All the riders have different ways of approaching the fences. Here's how it looked as they came towards the vertical at fence seven in the Nations Cup at Hickstead yesterday. Let's start with Ukraine's Cassio Rivetti on the lovely Vivant. All photos by Jenny Abrahamsson.
William Funnell on the amazing Billy Congo.An eager Tobalio with Albert Voorn in the saddle.Pure perfection; Marcus Ehning on Plot Blue.Swiss rider Nadja Peter-Steiner on Celeste 26.Army-style by Capt. Michael Kelly on Annestown.Niklaus Rutschi on the bouncy Windsor. Ireland's Niall Talbot on Nicos de la Cense.Ukraine's Ulrich Kirchhoff riding Verdi.Timothy Hendrix for Holland on Very Nice.The world's leading lady rider Beezie Madden on Cortes C.Kevin Staut on Estoy Aqui de Muze HDC for France.Ears pricked for Diaghilev and Billy Twomey.Katharina Offel and Pour Le Poussage. The super stylish Ben Maher and Tripple X.Jur Vrieling and VDL Bubalu.The maestro; Ludger Beerbaum on Chiara.