Sleep when you’re dead, Eventing Nation — the Boekelo live stream is on! We understand how hard it is to click a mouse more than once before you’ve had your coffee, so we went ahead and embedded it for you right here. Click the lower right hand corner to expand to full screen. Because we here at EN strive to be your #1 source for 4 a.m. cross country viewing parties, Leslie Threlkeld is running live updates too, so keep an eye on those at this link.
Here’s a link to cross country ride times and the leaderboard, and be sure to check out our cross country preview here with commentary from Coach David O’Connor and course designer Sue Benson. There’s a six hour time difference between EST and the Netherlands, and if you’re watching the livestream it’s still way too early to do math, so here’s a handy time zone converter:
Cross country gets underway at 10 a.m. local time (4 a.m. EST) with 9th placed Oliver Townend and Cooley SRS leading off — check out our feature on Oliver from earlier today here.
U.S. Cross Country Ride Times
12:20 p.m. local time/6:20 a.m. EST: Kylie Lyman and Lup the Loop (32nd place after dressage)
12:51 p.m. local time/6:51 a.m. EST: Tamie Smith and Dempsey (69th place after dressage)
2:28 p.m. local time/8:28 a.m. EST: Ellie MacPhail and RF Eloquence (21st place after dressage)
2:32 p.m. local time/8:32 a.m. EST: Tamie Smith and Twizted Syster (49th place after dressage)
4:04 p.m. local time/10:04 a.m. EST: Lauren Kieffer and Meadowbrook’s Scarlett (2nd place after dressage)