- 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 2018 Event Rider Masters Series in fine style, with wins at Arville and Blair Castle, to top up his 3rd tier podium place at Barbury Castle 2018. 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.
- Current 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 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
Overall 2018 Ranking: 1st
Overall 2017 Ranking: 10th