It was not the best start for Britain at the European Showjumping Championships but the team jumped some strong rounds in the opening speed class.
Here’s what you need to know about day one of the competition
European Showjumping Championships news and results
Joe Stockdale and Equine America Cacharel also jumped a superb round, just catching the last fence
Ireland finished day one in a strong position; the team sits in seventh place as it stands.
Sweden continues a summer of blistering form to lead the team standings, and take two of the top three placings today.
“If you’ve got Marcus [Ehning] as your fifth rider, you’re pretty well off!”
Reigning European champion Martin Fuchs finished fifth in the opening class on Leone Jei, with a strong clear. But he also had another piece of good news
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