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Horses declared "ready for competition" at Longines FEI World Cup Final in Omaha

Wednesday, 29 March 2017
2017 Longines FEI World Cup Final

Photo (c) Classic Communications. Defending his title: Steve Guerdat trotting up Bianca in Omaha. Photo (c) Classic Communications.

On Tuesday, 46 jumping horses were presented to the FEI Ground Jury in Omaha for inspection ahead of the Longines FEI World Cup Final. 

Emily Sandler-Burtness, President of the Veterinary Commission, was among the officials evaluating the horses."The horses appeared to have traveled well and are ready for competition," said Sandler-Burtness. "We are thrilled to be here in Omaha and are looking forward to a spectacular event." 

Riders from 18 countries will be competing for the coveted Longines FEI World Cup Jumping trophy. Heading the list of entries is two-time defending World Cup champion Steve Guerdat. Guerdat, individual gold medalist at the 2012 London Olympic Games, is seeking to tie the record of Rodrigo Pessoa, Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, Marcus Ehning and Hugo Simon with his third consecutive title.

 


Source: Press release from Classic Communications // Picture © Classic Communications

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