The Barbury Castle Horse Trials get underway in Wiltshire this morning.
Across the four days on the Marlborough Downs, Olympic horses and riders will take centre stage in the Eventing competition.
And racing legend Kauto Star will be making a special guest appearance on Sunday.
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