Did everyone enjoy the off day? Because we’re back with the final show jumping phase at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games. We’ve got 70 combinations coming forward to jump Alan Wade’s track, and no room for error in this stacked leaderboard.
The United States will be looking to finish 6th or better (or 7th or better if the 2020 host nation, Japan, stays above us on the leaderboard) to achieve qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Let’s go team.
1:16 p.m. Here’s how things shook out: Stay tuned for the full report:
1:11 p.m. DOUBLE GOLD for Great Britain! Ros Canter is world champion!
1:10 p.m. THE LAST FENCE DOWN!!! Ingrid Klimke and SAP Hale Bob OLD finish in bronze medal position.
1:08 p.m. Ros Canter and Allstar B jump clear! GREAT BRITAIN WINS GOLD! Ros guaranteed podium finish. All rests now on Ingrid.
1:07 p.m. Team GB’s gold medal relies on a clear round from Ros Canter.
1:04 p.m. Sarah Ennis and Horseware Stellor Rebound have one down to finish on 30.3. Ireland finishes on 93 and WILL earn their first team medal here at WEG.
1:02 p.m. Last French rider, Thibaut Vallette Lt Col and Qing du Briot ENE HN have a scary moment at the fourth fence. They have one rail to finish on 30.8. France finishes on 99.8.
12:59 p.m. Astier Nicolas and Vinci de la Vigne drop one rail for 31.2 as individuals for France.
12:57 p.m. Tim Price and Cekatinka finish 31.2 with one down for New Zealand. New Zealand has finished on 142.2 points for 7th place, and Olympic qualification.
@TeamIRLEq now guaranteed a medal at the World Games
— EquiRatings (@EquiRatings) September 17, 2018
12:56 p.m. Tim Price and Cekatinka have a rail at the liverpool.
12:54 p.m. Padraig McCarthy and Mr Chunky go clear for Ireland. They finish on 27.2. A HUGE ride for the team.
12:52 p.m. Piggy French and Quarrycrest Echo has one down to finish on 31.8. Team GB now on 88.80, and Ireland on 89. These final riders have no room for mistakes.
12:50 p.m. Lynn Skymansky and Donner have 3 rails down for a final score of 40.3. The U.S. has dropped to 8th on a final score of 145, which drops the US out of Tokyo 2020 qualifications.
12:46 p.m. Tom McEwen and Toledo de Kerser have one down to finish on 32.4 for Great Britain.
12:43 p.m. Andrew Hoy and Vassily de Lassos jump clear for Australia to finish on 28.9. Australia finished on a team score of 135.8 for 7th place currently. Lynn Symansky can only have one rail to ensure the US qualifies for Tokyo 2020.
12:41 p.m. Jonelle Price and Classic Moet have 2 down for a final score of 38. New Zealand currently on 138.2 ahead of their final rider.
12:38 p.m. Pawel Spisak (POL) and Banderas have 2 down to finish on 39.4.
12:24 p.m. Tina Cook and Billy the Red jump clear to stay on 31.5 as individuals for Great Britain.
12:32 p.m. Merel Blom (NED) and Rumour Has It N.O.P. have one down to finish on 35.6.
12:30 p.m. Maxime Livio and Opium de Verrieres jump clear for France to finish on 32.1. The French remain on 95.8 with one more team rider to come.
12:38 p.m. VERY lucky rub for Kazuma Tomoto at the liverpool. Kazuma and Tacoma d’Horset finish on 40.20. Team Japan finishes on 113.9.
12:25 p.m. 3 down for Gemma Tattersall (GBR) and Arctic Soul to finish on 44.4.
12:23 p.m. Sidney Dufresne and Tresor Mail have one down for France to finish on 36.9. The French still sit in bronze medal position on 95.8.
12:20 p.m. Emma McNab and Fernhill Tabasco pick up 12 jump penalties and 14 time penalties to finish on 59.8.
12:19 p.m. Emma McNab and Fernhill Tabasco have a stop at fence 3.
12:17 p.m. Phillip Dutton and Z jump clear for the USA!! They finish on 34.
12:16 p.m. The crowd goes wild as Phillip Dutton and Z enter the ring.
12:13 p.m. Yoshiaki Oiwa and Calle 44 have one pesky rail to finish on 38.2.
12:12 p.m. Just one time penalty for Toshiyuki Tanaka and Talma d’Allou for Japan! They finish on 35.5
12:10 p.m. Ludwig Svennerstal and Stinger, the final pair for Sweden, had 7 rails down to finish on 63.3. Sweden now has a final team score of 155.5.
12:07 p.m. Sam Watson and Horseware Ardagh Highlight had one tight moment in the triple combination, but they deliver a brilliant clear round for Ireland to finish on 35.5.
12:04 p.m. Karin Donckers and Fletcha van’t Verahof jump clear for Belgium. They finish on 35.6. Belgium team now finishes on 166.6.
12:01 p.m. Carlos Diaz Fernandez (ESP) and Junco CP, who were the very first to finish cross country inside the time, have one rail to finish on 40.3.
11:59 a.m. Cathal Daniels and Rioghan Rua have just one down in their first Senior Championship for Ireland. They finish on 41.6.
11:58 a.m. Canada’s Selena O’Hanlon and Foxwood High jump clear, but have 3 time penalties. They finish on 41.7.
11:55 a.m. Final team rider for Brazil, Marcio Caralho Jorge has 2 down with Coronel MCJ to finish on 47. This gives Brazil a final team score of 217.70.
11:52 a.m. Donatien Schauly Adj and Pivoine des Touches have a brilliant clear for France. They stay on 39.3. The fighting French want a medal today!
11:50 a.m. Louise Svensson Jahde (SWE) and Waikiki 207 have the last fence down to finish on 43.6.
11:47 a.m. Lara de Liedekerke-Meier (BEL) and Alpaga d’Arville have 4 rails and 1 time penalty to finish on 57.2.
11:44 a.m. Albert Hermoso Farras (ESP) and Nereo CP have 2 rails to finish with 48.50 penalties.
11:43 a.m. Niklas Lindback (SWE) and Focus Filiocus have 2 down to finish on 48.6.
11:29 a.m. At the halfway mark, only 7 have gone double clear.
At the halfway stage the clear rate in the Show Jumping sits at 20%.
The average at a World Games is 22%.
Onto the final 35 horses…. #Tryon2018
— EquiRatings (@EquiRatings) September 17, 2018
11:28 a.m. Theo van de Vendel (NED) and Zindane have five down to finish on 62.4.
11:26 a.m. Raf Kooremans (NED) and Henri Z finish on 56.9.
11:23 a.m. So far the biggest cheers of the day belong to Hawley Bennett-Awad and Jollybo who had 5 down to finish on 63.5 as individuals for Canada.
11:22 a.m. Andreas Dibowski (GER) and FRH Corrida go double clear to finish on 43.5.
11:18 a.m. Colleen Loach and Qorry Blue d’Argouges have 4 down to finish on 60.4 for Canada.
11:16 a.m. The final combination for Italy, Arianna Schivo and Quefira de l’Ormeau go double clear to finish on 45.2. This gives Italy a final team score of 164.3.
11:13 a.m. Daniela Moguel and Cecelia have 3 down to finish on 57.9 for Mexico.
11:11 a.m. Two down for Dan Jocelyn and Grovine de Reve. They finish on 54 as individuals for New Zealand.
11:08 a.m. Pietro Roman (ITA) and Barraduff have one rail and 3 time penalties to finish on 54 points.
11:05 a.m. Kai Ruder and Colani Sunrise jump clear for Germany. They finish on 47.4.
11:03 a.m. Marcelo Tosi (BRA) and Glenfly have 4 rails and 2 time penalties to finish on 65.6.
11:00 a.m. After a devastating runout on yesterday’s cross country, Julia Krajewski and Chipmunk FRH have one rail to finish on 56.3 for Germany.
10:58 a.m. Lisa Marie Fergusson and Honor Me have one down for 52.6 penalties as the first pair to complete for Canada.
10:56 a.m. Chris Burton and Cooley Lands jump clear for Australia. They stay on 48.6.
10:54 a.m. Renske Kroeze (NED) and Jane Z had 3 down to finish on 61.1.
Massive blow for US, they add 12 pens to team score there. Pushes them behind Sweden on the expected battle for the final Olympic qualifying place. Good news for Sweden. Sweden now have two poles in hand on US.
SHANE ROSE is clear. Important for Aussies staying in top 6.
— EquiRatings (@EquiRatings) September 17, 2018
10:51 a.m. Alex Hua Tian and Ballytiglea Vivendi have one rail and 2 time penalties to finish on 58 as the sole representatives from China.
10:49 a.m. Manuel Senra Chover (ESP) and Cruising have three down to finish with 68.10.
10:45 a.m. Shane Rose and Virgil have a double clear round for Australia to end the weekend (start the week?) on 57.4.
10:43 a.m. Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg have 3 down to finish on 70.7 for the United States.
10:43 a.m. A huge applause as Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg enter the ring.
10:40 a.m. Maria Pinedo Sendagorta (ESP) and Carriem van Colen Z have 2 down to finish on 64.7.
10:37 a.m. Pietro Sandei (ITA) and Rubis de Prere has the final fence down and one time penalty for a final score of 65.1.
10:35 a.m. Joris Vanspringel (BEL) and Imperial van de Holtakkers have 2 down and 2 time penalties for a final score of 73.8.
10:34 a.m. Sir Mark Todd (NZL) and McClaren have one rail down for a final score of 73.
10:29 a.m. The final pair for Switzerland, Robin Godel and Grandeur de Lully CH have one down for a final result of 76.6. Switzerland’s final team score is 332.7.
10:28 a.m. Stefano Brecciaroli (ITA) and Byrnesgrove First Diamond have the very final rail down and one time penalty for a final score of 79.
10:26 a.m. Ryuzo Kitajima and Queen Mary jump clear for Japan! They finish on 75.8.
10:23 a.m. Alice Naber-Lozeman (NED) and ACSI Harry Belafonte have 2 down and 2 time penalties to finish on 85.9.
10:20 a.m. Patricia Ryan and Dunrath Eclipse have the first clear round! They remain on 78.6 as individuals for Ireland.
10:18 a.m. Nicolas Wettstein (ECU) takes a tour around the arena after Meyer’s Happy decides to bolt. Jumped a few extra ferns for good measure. These two had 24 jumping penalties to finish on 104.6.
10:15 a.m. Marcio Appel Cheuiche (BRA) and Iberon Jmen have 4 down and 2 time penalties to finish on 105.1.
10:14 a.m. Little scare from Marcio Appel Cheuiche after Iberon Jmen trips and nearly goes down, but saved it!
10:13 a.m. Ronald Zabala Goetschel (ECU) and Wundermaske jump clear, but add 6 time penalties to finish on 93.1.
10:10 a.m. Will Coleman and Tight Lines have three poles down to finish on 99.2 for the USA.
10:07 a.m. Patrizia Attinger and Hilton P have 2 rails to finish on 96.9 for Switzerland.
10:06 a.m. Here’s a course map:
10:04 a.m. Nilson Moreira da Silva and Magnum’s Martini (BRA) have 5 down to finish on 119.80.
10:02 a.m. Felix Vogg and Colero have one pole down at 12a and 3 time penalties to finish on 159.20.
10:00 a.m. Here comes Felix Vogg to get things started!
9:30 a.m. We’re in the the U.S. Trust arena, and the course looks beautiful! First horse in at 10:00 a.m. Click here for the starting order.