An eventful day at Great Meadow: the leader withdraws, show jumping shakes up the standings and the Brits have a strong hold in the Nations Cup team competition.

The crowds at Brook Ledge Great Meadow International, presented by Adequan, were treated to a day of top-notch eventing during the CICO3* and Nations Cup competition, held at the picturesque historic venue in The Plains, Virginia. 

After a beautiful double-clear show jumping round, Kim Severson and Cooley Cross Border retained their lead on their dressage score of 28.3. However, the pair are headed to Aachen, Germany in a few days to compete as part of the U.S. Nations Cup team, so they opted to withdraw before tomorrow's cross country phase. 

British rider Ben Hobday and Shadow Man moved up two spots to second place with their fault-free round, as did Allison Springer and Lord Willing, who slipped into third place. Full Results

In the Nations Cup competition, which consists of four team riders, the British team are leading the way with 99.3. The U.S. team is in second with 123 points and Canada is in third with 126.9. Detailed Results 

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