Badminton Horse Trials is one of the toughest and most exciting equestrian events – the pinnacle of the worldwide horse trials calendar. Horses and riders complete the competition over 4 days, each day consisting of a different discipline.
Subsequently, how do you qualify for Badminton Horse Trials?
In order to qualify you must finish in the top 10% of a BE 90 or 20% of a BE 100 for a place in the regional finals which are held in the Autumn. At the regionals riders must finish in the top 20% to qualify for Badminton. Visit the Badminton Horse Trials website to see full details of the competition.
Keeping this in view, what do Horse Trials mean?
Eventing (also known as three day eventing or horse trials) is an equestrian event where a single horse and rider combine and compete against other competitors across the three disciplines of dressage, cross-country, and show jumping.
How many horses died at Badminton?
The Laws of Badminton
- A match consists of the best of 3 games of 21 points.
- Every time there is a serve – there is a point scored.
- The side winning a rally adds a point to its score.
- At 20 all, the side which gains a 2 point lead first, wins that game.
- At 29 all, the side scoring the 30th point, wins that game.
Super Series tournaments offered minimum total prize money of USD250,000, with increment of USD25,000 each year up to 2017.
After the physical demands of cross country day, horses and riders must then demonstrate speed, accuracy and agility in the jumping test by completing a course of show jumps up to 1.30m high and as wide as 2.30m. This requires both horse and rider to be extremely fit and calm.
What will Eventing be like at the Games? Eventing at the Games will be the highest level of competition, and will consist of dressage, cross-country and jumping. Each competitor will complete one phase per day, and they will be riding the same horse during the entire competition.
|Event||Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials|
|Date||1st – 5th May 2019|
|Category Class||CCI5* -L|
|Double Entry Fee||£90|
International Eventing Competition
|Five Stars||Height: 1.2 m Distance: 6270-6840 m Speed: 570 mpm Time: 11-12 minutes Obstacles: 40-45|
|Olympic Games||Height: 1.2 m Distance: 5600-5800 m Speed: 570 mpm Time: 9:50 – 1:10 minutes Obstacles: 38-42|
He has previously won Badminton on four occasions and Burghley five times. NZB Campino has completed five of the World’s four-star events – excluding Adelaide – his best place being 4th at Badminton in 2017.