The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials are over for another year. What many described as the toughest Badminton ever ended with a surprise upset in the jumping, and the first ever win for 36-time Badminton competitor and six-time Olympian, Andrew Nicholson of New Zealand.
H&C’s presenter, Rhi Lee-Jones was on hand capturing exclusive moments from this year’s intense competition on video, as well as all the Mitsubishi Motors Cup action on Wednesday 3 May for the next episode of Rudall’s Round-Up.
Watch our videos here, and subscribe to H&C Play to see highlights of the whole competition on Wednesday 17 May at 9pm.
Chris Burton: "We're prepared to overlook a silly little mishap."
Joseph Murphy: "This is the icing on the cake."
Kristina Cook: "I had no idea how they were going to cope with it."
Oliver Townend: "This is Badminton; it has to be tough."
Rosalind Canter: "I don't think it's going to sink in for quite a while!"
Tim Price: "I buried a couple of hatchets at Badminton this year."
Mark Todd: "I'm delighted for Andrew. He's waited a long time for this."
Andrew Nicholson on his first Badminton Horse Trials win
Badminton Horse Trials: Final Horse Inspection
Jonty Evans: "My horse hasn't done anything wrong."
Sam Griffiths: "To be honest, the number of falls don't look good for the sport."
Gemma Tattersall: "I told Arctic Soul, out loud, GALLOP!"
Tom Jackson: "It's been an incredible journey."
Ben Way: "It's carnage out there today"
Becky Woolven: "I don't deserve a horse that legendary!"
Michael Jung: "Sam and I trust each other so much"
Lissa Green: "The elation I felt at the end of the round was unbelievable!"
Alexander Bragg: "My main aim is to make my children proud."
Chris Burton: "I'm absolutely over the moon."
Tim Price: "Why get stressed? This is great fun!"
Andrew Hoy: "Physically, riding two horses at Badminton is a difficult job."
Mark Todd: "Some of the dressage marking has been a little bit strange."
Emily King: "I know what Lissa is going through."
Alice Naber-Lozeman: "I was a bit stupid."
Tom Jackson: "I was just trying to imagine we were at home!"
Watch the highlights from Badminton Horse Trials on 17 May on Sky 253 or online by subscribing to H&C Play.