The Fork Horse Trials is returning to the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in Mill Spring, N.C. for the third year in a row. The event often serves as horses and riders final prep runs before the Kentucky Three-Day Event – making it an exciting week of competition. This will be the first time that riders gallop on the cross-country course since the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) last September.
The Fork Competition Schedule
Thursday, April 4
9:00 - 11:42 a.m. – CCI3*-S dressage
9:00 - 10:56 a.m. – Advanced dressage
9:00 - 11:50 a.m. – Preliminary dressage
11:12 a.m. - 12:39 p.m. – Intermediate dressage
12:43 - 3:02 p.m. – CCI2*-S dressage
Friday, April 5
9:00 a.m. - 2:36 p.m. – CCI4*-S dressage
9:00 - 10:11 a.m. – Modified dressage
9:00 - 11:07 a.m. – Training dressage
10:26 a.m. - 2:36 p.m. – Novice dressage
11:29 a.m. - 12:22 p.m. – Beginner Novice dressage
Saturday, April 6
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. – Modified, Training, Novice, Beginner Novice cross-country
10:00 a.m. - 4:46 p.m. – Advanced, CCI4*-S, Intermediate, CCI3*-S, Preliminary, CCI2*- S show jumping
Sunday, April 7
9:00 a.m. – Intermediate, CCI3*-S, Advanced, CCI4*-S, Preliminary, CCI2*-S cross-country
10:00 a.m. – Modified, Training, Novice, Beginner Novice show jumping
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Tamie Smith and Mai Baum were the highest placed combination of the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team at the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ The Netherlands hosted at the Military Boekelo CCIO4*-L in Enschede, the Netherlands, earning a final score of 31.9 for 11th place out of a competitive field of 97 starters. The Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team, comprised of Tamie Smith, Liz Halliday-Sharp, Jennie Brannigan and reserve Matt Flynn, was led under the guidance of Chef d’Equipe Erik Duvander.
Mya Poulos and Vanessa Stroh were the junior and adult amateur recipient of the award at the Otter Creek Farm Fall Horse Trials, September 13-15, 2019, which hosted the Area IV leg of the Charles Owen Technical Merit Award. The Charles Owen Technical Merit Award takes place in each of the 10 USEA Areas and rewards one junior and one adult amateur riders for their safe and effective cross-country riding.
The 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention is only two months away! Multiple keynote speakers, three-day eventing inspired films, and a 60th anniversary celebration – the schedule is packed with special highlights that will make this year unforgettable. The 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention is on Dec. 12-15 in Boston, Massachusetts at the Sheraton Boston Hotel.
In the thrilling finale to the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ 2019 series at Boekelo, The Netherlands today, Team Germany posted their fourth win of the season while league leaders Sweden held on to take the series title. However, some of the biggest smiles were on Swiss faces when they pulled Olympic qualification out of the bag.