The Bates Saddles British Eventing Arena Eventing Championships took place on Saturday at Aston le Walls Eventing Centre in Northamptonshire, and it proved to be a fantastic event despite all the challenges the weather threw at us.

Four Championships were contested throughout the day. Competitors first completed a round of show jumps immediately followed by a cross country course, with a challenging finish over a show jump ‘joker fence’ set at 10cm higher than the rest of the course.

Congratulations to everyone who competed, the top three combinations from each class are as follows:

Arena Eventing BE80

1st Evie Fairley-Hobbs & Rathbane Orlaith

2nd Amy Blake & Rahale Robin

3rd Danielle Bruton & Shere Spirit

Arena Eventing BE90

=1st Atlanta Morton & Knockanroe Grey

=1st Florence Baron & Pipers Last Stand

=3rd Katie Mills & Italica

=3rd Katie Stephens-Grandy & Rathcline Kestrel

Arena Eventing BE100

1st Liesl Clark & Ger’s Gift

2nd Matilda Wadeson & Jalisca Pm

3rd Evangeline Norwood & Paint The Town Red

Arena Eventing BE100 Open

1st Georgina Wood & I Love Money

2nd Amanda Bettle & Fusilier

3rd Mia Jarrett & Master Pocket Rocket

Full results can be found here.

A huge thank you to Bates Saddles for sponsoring the series and thanks also to all the volunteers for braving the weather and running a brilliant event.

Image credit: Matt Nuttall Photography –


Arena Eventing BE80 Champion 
Arena Eventing BE90 Joint Champion
Arena Evening BE90 Joint Champion
Arena Eventing BE100 Open Champion 
Arena Eventing BE100 Champion

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