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Will Furlong competes at Badminton Horse Trials

Will Furlong (HS 08-13) rides Cross Country at the Badminton Horse Trials 2019

7 May 2019
Sports
 
Will Furlong (HS 08-13) rode Cross Country at the Badminton Horse Trials for Great Britain on Saturday 4th May. The Cross Country day at Badminton attracts crowds of up to a quarter of a million and is the second largest for money made in the world. Will made a successful four-star debut at Badminton last year completing with Collien P2 – his entry this year, which he co-owns with former Sister in Charge, Helen Burnop.

“She was fantastic,” said Will. “She stayed with me and was a lot more relaxed in there than she has been in the past. There were no obvious mistakes and there’s still a lot more to come from her.”

Will, who was one of the youngest competitors, celebrates his 24th birthday the week after Badminton.

Watch Will compete in BBC Sport's coverage of the Cross Country event
 

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