With less than a week to go until the start of the 2017 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, Ellie Kelly travelled to the Cotswolds to meet Jonty Evans, Ireland’s star of the 2016 Rio Olympics, finishing in a quite brilliant 9th position.

In this fascinating and open interview, Jonty shares how it all began for him, his time with Andrew Nicholson, the rides that made him and the hurdles he has had to overcome.

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