A trio of youngsters sporting elite jumping bloodlines are added to the growing talent pool purchased at online auctions.
With equine welfare in mind, the Equine Health and Welfare Committee will be working towards the implementation of a noseband tightness rule.
Covid mitigation measures may complicate heat stress management in horses, plus calls for future Olympics to be moved to later in the year.
The only teams to complete the first round on a zero score, it all came down to a jump-off between Kendra Brinkop and Gregory Wathelet.
Will posted the 11th German win in this event which has seen Hans Gunter Winkler, Franke Sloothaak and Ludger Beerbaum top the podium.
The Canadian scores her fifth consecutive podium finish at TIEC with a win in the $25,000 Tryon Resort Sunday Classic aboard Ceitasi.
Hunter Holloway and Pepita Con Spita win the first FEI Grand Prix competition of 2021 at TIEC, narrowly edging Ballard and Conor Swail.
The decision took into account the Covid situation both in Spain and internationally, as well as uncertainties about international travel.
The occasion is marked with a special video and a 100 Years Hub featuring stories, interviews, online competitions and fan activities.
The Canadian was the best of 61 entries and galloped a clear round over three seconds faster than his nearest rival.