On Saturday, Courtney competed 3 horses at Preliminary: Havasu Canyon, who was moving up from Training, Flyte, and Monster Boy All three did well in the dressage, placing 3rd, 4th and 6th respectively.. They all also jumped clean on the cross country, adding only a little time as Courtney did not press them on the hard ground. Flyte jumped clean in stadium to finish 3rd., Havasu added a few rails to finish 5th, and Monster Boy added a rail to finish 7th.
Also competing at Preliminary was Rebecca Golian on Patty Moshanko’s the Color of Kells. They did well in all three phases, jumping clean on cross country and in stadium, but added time in both to finish in 7th place. At Novice, Neal rode Hanna. They turned in their best dressage score ever (31.1 – 68.9%) and went to jump clean and within the time on cross country and in stadium to finish 3rd.
On Sunday, Courtney returned with Chocolate and Alden’s List at Training. Chocolate scored a 30.5 in the dressage, went clean and under time in cross county, and added only 4 points in stadium to finish 3rd behind current Olympic medalists Leslie Law and Kim Severson. Alden also did well, adding 4 points in stadium as well to her double clear on cross country to finish 8th.