U.S. International Eventing Season Set to Conclude This Weekend at Tryon International

Sydney Conley Elliot and QC Diamantaire.

We are officially underway at the concluding international event of the U.S. season at Tryon International Equestrian Center, where the USEF CCI4*-L Eventing National Championship, the Adequan/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge East Coast Final, and FEI divisions from 1* up all running this weekend. I’ll be your eyes on the ground this weekend beginning Friday, but the action has already kicked off with the first horse inspection this afternoon.

A total of 21 horses and riders will contest the USEF CCI4*-L Eventing National Championship this weekend while a group of 13 more pairs will compete in the CCI4*-S. The schedule for these two headlining divisions is as follows:

Thursday November 11:

  • 8:00 a.m. EST: CCI4*-L dressage

Friday November 12:

  • 1:15 p.m. EST: CCI4*-S dressage

Saturday November 13:

  • 10:15 a.m. EST: CCI4*-L cross country
  • 11:30 a.m. EST: CCI4*-S show jumping

Sunday November 14:

  • 8:00 a.m. EST Final Horse Inspection
  • 11:00 a.m. EST: CCI4*-L show jumping
  • 12:00 p.m. EST: CCI4*-S cross country

You’ll be able to follow along with every division this weekend thanks to a live stream hosted by USEF Network. You can view the complete broadcast schedule here.

Captain Mark Phillips has designed the cross country tracks for this weekend, all of which with the exception of the CCI1*-L will contain questions at the end on “the hill” — a steep uphill climb that heads back in the direction of stabling and was made famous (infamous?) at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games. Maps of the CCI4*-L and CCI4*-S are below:

The CCI4*-L entry list is as follows (Editor’s Note: the field thinned by two this afternoon after the first horse inspection, where Meg Kepferle’s Anakin along with Victoria Garland’s FE Capricino were sadly not accepted):

  • Alex Baugh and Mr. Candyman
  • Woods Baughman and C’est La Vie 135
  • Lucienne Bellissimo and Atlantic Vital Spark
  • Maya Black and Miks Master C
  • Hannah Sue Burnett and Capitol HIM
  • Kyle Carter and Reddy or Not
  • Will Coleman and Chin Tonic HS
  • Nilson Da Silva and Rock Phantom
  • Lillian Heard and Dassett Olympus
  • Jamie Kellock and Summer Bay
  • Meaghan Marinovich-Burdick and Riviera Lu
  • Brandon McMechan and Oscar’s Wild
  • Joe Meyer and Buccaneer
  • Bobby Meyerhoff and Lumumba
  • Holly Payne Caravella and CharmKing
  • Jimmie Schramm and Eclaire
  • Madeline Scott and Crosby’s Gold
  • Sydney Solomon and Early Review C
  • Lindsay Traisnel and Bacyrouge
  • Robin Walker and SBT Barolo
  • Sharon White and Claus 63

We’ll be along later with a jog gallery from official photographer Shannon Brinkman — here’s to one more weekend of top-level eventing before we go into hibernation (or something like that)! Go Eventing.

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