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Posted on May 2, 2019 in Articles, Competing, Eventing

Badminton 1969 Commemorative Course- What was Badminton like back then?

Badminton 1969 Commemorative Course- What was Badminton like back then?

Badminton Horse Trials1962 Anneli Drummond-Hay & Merely a Monarch Box31 Neg. Q

Photo© Badminton Horse Trials

This is totally fascinating!! How the Eventing has changed over the years!!

The Cross Country phase of Eventing has seen huge changes over the years, not least the loss of the roads & tracks and the steeplechase phases. As Badminton celebrates an important Anniversary year, let us take you back 50 years to re-live the Cross Country test from 1969 courtesy of Badminton’s interactive CrossCountry App providers who have produced a special commemorative version of this course.

Click here to be taken through to the interactive course! – If you click on the numbers it will show you the fences. There is also some fantastic video edits

 

This has been produced with fascinating archive video and photographs, plus audio from competitors and officials, it celebrates the achievement of Richard Walker who rode Pasha to win Badminton Horse Trials aged just 18 years of age. Richard is still the youngest winner of Badminton International Horse Trials and will be a special guest at this year’s event (1-5 May 2019).

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