We are currently receiving a lot of questions about this year's event. We will keep working on the 2020 vintage of Les 5 Étoiles de Pau (a CCI5*-L event and FEI Driving World Championship for singles) - a great celebration marking the 30th edition of this event and included in the agenda of the best riders and drivers in the world.
For our 40,000 visitors who eagerly wait for the event each year, and the one million online viewers; for our 150 sponsors and suppliers who rely on us; for our 100 exhibitors who are preparing their tradestands; for the territory in which we are rooted in, each year promoted through the event; for the riders and drivers who are looking forward to competing in this exceptional sports meeting - the team is going to spare no effort, and do everything possible to make Les 5 Étoiles de Pau happen this year, while of course respecting the health requirements that may be necessary.
We would like to thank our sponsors who have reaffirmed their confidence despite their own difficulties, the visitors who keep purchasing their tickets, the exhibitors and their willingness to participate, as well as the Pau event volunteers who have registered - we need your support to keep going. You are helping to make this 30th edition a special one, with a unique meaning. See you on October 21-25, 2020!
The 2021 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC) is less than one month away! The AEC will take place August 31 – September 5 at the iconic Kentucky Horse Park and will also include the Adult Team Championships (ATC) at the Beginner Novice, Novice, Training, and Preliminary levels. Teaming up with Adequan, the USEA will also host the $60,000 Adequan USEA Advanced Final, which will conclude September 3 under the lights that Friday evening.
Five Rings Eventing, LLC is pleased to announce a partnership with Piedmont Equine to provide prize money for U25 riders in this year’s event.
Eventing has its first female Olympic champion after Julia Krajewski won individual gold for Germany at Tokyo 2020.
The 32-year-old, for so long in the shadow of her title-winning team-mates Michael Jung and Ingrid Klimke, punched in two perfect rounds of showjumping, adding just 0.4 of a time-fault in both the cross-country and the second round of jumping to her dressage score of 25.2.
The British team has won Olympic eventing gold for the first time since 1972. They topped the dressage, increased their lead considerably after cross-country, and, despite both individual leader Oliver Townend and third-placed Laura Collett both having a show jump rail down, they finished 13.9 penalties ahead of the Australians, who took silver.