Rider

Event rider superstitions

Event rider superstitions

Are you superstitious? Do superstitions have a place in competitive sport? We investigate...

Read more
Do I need an FEI passport?

Do I need an FEI passport?

Aiming for international competition? You probably have a detailed training and competition schedule - but is your paperwork in order?

Read more
BE-ing a NED

BE-ing a NED

Non-Executive British Eventing Director William Cursham gives us a sneak peek behind the scenes

Read more
Are we fit for purpose? Exploring event rider body shape and balance

Are we fit for purpose? Exploring event rider body shape and balance

Defining required fitness for each level of equestrian sport is hard with so many variations in technique, requirements of our horses and many skills required to ride well

Read more
Advice for your first BE80 event

Advice for your first BE80 event

BE80(T) is a great way to start eventing; we get some top tips from Linda DeMatteo, one of our regular BE80(T) coaches

Read more
Getting to know event rider Laura Collett

Getting to know event rider Laura Collett

Read our exclusive, quick-fire question-and-answer interview with Laura here

Read more
Q&A with cross country course designer Eric Winter

Q&A with cross country course designer Eric Winter

Youth Performance Manager Darrell Scaife met Eric Winter (via Zoom) to put questions from some of the riders on the BE Youth Programmes

Read more
Look after your own(ers)

Look after your own(ers)

Supportive owners are an essential part of any event rider’s team, so here are the the EHOA's top tips for looking after owners

Read more
Making the most of your eventing warm up

Making the most of your eventing warm up

A successful warm-up depends on many factors: here are some key areas to help maximise your preparation

Read more
Review and plan at the end of the eventing season

Review and plan at the end of the eventing season

Sports psychology expert Nikki Heath explains the many aspects of decision making and how to ensure it works best for you

Read more
How to succeed as a young rider in eventing

How to succeed as a young rider in eventing

British Eventing Accredited Coach Jonathan Chapman discusses the various ways BE helps young riders to flourish

Read more
Fuelling the event rider

Fuelling the event rider

All event riders will agree that that their horse’s nutrition is of the highest priority to ensure their...

Read more
How to help your horse recover after exercise

How to help your horse recover after exercise

A lot of our attention is focused on our horse's preparation for the event, but how much consideration do we give their recovery?

Read more
How to memorise your dressage test

How to memorise your dressage test

We take a look at the different ways that we memorise information and how we can use this to help us learn (and remember) our dressage test

Read more
Rider reactions

Rider reactions

Improving your reactions in the saddle can improve your dressage score so, how can you hone your reaction times? BE Accredited Coach Caroline Jeanne says it’s all a question of balance

Read more