Helen West: Horse Trials, Competitions & Changes

Helen West shares her years of experience as a rider & organiser at Bicton Arena in a very honest interview. Including the changes to future competitions, the hard work behind the scenes organising events and horse trials, the difference between the eventing community and the showjumping community, rider expectations of courses and competitions, how things have changed, health and safety and so much more!

Helen previously ran her own competition yard and is an accomplished 3 Day Eventer who has competed at Blenheim, Burghley, Chatsworth and Windsor among others. She is a former Young Rider Gold medallist and has represented her country on several occasions at Junior and Young Rider level. Helen is now Manager of Bicton Arena, she is a FEI Eventing Course Designer and competes in Showjumping. Helen was the youngest rider to ever compete in Prix St George.

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