We are spending a lot of time covering The Fork because it is such a big prep event, but, of course there were other important events in the US and around the World this weekend.
FENCE (NC) Results: Tucker XIV and Shannon Quigley won the OP at the FENCE horse trials in Tryon, NC this weekend. The 3 month stretch of events within 1 hour of Aiken every weekend is winding down as the snowbirds start to head home or prepare to head home via Kentucky in a few weeks.
The Pine Hill (TX) results have not been posted as of Monday morning, but will be posted here soon.
CDCTA (VA) Results: US eventing’s migration up the east coast continued this weekend at CDCTA, where Tiffany Catledge and Allforit added just 4.4 XC time to their dressage score of 29.6 to win the OP-A, and Wendy Masemer jumped from 2nd to 1st to win the OP-B.
In England, bad weather is destroying the Spring competition season. Pipps Cuckson writes that 7 out of 8 events this weekend were canceled due to bad weather in the UK. British Eventing’s website is announcing cancellations left and right, and the cancellations are starting to interfere with Spring three-day preparations. Fortunately the Burnham Market CIC3* was able to run this weekend.
Burnham Market CIC3* Results: Oliver Townend and Rolex entrant Ashdale Cruise Master won the CIC3*.
In New Zealand, Megan Jones (AUS), last years FEI World Cup eventing champion won the second leg of this years WC at Kihikihi (Red Hills was the first) and will take her lead in the standings home to Sydney next month for the third leg. FEI press release