Gemma Tinney had an unlucky run out that marred an otherwise great round over the testing Mitsubishi CCI 4* track riding Jane and John Pittard's Donnablitz mare, 'Annapurna'. It was an impressive Four Star debut for 21 year old Gemma and the talented mare. They hold sixth place heading in to the final jumping phase tomorrow.
The Rymill lake looks like glass with Horseland CCI 2* rider, Rachelle Verma riding Wendy Schaeffer-McDonald's, 'Koyuna Dark Sun' walking on water.
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An always busy Andrew Cooper holds third place in the RM Williams CIC 3* riding Darren and Janelle Wilson's , 'Oaks Onyx'
Madeline Wilson pictured through the Rymill Lake complex, holds sixth place in the RM Williams CIC 3* with her Another Warrior gelding, 'Aces High'.
Victorian rider, Chelsea Priestley holds tenth place in the RM Williams CIC 3*. aboard Isabel O'Loughlin eye catching, 'Skansen Purist'.
Victorian rider, Callum Buczak jumped the fastest RM Williams CIC 3* cross country round for the addition of just 1.2 time penalties riding his , 'Matavia Cheval' by Champion FP. They hold provisional second place.
Shane Rose added just 4.4 cross country time penalties riding Soigne Jackson and his own, 'Ultimate Velocity' to move from third to provisional first place in the RM Williams CIC 3*.
Amanda Ross jumped a good RM Williams CIC3*cross country round riding Fraser and Christine Brown's impressive import, 'RLE Poynstown' by Ars Vivendi, to hold fifth place heading in to the jumping phase tomorrow.
Young Queensland rider, Madeline Wilson had a successful day and is pictured aboard her Mitsubishi CCI4* ride, 'I'm Bruce' by Fisherman's Friend. They hold provisional eighth place.
New Zealand representative, Hayley Frielick is pictured aboard her Thoroughbred, 'Class Action LP' by With Class. They hold fifth place heading in to the final Mitsubishi CCI 4* jumping phase tomorrow.
WA rider, Lauren Browne produced a copybook trip through the influential and difficult 9abc on the Mitsubishi CCI4* course riding her talented and elegant Thoroughbred, 'Skys Da Limit' by Hurricane Sky. They hold seventh place heading in to the final jumping phase tomorrow.
Hazel Shannon rode Terry and Ginette Snow's 2016 Adelaide Four Star winner, 'Willinga Park Clifford' to post a super round over the tough Mitsubishi CCI4* track to hold second place on 51.50 heading in to the final jumping phase tomorrow.
WA rider , Emily Gray jumped a super Mitsubishi CCI4* cross country round to hold third place riding her Jubilee Bay gelding, 'Jocular Vision' with 67.30.
Glamorous Adelaide couple, Samantha and Clayton Kennedy are two of the many spectators who enjoyed the beautiful weather and action on cross country day.
Victorian professional, Andrew Cooper did not have the best of time during his cross country run aboard , 'Hunter's Hill', but he survived and heads in to the Mitsubishi CCI4* final jumping phase in 11th pace.
Representing New Zealand, Jessica Woods holds provisional tenth place in the Mitsubishi CCI4* riding her, 'Just de Manzana' by Just de Pomme.
New Zealand combination, Amanda Pottinger and 'Just Kidding' added just 12.4 Mitsubishi CCI4* time penalties to lead the field in to the final jumping phase tomorrow with 47.2 penalties.
As expected, Sonja Johnson jumped clear around the Mitsubishi CCI4* track riding the eye catching stallion, 'Misty Isle Valentino'. Or so we thought, until it turned out that they crossed their tracks on course which constitutes a refusal, although Valentino jumped everything in front of him. They hold provisional fourth place heading in to the Mitsubishi CCI 4* jumping phase tomorrow.
Jade Findlay is pictured on the Mitsubishi CCI 4* cross country course riding her , 'Oaks Cordelia. Unfortunately Jade was one of the 50% of Four Star riders to not make it to the finish line. The Mike Etherington-Smith course was as tough as has been seen at Adelaide, well up to international standard. There were a number of Four Star first timers this year which did not help the statistics.
Walking on water. Successful NSW eventing rider, Emma Mason posted a super round riding her own and David Wright's AEA Metallic mare, 'Aramatai Fox'.They hold second place heading in to the final Horseland CCI 2* jumping phase tomorrow.
Victorian rider, Kirilee Hosier posted a good Horseland CCI 2* cross country run riding her Thoroughbred gelding, 'Regal Red Jasper' to hold tenth place heading in to the final jumping phase tomorrow.
Niki Rose has had a great deal of success at Adelaide and today she rode Lee Hokianga and Jamie McDonald's, 'Glenorchy South Park' to post a clear round and hold provisional fourth place in the Horseland CCI 2*.
South Australian Young Rider, Steph Hann rode her, 'True Celebre' to post a clear round and move from 18th to sixth place in the Horseland CCI 2*.
Victorian rider, Isabel Houghton had some help in the form of Pepperment Fred on her shoulder. The toy is being sold in memory of the late Gill Rolton and her Olympic horse, Peppermint Grove to raise money for cancer research. Isabel rode , 'Tulara Diarangol' by Diarado to add just 1.6 time penalties for provisional 12th place in the Horseland CCI 2*.
Victorian Young Rider, Sophia Landy posted the fastest Horseland CCI 2* cross country run riding her Thoroughbred gelding, 'Humble Glory' by Bernadini to move from 26th to ninth place.
Rachael Lee from NSW is pictured aboard her 'Urodel DeTexier ' by Laurier de Here during the Horseland CCI 2* cross country phase.
Young Rider Hannah Klep from NSW jumped a good Horseland CCI 2* cross country round riding her Encosta De Lago gelding, 'Reprieve' to hold 13th place heading in to the final jumping phase tomorrow.
Jess Somerfield rode her own and L and R Kelso's, Royal Hit gelding, 'Lakeview Albion' to add just time penalties for provisional 14th place in the Horseland CCI 2*.
With a characteristic cross country run, Shane Rose rode his own and Angela Shacklady's, Cassall mare, 'Easy Turn' to move from 12th to third place going in to the final jumping phase of the Horseland CCI 2* tomorrow.
Amanda Ross holds fifth place in the Horseland CCI 2* riding her own and Fraser and Chrissy Brown's Donautrum gelding, 'Dondiablo'.
Talented Victorian young Rider, Sam Jeffree produced an outstanding cross country run aboard his Carbine gelding, 'Jaynee Calypso' to post a clear round, both jumping and time to move from eighth to first place heading in to the final jumping phase tomorrow.
Jennifer Duffy is pictured aboard her Thoroughbred gelding, 'Grand Amour' by Exceed and Excel during their Horseland CCI 2* cross country run.
Asha Warnock is pictured aboard her Australian Stockhorse, , Lane End Bond' by Kings Gold to add just time penalties to her dressage score in the Horseland CCI 2*.
Always a clasa act to watch across country, Olympic Gold Medallist, Stuart Tinney added just 3.6 cross country time penalties to his dressage score to head in to the final jumping phase tomorrow in seventh place riding his own and Karen Tinney's, 'Leporis' by Lasino out of a Heraldic mare.
Kristen Twining from WA posted a good clear jumping round aboard her Thoroughbred, 'Newhope Sparks Fly' in the cross country phase of the Horseland CCI 2*.
Florence Goodwin from Victoria is pictured aboard her, 'Kendalee Quantum' during their Horseland CCI 2* cross country run.
Jessica Tainish posted a good clear round, both jumping and time riding her NZ bred Thoroughbred, 'Punching In A Dream' to move from 20th place after the dressage to eighth place heading in to the final jumping phase of the Horseland CCI 2* tomorrow.
NSW rider, Jessica Rae is pictured aboard her, 'Fifth Avenue' during their Horseland CCi2* cross country run.
Victorian Young Rider, Charlotte Curwen is pictured over the first fence of the Horseland CCI 2* aboard her , 'LP Janvier'.