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Australian team set for Nations Cup CCIO3* event in Boekelo

Chris Burton and Cooley Lands, winners of the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials CIC3* 8/9 year old horse class. © Adam Fanthorpe

Chris Burton and Cooley Lands, winners of the 2017 SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials CIC3* 8/9 year old horse class.

© Adam Fanthorpe

 

By Equestrian Life

The Nations Cup CCIO3* event in Boekelo, Netherlands, will begin this Thursday, with an Aussie team set to compete.

The team includes:

Catherine Burrell and Duke

 

Catherine Burrell - Urzan

Catherine Burrell, pictured here riding Urzan.


Chris Burton and Cooley Lands / Quality Purdey

 

Chris Burton and Cooley Lands, winners of the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials CIC3* 8/9 year old horse class. © Adam Fanthorpe

Chris Burton and Cooley Lands, winners of the 2017 SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials CIC3* 8/9 year old horse class.

© Adam Fanthorpe



Shane Rose and Paulank Kings River

 

Shane Rose on CP Qualified © Jenelle Christopher

Shane Rose, pictured here on CP Qualified.

© Jenelle Christopher



Paul Tapner and Counter Party

 

Paul Tapner (AUS) riding Indian Mill ©Kit Houghton

Paul Tapner, pictured here riding Indian Mill.

© Kit Houghton



17 countries, 93 riders and 105 horses are currently listed to compete over the course of the event, with around 60,000 spectators expected. Often dubbed one of the “best eventing competitions in the world”, no doubt the Aussies will be out to win!

Great Britain is currently atop the Nations Cup leaderboard, with just 10 points to spare over Germany. Australia is in 10th place.

Go Aussies!

 

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