TONY McCOY will tomorrow continue his seemingly unstoppable march towards a 20th jump jockeys' crown when back in action at Market Rasen, but his fall at Worcester on Wednesday has robbed Barbury International Horse Trial
spectators of his presence in the saddle today.
STRUGGLE: Zara Phillips tries to control her ride at a horse trial
GLUM megastar Ewan McGregor was a picture of misery yesterday after being snubbed at a top Scottish horse trial
Alexandra has recently competed in the BRC Horse Trial
Champs 2013, BRC National Champs 2014 Style Jumping, where she won, and the British Eventing champs 2014.
Fox-Pitt, 39, amassed pounds 99,000 in prize money and has also taken an unassailable lead for the HSBC FEI Classic Four Star Global Horse Trial
series, which climaxes in Pau, France on October 22-26.
NOT TO BE: Castle wedding; IGNORED: Anne's horse trial
Mike Tucker, of the British Horse Trial
Association, was baffled by the number of recent deaths in the sport.
PICTURE a horse trial
and most of us would come up with an idyllic rural setting, graced with country types and cut-glass accents.
A promising young rider who was "mad about horses" has become the fifth eventer in as many months to die during a horse trial
officials told how 33-year-old mother-of-two Mrs Peta Beckett's bay gelding Twemlows Pathfinder jumped too close to a fence, throwing her into the lower rail of a subsequent jump during a three-day event in Wiltshire.
Townend (pictured above) has had over 220 national and international starts this season with notable results including team gold at the FEI European eventing championships in Strzegom, a win at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials
, being crowned the Intermediate champion at the Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe and a win in the CCI3* at Ballindenisk International Horse Trials
GEMMA TATTERSALL took another giant stride towards Rio Olympics selection by being crowned CIC three-star champion at the Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials