William Fox-Pitt (GBR)

William Fox-Pitt (GBR)

Discipline - Eventing

Hometown - Hinton St Mary, Dorset

Number of years riding - 40

Main career accomplishments to date:

  • • World no 1
  • • 6 x Burghley wins
  • • Badminton win
  • • Team silver and Individual bronze, WEG 2014
  • • Individual bronze, Europeans 2013
  • • 6 team gold medals, Europeans
  • • Olympic team silver x2 and team bronze
  • • World team gold, silver and bronze

Tell us about your first horse/pony

Mini Monster - she was very kind, as I was very nervous!

How did you get started in your discipline?

Through my mother and the Pony Club.

Mentor/idol when growing up?

Lars Sederholm

Proudest career moment?

My first Burghley

Why do you ride?

I love horses!

If you weren't a professional rider, what would you be?

A poultry fancier!

Favourite holiday destination?


How do you unwind?

With my children.

Do you have a good luck charm, and if so, what is it?


Favourite Ariat product?

Ariat boots and chaps combination.