Excitement is brewing for today’s $15,000 Ocala Horse Properties Eventing Prix Invitational, which starts at 2 p.m. at Southern Cross Equestrian and will be live streamed right here on EN. We’ve compiled everything you need to know about the competition, so read on!
Competition Format: The course will be open to walk from 12:45-1:30 p.m. Thirty-three horses and riders representing the U.S., Canada, New Zealand and Great Britain will face off over the 1.30-meter course designed by Marc Donovan. The top 10 horses and riders from the first round will return for a jump off.
The riders were permitted to jump up to three horses in yesterday’s $1,000 1.15-meter Welcome Class sponsored by Doug Hannum Equine Therapy. Jennie Brannigan and Cambalda took the win with the fastest clear round in 52.97 seconds.
$1,000 Welcome Class Results:
1. Jennie Brannigan – Cambalda – $350 – 52.97
2. Jessica Phoenix – Abbey GS – $280 – 53.4
3. Ellie O’Neal – RF Eloquence – $170 – 56.7
4. Jessica Phoenix – Bogue Sound – $100 – 57.8
5. Will Coleman – Gideon – $50 – 57.9
6. Leslie Law – Tre’ du Kernat – $50 – 58.03
If You Go: The event is free and open to the public. Bring a chair and a picnic lunch, or you can purchase food and drink on the grounds from Humble Pie Pizza. Southern Cross is located at 13440 NW Highway 225, Reddick, FL 32686.
$15,000 Ocala Horse Properties Eventing Prix Invitational Order of Go:
1. Ashley Kehoe and Kiltealy Toss Up
2. Daisy Trayford and Normandy Soldier
3. Bobby Meyerhoff and Catchascatchcan
4. Zach Brandt and Vasiliev
5. Will Coleman and Gideon
6. Karl Slezak and Fernhill Dutch Design
7. Meghan O’Donoghue and Palm Crescent
8. Leslie Law and Tre’ du Kernat
9. Alex O’Neal and Dukes Up
10. Joe Meyer and Davinci
11. Kyle Carter and Cooley Nothing Better B
12. Woodge Fulton and Captain Jack
13. Elisa Wallace and Simply Priceless
14. Lynn Symansky and Donner
15. Holly Jacks and More Inspiration
16. Jennie Brannigan and I Bella
17. Justine Dutton and Jak My Style
18. Kylie Lyman and Lup the Loop
19. Sharon White and Cooley On Show
20. Lisa Marie Fergusson and Honor Me
21. Caroline Martin and Quantum Solace
22. Allie Knowles and Business Class
23. Hannah Sue Burnett and Cooley Dream
24. Selena O’Hanlon and Foxwood High
25. Liz Stewart and Elusive
26. Liz Halliday-Sharp and Fernhill By Night
27. Kurt Martin and DeLux Z
28. Sara Kozumplik Murphy and Rubens D’Ysieux
29. Shelby Brost and Namaste
30. Ellie O’Neal and RF Eloquence
31. Buck Davidson and Carlevo
32. Lauren Kieffer and D.A. Duras
33. Jessie Phoenix and Pavarotti
Please join us in thanking these generous event sponsors: Ocala Horse Properties, Peak Performance, WoodmenLife, Stella’s Electric, Doug Hannum Equine Therapy and Wordley Martin Equestrian.
Check back to EN before 2 p.m. to access the live stream link. If you can’t watch the broadcast, we’ll also be running live updates here on EN and will post a full report from the competition later this afternoon.
Good luck to all the competitors! Go Eventing.