Apr 27, 2019

The LRK3DE Daily: Cross-Country

By Leslie Mintz - USEA Staff
USEA/Leslie Mintz Photo

It’s the day eventers wait for all year – whether as a rider or a spectator – there is nothing quite like cross-country day at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event. Here is what you need to know to follow along with the full day of cross-country action:

There will be 41 pairs competing today with the first horse and rider leaving the start box at 10:30 a.m.

Riders will be sent out at five-minute intervals with no lunch break, so the final rider will leave the box at 1:50 p.m.

The course is 6,542 meters long with a speed of 570 mpm and an optimum time of 11 minutes 20 seconds.

There are 28 numbered jumps with 52 separate elements.

Derek di Grazia is the cross-country course designer for the eighth year.

Watch the live stream by signing up for a free US Equestrian Fan Membership using the promo code “LRK3DE19” by clicking here. The live stream will be available here starting at 10:30 a.m.

Follow the live scores here.

Ride times can be found here.

Download your official USEA Kentucky Roster to find out about all of the competitors.

The USEA will be posting updates throughout the day on Instagram. Follow @useventing to keep up with the action on the story.

Download the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event App for the latest from the event. Click to download for iOS and Android.

The USEA Event College is in session! Find out what classes the USEA has planned this week here and watch all of the USEA Event College Videos here.

Check out EquiRatings' predictions for today:

Need a break from the competition? Visit the USEA booth for all your official eventing merchandise.

Read the riders' thoughts on the cross-country course here.

Did you miss any of the action from dressage? Catch up here.

Don't forget to follow the USEA event coverage on social media!

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