I have much to say and copious photos to share, but they're going to take some time to get through. Until then, here is a quick preview.
|Congratulations to Michael Jung and fischerRocana on their third straight win at Rolex|
|This mare is such a powerhouse!|
|It was truly a joy to watch this pair throughout all three phases|
|She knows her job so, so well|
|Clark Montgomery and Loughan Glen led after dressage but ultimately finished 27th|
|Loughan Glen had a beautiful dressage test though!|
|Allie Sacksen and Sparrow's Nio took quit the tumble into the Head of the Lake; fortunately both were okay!|
|Madeline Backus and PS Arianna had a great showing and finished 20th. |
Here they are approaching the trout jump at the Head of the Lake.
|Lauren Kieffer's Vermiculus was definitely my favorite horse all day. |
There's just something about that Arab blood! She withdrew him
before the second inspection
|Rachel McDonough and Irish Rhythm making tidy work through the second element of the Frog Pond; |
they would ultimately be eliminated on XC
|Andrea Baxter and Indy 500 over the second element at the Frog Pond; |
they finished 31st
|Phillip Dutton and Mr. Medicott looked strong throughout the Park Question complex. The pair was the first place USA|
team and finished 4th place overall.
|Doug Payne and Vandiver (Quinn) powering through the Park Complex. |
Doug withdrew Quinn before the second inspection.