Clarke Johnstone and Balmoral Sensation will not contest the World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Tryon, USA (11-23 September) as the horse is injured.
The news will be a serious blow to the New Zealand eventing team — Clarke and “Ritchie” would have been potential individual medallists at WEG as well as strong contributors to the team score.
The pair recently finished fifth in the CICO3* in Aachen and helped New Zealand win the team competition, but Clarke then announced Ritchie had picked up an injury, which has ruled them out of WEG.
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Article written by: Pippa Roome