Who's Who

Etherington-Smith, Mike

Discipline : Eventing

Born : 1954

Lives : Banbury, UK


Rode professionally eventing & jumping up to 4* and Grade A. Former Event Director and CD at Blenheim CCI*** (including 2 European Championships, I x YR, 1 x Senior) and Chatsworth CIC***. Organised several other events of all levels over 30 year period with my wife, Sue.

FEI TD at many events worldwide of all levels including Badminton and Athens Olympic Games 2004. FEI CD at many events worldwide since 1987 including Sydney 2000 & Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, WEG 2010, Senior Europeans 2005, Rolex Kentucky CCI*** & CCI**** from 1993 to 2010, Pan Am Games 1999, Adelaide CCI****, etc etc including various other CCIs and Senior, YR, Junior, and Pony championships. Adviser to 2006 WEG in Aachen.

Have been CEO of British Eventing for last 5 years, am still designing all over the world at various levels. Also am a consultant to Equestrian Australia on their course designer Development Program.

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