Two British horses, Rachel Gough’s ride Bow House Mandalin and Ben Hobday’s Guna Be Good, were withdrawn from the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials today after the first horse inspection.
Both combinations were sent to the holding box and subsequently withdrawn.
Two other horses, Quixotic (owned and ridden by Lauren Shannon) and Star Quality (ridden by Julia Crowson) also went to the holding box, but both passed on re-inspection.
Cornsay Grouse (Angus Smales) and Incan Winter (Richard Jones) were asked to run again and then accepted, although Cornsay Grouse’s second run appeared to be largely due to high spirits.
Seventy-nine horses were presented to the ground jury at Burghley for the first trot-up, with 77 going forward to the dressage.
WEG eventing squad member Nicola Wilson and Opposition Buzz are tomorrow morning’s dressage guinea pigs, with the first competitors, Selina Elliott and Bodidily, starting their test at 9:30am.
Don’t forget to stay up-to-date on all the action with our LIVE dressage text commentary tomorrow