Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Badminton 2011 | Return Of The O'Connors

David & Karen O'Connor
Karen & David O'Connor are synonymous with eventing in the US, and their talents, expertise and experience is highly sort after. Both have previously competed at Badminton and their riding record on the world stage is amongst the best the sport has ever known.

Whilst Karen still competes at 4 star and championship level, David has been coaching the Canadian Eventing team, with  recent success and a silver medal in last year's World Equestrian Games in Kentucky. Three of that team are entered for the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, so David will be running a dual role as team coach for the Canadians, and chief cheer-leader for wife Karen who runs Mandiba, her US WEG Team mount.


In this quick interview upon their arrival they talk about how it feels to be back for a run round the "hallowed" turf of Badminton:

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