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$150,000 Grand Prix Live from WEF on USEF Network Now!

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  • $150,000 Grand Prix Live from WEF on USEF Network Now!

    The big grand prix is just starting on USEF Network! Big class of 54 riders!

    Anyone else watching?

  • #2
    Me! Who has scratched? I noticed Max Amaya was missing, who else?


    • #3
      Order of go, anyone!??!?!


      • #4
        @lrp - here!


        • Original Poster

          I love how the higher ranked riders are seeded at the end - it makes it easier for me to plan around my watching. I don't mind if I miss some of the earlier riders, but I will be sure to watch the last 20!


          • #6
            I'm just glad I can watch again! So annoying Canadians had to watch the Nations Cup on FEI TV


            • #7
              That was quite the show from Cantus D...


              • #8
                not overly impressed with Brianne's riding today. Granted I am not the one sitting on the difficult horse, but seems she's being a little bit of a jerk on the bridle today. I know she's usually a top contender, is this mount always a difficult ride?

                And what point do you call it a day? Do you have a point fault wise that you just retire and save your horse for another day?
                If you love me let me go....


                • #9
                  So far in the jump-off:

                  Darragh Kenny
                  Ramiro Quintada
                  Charlie Jayne
                  Margie Engle
                  Andres Rodriguez


                  • #10
                    Wowsers! LOVE Royce! He seems incredibly scopey, but almost too busy playing to be bothered with jumping around. Huge credit to Margie for being able to focus him enough to get him around in the time allowed. He looks like he could have easily cleared another foot higher, lol. Definitely enjoyed his job today.
                    If you love me let me go....


                    • #11
                      Originally posted by alittlegray View Post
                      Wowsers! LOVE Royce! He seems incredibly scopey, but almost too busy playing to be bothered with jumping around. Huge credit to Margie for being able to focus him enough to get him around in the time allowed. He looks like he could have easily cleared another foot higher, lol. Definitely enjoyed his job today.
                      Love Royce! He just doesn't think he needs to listen to Margie, it's too easy for him. I think Royce and Big Star are my two favourite's at WEF this year, can't wait to see Royce do more (he's only 8!)


                      • Original Poster

                        Agree with comments about Royce! Amazing talent - I just kept wishing he'd settle down with his head - must have been a tough ride!

                        V seemed very strong in the bridle for Katie, she really made him back up there. (almost too much?).


                        • #13
                          Actually I really admired her for stopping dead in the middle & making it a schooling round. I'd never have the nerve - that's why she's Katie and I'm not!!
                          "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief


                          • #14
                            would having the FEI barn quarantined affected how fresh some of the horses were? How much hacking /prep could they do when the barn was closed?TIA


                            • #15
                              Not a good day for Catherine Pasmore....


                              • #16
                                Originally posted by Jumpthemoon16 View Post
                                Darragh Kenny

                                I always get so confused when Darragh Kenny and Darragh Kerins are in the same class. I'm not good with names


                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by Jumpthemoon16 View Post
                                  Not a good day for Catherine Pasmore....
                                  No, it wasn't. She's another young rider I really like. Horse jumped yesterday, just didn't have it going on today. She was right to retire.
                                  "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief


                                  • #18
                                    Too bad for Vandavid, but I love him anyway! I'm a sucker for that wide white blaze. Cute horse, just not his day.
                                    If you love me let me go....


                                    • #19
                                      What is the V-shaped piece of leather for on the martingale worn by Victor? What does it do?
                                      If you love me let me go....


                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by War Admiral View Post
                                        No, it wasn't. She's another young rider I really like. Horse jumped yesterday, just didn't have it going on today. She was right to retire.
                                        Yes, I thought she handled it well. Better than some other retirees we've seen today.