The Look Of Eagles, Big Grins And Intense Focus: Favorite Photos From The 2017 Rolex Kentucky CCI****

May 1, 2017 - 1:22 PM

It was a weekend full of sunshine and amazing sport at the Rolex Kentucky CCI****. You can read all about Michael Jung’s record-breaking third consecutive win on fischerRocana FST in the Chronicle’s coverage of the whole weekend.

And take a look at some of the COTH reporters’ favorite photos from those famous five days in Kentucky:

Mr. Medicott observed the crowd at the first horse inspection. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Jennifer McFall and High Times looked picture perfect. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Jordan Linstedt took some risks in the first horse inspection with high heels. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Parker got his bucks out before the first inspection instead of on the jog strip with James Alliston. Photo by Ann Glavan
FischerRocana FST showed a lovely extended trot with Michael Jung. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
First timer Savannah Fulton was thrilled with her test on Captain Jack. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Petite Flower gave her salute too with Buck Davidson. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Lauren Kieffer gave all the credit to Vermiculus after his dressage test. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Jessica Phoenix high-fived the ring crew on her way out of the ring after her test with Pavarotti. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Arthur said goodbye to his friends with Allison Springer. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Bobby Meyerhoff and Dunlavin’s Token completed their final Rolex together. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Will Faudree made his return to the four-star level after breaking his neck nearly two years ago, this time riding Pfun. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Spectators enjoyed meeting the outriders and their horses. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Joe Meyer and Clip Clop got huge cheers after they were the first pair to make it through the Head Of The Lake. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Four-star rookie Madeline Backus and P.S. Arianna jumped confidently through the Head Of The Lake. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
A brief storm cloud rolled through as Hawley Bennett-Awad and Jollybo jumped around the course. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Lisa Marie Fergusson and Honor Me powered out of the first water. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Joe Meyer and Clip Clop were the first pair to go clear on cross-country and were ready for the horse inspection on Sunday morning. Photo by Lisa Slade
Master Tredstep came all the way from Ireland for this event with rider Aidan Keogh. Photo by Lisa Slade
“Can I go cross-country again?” Holly Payne Caravalla’s Never Outfoxed sailed through the second inspection. Photo by Lisa Slade
Double Dan Horsemanship gave a demonstration before show jumping. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Buck Davidson shared a quiet moment with Ballynoe Castle RM. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Ballynoe Castle RM got a yummy send-off into his retirement. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Announcer Brian O’Connor (left) and show jumping course designer Richard Jeffery rode the show jumping track for the crowd. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Will Faudree and celebrated a double-clear round with Pfun. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
High Times soared over the show jumps on the final day with Jennifer McFall. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Kurt Martin celebrated his birthday with a clear jumping round. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Holly Payne Caravella and Never Outfoxed looked focused on their way to the first fence. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Mr. Medicott didn’t show any of his 18 years on the final day. Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Michael Jung and his mother Brigitte were thrilled with “Roxie.” Photo by Lindsay Berreth
Michael Jung got a hug from his mother Brigitte. Photo by Lindsay Berreth

See more photos and read great stories from the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** in all of the Chronicle’s coverage.

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