The Australian International Three Day event is only 6 weeks away http://www.australian3de.com.au
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Ryan Wood had four horses contesting this year’s USEA Adequan Advanced Gold Cup Championship Finals, and he claimed the tip-top leaderboard positions with two of them. Ryan and cross country leader Powell, a 10-year-old Oldenburg gelding
The Australian Olympic medallist had four rails in hand as he cantered into the arena on Sue Lawson and Carolyn Townsend’s Nobilis 18, and he needed every single one of them as the 11-year-old dropped fence after fence.
Burton said “He’s basically a careful showjumper and he warmed up well, but in the end he got a bit tired and had a few down.”
In taking the title, Christopher became the first Australian rider to win Burghley for more than a decade and also ticked the important personal box of scoring his first four-star win on British soil.
Edwina Tops-Alexander and Matt Williams have qualified through to the individual show jumping final on Friday. It is the third consecutive Olympic individual final for Tops-Alexander and Williams’ second after the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. In today’s round, Tops-Alexander and her horse Lintea Tequila picked up four jumping penalties, bringing their qualifying total to nine and ranking to equal 23rd. “She’s still on fire, still got plenty of energy in her,” said Tops-Alexander of her mare.
EQUESTRIAN: Australia has won the bronze medal in the team three-day event behind France and defending champions Germany.
Dr XC SJ
FRA France 122.20/2 161.00/3 169.00/1
GER Germany 122.00/1 172.80/4 172.80/2
AUS Australia 126.40/3 150.30/1 175.30/3
Dr XC SJ1 SJ2 Final
1 GER JUNG Michael – SAM FBW 40.90/5 0.00/2 0.00/1 0.00/1 40.90
2 FRA NICOLAS Astier – PIAF DE B’NEVILLE 42.00/11 0.00/3 0.00/2 6.00/2 48.00
3 USA DUTTON Phillip – MIGHTY NICE 43.60/15 3.20/5 1.00/4 4.00/3 51.80
4 AUS GRIFFITHS Sam – PAULANK BROCKAGH 46.30/22 6.80/9 0.00/6 0.00/4 53.10
5 AUS BURTON Christopher – SANTANO II 37.60/2 0.00/1 8.00/3 8.00/5 53.60
Australia’s eventing team is occupying the bronze medal position at the conclusion of the dressage phase and team-member Chris Burton (Santano II) remains in the silver medal position in the individual standings in front of Ingrid Klimke and Michael Jung.
In Australia the best way to get coverage is via the Channel 7 on it’s three free to air channels with over 600 hours of coverage. The Channel 7 website will feature an extra 300 hours.
The most comprehensive coverage in Australia will be via the Channel 7 ‘Olympics on 7’ App. Whilst it has free content there is also a subscription based Premium content which will provide access to 36 different channels with over 3,000 total hours of HD coverage, live and on-demand.
For Telstra mobile customers this will be free, yay, otherwise a $19.95 AU cost. More details on the app here https://crowdsupport.telstra.com.au/…/Olymp…/ba-p/589487 which is what I will be using in addition to a VPN provider so I can stream from other countries so I can maximise my equestrian viewing. The below will give you more information.
The 2016 Olympic Games are almost here, and Rio de Janeiro is kicking off the action with their priorities in order. Eventing is one of the first sports taking place during the Games, with the first horse
SBS News Channel Australia and SBS Zela will be broadcasting many top International equestrian events this year including Jumping and Eventing competitions. Do not miss this regular rendezvous on Saturdays at 2pm on SBS channel !!
Bill Levett has withdrawn as Australia’s travelling reserve for Eventing after his horse Alexander NJ sustained a minor injury. While Levett’s horse will make a full recovery, he won’t overcome the injury in time for the horses’ departure for Rio on Friday. Equestrian Australia (EA) is currently making arrangements for Samantha Birch and Hunter Valley II to fill the travelling reserve position. Australia is permitted one travelling reserve for Eventing.
Australia’s premier equestrian competition, the Australian International Three Day Event (Aus3de), will be held on 3-6 November this year. The world’s best horse and riders in eventing, the Triathlon of Horse Sport, will compete for the biggest prize pool in the Southern Hemisphere at the prestigious 2016 Event.
Thousands of locals, visitors, and equestrian enthusiasts will flock to Adelaide’s beautiful East Parklands for four action packed days of world class horse sport with riders competing for more than $150,000 in prize money up in the heart of the city.
To add to the FEI Classic Adelaide 4* and Horseland CCI2*, for the first time, the 2016 Australian International 3 Day Event will include a new event, the RM Williams CIC3* and a Twilight Equestrian Gala on Friday 4 November.
Aus3DE Event Director Gillian Rolton said the 2016 Aus3de promises to be a fabulous showcase of equestrian sport at its best.
“The Australian International Three Day Event is a highly anticipated event on the equestrian calendar and 2016 is no exception,” she said. “Following the excitement from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, don’t miss the return of this premier event in the middle of the city.”
“We are also thrilled to announce the new RM Williams CIC3*, which will be a popular addition to the 2016 program A short course event, it will, provide a popular option for riders that are on their way to qualify for Adelaide CCI4* in 2017. We anticipate a good number of entries for this class and already have a bunch of Kiwis planning to jump the ‘ditch to compete this year!”
“There’s masterclasses and course walks by German Gold medal Eventing Team coach Christopher Bartle, to look forward to, plus food and wine bars, great shopping and the Thomas Foods International World Cup Show jumping spectacular.
“We will also see the return of FEI Olympic Course Designer, Michael Etherington-Smith, who brings with him a wealth of knowledge and professionalism to the eventing cross country phase,” she said.
The 2016 Australian International 3 Day Event (Aus3DE) is the pinnacle of horse sports in Australia and is one of the six top level Federation Equestre International (FEI) Classic Series events held around the world annually. The event will be held in Adelaide Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th November 2016. For more information visit www.australian3de.com.au.
The 2016 Australian International Three Day Event:
- is the most prestigious event of its kind in the southern Hemisphere.
- is one of the six top level Federation Equestre International (FEI) Classic Series events held around the world annually.
- is the only event on its kind located in the heart of a city.
- will host a new RM Williams CIC 3* event for the first time in 2016
- will include Masterclasses, FEI Thomas Foods International World Cup Showjumping, Celebrity Course Walks and a bigger Market Place Shopping Village.
- Welcomes Mike Etherington-Smith to return as the FEI Course Designer.
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