The U.S. Eventing Olympic Team is ready for Tokyo! Today was the final day of the U.S. Eventing Mandatory Outing at Great Meadow in The Plains, Va. The next time the U.S. Eventing Olympic Team members do a show jumping round, it will be at the Tokyo Olympics on August 2, 2021.
The second day of the U.S. Eventing Mandatory Outing was a day filled with team spirit, Olympic level riding, and clear cross-country rounds. Only adding time penalties, all riders representing the U.S. jumped clear around Ian Stark’s Advanced level track.
It was a hot and humid first day at the U.S. Eventing Mandatory Olympic Training Session at Great Meadow in The Plains, Va. A total of 12 athlete-and-horse combinations went down the jog strip, with 11 of those combinations representing the U.S. and one combination representing Canada, Colleen Loach on Qorry Blue d’Argouges. After this evening’s horse inspection, all 12 combinations will move forward to tomorrow’s cross-country.
The Tokyo Olympics are one month away, and the U.S. Eventing Team will have their final mandatory outing starting tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The mandatory outing will be held at Great Meadow in The Plains, Va. from Wednesday, June 30 through Friday, July 2. With a maximum of 15 entries, learn more about the field, the facts, and the schedule of this upcoming event.