Badminton Horse Trials 2014

Riders from all over the world have descended on Gloucestershire for the Badminton horse trials.

Badminton horse trials begin in Gloucestershire

Riders from all over the world have descended on Gloucestershire for the first day of the Badminton horse trials.

Competitors will use today to familiarise themselves with the course Credit: ITV News West Country

They include Olympians like Mary King, William Fox-Pitt and Zara Phillips. Today they'll get a briefing about this year's course and the chance to walk it themselves. Many of the competitors will be hoping for selection for the World Equestrian Games this summer.

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