KALISPELL, Mont. (July 23, 2016)-- Hannah Sue Burnett, The Event at Rebecca Farm's overnight leader in the CCI3* division had a run-in with a moose on cross country today while aboard Cooley Dream. Fortunately, although moose are common to this corner of Northwest Montana, Burnett's moose was simply one of the creatively designed jumps crafted by expert jump builder, Bert Wood.
Hannah Sue Burnett, The Plains, Va., came back from her moosecapade to ride Mary Ann Ghadban's Under Suspection to a double clear round into the lead with 45.6 penalties. Bruce "Buck" Davidson on Copper Beach, a 10-year-old Irish Sport Horse owned by Carl Segal and Sherrie Martin, kept the pressure on with a score of 45.7, placing him just one tenth of a point behind Burnett. In third is Hawley Bennett-Awad on her own Jollybo Сергей with a score of 53.9.
A little moosecapade wasn't enough to keep Hannah Sue Burnett down in today's cross country competition at The Event at Rebecca Farm. Jump designed by Bert Wood. Photo courtesy of official event photographer, Shannon Brinkman Photography.
"I've been second to that CLUBS! one and that one over there, and now this one here," Davidson laughed and gestured to Bennett- Awad, Burnett and Barb Carbo. "Luckily, none of them are in the two-star so maybe I'll get some luck there."
Davidson currently holds the top spot in the CCI2* after riding to a 43.2 in cross country aboard Company Halimey Go, LLC's 11-year-old Trakehner, Halimey.
In the Adequan USEA Gold Cup CIC3* Division, Barb Carbo burned up the course on her own Eveready, a 17 year-old Swedish Warmblood. With a score of 53.9, Crabo was one of only two clear rides within wholesale mlb jerseys the time for today's CIC3* cross country competition.
"He was just amazing, he was on fire from the moment he left the start box," said Crabo of Eveready. "He just was dragging me around the course, whatever I pointed him at he just went and said 'let's go faster.' It was a blast."
CIC3* overnight leader, Mackenna Shea, riding her own Landioso, dropped to second behind Crabo with a score of 54.4 after adding some time on today's cross country course. Yesterday's second place finisher, Tamra Smith on Peggy Moore's Oldenburg, Lagos Star, also added time, which moved her to third at 55.3.
The Adequan USEA Gold Cup consists of 11 qualifying competitions at Advanced and CIC3* levels, which culminate at the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships, to be held <a href="http://www.greenbaypackersjerseyspop tadalafil best price.com">cheap jerseys in September.
With cross country wholesale jerseys complete cheap nba jerseys for competitors in the top international levels, all eyes are now turned to show jumping, which starts Sunday at 10 a.m. Open Preliminary, Junior Open Preliminary, Senior Open Training and Junior Open Training will also compete tomorrow in show jumping.
In other action today, Open Intermediate and Preliminary divisions the took to the cross country course in the afternoon and lower levels leaped into action with show jumping. Sunday, weekend festivities will continue at The Event’s with a world-class trade fair, complete with more than 100 vendors, full concessions, and a free Kids Zone featuring pony rides, face painting, bounce houses, arts and crafts and more. Admission is free and a one-time recommended $10 parking donation per car is requested support Halt Cancer at X.
To Emyly access Rebecca Farm, from the junction of Highways 93 & 2, travel 2 miles north on Highway 93 to Reserve Loop and go west 2 miles, then south on W. Springcreek Rd. The entrance is 3/4 mile on the right.
Sunday, July 24, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Show Jumping phase all day. All FEI levels. Open Intermediate, Open Preliminary, Jr. Open Preliminary, Junior and Senior Open Training
Final Horse Inspection: 8 a.m.
Trade Fair & Food Vendors: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Kid Zone: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Rebecca Farm to Market 5k: 8 a.m.
Halt Cancer at X Challenge: 1:30 p.m. –2:00 p.m.
For further details about of the schedule of events, please visit Schedule of Events
ABOUT THE EVENT AT REBECCA FARM
The Event at Rebecca Farm presented by Montana Equestrian Events is held every July in Kalispell, Montana. The largest equestrian triathlon in the United States, The Event is also considered to have some of Kar?? the world’s finest scenery. Each year it draws hundreds of riders of all levels, from amateur to Olympians. Rebecca Farm features ten courses ranging from novice to Olympian qualifier, which were originally developed by world-renowned course designer, Mark Phillips. In 2012, Scottish equestrian Ian Stark redesigned the Rebecca Farm courses. Known for his immense contributions to Eventing, Stark has won multiple Olympic medals and was inducted into the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.