William Fox-Pitt

William Fox-Pitt

Equestrian Eventing

  • Event Equestrian Eventing
  • Date of Birth 02/01/1969
  • Born Hampstead, London


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 both Athens 2004 and London 2012 – adding to a bronze picked up at Beijing 2008.

In 2015 Fox-Pitt won the Badminton Horse Trials atop Chilli Morning, and at Rio 2016, was the best performer as Team GB finished fourth overall, as well as finishing 18th in the individual event.

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