Footage of the 1961 Badminton horse trials in Gloucestershire.
Rain mars Badminton.
M/S People walking across very muddy field. M/S People walking towards across muddy field. L/S The Duke of Beaufort's house and ground. M/S Queen Elizabeth II followed by the Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) and Prince Charles arriving. L/S Horse being prepared in field for the trials. L/S Woman rider saddling No. 11. M/S Another woman rider saddling No 68. M/S Rider mounting No 38. M/S One of the riders checking his watch for timing. L/S of the course at Badminton. M/S Members of the Royal family on farm Wagon watching events from left to right the Queen, Princess Margaret, Prince Charles Duke of Edinburgh and Armstrong Jones.
L/S No. 6 Going over jump No 27. M/S Pan No. 10. going over jump No. 27. M/S Royal family watching from farm wagon. L/S No. 11 jumping No 26 rider gets thrown from horse. C/U Duke and Prince Charles stand up to watch. M/S Pan. No.14 over No 26. C/U Girl taking picture with camera. M/S No 21. jumping No 26 the Horse stumbles and falls straddled across the rider and horse come to their feet. C/U Prince Charles and Queen watching from farm wagon. L/S No.37 jumping the water jump No. 34 and then horse and rider career through the water pan to back view. M/S The People around the royal farm Wagon getting excited. M/S Towards and pan No 35 finishing course and pan to back view. C/U Pan. Princess Margaret walking away from farm wagon. M/S Miss Lana Du Pont (American champion rider) patting Mr. Wister No. 28. C/U Miss Du Pont smiling.