All horses entered in the Training, Novice, and Beginner Novice Three-Day Hylofit USEA Classic Series division at the Western Underground, Inc. Coconino Horse Trials in Flagstaff, Arizona passed the final horse inspection this morning.
Fifteen horse-and-rider combinations presented to the ground jury of Peter Gray and Sheila Strickler and veterinarian Dr. Martin Crabo and were passed on first inspection.
Competiton in the Hylofit USEA Classic Series Three-Day at Coconino concludes today with show jumping. The Training Three-Day will show jump starting at 9:57 a.m., followed by the Novice Three-Day beginning at 11:21 a.m. and the Beginner Novice Three-Day at 1:35 p.m. Stay tuned for a final report on the weekend's competition.
Read coverage of the weekend's competition here.
It’s the turn of the world’s best Eventing athletes to stand under the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games spotlight over the next few days as all but one of the horses presented at this morning’s horse inspection at Baji Koen Equestrian Park were confirmed for action by the Ground Jury.
And they're off! Eventing kicks off today in Tokyo (Thursday, July 29 – 7:30 p.m. ET), with the first of three Olympic dressage sessions. Competitors from 29 nations will go head to head, vying for a spot on the coveted Olympic podium.
There were a few last-minute dramas at the first horse inspection for the Tokyo Olympics which took place in the main equestrian park at Baji Koen Equestrian Centre at 9:30 a.m. JST today.