Eventing World Championships

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The Eventing World Championships, or the eventing competition in the World Equestrian Games (WEG), began in 1966. It includes both a team and individual competition for the best horses and riders in the sport of eventing. The World Championship is held every four years, and is held at the CCI**** level, the highest level of eventing competition.

Past winners[edit]

Individual results[edit]

Individual medalists
Year Location Gold Silver Bronze
1966 United Kingdom Burghley Argentina Carlos Moratorio on Chalan United Kingdom Richard Meade on Barberry Republic of Ireland Virginia Freeman-Jackson on Sam Weller
1970 Republic of Ireland Punchestown United Kingdom Mary Gordon-Watson on Cornishman United Kingdom Richard Meade on The Poacher United States James Wofford on Kilkenny
1974 United Kingdom Burghley United States Bruce Davidson on Irish Cap United States Michael Plumb on Good Mixture United Kingdom Hugh Thomas on Playamar
1978 United States Lexington United States Bruce Davidson on Might Tango Republic of Ireland John Watson on Cambridge Blue West Germany Helmut Rethemeier on Ladalco
1982 West Germany Luhmühlen (de) United Kingdom Lucinda Prior-Palmer on Regal Realm West Germany Helmut Rethemeier on Santiago United States Kim Walnes on The Grey Goose
1986 Australia Gawler United Kingdom Virginia Leng on Priceless New Zealand Trudy Boyce on Mossman United Kingdom Lorna Clarke on Myross
1990 Sweden Stockholm New Zealand Blyth Tait on Messiah United Kingdom Ian Stark on Murphy Himself United States Bruce Davidson on Pirate Lion
1994 Netherlands The Hague New Zealand Vaughn Jefferis on Bounce United States Dorothy Trapp on Molokai United Kingdom Karen Dixon on Get Smart
1998 Italy Rome New Zealand Blyth Tait on Ready Teddy New Zealand Mark Todd on Broadcast News Sweden Paula Törnqvist on Monaghan
2002 Spain Jerez France Jean Teulère on Espoir de la Mare United Kingdom Jeanette Brakewell on Over To You Finland Piia Pantsu on Ypäjä Karuso
2006 Germany Aachen United Kingdom Zara Philips on Toytown Australia Clayton Fredericks on Ben Along Time United States Amy Tryon on Poggio
2010 United States Lexington Germany Michael Jung on La Biosthetique - Sam United Kingdom William Fox-Pitt on Cool Mountain New Zealand Andrew Nicholson on Nereo
2014 France Normandy Germany Sandra Auffarth on Opgun Louvo Germany Michael Jung on Fischerrocana United Kingdom William Fox-Pitt on Chilli Morning
2018 United States Tryon
2022 TBD

Team results[edit]

Team medalists
Year Location Gold Silver Bronze
1966 United Kingdom Burghley  Ireland
Virginia Freeman-Jackson
Eddie Boylan
Penelope Moreton
Thomas Brennan
 Argentina
Carlos Moratorio
Roberto Pistarini
Ludovico Fusco
Enrique Sztyrle
not awarded
1970 Republic of Ireland Punchestown  Great Britain
Mary Gordon-Watson
Richard Meade
Mark Phillips
Stuart Stevens
 France
Michel Cochenet
Dominique Bentejac
Dominique Flament
Henri Michel
not awarded
1974 United Kingdom Burghley  United States
Bruce Davidson
Michael Plumb
Edward Emerson
Don Sachey
 Great Britain
Richard Meade
Bridget Parker
Christopher Collins
Mark Phillips
 West Germany
Martin Plewa
Herbert Blöcker
Horst Karsten
Kurt Mergler
1978 United States Lexington  Canada
Mark Ishoy
Juliet Bishop
Elizabeth Ashton
Cathy Wedge
 West Germany
Helmut Rethemeier
Otto Ammermann
Harry Klugmann
Herbert Blöcker
 United States
Bruce Davidson
James Wofford
Edmund Coffin
Michael Plumb
1982 West Germany Luhmühlen  Great Britain
Lucinda Prior-Palmer
Richard Meade
Virginia Holgate
Rachel Bayliss
 West Germany
Helmut Rethemeier
Rüdiger Schwarz
Herbert Blöcker
Dietmar Hogrefe
 United States
Kim Walnes
Nancy Bliss
Torrance Fleischmann
Michael Plumb
1986 Australia Gawler  Great Britain
Virginia Leng
Lorna Clarke
Ian Stark
Clarissa Strachan
 France
Marie-Christine Duroy
Armand Bigot
Thierry Touzaint
Vincent Berthet
 Australia
Barry Roycroft
Scott Keach
Wayne Roycroft
Andrew Hoy
1990 Sweden Stockholm  New Zealand
Andrew Nicholson
Andrew Scott
Blyth Tait
Mark Todd
 Great Britain
Karen Straker
Rodney Powell
Virginia Leng
Ian Stark
 Germany
Edith Beine
Matthias Baumann
Marina Loheit
Herbert Blöcker
1994 Netherlands The Hague  Great Britain
Karen Dixon
Mary Thomson
Charlotte Bathe
Kristina Gifford
 France
Jean-Lou Bigot
Jean Teulere
Marie-Christine Duroy
 Germany
Bettina Overesch
Cord Mysegaes
Ralf Ehrenbrink
1998 Italy Rome  New Zealand
Blyth Tait
Mark Todd
Vaughn Jefferis
Sally Clark
 France
Marie-Christine Duroy
Rodolphe Scherer
Jean-Lou Bigot
Philippe Mull
 United Kingdom
Polly Phillipps
Gary Parsonage
Nigel Taylor
Karen Dixon
2002 Spain Jerez  United States
John Williams
Kimberly Vinoski
David O'Connor
Amy Tryon
 France
Cédric Lyard
Jean Teulère
Jean-Luc Force
Didier Courrèges
 Great Britain
Jeanette Brakewell
Pippa Funnell
William Fox-Pitt
Leslie Law
2006 Germany Aachen  Germany
Frank Ostholt
Hinrich Romeike
Bettina Hoy
Ingrid Klimke
 Great Britain
Zara Phillips
Daisy Dick
William Fox-Pitt
Mary King
 Australia
Clayton Fredericks
Megan Jones
Andrew Hoy
Sonja Johnson
2010 United States Lexington  Great Britain
William Fox-Pitt
Mary King
Nicola Wilson
Kristina Cook
 Canada
Stephanie Rhodes-Bosch
Selena O'Hanlon
Hawley Bennett-Awad
Kyle Carter
 New Zealand
Andrew Nicholson
Mark Todd
Caroline Powell
Clarke Johnstone
2014 France Normandy  Germany
Sandra Auffarth
Michael Jung
Ingrid Klimke
Dirk Schrade
 Great Britain
William Fox-Pitt
Zara Phillips
Kristina Cook
Harry Meade
 Netherlands
Elaine Pen
Tim Lips
Merel Blom
Andrew Heffernan
2018 United States Tryon
2022 TBD

Medal count[edit]

The current historical medal count since 1966 is as follows:

Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Great Britain 9 9 5 23
2  New Zealand 5 2 2 9
3  Germany 4 4 4 12
4  United States 4 2 7 13
5  France 1 5 0 6
6  Ireland 1 1 1 3
7  Argentina 1 1 0 2
8  Canada 1 1 0 2
9  Australia 0 1 2 3
10  Finland 0 0 1 1
 Sweden 0 0 1 1
 Netherlands 0 0 1 1
Total 26 26 24 76

Note 1: Medal count is sorted by total gold medals, then total silver medals, then total bronze medals, then alphabetically.

Note 2: Germany includes both Germany and West Germany.

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