SPILLERS has been the Official Feed Supplier to the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials for the last 8 years (including 2018). In that time, we’ve seen and learnt a lot about this world famous event, but how much do you know? You can put your knowledge to the test here! There’s no prizes for winning, just the satisfaction of knowing that you’re a gee gee genius if you get them all right…

 

In what year did Badminton first run?

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Who won Badminton in 2018?

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Which of these iconic cross country fences is found on the Gloucestershire course?

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In 2016, Ben Hobday rode Mr Mulry around Badminton with a mascot on his back, which charity did this mascot represent?

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Who lives at Badminton House?

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Which famous rider had to ride around most of the cross country course at Badminton in 1995 with one stirrup after his other stirrup broke?

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Which female rider has won Badminton a record 6 times on 6 different horses?

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Which diminutive chestnut belied her size to become the first mare in 53 years to win Badminton?

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Who did Pippa Funnell win Badminton on in 2003 putting her in line for the Rolex grand slam of eventing having won the Rolex Kentucky 4* the previous week?

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Which horse became the first stallion ever to win Badminton when partnered by William Fox-Pitt in 2015?

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What is an Armada Dish awarded for?

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Who took over as cross country course designer in 2017?

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What is the Glentrool trophy awarded for at Badminton?

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How many horses competed at the very first Badminton Horse Trials?

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Following the FEI’s changes to the grading of events, 2019 sees Badminton Horse Trials running as what level event for the first ever time?

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Badminton Brain Buster
A Gee Gee Genius

Congratulations, you are a Badminton Boffin! You nailed the dressage, flew through the cross-country phase and held your nerve over the show jumping to take first place. You're an eventing megastar now!
A Real Contender

A valiant effort! A little more swotting up and next time you'll certainly be a champion!
It's the taking part that counts

You might have got ditched in the lake, but at least you were brave enough to give our Badminton Brain Buster quiz a go!

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