This Wednesday of September 14 was ponctuated by the vet check, a familiarization session on the dressage arena, and the official opening ceremony in the main courtyard of the castle.
This morning at 8:00 a.m., the 77 horses from 19 nations were presented to a panel of international judges and veterinarians in the main courtyard of the Chรขteau. The target was to ensure that the physical condition of these high-level athletes would allow them to complete this equestrian triathlon without any problems, consisting of the dressage test (Thursday and Friday), then the marathon (Saturday) and the cones competition (Sunday). All the horses passed this first test with success !
Shortly after, in the presence of the team leaders, a draw determined the starting order of the nations. At the end of the afternoon, following the parade of all the delegations in the main courtyard, it is in the presence of the representatives of the Normandy Region, the Prefecture, the Orne Department, the International Equestrian Federation and the French Equestrian Federation that the 2022 World Driving Championship was officially declared open!
๐Ž๐ง ๐ญ๐จ๐ฆ๐จ๐ซ๐ซ๐จ๐ฐ’๐ฌ ๐š๐ ๐ž๐ง๐๐š, ๐Ÿ๐ซ๐จ๐ฆ ๐Ÿ— ๐š๐ฆ ๐ญ๐จ ๐Ÿ“ ๐ฉ๐ฆ, ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ซ๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ญ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ๐š๐ ๐ž ๐ญ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐จ๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐œ๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž’๐ฌ ๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐š], with the first competitor representing Great Britain, followed by coming the French Anne Violaine Brisou and Magalie Aillaud at the start at 9.10 am and 9.20 am respectively.
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