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Coronavirus: first five-star of 2020 cancelled – ‘There really is no choice’

The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event (23-26 April) has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“This marks the first cancellation in the event’s 42-year history, but the worldwide health crisis and concerns about the spread of COVID-19 make this the only decision possible,” said Lee Carter, executive director of Equestrian Events Inc. (EEI), which runs the event.

“This is incredibly disappointing to everyone on so many levels, but the health and well-being of everyone –spectators, volunteers, athletes, staff and officials – is our number one priority and given the current situation, there really is no choice.”

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Article written by: Pippa Roome

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