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Posted by Sue Birch on 02/05/2019.
Action from round one of the Widderstein Stables Young Horse 5yo class this morning

Big day of competition ahead at OTTO SPORT AUSTRALIA Sydney CDI3*

A big day of competition has started at Australia's biggest international dressage event, the OTTO SPORT AUSTRALIA Sydney CDI3* at Sydney International Equestrian Centre (SIEC).

The Flexible Fit FEI Junior Team Competition CDI-J started in SIEC's indoor arena at 8am, with round one of the Young Horse and Pony classes also kicking off outside.

A highlight of today's competition will be the OTTO SPORT AUSTRALIA FEI Grand Prix CDI3*, which takes place from 2.30pm in the indoor arena.

Day one action at Sydney CDI saw Gitte Donvig and the imported mare Harmonie W take out the Woodside Warmbloods Prix St Georges CDN competition with 70.35%. Harmonie W is owned by Mary and Robert Hanna, and is by Hotline.

The Pryde's EasiFeed Intermediate II Competition CDN was also decided on day one, with Queensland-based rider Emma Flavelle-Watts riding Cabaret C to victory with 70.06%. The German-bred mare is owned by Kaz Roe, and is by Canto.

The OTTO SPORT AUSTRALIA Sydney CDI3* takes place from until Saturday, May 4. Tickets are available from the venue at SIEC.

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