Adrienne Lyle and Salvino compelled to withdraw from key World Cup occasion
The USA’s top-ranked dressage mixture, Adrienne Lyle and Salvino, have been compelled to withdraw from this weekend’s World Cup qualifier in Wellington, Florida, after the 16-year-old Sandro Hit stallion suffered a “colic episode”.
Salvino and Adrienne, who’re at present ranked eighth and tenth on the planet respectively, have been members of the US group who gained silver on the Tokyo Olympics in 2021. In addition they completed sixth individually on the World Dressage Championships in 2022.
They’ve proved to be on prime kind all through the 2022/23 World Cup season to date, having gained each qualifiers they’ve contested, scoring over 83% in every grand prix freestyle efficiency. A 3rd victory this weekend on the International Dressage Pageant would have secured them a spot on the World Cup Closing, in Omaha, USA, in April.
“Sadly we’ve got to withdraw Salvino from this week’s CDI-W competitors. He’s doing okay however had a colic episode and we don’t need to push him to go as we speak,” mentioned Adrienne.
“His welfare is all the time our prime precedence, so we will probably be packing up our tackroom set-up and heading house, however we want one of the best of luck to all the opposite rivals and will probably be there to cheer them on.”
Adrienne is at present sixth within the World Cup standings for the North American League, with three spots accessible, and another qualifier earlier than the ultimate, at Wellington in March.
The present league chief is Steffen Peters, who seems to have secured a ticket to Omaha along with his Olympic group horse Suppenkasper, with Alice Tarjan and Sarah Tubman vying for locations simply behind him on the leaderboard. Adrienne is 20 factors adrift of Steffen, and would have been hoping to attract stage with him within the rankings with one other qualifier win.
The World Cup qualifier will get below means with 13 combos set to contest the grand prix as we speak (9 February). Among the many line-up is Britain’s Susan Pape with Concord’s Eclectisch, in addition to British-based Singaporean duo Caroline Chew and Tribiani.
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