Bromont International Driving: Americans Come Out Strong

James Fairclough during dressage – Credit Tom von Kap-herr.

Bromont, Quebec – June 20, 2015 – The Bromont International Driving launched its 14th edition yesterday at the Bromont Olympic Equestrian Park where all teams competed in the first leg of the event, the dressage phase.

In the FEI2* Four-In-Hand Division, driver James Fairclough (NJ) is in first place after the dressage phase with a total of 55.21 penalty points, closely followed by Misdee Wrigley-Miller (KY) with 57.78 points. Canadian Darryl Billings is in third position on the provisional classification list with 68.25 penalty points.

In the FEI2* Horse Pairs, New Jersey’s Chet Halka, took the lead ahead Quebec’s driver Eugen Hug leaving them 10 points apart with 56.59 and 66.27 penalty points respectively after the dressage phase.

In the FEI2* Horse Single, driver Sue Weirback (PA) is in first place with 51.26 penalty points, while Cheryl Pratt Rivers (VT) is in second position.

New York’s Sarah Bates is in first place of the FEI1* Pony Single Division with 59.94 penalty points.

The Bromont International Driving also presents events at the training, preliminary and intermediate levels, where, once again, the Americans are sweeping all honors in the division.

The competition continues today, Saturday June 20, with the marathon event. All results are available at:

Bromont International Driving presents its 14th edition June 19 to 21, 2015: drivers have to compete successfully in three different phases: dressage, marathon and obstacle course. Each phase is meant to test different qualities of competing teams. The International Driving is happy to invite all horse lovers to come and witness the drivers’ abilities, whether they are driving single, in pairs or in the spectacular four-in-hand harness.

Media Contact: Alexandra Hill
Parc Équestre Olympique de Bromont

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