Opposition Buzz – Career defining horse

Owner(s) Rosemary Search
Age 1997
Height 16.1
Colour Black
Sex Gelding
Breeding Fleewater Opposition

2009 Season

  • Selected for Senior European Eventing Championships at Fontainbleu
  • Team Gold Medal and 9th individually
  • Won Scottish Open Championship Blair Castle CIC***

2010 Season

  • Won Barbury CIC***, WEG Selection and 8th Badminton CCI****
  • Won Scottish Open Championship Blair Castle CIC***
  • Team Gold Medal at Alltech World Equestrian Games and 15th individually

2011 Season

  • 7th Badminton CCI****.
  • Part of winning GB team at World Equestrian Festival – Aachen
  • Selected for Senior European Eventing Championships at Luhmuhlen
  • Team Bronze Medal and 16th individually at Senior European Eventing Championships at Luhmuhlen

2012 Season

  • 11th Bramham CCI***
  • 7th Barbury CIC***
  • Team Silver Medal at London 2012 Olympic Games

2013 Season

  • Has had two runs at Oasby and Burnham Market in preparation for Badminton CCI****
  • 3rd in Scottish Open Championships at Blair Castle International
  • 10th at Burghley CCI****

2014 Season

  • 2nd in Advanced competition at Burgham and Belton
  • Won Advanced class at Chatsworth International
  • 4th CIC*** Tattersalls International Horse Trials
  • Won CIC*** at Hopetoun International Horse Trials
  • 6th CIC*** British Open Championships Gatcombe
  • 2nd Advanced at Allerton Park – his last run before retiring from the sport

He sadly passed away on veterinary advice after suffering a seizure on 8th November 2014. Gone but never forgotten.