Posted: 1st April 2021 | Back to news feed
A treat for Eventing fans as Horse & Country announces biggest ever live-streaming line-up
Leading international equestrian sports network Horse & Country (H&C) today confirmed its position as The Home of Eventing with the announcement of its strongest ever line-up for the forthcoming season.
H&C’s streaming service, H&C+, will have exclusive live coverage from at least eight major events; five from the UK, two from Germany and one from the US. For eventing fans there’s the promise of at least one event in every month from April to August and further additions to this exciting roster will be announced soon.
The featured events are as follows (UK unless specified):
- Land Rover Kentucky, US (22nd – 25th April)
- Marbach International, Germany (7th – 9th May)
- Belsay International (3rd – 5th June)
- Bicton Arena International (10th – 13th June)
- Longines Luhmühlen, Germany (17th – 20th June)
- Barbury International (8th – 11th July)
- Burgham International (29th July – 1st August)
- Gatcombe Magic Millions Festival of British Eventing (6th – 8th August)
Coverage from Kentucky, Marbach and Luhmühlen will feature all three phases across every day of the event. For the UK events, there will be a minimum of two day’s streaming, in every instance including the entire Cross Country phase from the main class. All coverage will be worldwide with the exception of Kentucky, which is worldwide excluding North America. The production team for the UK events is Paul Tapner’s Pivot Productions and commentary comes from H&C favourites Spencer Sturmey and Nicole Brown.
H&C Director of Content, Jonathan Rippon said: “We are delighted to bring our passionate eventing audience such a strong line-up after a difficult period for the sport. We anticipate many of the world’s top combinations will be out in force after such a long period under wraps and with places up for grabs in the forthcoming Tokyo Olympics.”
To watch the live streams, make sure you are signed up to H&C+, Horse & Country’s worldwide streaming service. H&C+ members can watch online or with H&C’s mobile apps, as well as on Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, and Amazon Fire. Membership is just £5.99 per month and full details on how to join can be found at horseandcountry.tv
And for those of you who are getting ready for your own seasons, don’t miss “From Field to Fitness with Equisafety” featuring Simon Grieve, which is available now on demand on H&C+. Across 13 bite-size, easy-to-digest episodes, Simon covers all the steps you need to get you and your horse prepared for that all-important first event. Along the way he picks up tips from some of the biggest names in the sport including Bettina Hoy, Phillip Dutton, Imogen Murray and Caroline Powell.