Michael Jung of Germany maintains a commanding lead in the CCI5*-L while Canadians have strong performances in both divisions.
Tamra Smith and Fleeceworks Royal top the 5* first day at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event; Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp one-two in 4*.
The first horse inspection in Elkton saw just one horse spun; Canada has 5 entries in the 5* and 3 in the 3* going into the dressage phase.
Five Canadians finish in the top 20 in the CCI 4*-L in Allentown, NJ, led by Karl Slezak and Fernhill Wishes, who placed 6th.
A very difficult course coupled with pouring rain made cross-country day in Kentucky especially challenging.
The "Best Weekend All Year" got off to a snow-covered start on FEI jog day April 21st while fans worldwide await the livestream coverage.
Canadian results from recent three-day events include a number of top-10 placings in California, Lexington, Virginia and Great Britain.
Oliver Townend put in a strong performance on the cross-country to maintain top spot with Cooley Master Class at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event.
A list of 54 horse-and-rider combinations from 8 nations are entered in the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event at the Kentucky Horse Park, April 25-28.
Cross-country took place at WEG Tryon with an accelerated start order in an effort to conclude the competition before tropical storm Florence moved in.