30 August 2016
Breda: A sunny start for the Four-in-hand World ChampionshipsUnder sunny skies, almost all of the competitiors have arrived at the showgrounds of the Prinsenhoeve Estate in Breda, where the World Championship for four-in-hand horses will begin tomorrow.
57 competitors from 15 different countries have arrived and are busily preparing for the start of the show. With perfect weather conditions, drivers were busy training horses today under the watchful eye of their team coaches, putting on the finishing touches before the dressage competition commences Thursday. The traditional nations night will take place this evening before the World Championship officially begins tomorrow morning at 9.30 with the vet check. Teams were preparing earlier today by presenting their horses to the team veterinarians. The draw for the starting order of the dressage will take place at 13.00.