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Sunday, September 3, 2017 • 5:08 pm

How did this year’s first timers fare at the 2017 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials

Lauren Kieffer (USA) & Veronica

Lauren’s Land Rover Burghley campaign got off to a great start, and she lay in second place at the end of the dressage phase. Time penalties across country dropped her to 13th, but a clear with one time fault in the show jumping moved her back up one place to 12th.


Clare Abbott (IRL) & Euro Prince

23rd after dressage, Clare moved up to 12th on cross country day. A single rail down in the show jumping phase dropped her one place to 13th.


Mackenna Shea (USA) & Landioso

14th after dressage, Mackenna and Landioso dropped down to 25th place after a run out at Discovery Valley. With a rail down and four time penalties she completed her first Burghley in 24th place.


Emma Forsyth (GBR) & Soltair Justice

Emma made a steady climb up the leaderboard, from 38th after dressage to 33rd following a steady cross country clear, to a final 28th place with a single rail down.


Sophie Brown (GBR) & Wil

Sophie moved around the board a little, 31st after dressage, down to 44th following a steady cross country round plus 20 jumping penalties, and finishing 39th after an expensive final phase.


Sarah Ennis (IRL) & BLM Diamond Delux

Sarah enjoyed a steady clear round with Diamond Delux. She has dropped 13th after dressage and 26th after cross country following a steady clear, Sarah did not present BLM Diamond Delux at the final horse inspection.

Savannah Fulton (USA) & Captain Jack

Savannah moved up the leaderboard from 60th after dressage to 36th by Saturday evening. Unfortunately she did not present Captain Jack at the final horse inspection.

Olivia Craddock (GBR) & Billy Liffy

Retired on course after two stops at Lion Bridge (4)

Andrea Baxter (USA) & Indy 5000

Eliminated – unseated rider at Storm Doris (11)

Emma Hyslop-Webb (GBR) & Penlands Douglas

Eliminated – unseated rider, Land Rover Trout Hatchery (23)

Libby Seed (GBR) & What A Catch

Eliminated with a horse fall in Discovery Valley (26)

Lillian Heard (USA) & LCC Barnaby

Eliminated with a horse fall at the Leaf Pit (30)