The international sport of three day eventing is the ultimate test of horse and rider, providing a thrilling spectacle in whatever country of the world it is staged. Riders and their horses display their versatility, stamina and courage over testing courses in magnificent settings, drawing huge and appreciative crowds by their skill and brilliance.
Internationally acclaimed photographer Elizabeth Furth has selected an unforgettable collection of images reflecting the atmosphere as well as the athleticism, drama and excitement of the three day event. Top riders have added a commentary to each photograph, describing their feelings, their technique or their difficulties at that particular moment or event. Insights in riding and training technique, mental attitude and the special relationship between horse and rider are discussed, and various aspects of eventing are covered such as course designing for cross country and show jumping, and the judging of dressage.
Elizabeth Furth views the world of the three day event from every angle, from preparations to the award ceremony, showing leading international combinations in action at major venues including the World Championships and Olympic Games. The ability to capture mood and fine detail, plus the sheer brilliance of her action photography confirm her as one of the world’s leading equestrian sport photographers.
Visions of Eventing will captivate everyone with an interest in competitive sports at any level. It is a unique record of the three day event and the horses and riders who excel in this exacting and enthralling discipline. The perfect gift, Visions of Eventing is a book to treasure.