Pratoni del Vivaro, Italy—Sept. 18
Sixty-nine horse were presented to the ground jury this morning at the FEI Eventing World Championship. Three were held: Spain’s Antonio Cejudo Caro and Duque HSM, Thailand’s Korntawat Samran and Uster De Chanay, and Austria’s Harald Ambros and Mountbatton 2, but all passed on reinspection.
Four pairs who completed the cross-country elected not to present. Jordy Wilken and Burry Spirit (the Netherlands), Hanne Wind Ramsgaard and Amequ Torino (Denmark), Jan Kaminski and Jard (Poland) and Ryuzo Kitajima and Cekatinka JRA (Japan).
Riders will show jump in reverse order of standing. The first session is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:10 p.m. Central European Time (5:30-7:10 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time). The Top 25 will show jump from 2:30-3:45 p.m. CET (8:30—9:45 a.m. EDT). The medal ceremony will follow at 4 p.m. CET (10 a.m. EDT).
All five U.S. combinations sit inside the Top 25. Tamie Smith and Mai Baum are third. Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg TSF are sixth. Will Coleman and Off The Record are 11th. Ariel Grald and Leamore Master Plan and Lauren Nicholson and Vermiculus are 18th and 19th, respectively.
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Results and order of go can be found here.