Eventing USA Column by Capt. Mark Phillips, Chef d'Equipe of the U.S. Eventing Team
Photos by Mike McNally
A dense fog covered the grounds of the Fork during the second and final morning of the USEF Mandatory Outing for Eventing. Concentrated energy filled the atmosphere as riders and coaches walked the show jumping course multiple times, making final adjustments to what would be their last opportunity to show the selectors that they were one of the best choices for a spot on the team.