Sights and Sounds from Wednesday Afternoon at Richland Park H.T.

Tracey Bienemann and Geoni, an 8-year-old Thoroughbred gelding. Photo by Leslie Wylie. Tracey Bienemann and Geoni, an 8-year-old Thoroughbred gelding. Photo by Leslie Wylie.

The most bustling corn field in America this week is located in Richland, Michigan, site of Richland Park H.T. The event gets underway tomorrow with one- through three-star dressage as well as the Advanced horse trial division.

Today, everyone was out busying themselves with the business of settling in and gearing up for the action-packed competition to come. The small CCI2* class had its first horse inspection, with all four entrants breezing through in blink-and-you’ll-miss-it fashion.

Elsewhere on the grounds, lorries were unpacked and stalls set up …

Photo by Leslie Wylie.

Photo by Leslie Wylie.

… horses were given the spa treatment …

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Photo by Leslie Wylie.

… and horses and dogs alike were given the opportunity to stretch their legs.

Matt Brown's dogs are bicycle-leash trained. Photo by Leslie Wylie.

Matt Brown’s dogs are bicycle-leash trained. Photo by Leslie Wylie.

Keep it locked here throughout the week for complete Richland coverage. Go Eventing!

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