The German team posted excellent dressage scores at the European Eventing championships to hold a big lead over GB who lie 2nd after the dressage phase. Italy are in 3rd with a small advantage over Sweden in 4th. Ireland lie 8th of the 11 teams. Our standings individually are Laura Collett (riding as an individual) in equal 4th, Mary King 10th, Piggy French 11th, William Fox Pitt 17th and Nicola Wilson 39th out of a total field of 69 competitors.
4 German riders fill the top slots after the dressage with Ingrid Klimke riding FRH Butts Abraxxas on an excellent score of 30 penalties, 80%!