Celebrate International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is tomorrow, 8th March, celebrating women’s achievements, increasing visibility and calling out inequality. The equestrian disciplines are rare in sport, with men and women truly competing on a level playing field. Over the years Land Rover Blair Castle International Horse Trials has celebrated the success of many female riders. Having hosted national … Continue reading “Celebrate International Women’s Day”

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”