Favorite Photos From The 2018 Land Rover Kentucky CCI****

Apr 30, 2018 - 11:25 AM

Lexington, Ky.—April 30

It was a beautiful, sunny weekend in Lexington for the Land Rover Kentucky CCI****, and there was plenty of excitement when the top four after cross-country were within a rail of one another. You can read all about Oliver Townend’s big win with Cooley Master Class along with the rest of the Chronicle’s coverage.

And take a look at the Chronicle reporters’ favorite photos from the event

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Lillian Heard’s groom Isabelle Bosley shared a quiet moment with LCC Barnaby before the second horse inspection. Photo by Kimberly Loushin.
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Everyone paid rapt attention as Michael Jung came through the first combination on course with fischerRocana FST. Photo by Kimberly Loushin.
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Donner jumped beautifully for Lynn Symansky all weekend. Photo by Kimberly Loushin.
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Outriders made friends with spectators throughout the day during cross-country. Photo by Kimberly Loushin.
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Phillip Dutton and I’m Sew Ready made the Land Rover Head Of The Lake look like child’s play. Photo by Kimberly Loushin.
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Oliver Townend gave the crowd a thumbs-up after he jumped clean with Cooley Master Class. Photo by Kimberly Loushin.
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Oliver Townend was quick to stuff his winner’s check in his pocket for safe keeping. Photo by Kimberly Loushin.
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Pawel Spisak’s beautiful Banderas caught everybody’s eye. Photo by Kimberly Loushin.
Savannah Fulton was the youngest competitor this year, and she was all smiles after her dressage test with Captain Jack. Photo by Kimberly Loushin.
Buck Davidson sported a humorous beaver hat to keep warm in the chilly morning air during the final jog. Photo by Sara Lieser.
Covert Rights smiled for the camera. Photo by Sara Lieser.
Crowds like to gather round fences that produce spectacular jumping efforts, such as the ditch and brush, shown here with Tim Bourke and Luckaun Quality. Photo by Kimberly Loushin.
Four-star Sara Gumbiner has a special relationship with Polaris. Photo by Kimberly Loushin.
Vermiculus eagerly put his ears forward as he locked on to the next fence at the Normandy bank. He was fourth in his first four-star completion with Lauren Kieffer. Photo by Kimberly Loushin.
Sometimes the grooms, like Andi Lawrence who works for Kim Severson, are more nervous than the riders. Photo by Sara Lieser.

The Chronicle was on site at the Land Rover Kentucky CCI****. Read all our coverage of the event.

Don’t forget to check out the May 21 issue of the Chronicle for an in-depth analysis of the Land Rover Kentucky CCI**** and the riders who competed there.

Important Links: Land Rover Kentucky website  ⁄  Ride Times / Results /  Live streaming / All of the Chronicle’s coverage

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