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Rolex Kentucky 4-Star 2008
Forty-three of the most talented horse-and-rider pairs in the sport of Eventing presented themselves for inspection at the start of competition on April 23. Follow them through to the finish of show-jumping on April 27.
Date(s): April 23-27, 2008. Album by Evalyn Bemis. Photos by Evalyn Bemis. 1 - 122 of 122 Total. 5281 Visits.
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Karen O'Connor presenting Teddy

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Karen O'Connor's two "horses"
Super pony Theodore O'Connor (Teddy) on left, Hugh Knows on right, prior to the 1st Horse Inspection

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Arthur and his groom, Sarah Fitch

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No It Tissant
getting a foot soak

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Mike Winter and Kingpin

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Laine Ashker and Frodo Baggins

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Julia Steinberg and Mr Big

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The Ground Jury watches...
Dornin Anne North jogging Lion Display

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Jonathan Hollings presenting Dun To A T

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Northern Spy and Heidi White-Carty

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No It Tissant and Lynn Symansky

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Jennifer Wooten and The Good Witch

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Dressage warm up on Wednesday

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Esker Riada

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The score girls

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The first to go...
on Thursday, "Teddy" and Karen O'Connor

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Perfect halt at x

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Stephen Bradley...
and his first of two rides, Brandenburgs Joshua

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Mike Winter and Kingpin

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Cayla Kitayama and Esker Riada

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Cayla Kitayama and Esker Riada

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Cayla Kitayama and Esker Riada

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Dornin Anne North and Lion Display

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Becky Holder...
and Courageous Comet, earning top marks

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Kelly Sult and Hollywood

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Missy Ransehousen...
and Critical Decision

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Allison Springer and Arthur
under Capt. Mark Phillip's watchful eye

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Cammy O'Rourke and...
Kirby Park Irish Jamie, riding for Australia

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Kim Severson and Tipperary Liadhnan
approaching the dressage warmup arena

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Bit check

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Kim Severson and Tipperary Liadhnan

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Kim's sister watching her test

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Signing autographs

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Look Ma, I've got Kim's signature

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Northern Spy...
has this cute way of carrying his ears

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Northern Spy and Heidi White-Carty

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Northern Spy and Heidi White-Carty
Hearing their dressage score

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No It Tissant and Lynn Symansky
following an "expressive" test

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Bonnie Mosser and Merloch

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Jennifer Wooten and The Good Witch

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A happy rider

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Flags on a breezy day

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Preparing the arena between rides

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All are welcome at Rolex Kentucky

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Karen O'Connor and Hugh Knows

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The press zeroing in

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Stephen Bradley and From

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Phillip Dutton and Connaught

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Michael Etherington-Smith
Course Designer

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Mike E-S describing the course to the press

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Fence 9, the Red Oak Rails

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Becky Holder contemplating the Double Diamonds, maximum width open corners

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Polly Stockton...
looking at her line at the Head of the Lake

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Polly Stockton

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The Duck Marsh

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Phillip Dutton and Woodburn...
at the island in the Head of the Lake

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Phillip Dutton and Woodburn...

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Boyd Martin and Neville Bardos
at the second brush, into the water

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Stephen Bradley...
and Brandenburgs Joshua at the Head of the Lake, 1st brush fence

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Stephen Bradley...
at the exit out of the Lake

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Mike Winter and Kingpin

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Mike Winter and Kingpin

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Kyle Carter and Madison Park
At the second squirrel

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Kyle Carter and Madison Park

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Becky Holder and Courageous Comet
Squirrel #1

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Becky Holder and Courageous Comet
Squirrel #2

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An outrider

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Missy Ransehousen and Critical Decision

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Cammy O"Rourke and Kirby Park Irish Jamie
at the Double Diamonds

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Dorothy Crowell and Radio Flyer
taking the long route at the Double Diamonds

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Dorothy Crowell and Radio Flyer
Making time

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Jane Sleeper and UN
at the Footbridge, fence 13

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Kim Severson and Tipperary Liadhnan

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Hawley Bennett...
and Livingstone

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Polly Stockton...
and Charles Owens Tangleman, at the Cedar Hop ditch

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Waylon Roberts and Paleface
Waylon,19,rides for Canada. This was his first RK3DE

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Allison Springer and Arthur
Looks pretty bad...

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Allison Springer and Arthur
Good boy for jumping and...

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Allison Springer and Arthur
saving Allison's bacon

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Karen O'Connor and Hugh Knows
at the Duck Marsh

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Jennifer Wooten and The Good Witch

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Jennifer Wooten and The Good Witch
over the finish line clear

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Happy rider, coach, and vet
Jennifer Wooten, Ginnie Bryant, and Karen Nyrop DVM at the finish

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Kelly Sult and Hollywood

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Karen O'Connor presenting Teddy
still full of beans after his xc run

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Phillip Dutton and Woodburn

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Stephen Bradley and From

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Stephen Bradley's grooms...
anxiously watching the jog

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Julia and Cayla

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Kyle Carter and Madison Park

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Becky Holder and Courageous Comet

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Becky Holder and Courageous Comet
at the 2nd Horse Inspection

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Bonner Carpenter's groom...
on left, watching her re-present Acapulco Jazz

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Martin Plewa...
president of the Ground Jury, telling Bonner that they did not accept Acapulco Jazz at the 2nd inspection

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Waylon Roberts and Paleface

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Allison Springer and Arthur

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Phillip Dutton and Connaught

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Presenting the Ground Jury

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Presenting the Colors

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Sandra Donnelly and Colombo

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Dorothy Crowell and Radio Flyer

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Mike Winter and Kingpin

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Cayla Kitayama and Esker Riada

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No It Tissant and Lynn Symansky

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Kyle Carter and Madison Park

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Jennifer Wooten and The Good Witch

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Kim Severson and Tipperary Liadhnan

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Karen O'Connor and Teddy

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Karen O'Connor on Teddy
finishing their round

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Missy Ransehousen and Critical Decision

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Missy Ransehousen and Critical Decision

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Stephen Bradley and From

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Stephen Bradley and From

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Phillip Dutton and Connaught

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Becky Holder and Courageous Comet

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Becky Holder and Courageous Comet

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The winners, Phillip Dutton and...
Connaught, with owner Bruce Duchissois

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Kim, Karen, and Jennifer

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Victory Lap

 
   
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