Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Reformatted 2014 World Equestrian Games Endurance Team Selection Trial Deemed a Success - Full Article

In spite of a one day delay and a change in format because of heavy rains, the Endurance Team selection trial for the 2014 World Equestrian Games was considered successful.

April 29, 2014 -- The top U.S. athletes in endurance headed to Broxton Bridge Planation in Ehrhardt, S.C., to take part in the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Endurance Team Selection Trial CEI2* 120km. The race was scheduled to take place April 19 but heavy downpours caused the race to be rescheduled to April 20 and run under a new format.

Under the guidance of Chef d'Equipe Emmett Ross, 14 applicants for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games and an additional three proxy riders were divided into two groups, riding three loops equaling 69.44km. Riders had to ride at certain speeds, use their GPS units, and work in groups, allowing the selectors to assess how each rider followed instructions. On April 21, all horses completed a post-event veterinary inspection...

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