Watch the PRO Derby Cross Live Online for Free


Bruce’s ride from last year

Our friends at the USEF Network presented by our friends at Smartpak will be broadcasting the derby cross live from Wellington, Florida starting at 7:00 pm ET.  The derby cross is part fundraiser, part promotion for PRO, part promotion for eventing, and part Friday night entertainment for Wellington show jumpers.  Proceeds from the event benefit Operation Homefront and the filming is being done by CatchRide.

[Click here for the USEF Network live stream]

The teams:

TEAM SMARTPAK                                         TEAM GUARDIAN HORSE

Captain Phillip Dutton, Eventing                     Captain Karen O’Connor, Eventing

Boyd Martin, Eventing                                   Clark Montgomery, Eventing

Jennie Brannigan, Eventing                            Marilyn Little-Meredith, Eventing

Jeffery Welles, Show Jumping                        Benjamin Meredith, Show Jumping

Nic Roldan, Polo John Gobin, Polo

 

TEAM WINDSOR                                         TEAM OMEGA ALPHA

Captain Leslie Law, Eventing                         Captain Jessica Phoenix, Eventing

Sinead Halpin, Eventing                                Rebecca Howard, Eventing

Sharon White, Eventing                                Selena O’Hanlon, Eventing

Scott Smith, Show Jumping                          Erynn Ballard, Show Jumping

Luis Escobar, Polo                                        Martin Estrada, Polo

 

TEAM DEVOUCOUX                                    TEAM FARMVET/CAVALOR

Captain Hannah Burnett, Eventing                Captain Buck Davidson, Eventing

Shannon Lilley, Eventing                              Bruce Davidson, Eventing

Jon Holling, Eventing                                  Will Faudree, Eventing

Candice King, Show Jumping                       Aaron Vale, Show Jumping

Doug Barnes, Polo                                      Kris Kampsen, Polo

Last year’s champion, Team FarmVet/Cavalor,is returning with the exact same team–Buck, Bruce, Will Faudree, Aaron Vale, and Kris Kampsen.  It’s hard to bet against them, but I love Team SmartPak’s competitiveness and Team Omega Alpha is loaded with Canadian talent.

Having just made the mistake of picking against two EN guest bloggers, let me say good luck to all of the competitors!  Go eventing.
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UPDATE: Team Guardian took home first place tonight and we’ll have a report from the winning team tomorrow.  If you had trouble with the live feed you definitely weren’t the only one.  Although I have no idea why it wasn’t working I would just say that even running a live blog can be fraught with technical issues so I can’t imagine how hard it must be to do live video.  If you’re going out tonight stay safe and have fun and go eventing. 

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