You can tell that eventers have descended on Wellington when signs like this start popping up around the Adequan Global Dressage Festival grounds. Maybe one day all the disciplines can coexist in perfect harmony. A girl can dream!
It’s Day 2 of the MARS Eventing Showcase in Wellington, and the sun is shining. Show jumping begins at 10:30 a.m. ET followed by cross country at 1:30 p.m. Your top three after dressage:
🥇Marilyn Little & RF Scandalous (19.4)
🥈Boyd Martin and Long Island T (26.6)
🥉Selena O’Hanlon and Foxwood High (27.4)
We’ll be running live updates during cross country so be sure to tune in!
National Holiday: National Pizza Day
U.S. Weekend Action:
All things Wellington! Don’t miss the coverage from our friends at US Eventing and The Chronicle. [Dressage Sets the Stage for Comebacks at the $50,000 Mars Eventing Showcase] [Little Leaps Ahead At $50,000 MARS Eventing Showcase]
Earlier this week storms had a heavy impact at Stable View. Leveling temporary barns and 40 established longleaf pine trees, the storm leaves Stable View with quite a lot of clean up, but their team has ensured that they will not cancel upcoming shows, including their first spring CCI in March. [Strong Storms Damage Stable View]
Tips from the Top: 13 lessons from Pippa Funnel [13 tips from Pippa Funnell: take your time, steer with your eyes and repeat, repeat, repeat]
Best of HN: 10 Things Skiers and Riders Have in Common
Sunday Video: Watch the leading dressage test from Wellington via our friend David Frechette.