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Oliver Townend Apologizes for Badminton Whip Controversy

Oliver Townend has issued two belated public apologies, agreeing he ‘let people down’ after the horse abuse incidents leading to an official verbal warning at Badminton. The FEI ground jury interviewed him immediately after his second ride, Ballaghmor Class, though…

Oliver Townend (GBR) celebrates his thrilling victory at the Lexington (USA) CCI4*, Kentucky (USA) last weekend which helped secure his number one position in the FEI Eventing World Rankings. Photo by Michelle Dunn

Oliver Townend Takes Over Top Spot in FEI World Eventing Rankings

Oliver Townend (GBR) is eventing’s new world number one, taking over from longtime leader Michael Jung (GER). Jung, reigning Olympic champion, has held top spot since the middle of 2015, but he has now been replaced by 35-year-old Townend following…

Oliver Townend and Cooley Master Class had to be perfect, and they were, to win the Land Rover Kentucky CCI****. (c) Michelle Dunn Photo

Townend Is Tops at Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event

In a nail-biting finish filled with gasps and thrills, Oliver Townend of Great Britain did the seemingly impossible: he beat Germany’s three-time defending champion Michael Jung at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event. Standing in third overnight, Townend jumped a…

Michael Jung and Fischerrocana FST were brilliant, if not perfect, as they took over the lead after cross-country at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event.

Jung Back on Top After Cross-Country at Land Rover Kentucky 3-Day Event

The conditions couldn’t have been more perfect for a day of brilliant cross-country action, and the riders and horses didn’t disappoint. Defending champion Michael Jung of Germany and Fisherrocana FST showed the depth of their partnership to take over the…

Oliver Townend takes second Burghley title

British fill first four places while Michael Jung easily secures his second FEI Classics™ title Oliver Townend (GBR) kept his head in a tense final jumping round at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, last leg of the FEI Classics™,…

Townend and Ballaghmor Class lead at Burghley after Cross-Country

Townend, Tattersall and Taylor fly up the leaderboard after day of brilliant sport and unexpected drama for leading contenders Oliver Townend (GBR), very last out on the cross country at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, sixth and final leg…

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