World class riders head for Lincolnshire

08 Mar World class riders head for Lincolnshire

Update for Lincolnshire Horse Trials : World class riders head for Lincolnshire

Piggy French on Chicago II at a previous Lincolnshire Horse Trials

World class riders and Olympic hopefuls from across the world will be in Lincolnshire this month to compete in the renowned Lincolnshire Horse Trials, taking place at the Lincolnshire Showground from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March.

Competitors from Australia, Brazil, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden and the USA will be joining the cream of British riders, including Olympic hopefuls William Fox Pitt, Laura Collett, Piggy French, Ruth Edge, Oliver Townend and Nicola Wilson.A top pack of local riders will also be put through their paces, including Ros Canter and Gina Ruck, both winners in last year’s competition.

Competitors will be taking part in dressage, show jumping and cross country over the three days at pre novice (BE100), novice and intermediate levels.  Selectors for the British team are expected to be on the lookout once again during the pony trials that are also held.

For further information:

  1. Biographies and further information about British Olympic hopefuls available on the British Eventing website:  click here
  2. Interviews with riders can be organised through Nina Lloyd-Jones at British Eventing Tel.   +44 (0)2476 698855 email: 
  3. A full list of local riders participating, including address details to identify those local to your area, is available here:  click here
  4. Full story on the horse trials including all programme and entrance information:  click here

Images and captions from previous years are available for download at :


Media enquiries:

Karen Malpass at Lincolnshire Events Centre inc Lincolnshire Agricultural Society   – 01522 585501

Maggie Taylor at Prima PR – 01400 251557 / 0797 3767 602