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Test your Badminton knowledge!

Test your knowledge to find out if you're as clued up on Badders as you think!

Badminton Horse Trials is the ultimate test of partnership between horse and rider. How well can you score on this test?

What year was Badminton started?

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In 1949, the 10th Duke of Beaufort started Badminton Horse Trials as a way for British riders to train for the Olympics. It opened to international riders in 1953 and since then it’s become one of the most popular events on the equestrian calendar. So popular, in fact, that the Queen herself has been known to attend!

Which county is Badminton Horse Trials set in?

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Which top rider won Badminton in 2019?

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What is the minimum age a horse must be to compete round Badminton?

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What height are the fences on the cross-country course?

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The cross-country course is 1m 20 with very wide spreads. Brush fences are the exception and can be up to a max of 1m 45!

Which rider has won Badminton a total of 6 times?!

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What's the best dressage score ever achieved at Badminton?

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Oliver Townend and Cillnabradden Evo scored the lowest ever dressage mark of 19.7 at the 2019 Badminton Horse Trials.

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