Above the farm, beyond the miscanthus sheds, the sun kisses the top field from church spire to wind turbine. The view from Bodmin Moor right down to the glittering Camel estuary in the distance. There has been no rain for 3 days!.
As a three-time Olympic medal-winning eventer, William Fox-Pitt knows a thing or two about competition; yet the equestrian champion is adamant that winning has never been what matters to him. “I’m at a stage in my career now where I’m much more excited by individual horses than by personal ambition,” he says.