It was a wet day at the Tryon International Equestrian Center for the second day of dressage competition at the 2017 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Land Rover and Nutrena. All five of the Novice division took their turn in the sand box, and the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Final kicked off with each of the 24-horse field strutting their stuff in the George Morris arena. All Training and Preliminary divisions took to Captain Mark Phillips’ cross-country course today, check back soon on the USEA Website for a full recap.
USEA Adequan Gold Cup Final Advanced
Competition at the USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Land Rover and Nutrena at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) kicked off today with eight divisions taking their turn in the sandbox in Mill Spring, N.C. Ten and a half hours of dressage competition concluded with an exciting welcome party at the Legends Club. #AEC17 is off to a fantastic start!
Professional’s Choice Training Amateur
Who says off-the-track-Thoroughbreds (OTTB) can’t do dressage? The 6-year-old OTTB, Black Label (Judith's wild rush x Lovely Keri) bested a field of 49 other horses in the Professional’s Choice Training Amateur division. “Tito” as he is known in the barn, earned a 26.6 with owner/rider Carolyn Johnson.