Cross country phase

Gemma Tattersall and Jesters Quest jump the Open Ditch during the cross-country phase of Badminton Horse Trials 2007

Event saddle

Event saddle

Event saddle showing flatter seat to allow rider to slip their seat when jumping and forward cut flaps for shorter stirrup length. Similar to show jumping saddles

Polo saddle

Example of an overgirth used for additional security/safety. Fastens over the top of the saddle and girth, through the part of the martingale strap which the girth is threaded through under the belly. The saddle in the photo is a polo saddle. Overgirths generally have elastic inserts.


Pelham with roundings

Pelham on horse
A Pelham bit

5 point martingale

5 point martingale ×

Grackle noseband

Grackle noseband ×

Stud guard

Stud gaurd ×

Cross country boots

Protection boots

Leg protection for eventing

Cross country boots are thicker and provide more protection for legs than normal brushing boots as the obstacles jumped are solid and not designed to be knocked down. They have secure fastenings and many riders will also use sticky coloured tape wrapped around to give additional security to prevent them falling off. Over reach boots are normally used in the front feet as well to prevent injury.


Logos must comply with BE rules

Saddle cloth ×
UHI logo

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