Eventing: Jung leads the way at Badminton Horse Trials.
Michael Jung finds himself leading the provisional standings at the Badminton Horse Trials after the dressage section of the eventing competition.
The German star is competing with Bioestethique-Sam FBW and will be looking to build on his bright start in the cross-country section later today.However, the European Champion faces stiff competition in his bid to claim victory as many of his rivals are out to secure the places up for grabs for the Rio Olympic Games.
The first riders in action today are the British trio of Oliver Towned, Izzy Taylor and Jodie Amos. Italy’s hopes meanwhile pass through Vittoria Panizzon and Giovanni Ugolotti. In other Equestrian World, Sport Horse Breeding Society of Great Britain took the chance yesterday to present the following stallions at the event: Tenareze, Britannia’s Mail, Cornetto King, Langaller Starring Role, Hallmark DS, Wish Upon a Star, Forinth, Up with the Lark, Timolin, Royaldik and Chilli Morning.
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