Press Preview Day
Mitsubishi PHEVs ready for the Press to drive round the course
Rural Crafts - the largest tent on the showground - on the way up
Lucinda Green and her dog, Busby, walking the cross country course (Fence 5; Savills Escalator) at Badminton in Gloucestershire on 10th April 2014
Lucy Wiegersma at the new Quarry wall
Lucy Wiegersma with Giuseppe and Hugh when she visited to preview for Eventing Magazine
TD Eric Winter supervises
Brute force and manual labour sometimes needed
Interesting new fence!
Stump to be cleaned up
The famous arena starts to get its grandstands
Alan Willis about to cut a new brush fence to size
Traditional stone walls will feature in this year's course.
Possibly one of the largest 'portables' you're ever likely to see!
A lot of work has gone in to the new pond, and it should prove to be a picturesque spot for spectators
2014 TD, Eric Winter, inspecting the course, whilst the Verti-Drain continues work on the going.
The Mirage Pond has been cleaned, widened and had some contours added.
Despite the weather, fencebuilding has continued along the Vicarage Ditch
The new Pond looking back towards Badminton House
All the Organisers of the FEI Classics series met with FEI officials in London, December 2013
Leaves have to be blown off the course
The Quarry has lost the Platform after some 40 years.
Willa, Sue and Vicky back from their lunchtime walk
Sand being spread on the course
Vicarage Vee rebuilding
Turfing starts on the new 'Mountain'
Dredging the lower end of the Lake
Sand and compost are mixed to top dress the arena and cross country
Giuseppe studies some new earthworks
Autumn preparations on the track
New Pond - Alan Willis and Giuseppe della Chiesa watch as the depth is tested
The grandstands and main arena are nearing completition, and there's a new spot for the start box.
Miles and miles of cable are laid in preparation for the event.
There's a wiggle through the trees on the way down to the imposing John Whitaker Keepers Brush this year.
Fence 9 This Year, The Famous Badminton Lake
Our Box Office Staff - California Stylin'
The Photo Wall
Acres & Acres Of Shopping - Ready & Waiting
Unofficial Queen of Eventing Mary King can be found beside the Lake
The Outside Chance will be the place to be been seen.
The Scoreboard, almost ready for the action, are you?
The main stables courtyard awaits the CCI**** arrivals
The last of the resident hunters leaving for a short holiday before the arrival of the CCI**** competitors arrive.