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Posted by Equestrian Australia on 16/11/2019.
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Jumping Into Olympic Contention at Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Daye Event

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics is only a few steps away for select riders and their horses who have travelled from across the Southern Hemisphere to compete in the Mitsubishi Motors Australian International 3 Day Event (MMAus3de) in Adelaide.

It is a tight tussle at the top of the tables with as many as fourteen competitors still in the hunt for the Adelaide Championship.

Tomorrow, riders and their horses will go head-to-head in the ATCO World Cup Qualifier Jumping event at Victoria Park, with each also vying for selection ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.

The ATCO World Cup Show Jumping event will take place at the Gillian Rolton Main Arena from 1pm, followed by presentations. It is expected to conclude about 2.45pm.

Riders will take part in a Course Walk ahead of the 5* competition which commences at 3:15pm, learning the jumps heights and difficulties across the CCI5* arena before tackling the obstacles.

The MMAus3de Event Schedule for Sunday will also include:

  • Horseland CCI3* - L 2nd Horse Inspection at 8am
  • RM Williams CCI4* - S 2nd Horse Inspection following the CCI3*
  • Mitsubishi CCI5* 2nd Horse Inspection following the CCI4*
  • Horseland CCI3* Jumping and RM Williams CCI4* Jumping at 9.30am
  • Andrew Hoy Live Commentary of Aachen Round at approx.11am (in between 3* & 4*)
  • Presentations of Horseland Australia CCI3*, Bates Australian Young Rider Championship, RM Williams CCI4*, and Anna Savage Award
  • ATCO World Cup Qualifier Rider Course Walk at 12.30-12.45pm
  • ATCO Celebrity World Cup Qualifier Course Walk & Sponsors at 12.45-1pm
  • ATCO World Cup Qualifier Jumping & Presentations from 1-2.45pm
  • CCI5* Course Walk at 3pm
  • Mitsubishi CCI5* Jumping at 3.15-4.00pm
  • Presentation Ceremony of the Mitsubishi CCI5* at approx. 4.30pm

 The MMAus3de takes place alongside other significant international five-star events, including the Kentucky Three Day Event in the USA in April, the Badminton Horse Trials in England in May, the Luhmuhlen Horse Trials in Germany in June, the Burghley Horse Trials in the UK in September, and the Pau Horse Trials in France in October.


*Supplied by Australian International 3DE

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