This morning saw the final horse inspection at the Ocala Jockey Club International Three-Day Event in Reddick, Fla.
Nine horses will move forward to show jumping in the CCI3* after Alexis Helffrich did not present London Town this morning at the final horse inspection. The rest of the horses all passed and will show jump beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Thirty-five horses will show jump in the CCI2* beginning at 2:30 p.m. Briggs Surratt withdrew Bright Water before the CCI2* horse inspection and the rest of the field all passed.
The only horse sent to the hold box this morning was in the CCI* - Laura VanderVliet’s Lady Colina who passed upon reinspection. Nilson Moreira Da Silva withdrew RF Nouveau Riche before the inspection. Sixty horses will show jump in the CCI* beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Finding a penny on heads is pretty lucky, but finding a Penny that has a mane, tail, and talent to boot? Now that’s grounds for an eventing prospect. Mix a little luck and a lot of experience with the right opportunity and that’s the exact recipe that Area VII eventer Jacqueline Cameron found herself smack dab in the middle of in April 2021.
With less than 20 days remaining until the United States Eventing Association American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by Nutrena Feeds at Rebecca Farm, to date over five hundred entries have been received. Entries for the event close on August 16, 2022. Those entrants in the AEC championship divisions this year are qualifying under the requirements that have been in place for the last several years. However, for those intending to compete at the 2023 AEC in Kentucky, the USEA Board of Governors have approved a strengthening to the qualification requirements.
The USEA Board of Governors (BOG) concluded a productive two days of the August BOG meeting on Wednesday, August 9th in Dulles, Virginia led by USEA President Max Corcoran. All but four BOG members were able to attend in person this year. Many key items related to eventing in the U.S. were discussed at great length including safety, membership strategies, competition procedures, visibility of the sport, and more over the course of the two-day gathering.
Are you following along with the action from home this weekend? Or maybe you're competing at an event and need information fast. Either way, we’ve got you covered! Check out the USEA’s Weekend Quick Links for links to information including the prize list, ride times, live scores, and more for all the events running this weekend.