Ireland’s Conor Swail raced to victory aboard Count Me In in Thursday's first qualifying class, besting a large field of 82.
Count Me In
The Canada Day weekend saw large crowds celebrating at the Calgary venue, with Kent Farrington and Landon taking the day's feature event.
The pair took the featured CHF216,000 MARS Equestrian Grand Prix at Equestrian Village during Winter Equestrian Festival Week 4.
The Irish rider led the victory lap in the $406,000 grand prix, this time with Count Me In; Canadian Mario Deslauriers is 5th with Bardolina.
A double-clear effort and a blazing fast final round helped clinch the Nations Cup victory for the Irish team over France.
A day-one thriller of a class saw the Swiss rider win aboard Chaplin; Sandy Lupton's Count Me In was third for Conor Swail (IRL).
Conor Swail (IRL) continues his dominance of this league, this time winning aboard Beth Underhill's former ride Count Me In.
Four Canadians land in the top 10 of Sunday's feature class in Thermal, California, led by 4th-place Beth Underhill and Count Me In.
“My plan was to be smooth and keep him relaxed because we have a long circuit ahead of us," said the Canadian of their win in Thermal, CA.
Beth Underhill also had a top-10 finish with Count Me In during Saturday's feature at the Desert International Horse Park in Thermal, CA.
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