Badminton 2021, which will be running “Behind Closed Doors”, will return to a pre-1960 location for the dressage and jumping phases.
Olympic program is approved allowing equestrian its quota of 75 athlete/horse combinations for jumping, 65 for eventing and 60 for dressage.
Palace of Louis XIV will provide fabulous backdrop for Olympic horse sport; costs of another ‘pop-up’ venue may have been underestimated.
Jessica Phoenix recorded two top-10 finishes in the CCI 4*-S while her students and Tik Maynard also excelled in other competitive divisions.
Top Canadians were Jessica Phoenix/Bogue Sound 6th in CCI4*-S; Jamie Kellock/Summer Bay 9th in CCI3*-L; Tik Maynard/Galileo 7th in CCI2*-L.
Leader just 2 points ahead of Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg; Jessica Phoenix has two top-10 rides in 4*-S and Tik Maynard is 3rd in the 2*-L.
Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous top the CCI 4*-L following dressage day one; Canada's Tik Maynard is 2nd with Galileo in the CCI 2*-L.
Canadian results from recent three-day events include a number of top-10 placings in California, Lexington, Virginia and Great Britain.
The licensed horse care and eventing game will be available on iOS and Android devices and features input from notable eventing stars.
Organizers of the May 5-9 CCI5* say a limited number of spectators may be allowed to attend depending on the Covid situation in the spring.