Mike Etherington-Smith to Design 2014 Plantation CIC3* Course

Colleen Rutledge and Covert Rights. Photo by Jenni Autry. Colleen Rutledge and Covert Rights. Photo by Jenni Autry.

Big news out of Plantation Field this morning! World renowned cross-country course designer Mike Etherington-Smith has signed on to design the 2014 CIC3* course at Plantation Field Horse Trials, the event announced in an emailed statement. One of the most accomplished course designers in the world, Mike designed the courses for the Sydney and Hong Kong Olympics, as well as the 2010 World Equestrian Games in Lexington. With more than 30 years of international course design experience, he brings a wealth of knowledge to Plantation Field, which is clearly committed to its goal of developing this event into one of the top CICs in the U.S. Go Plantation Field!

From Plantation Field:

Plantation Field Equestrian Events Inc. is pleased to announce that world famous course designer Michael Ethertington-Smith has agreed to design the three-star cross-country course at the Plantation Field CIC held in September. In making the announcement, Denis Glaccum, president of Plantation Field Equestrian Events Inc., a 501(c)(3) corporation, stated, “We are thrilled that Mike will be able to fit us into his busy schedule. The Committee feels that his designing our course is a natural step in Plantation CIC’s dedication to providing the highest competitive experience to American eventers. We look forward to his willingness to share his expertise with American eventers.”


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