MARS Great Meadow International Sunday Recap

It’s been a tough day at MARS Great Meadow International, but a great one as well, and we’d be remiss not to celebrate the tremendous accomplishments of the event’s human and equine athletes. We thank our good friends at USEA for sharing the following recaps of Sunday’s cross country action, which saw the conclusion of the CCI4*-S and CCI3*-S divisions:

Lynn Symansky and Under Suspection, winners of the MARS Great Meadow International CCI4*-S. Photo by Shelby Allen.

Wire-to-Wire CCI4*-S Win for Symansky and Under Suspection at MARS Great Meadow International

After a spring of bad luck and poor timing, Lynn Symansky and Under Suspection (Contender x Naomagic I) took home the win today in the CCI4*-S at the MARS Great Meadow International in The Plains, Virginia on a score of 27.0. A girth irritation necessitated Mary Ann Ghadban’s 15-year-old Holsteiner mare’s late withdrawal from the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event in April, but this weekend the pair was back on top. Read more …

Lynn Symansky and Under Suspection. Photo by Shelby Allen.

Lauren Kieffer and D.A. Duras finished third in the division. Photo by Shelby Allen.

Mia Farley and BGS Firecracker finished 6th in the division. Photo by Shelby Allen.

CCI4*-S Final Top 10:

Phillip Dutton and Fernhill Pick Pocket, winners of the MARS Great Meadow International CCI3*-S. Photo by Shelby Allen.

Phillip Dutton and Fernhill Pick Pocket Take Home the CCI3*-S Win

Phillip Dutton and Fernhill Pick Pocket (Chacco Blue x Bracklin Mystique), Lee Lee Jones’s 8-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding, maintained their lead in the CCI3*-S to take home the blue ribbon on a score of 30.2 after picking up a single time fault on David O’Connor’s cross-country track today. Read more

Buck Davidson and Electric Lux finished third in the division. Photo by Shelby Allen.

Valerie Vizcarrondo Pride and Favian finished 6th in the division. Photo by Shelby Allen.

CCI3*-S Final Top 10:

Read EN’s CCI2*-S report here.

Go Ann. Go Eventing.

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