William Fox-Pitt

William Fox-Pitt

Equestrian Eventing

  • Event Individual & team riding Lionheart
  • Date of Birth 02/01/1969
  • Born Canterbury, Kent


Born in Hampstead, William Fox-Pitt’s parents rode at Badminton and Burghley so it came as no surprise when he began horse riding at aged four and started eventing at 15.

He was the first British rider to become world number one and won team eventing Olympic silver at Athens 2004 and London 2012 and bronze at Beijing 2008. He was also chosen to represent Team GB at Rio 2016. 

William also won the Badminton Horse Trials in 2015 while riding Chilli Morning while he has world and European gold medals to his name.

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