Invitations have been sent out for the $50,000 Grand-Prix Eventing Invitational, and top international event riders have expressed interesting in competing in Aiken’s inaugural eventing showcase on March 1-2, 2019, at Bruce’s Field.
EN confirmed with event organizers that the following riders are interested in competing: Germany’s Michael Jung, France’s Astier Nicolas, Ireland’s Padraig McCarthy, Ireland’s Sarah Ennis and Sweden’s Anna Freskgård. If they decide to make the trip, they will need a catch ride to compete.
Australia’s Andrew Hoy has already found a catch ride and will definitely be making the trip across the pond.
The showcase is a USEF recognized competition held at Advanced level. Dressage will take place on the morning of Friday, March 1, using USEF 2018 Advanced Test B. Show jumping will follow on Friday afternoon with a course set at Advanced height and designed by Michel Vaillancourt.
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Article written by: Jenni Autry