The 2020 Morven Park Fall International Horse Trials was originally supposed to host a brand new CCI4*-L division this year alongside their existing CCI4*-S, CCI3*-S, CCI2*-S, and Novice through Advanced horse trials. Unfortunately, like so many things in 2020, the new CCI4*-L division was canceled, along with all of Morven's FEI divisions. Nevertheless, the event still went forward this past weekend with the Novice through Advanced horse trials divisions on what ended up being a perfect fall weekend in Virginia. For full scores from the weekend, click here. Then, take a walk around the Morven Park Fall International through the lens of the USEA.
It’s the turn of the world’s best Eventing athletes to stand under the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games spotlight over the next few days as all but one of the horses presented at this morning’s horse inspection at Baji Koen Equestrian Park were confirmed for action by the Ground Jury.
And they're off! Eventing kicks off today in Tokyo (Thursday, July 29 – 7:30 p.m. ET), with the first of three Olympic dressage sessions. Competitors from 29 nations will go head to head, vying for a spot on the coveted Olympic podium.
There were a few last-minute dramas at the first horse inspection for the Tokyo Olympics which took place in the main equestrian park at Baji Koen Equestrian Centre at 9:30 a.m. JST today.