The Area VII Adult Riders are bringing in Three-Time World #1 Eventer, Oliver Townend.
Everyone is invited to audit. The audit fee is $20 per day with a discounted price of $10 per day for Young Riders, Adult Riders, or any parent of a rider in this clinic (membership has its privileges!) Riders in this clinic are free. Riders in the Oliver Townend clinic the following week who want to get a head start are also free (a donation to the lunch fund would be welcome).
A hot lunch and hot beverages will be included. Think green and bring your own insulated coffee mug! If you are going to audit, please RSVP by emailing John Meriwether with the Subject line “OT RSVP“ at [email protected] saying which day(s) you will attend and how many in your party. We don’t want to run out of food.
This being Washington, please dress warmly and bring a chair. And don’t’ forget your coffee mug!
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Ian Stark’s cross-country course resulted in changes among the FEI divisions on Saturday
Cross-country day for the FEI competitors at Rebecca Farm resulted in big changes in the top three standings in the 4* divisions. The current top three riders in the CCI4*-Long all put in double-clear rounds to maintain their dressage scores from the first day of competition.
Phillip Dutton and Z are on the road to Tokyo! Dutton, the 6-time Olympian, is going into his 7th Olympic Games. Dutton’s first three Olympics he represented Australia and helped secure the team gold medal twice (1996 - team gold, 2000 - team gold, and 2004). The 2008 Beijing Olympic Games were the first Olympic Games that Dutton rode for the U.S., and he has been on the U.S. Olympic team ever since. Dutton’s most recent Olympic performance at the 2016 Rio Olympics, he earned the individual bronze medal with Mighty Nice.
Rebecca Farm FEI dressage scores are tightly packed
The FEI competition at Rebecca Farm continued today with the CCI3*-Long, CCI4*- Short, and CCI4*- Long dressage. With scores ranging from the mid-20s to the low 30s, the standings in all divisions are tightly packed.