his profession to-date in footage

  • William Fox-Pitt celebrates his 54th birthday immediately (2 January). The occasion rider wants no introduction with 14 five-star, greater than 50 three-day occasion and greater than 20 worldwide one-day occasion titles to his identify. He has competed at 5 Olympic Video games and numerous senior European and World occasions, the place he has amassed plenty of medals. William has been a British crew common for a few years, representing Staff GBR at a number of Olympic, World and European video games. He has been British primary a number of instances and was the primary British rider to turn out to be the World Quantity One in eventing. He has received Badminton twice; in 2004 with Tamarillo and in 2014 with Chilli Morning, who’s the one stallion to have ever received the occasion and he additionally has notched up a exceptional six Burghley titles besides.

    Right here we check out his stellar profession to have a good time his birthday…

    1. Beautiful, an ex-racehorse by Ring The Bell, was ridden as much as CCI4*-L degree by Mark Todd earlier than becoming a member of William’s yard in 1999. He was fourth at Kentucky CCI5* in 2002 however he was an actual three-star specialist, with wins at Blenheim, Thirlestane, Chatsworth and Lulworth to his identify in addition to taking the Britsh Open Championship in 2003. Earlier than his dying, aged 26 in 2012, Beautiful loved looking with the Portman in his retirement with William’s head groom Jackie Potts.

    <p>Stunning, an ex-racehorse by Ring The Bell, was ridden up to CCI3* level by Mark Todd before joining William’s yard in 1999. He was 4th at Kentucky CCI4* in 2002 but he was a real three-star specialist, with wins at Blenheim, Thirlestane, Chatsworth and Lulworth to his name as well as taking the Britsh Open Championship in 2003. In his retirement, he enjoyed hunting with the Portman with William’s head groom Jacke Potts.</p>

    2. Profitable four-star horse Macchiato was an Argentinian-bred horse by Octante who raced in Australia earlier than William purchased him from a video. He received at Luhmuhlen on his CCI5* debut in addition to claiming CCI4*-L wins at Blair and Bramham.

    William Fox-Pitt Macchiato

    3. William along with his spouse Alice Plunkett and two of their youngsters, Oliver and Thomas

    4. William with Tamarillo throughout a photocall for members of the British Olympic Eventing Squad for Athens Olympics in 2004 at Waresley Park, Bedfordshire.

    William Fox-Pitt with his horse Tamarillo during a photocall for members of the British Olympic Eventing Squad for Athens 2004, during a press confrence at Waresley Park, near Sandy, Befordshire.

    5. Winners of the gold medal-winning crew on the senior Europeans at Pratoni in Italy in 1995. Left to proper: Charlotte Bathe, Tina Gifford (Prepare dinner), William Fox-Pitt and Mary King.

    Winners of the Gold Medal in the European Three Day Championships which took place at Pratoni, Rome in Italy, sponsored by Frizzell are (l/r) Charlotte Bathe, Kristina Gifford, William Fox-Pitt and Mary King.

    6. Moon Man on his approach to profitable certainly one of his two British Open Championship titles at Gatcombe.

    Moon Man, ridden by William Fox-Pitt, jumps the fence with the house in the background at Gatcombe Park, to go on to win the the Doubleprint British Open horse trials Championship.

    7. William along with his Athens Olympics teammates at a photograph name at Windsor in 2004. Pictured entrance row from Left, Pippa Funnell, William Fox-Pitt, and Sarah Cutteridge. Again Row, Yogi Breisner and Leslie Regulation.

    WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 28: The British Olympic Equestrian team are announced on the second day of the Windsor International Horse Trials at Windsor Great Park on May 28, 2004 in Windsor, England. Pictured front row from Left, Pippa Funnell, William Fox Pitt, and Sarah Cutteridge. Back Row, Yogi Breisner and Leslie Law, (Photo by Carl De Souza/Getty Images)

    8. William and Ballincoola on their approach to profitable Burghley in 2005

    STAMFORD, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 03: William Fox-Pitt and Ballincoola in action in the Cross Country during the 2005 Burghley Horse Trials on September 4, 2005 in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

    9. William and Seacookie, who had a number of prime four-star (five-star) placings together with a win at Pau in 2013. They’re pictured right here competing at Chatsworth in 2008

    William Fox-Pitt, Seacookie chatsworth 2008

    10. Highland Lad on his approach to profitable Burghley in 2002

    Highland Lad - William Fox Pitt Burghley 2002

    11. William and Tamarillo competing on the World Equestrian Video games in Jerez in 2002 the place they received a crew bronze medal

    12. Chilli Morning en-route to profitable Badminton in 2015, changing into the one stallion to take action

    13. Fernhill Pimms at Blenheim within the eight- and nine-year-old CIC4*-S in 2013, the place he received

    William Fox-Pitt riding Fernhill Pimms in the CIC during the Cross Country phase of The Fidelity Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials, near Woodstock in the UK on 15 September 2013

    14. Staff GBR on the London Olympics in 2012. Left to proper: Zara Tindall on Excessive Kingdom, Tina Prepare dinner on Miners Frolic, Mary King on Imperial Cavalier, Nicola Wilson on Opposition Buzz and William on Lionheart


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