michele Saul’s exciting nine-year-old Lordships Graffalo. Ros – the reigning world champion – led from pillar to post. She added just three seconds’ worth of time-faults in the jumping phases to her dressage … Continue reading “Saturday eventing round up from Blair Castle”

Don Meeco

It is with great sadness we announce that horse number 316, Don Meeco, a 12-year-old gelding ridden by Katie Barber and owned by David Mee, collapsed and died on the flat between fences on the CCI3*L cross country course while competing at Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials in Perthshire, during the afternoon of … Continue reading “Don Meeco”

Friday eventing roundup from Blair Castle

As if further proof were needed that Land Rover Blair Castle 2021 has attracted the stars of the sport of eventing, four out of five of the leaders of the international classes after dressage were today announced as members of the British team for the forthcoming European Championships. Reigning world champion Ros Canter has held … Continue reading “Friday eventing roundup from Blair Castle”

Friday round up from the Showing Rings

It was another busy day of showing today with the NPS Scotland Finals and Silver Medal Championships taking place across two arenas. Some familiar faces from yesterday’s classes found themselves in the ribbons again: No business end of a showing line-up would be complete without Kirsty Aird and she was at it again today. She … Continue reading “Friday round up from the Showing Rings”

Thursday eventing roundup from Blair Castle

“I want to move to Scotland!” declared the reigning eventing world champion Ros Canter after topping two of the international classes at Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials on day one of dressage. “Every time I look up, it’s just so beautiful, and it is lovely to be here.” Riding Michele Saul’s Lordships Graffalo, … Continue reading “Thursday eventing roundup from Blair Castle”

Thursday round up from the Showing rings

Thursday’s Highland Pony Silver Medal and Hunter shows took place over four arenas and in glorious sunshine. We spoke to a handful of the winners: 13-year old Liam MacKenzie won both the Blair Castle Open Working Hunter Pony and the overall Working Hunter Pony Championship with his 9-year-old gelding Llanidan Bonheddwr, aka Henry. This was … Continue reading “Thursday round up from the Showing rings”