All Horses Pass Morven Park CCI4*-L Initial Horse Inspection

Edited Press Release

Leesburg, VA –Twenty-four horses were presented to the ground jury for the Morven Park Fall International CCI4*-L initial horse inspection on Thursday, October 6 in Leesburg, VA, with all horses passing the trot-up. Serving as the ground jury were Wayne Quarles, Robert Stevenson and Sue Baxter.   

Competition for the second-annual Morven Park CCI4*-L begins on Friday, October 7, with Tamra Smith and Solaguayre California slated as the first to go down centerline at 8 a.m.

In addition to the CCI4*-L, the Morven Park Fall International & Horse Trials hosts CCI4*-S, CCI3*-S, CCI2*-S, CCI3*-S, CCI3*YH-S and CCI2*YH-S divisions, as well as the traditional horse trials offerings of the national levels, Novice through Preliminary.

Rebecca Brown and Dassett Choice. Photo © Erin Gilmore Photography.

The CCI4*-S, CCI2*-S and CCI2*YH-S all got underway on Thursday morning, and, following the conclusion of dressage, last year’s CCI3*-S winners, Katie Lichten and Yarrow, currently lead the CCI4*-S on a score of 33.3. Sitting in second place with a score of 34.2 are Will Faudree and PFun, and Bruce Davidson Jr. and Electrix Lux currently hold the third-place position with a score of 34.5.

Katie Lichten and Yarrow. Photo © Erin Gilmore Photography.

In the CCI2*-S, Tamra Smith and Kynan sit atop the leaderboard with a score of 24.4. Close behind in second place are Matthew Brown and Riverview Starboy, and rounding out the top three are Gabby Dickerson and Royal Sempatica with a score of 27.2 Leading the way in the CCI2*YH-S with a score of 26.0 are Ariel Grald and In Vogue.

For full results, click here, and to learn more about the Morven Park Fall International CCI & Horse Trials, visit

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