All horses presented to the ground jury of Anne-Mette Binder (DEN), Jane Hamlin (USA), and Andrew Bennie (NZL) were deemed fit to compete in the final phase of competition tomorrow. Seventy horses will move forward to the show jumping competition.
A total of five horses were sent to the hold box: Magnum’s Martini, ridden by Nilson Moreira da Silva (BRA), Horseware Stellor Rebound, ridden by Sarah Ennis (IRE), Horseware Ardagh Highlight, ridden by Sam Watson (IRE), Rumour Has It N.O.P, ridden by Merel Blom (NED), and Jane Z, ridden by Renske Kroeze (NED). All five horses passed upon reinspection.
Two horses were withdrawn did not present today: Valtho des Peupliers, ridden by Victoria Scott of South Africa, and Box Qutie, ridden by Anna Freskgård of the Swedish.
Tomorrow's show jumping competition will commence at 10:00 a.m. in the U.S. Trust Arena. The order of go for show jumping can be found here.
From the time we begin jumping, we are always working on perfecting the canter. Throughout my career I’ve been lucky to train with a variety of top professionals and each had their tried and true method for developing the right canter to jump a clear round. The best instructors have their own methods for helping their students recognize this “perfect” canter.
In 1984, 19-year-old Cindy Rawson (née Collier) and a chestnut mare named Deer Creek finished their first CCI4* at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. In spite of a fall on the cross-country, they completed inside the time and with a clear show- jumping round finished the event in 13th place.
For Martin Douzant, experience is everything. As the owner and operator of The Frame Sport Horses based in The Plains, Virginia, Douzant has been able to build a successful training business on a foundation of great education, involvement across equestrian disciplines, and a distinct reverence for the horse.
The USEA Volunteer Committee is pleased to announce a new Volunteer Medal Program has been added to the USEA Volunteer Incentive Program presented by Sunsprite Warmbloods (VIP) starting this year. The Volunteer Medal Program will recognize the volunteers who consistently volunteer year after year.