NZL-Sharn Wordley rides Casper during the First Competition – FEI World Team and Individual Jumping Championship. 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon. Tuesday 18 September. Copyright Photo: Libby Law Photography

Sharn Wordley and his horses have been in good form at the CSI2* Show in Tryon, in the United States. Sharn and Casper placed second in the FEI $72,000 CSI2* 1.45m Grand Prix.

Forty one started the class with just five coming back for the jump-off where Sharn and eventual winner Sydney Shulman aboard Villamoura were all clear. Sydney came home in 36.291 seconds with Sharn stopping the clock at 40.316.

Sharn was also fifth in the 51-strong FEI $36,000 1.45m welcome stake aboard Rye val de Mai. Twelve came back for the jump-off where the top six all kept their slates clean. Winner Samuel Parot and Atlantis crossed the flags in 39.18 seconds, with Sharn and Rye val de Mai coming home in 41. The Kiwi combo were also sixth in the $36,000 1.45m Sunday classic.

The horse details:
Casper – owned by Sky Group and Sharn Wordley
Rye val de Mai – owned by Sharn Wordley

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By Diana Dobson – HP Media Liaison