Wednesday Video from Kentucky Performance Products: Sneak a Peek at Luhmühlen’s CCI5* Track

We’re truly in the thick of five-star season now, and all eyes this week are on Germany’s Luhmühlen Horse Trials, which takes place in the very pretty Lüneberger Heide area of Lower Saxony (sort of near Hamburg, if that’s more geographically helpful for those of you who aren’t au fait with the continent’s nature reserves. Which is fair enough, we think). This was actually the rough sort of area where World War II officially ended, as the German surrender was accepted at Field Marshal Sir Bernard Law Montgomery’s Lüneberg Heath headquarters, but on site at Luhmühlen, the battle is only just commencing: tomorrow, we’ll see the first 15 competitors in our 36-strong field head into the dressage arena, and on Saturday, they’ll take to course designer Mike Etherington-Smith‘s extraordinarily pretty track to work on rearranging the leaderboard. W

Want to get a little teaser of what to expect, ahead of our full course preview? Check out this video with Mike and his team as they head into the heart of those fairytale woods. Blissful stuff.

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