5-8 September 2024

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In Memoriam


21st April 1926 – 8th September 2022

Thursday, September 08, 2022 - 19:50
Royals HM The Queen with Princess Anne on Doublet 1971 European Championships

Defender Burghley Horse Trials expresses its sadness and sincere condolences on the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Her exceptional service and unfailing duty to the nation over many years is an inspiration to us all.

Her Majesty The Queen's deep connection with the equestrian world and her love of horses has been evident throughout her reign and she will be fondly remembered as a passionate and knowledgeable horse woman and a great supporter of equestrian sport and breeding.