In between rides and coaching, Payne also won in the jumper rings at the Tryon Welcome 2 competition running concurrently.
The event will proceed behind closed doors with protocols in place due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and EHV-1 equine health concerns.
Following postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Games, the FEI had originally cancelled all European Championships, but reconsidered.
The Canadians had a great weekend in Tallahassee, FL, with 4 riders in the top 7 in the CCI4*-S run under strict Covid, EHV safety protocols.
The major CCI4* and important selection trial locale in an Olympic year has been cancelled for the second year due to Covid-19 protocols.
A "fragile and unpredictable" situation due to the ongoing pandemic and safety concerns for all involved led to the event being scrapped.
The $1,000 bursaries for 14-17-year-olds are to be used for riding lessons, show fees, continuing education and other learning opportunities.
Thanks to the strength of applications, in addition to the $6,000 grant winner an additional four deserving riders will receive $1,000.
The sport horse breeding and performance stat website has launched its first yearbook, with information, results, rankings and interviews.
Organizer EEI is exploring the possibility of holding other competitions at Kentucky Horse Park this year without spectators.