Britain’s Isabella Innes Ker leads after the opening day of dressage at the last International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Nations Cup Eventing competition of the season in Boekelo in The Netherlands.
Innes Ker and horse Carolyn are out in front with a score of 42.00 points, just ahead of Australia’s Paul Tapner and Bonza King of Rouges on 42.20.
Tapner’s compatriot Sam Griffiths, riding Beaurepaire Nemo, is third on 43.60 points.
Half of the 94 riders have competed today with the remaining 47 due to take centre stage tomorrow.
Britain, France and Germany are all battling it out for the overall FEI Nations Cup Eventing crown with the winner due to be officially decided on Sunday (October 9).
The competition in the Dutch village is the ninth event on the FEI Nations Cup calendar.
The seven best results from each nation count towards the overall standings, with 100 points awarded for first place.
In case of a tie in the final classification, the tie will be decided in favour of the nation that has participated in a greater number of events.