Christopher Burton AU

Christopher Burton
  • Birth Date: 22/11/1981
  • Born: Toowoomba, Australia
  • Trains: Beaminster, UK
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Current Event Rider Masters Champion

The uber cool Aussie took the victory of the 2019 Event Rider Masters Series in fine style, with podium finishes at Wiesbaden and Arville during the 2019 ERM season. Burto is renowned as the fastest Cross Country rider in the world with his super smooth XC Style. 

Chris Burton is one of Australia's leading eventing riders. British-based Australian rider Christopher Burton who is based near Beaminster in Dorest at Ellie Guy Equestrian's new yard, relocated to the UK in 2011. He was a member of the bronze medal winning team at the Rio Olympic Games – his second Olympic appearance. 

Chris holds the world record for the lowest finishing score at a three-day-event.  The pair finished on their dressage score of 16.3 at Camphire 2* in 2015.

 

 

FEI Career Record

Quick Facts

  • Current 2019 Event Rider Masters Champion
  • 2018 Event Rider Masters Champion
  • Competed at the Olympic Games in 2012 & 2016
  • World Equestrian Games in 2010, 2014 & 2018
  • Winner Gatcombe Park in 2015 & 2018
  • Australian Event Rider of the Year 2005
  • Winner of ERM Leg 3 Arville 2018
  • Winner of ERM 2018 Finale at Balair Castle

 

ERM Series Ranking 2019: 1st

ERM Series Ranking 2018: 1st

ERM Result Highlights:

  • Won Leg 3 2018 - Arville
  • Won Leg 6 2018 - Blair Castle
  • 2nd at Leg 2 2019 - Wiesbaden 

Event Rider Master Series Results

Current Ranking: 1st

Rank Event Horse Dressage Show Jumping Cross Country Total ERM Points
Chatsworth House Lawtown Chloe 36.7 4 - WD 0
2 Wiesbaden Lawtown Chloe 28.3 0 0 28.3 28
3 Arville Quality Purdey 29.7 0 11 40.7 26
Haras de Jardy Lawtown Chloe 0 0 0
8 Millstreet Graf Liberty 30.2 4 0 34.2 19
6 Lignieres Quality Purdey 0 4.8 0 34.8 21

Overall 2018 Ranking: 1st

Rank Event Horse Dressage Show Jumping Cross Country Total ERM Points
8 Wiesbaden Polystar I 34 3 1.6 38.6 19
1 Arville Polystar I 23.6 0 0 23.6 30
3 Barbury Castle Polystar I 30.8 4 0 34.8 26
6 Haras de Jardy Cooley Lands 28.6 0 0 28.6 21
1 Blair Castle Graf Liberty 26.9 4 0 30.9 30

Overall 2017 Ranking: 10th

Rank Event Horse Dressage Show Jumping Cross Country Total ERM Points
2 Blair Castle Graf Liberty 38.9 8 0.8 47.7 28
3 Blenheim Palace Graf Liberty 39.4 4 0 43.4 26

Overall 2016 Ranking: 17th

Rank Event Horse Dressage Show Jumping Cross Country Total ERM Points
6 Chatsworth House TS Jamaimo 47.5 0 0 47.5 21
Blair Castle Polystar I 46.8 0 - R 0
14 Blenheim Palace Graf Liberty 45.9 12 1.2 59.1 13