HSBC FEI Classics

Michael Jung Takes Cross Country Lead at Luhmühlen

Michael Jung (GER) produced a typically brilliant performance to take the lead in the Cross Country phase at Luhmühlen, presented by DHL Paket, the fifth and penultimate leg of the FEI Classics™ 2013/2014. But celebrations will be far from his and other riders’ minds following the tragic news that the talented young German rider Benjamin […]

Jonathan Paget Wins Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials

Jonathan ‘Jock’ Paget kept an admirably cool head in the pressurised last few minutes of the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, final leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™, and became the fifth New Zealander to lift the top prize here at this much-respected British CCI4*. Kiwi riders have won 12 of the last 26 Burghleys, […]

Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials: Dressage

Jonathan ‘Jock’ Paget (NZL) and Clifton Promise could be on the brink of making Eventing history after taking over the lead after Dressage at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, final leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™. The 29-year-old New Zealander has pledged to take all the direct routes on Mark Phillips’s much-respected Cross Country […]

Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials: Dressage

Ingrid Klimke (GER) and FRH Butts Abraxxas thrilled the excited crowd at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, final leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™, and now holds the overnight lead after the first day of Dressage. They scored 39 penalties and are three points clear of the two riders currently holding joint-second place: Andreas […]

HSBC FEI Classics™: Luhmühlen

There were emotional scenes when Andrew Nicholson and Mr Cruise Control triumphed at Luhmühlen, presented by DHL Paket, the penultimate leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™. It was the 51-year-old New Zealander’s fourth CCI4* victory in a year, but the first for his long-time loyal owners, Robin and Nicky Salmon, who have often seen their […]

Michael Jung Leads the Way at Badminton

The huge crowd at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR), fourth leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™, roared home Michael Jung (GER), cheering loudly at the finish of the Cross Country to show their appreciation of a true horseman. However, although the Olympic, World and European champion has retained his lead on La Biosthetique […]

Badminton Showdown Between Nicholson and Fox-Pitt

The scene is set for the most thrilling running yet of the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR) (May 3-6), fourth leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™ 2012/2013, and a showdown between two riders who are at the height of their powers. Andrew Nicholson (NZL), current HSBC Rankings leader and holding a 10-point-lead in the […]

Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event: Cross-Country

Andrew Nicholson’s Cross Country performance on Quimbo was the stuff of dreams at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event (USA), third leg of the HSBC FEI Classics™ 2012/2013. The New Zealander is now deservedly holding onto first and second places at the top of a considerably altered scoreboard with a fence in hand over third-placed Buck […]

Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event: Dressage

William Fox-Pitt (GBR) and the eye-catching chestnut stallion Chilli Morning set the competition alight at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event (USA), third leg of the 2012/2013 HSBC FEI Classics™, with a superb Dressage test, to go into the lead with a 4.7 penalty advantage. But a thrilling showdown is now assured as Andrew Nicholson (NZL), […]

Rolex Spotlight: Andrew Nicholson

All eyes will be on Andrew Nicholson (NZL) this weekend as he heads for the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event (USA) on  April 25-28 to try to extend his lead in the HSBC FEI Classics™ 2012/2013 series. Nicholson enjoyed a remarkable run of success last autumn, winning Burghley CCI4* (GBR), Blenheim CIC3* (GBR), Boekelo CCI3* (NED) and […]
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