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Backstage At Badminton – 2003 highlights now on-line

Video excerpts from “Backstage At Badminton 2003: Triumph Over Adversity” are now available on the SportsQuest International web site:

The clips are presented in Apple Computer, Inc.’s popular QuickTime multimedia format.

“Backstage At Badminton 2003: Triumph Over Adversity” is currently airing nationally on HorseTV. The 36-minute program documents the triumphs and major disappointments of the 2003 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials; described by its principal organizer as being “the driest and wettest (event) all put together”.
The program includes a retrospective evaluation of the 2003 cross-country course by Hugh Thomas, Director (and course designer) of the Badminton Horse Trials.

The presentation also includes interviews with FEI Technical Delegate Roger Haller (USA); journalist Lynne Hutchinson (Bristol Evening Post); Badminton Press Officer Julian Seaman, author John Lloyd and representatives of this year’s designated charity, The British Red Cross.

Topics of particular interest to eventing enthusiasts include a review of the challenges faced by organizers of the 2003 Badminton event and the likely impact of the new Olympic eventing format. Candid comments from 2002 and 2003 Badminton Champion Pippa Funnell round out the informative and entertaining program.

“Backstage At Badminton 2003: Triumph Over Adversity” was produced by SportsQuest International in association with HorseTV. The presentation is hosted by Katrina Barclay and scripted by Producer/Director Melvin H. Cox. HorseTV President Sally Lasater served as Executive Producer.

SportsQuest International is a privately held multimedia production company specializing in the development and promotion of sports related programming that presents positive, informationally rich themes. The company is based in Oakland, California (USA).

On-Line Preview Files:
Technical Note: These presentations are best viewed via a broadband connection.


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