Champions Live: Top Takeaways from Experts Phillip Dutton, Jimmy Wofford, Silva Martin and Melanie Smith Taylor

Champions Live! offered horse-enthusiasts of any kind the rare chance to ask professionals of three disciplines candid questions this morning at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by Land Rover. Hosted by eventing legend Jimmy Wofford, the pannelests were eventer Phillip Dutton, dressage rider Silva Martin and show jumper Melanie Smith Taylor. Here’s the most memorable quotes from the session:

Jimmy Wofford


39 Pairs to Compete in Show Jumping Finale at Rolex Kentucky, One Not Accepted at Final Horse Inspection

Of the 40 combinations presented to the Ground Jury this morning, 39 will move on to the show jumping phase following the final horse inspection at the 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event.

Two pairs were withdrawn from competition this morning prior to the jog: Jacqueline Mars’ Vermiculus, who was sitting in 23rd with Lauren Kieffer and Tracy Bowman’s Good Knight, who was in 42nd with Jolie Wentworth.