All 12 CCI3* pairs were accepted in the first horse inspection at the Ocala Jockey Club International Three-Day Event this afternoon under an overcast sky here in Reddick, Florida. Jo Young (CAN), Peter Gray (CAN) and Janet Surr (GBR) have the honor of serving on the ground jury for the inaugural CCI3*, as well as the CCI2*.
In the CCI2*, four horses were sent to the holding box: Katie Ruppel’s mount A Sportsfield Diamond, Sara Mittleider’s mount La Paz, Shelby Brost’s mount Crimson and Autumn Schweiss’s mount Global AKD Corline. Katie withdrew A Sportsfield Diamond from the holding box. The other three horses were accepted after re-presenting to send 40 horses on to dressage in the CCI2*.
In the CCI*, two horses were withdrawn prior to the first inspection: Stephanie Goodman’s mount OBOS Quality Time and Alex Banks’s mount Continious. Morgan Batton’s mount Toby The Coal Man was sent to the holding box and accepted after re-presenting. All other horses were accepted by the ground jury of Bobby Stevenson (USA) and Debbie Adams (USA) to send 71 pairs forward in the CCI*.
Dressage starts at 9:20 a.m. tomorrow for the CIC3* and CCI*, with CCI2* dressage starting at 12:30 p.m. EST. Click here for dressage start times.
CCI3* dressage starts at 1 p.m. EST on Friday and will stream live on EQTV Network. The most current competition schedule can be accessed on the #OJC3DE homepage. Cross country and show jumping for the CCI3*, CCI2*, and CCI* will also stream live. Click here to view full details for the live stream.
Stay tuned for more of our favorite photos from the first horse inspection, and keep it locked on EN for everything you need to know from #OJC3DE. Go Eventing.