Almost 10 points. That’s the kind of ridiculous lead German phenom Michael Jung has after Day 1 of dressage at the Rolex Kentucky CCI****. He brought last year’s winner, Fischerrocana FST, back to Kentucky to defend his title. Read all about dressage Day 1’s action in the Chronicle’s coverage.
And just how did Jung do it? Watch and learn what a 34.4 score (which translates into a 77.06 percentage!) looks like:
Liz Halliday-Sharp’s ride on Fernhill By Night, which scored 43.0 penalties:
And Phillip Dutton’s ride on Fernhill Fugitive, which scored 43.1 penalties:
All videos courtesy of USEFNetwork, where they’re live-streaming the whole competition and posting clips of individual rides.