Tuesday, Jun. 6, 2023

Updated: U.S. Reserve Pair Springsteen And RMF Zecilie Out For World Championship



Updated Aug. 9: Five horses not accepted during the first horse inspection had the opportunity to re-present on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Springsteen opted not to re-present RMF Zecilie, and Lizarazo also opted to withdraw Kheros Van’t Hoogeinde. Ladriano Z, Chepettano and Quel Filou all passed on re-inspection.

Herning, Denmark—Aug. 8

All four of the starting members of the NetJets U.S. Jumping Team—Lillie Keenan’s Argan De Beliard, Brian Moggre’s Balou Du Reventon, Adrienne Sternlicht’s Cristalline and McLain Ward’s Contagious—have passed the first horse inspection for the Agria FEI Jumping World Championship. Reserve horse RMF Zecilie, the mount of Jessica Springsteen, was not accepted today, Aug. 8, and will be reinspected at 8 a.m. local time Tuesday.


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Adrienne Sternlicht’s Cristalline passed the first horse inspection for the Agria FEI Jumping World Championship. Mollie Bailey Photos

RMF Zecilie isn’t the only horse who didn’t pass today. Five horses will re-jog at 8 a.m. local time tomorrow: Daniel Bluman’s Ladriano Z (Israel), Maksymilian Wechta’s Chepettano (Poland), Rene Lopez Lizarazo’s Kheros Van’t Hoogeinde (Colombia) and Mathieu Billot’s Quel Filou (France).

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Lee McKeever jogged a frisky Contagious for McLain Ward.


Argan De Beliard looked ready to go at the first horse inspection.

Balou de Reventon and Brian Moggre-8951

Brian Moggre will be making his senior championship debut with Balou Du Reventon.

RMF Zecilie Josie Eliasson-8996

Groom Josie Eliasson jogged RMF Zecilie for Jessica Springsteen but did not pass. The mare will represent tomorrow morning.

Want more from the ECCO FEI World Championships? Click here. Check out the Sept. 5 issue of The Chronicle of the Horse magazine for analysis from the competition.



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