Your Horse magazine took its fun, free, achievable #hack1000miles challenge to Badminton in May, where riders indulged in exploring the famous Gloucestershire estate, getting up close and personal with some of the CCI4* cross-country fences, galloping in front of the famous house and riding their horses through the Lake.
There were 50 riders taking part in all, each raising much-needed funds for the Avon Riding Centre for the Disabled, and every rider took home an exclusive #hack1000miles goody bags, courtesy of our sponsors SEIB, Dublin, Wintec, Baileys Horse Feeds and NAF.
A lot of fun was had by everyone, as the following video shows. The Your Horse team thoroughly enjoyed it too!
Read the full Hacking at Badminton feature in the latest issue of Your Horse magazine. Find out what else is in the issue here.
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