The problem with eventers
is that they will stick in the saddle no matter what - that is one of the skills that is being tested.
30am with events on the programme from 60 metres to 800m, while there is also high jump, long jump and javelin for field eventers
Launched by British Eventing, budding eventers
will receive training and advice from BE's accredited coaches to ensure they are fully prepared for their first competition.
Pitts said: "In my particular experience, and in a similar field to racing, it is common that eventers
experience partial loss of cognitive recall function during high-pressure scenarios, such as fourstar cross-country at Badminton and Burghley.
OLYMPICS: William Fox-Pitt is confident Great Britain's eventers
can overcome the "huge blow" of losing Zara Phillips in their bid for Olympic glory.
He is now bringing on two promising novice horses, the Welsh part-bred Coedfryn Bright Spark, a 16hh son of Weld, who sired the recently successful Hunter Chaser Hot Weld and many well known eventers
, in addition to a new Dutch Warmblood mare.
The three-day eventers
fought back from fourth place with Leslie and Pippa Funnell leading the way with clear show-jumping rounds which put them and team-mates Jeanette Brakewell and Mary King in a medal position.
Michael Whitaker is staking pounds 2,000 that he can beat the eventers
at their own game in a novel opening to the show.
CORBRIDGE rider Emma Pybus has been named the leading Intermediate event rider in the Yorkshire and North East Eventers
Entries include seeded 100m, 200m and 1,500m races with high jump, pole vault, long jump and shot putt for field eventers
, Olympic showjumpers, jockeys recovering from falls and countless other patients have benefited from his skills.
EQUESTRIANISM: Britain's three-day eventers
go into the final show- jumping phase lying third, with fifth-placed William Fox-Pitt best placed to medal in the individual competition.