New Zealand rider Tim Price wins prestigous Burghley Horse Trials

Kiwi rider Tim Price has today won the Burghley Horse Trials in England after a great show-jumping ride, securing his second four star trophy.

The 39-year-old took a slender lead with his horse Ringwood Sky Boy, going into the show-jumping event.

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He finished the event with 27.3 penalty points.

Price said he was proud of his efforts.

"I'm just so thrilled," said Price.

"Burghley is the place you want to come to and put your best foot forward. You have got to bring your best game – from a riding point of view, this is where you want to be your best."

Price praised the performance of his horse Ringwood Sky Boy.

NZL-Tim Price rides Ringwood Sky Boy during the Cross Country. Interim-1st. 2018 GBR-Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials CCI4*. Saturday 1 September. Copyright Photo: Libby Law Photography
New Zealand equestrian rider Tim Price in action at the Burghley Horse Trials in England. Source: Photosport

"He has always been putting his best hoof forward with everything," he said.

"This is very special – I will always carry it with me."

His wife Jonelle both England's Badminton event in May and the Luhmuhlen event in Germany in July.

Fellow New Zealander Andrew Nicholson finished third.

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