Though today’s CCI4*-S track will be a very different length and test to this September’s World Championships course, the test event and Nations Cup at Pratoni offers riders, chef d’equipes and spectators alike a valuable opportunity to get a taste of the Italian venue — and its unique terrain — before the main event rolls around later on this year. We’re delighted to see the FEI offering the entirety of the competition’s live-stream for free via their YouTube channel, and with some of the best in the world heading out of the start box today — including Ingrid Klimke, who sits first and second after dressage, both of the Prices, and Olympic bronze medallist Andrew Hoy — it promises to be a fascinating, and truly exciting, day of sport. Pour yourself an Aperol Spritz and tune in: the action begins at 10.30 a.m. local time/9.30 a.m. BST/4.30 a.m. EST.
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