Fourteen athletes from 10 nations are set to compete in Salzburg at the second International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Dressage World Cup Western European League event of the season this weekend.
Germany’s Isabell Werth, who has won the last three titles, headlines the field on Weihegold OLD.
Weihegold OLD is the horse Werth won the 2017, 2018 and 2019 Dressage World Cup Finals on.
Last season's showpiece event was cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Werth has won the series five times in all, and is also a six-time Olympic champion.
The German was appointed Club of International Dressage Riders chair recently.
Jessica von Bredow-Werndl - a three-time World Cup bronze medallist - is also among a strong German party with Olympic team medallists Dorothee Schneider and Helen Langehanenberg.
Athletes from Ireland, Denmark, Australia, The Netherlands, Sweden, France, Italy, Belgium and host nation Austria are all on the start list.
Morgan Barbançon is one of them, with the French rider and Sir Donnerhall ll OLD in good form of late.
The only other Western European League leg to take place this season was won by Dane Cathrine Dufour on home soil in Aarhus.
Gothenburg in Sweden is due to stage this season's FEI World Cup Finals.