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  • #21
    Love the Stonehenge and lion fences!


    • #22
      Love that Columbian horse..
      Last edited by skydy; Aug. 5, 2012, 09:05 PM. Reason: Couldn't spell Columbian...


      • #23
        A lot of clear rounds, no?


        • #24
          It's a fairly easy course by SJ standards. The idea is to weed out those that don't belong before the courses get really tough.

          Member Appaloosa lovers clique


          • #25
            Originally posted by JFJ View Post
            A lot of clear rounds, no?
            Was just thinking that and then the rider from Jordan had 12 pen. Looks like its riding very smoothly.


            • #26
              Someone help me on the red numbers (standings?) next to the riders' names. I understand that everyone who goes clear is 1, but why'd we go from that to 8, with a couple standing at 8?

              I'm sure it's something simple my sleep-deprived brain is missing- it's still so early!
              Willow- http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pi...&id=1125720084


              • #27
                I'm guessing even 4 faults will be enough to knock you out of this round... the best will be clear. Top 60 right to next round?? And all team riders


                • #28
                  Slightly off topic, but Lucinda Green ( still the commentator here in Oz :S ) has mentioned that Edwina Alexander Tops has been the #1 ranked rider for the past 2 years. Finding this very hard to believe and suspect not true. But wanted to ask people who probably would know, aka COTH.

                  From what I can find, she is ranked 8th on the Rolex list on FEI. Assuming that is the only list around...

                  A Wandering Albertan - NEW Africa travel blog!


                  • #29
                    I love Plot Blue! He goes around like a hunter
                    Fils Du Reverdy (Revy)- 1993 Selle Francais Gelding
                    My equine soulmate
                    Mischief Managed (Tully)- JC Priceless Jewel 2002 TB Gelding


                    • #30
                      Originally posted by glimmerling View Post
                      up to 5.24 feet.
                      hahaha that's what i was afraid of!
                      Proud and achy member of the Eventing Grannies clique.


                      • #31
                        Originally posted by Jumpthemoon16 View Post
                        I'm guessing even 4 faults will be enough to knock you out of this round... the best will be clear. Top 60 right to next round?? And all team riders
                        Is it top 60 or top 35?


                        • #32
                          Apparently she is! BBC commentator just mentioned it.

                          Member Appaloosa lovers clique


                          • #33
                            With 8 (or however many it is) currently tied for 1st on the same score, whoever has the next highest score will go into place below all of them. So with 8 clears, a 4 fault round will be 9th.

                            Just a heads up, the live scoring online is just a bit ahead of NBC's live feed.

                            McLain Ward up next!


                            • #34
                              MW clear, that horse was jumping out of its skin!


                              • #35
                                McLain clear!!


                                • #36
                                  Antares is so textbook with his front end! GO MCLAIN!
                                  Fils Du Reverdy (Revy)- 1993 Selle Francais Gelding
                                  My equine soulmate
                                  Mischief Managed (Tully)- JC Priceless Jewel 2002 TB Gelding


                                  • #37
                                    Antares is beautiful . Lovely round.

                                    Mike Tucker referring to George Morris as the "Wise Old Owl"


                                    • #38
                                      Top 60. Just announced.


                                      • #39
                                        Originally posted by lauriep View Post
                                        Top 60. Just announced.
                                        Top 60 + all team (no matter how placed), right?


                                        • #40
                                          Al Saud's horse gorgeous! Nice round.