All 16 Dressage Horses Pass Omaha World Cup Vet Check Ahead of Grand Prix Thursday

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Laura Graves jogging Verdades in the World Cup veterinary check a day before the start of the Final Grand Prix. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

OMAHA, Nebraska, Mar. 29, 2017–All 16 dressage horses for the World Cup Final passed the veterinary check Wednesday, one day ahead of the Grand Prix to start the championship.

The draw for the starting order for the Grand Prix will be made later Wednesday. The Grand Prix starts at 2 p.m. local time (3 pm U.S. Eastern time/21.00 CET) Thursday and the Freestyle to decide the championship is scheduled for Saturday.

The lineup:

Laura Graves, 29 years old, of the United States and Verdades, 15-year-old KWPN gelding. World ranking: 4

Isabell Werth and Weihegold OLD, No. 1 in the world. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Isabell Werth, 47 years old, of Germany and Weihegold OLD, 12-year-old Oldenburg mare. WR: 1

Carl Hester and Nip Tuck. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Carl Hester, 49 years old, of Great Britain and Nip Tuck, 13-year-old KWPN gelding. WR: 5

Kasey Perry-Glass and Dublet.© 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Kasey Perry-Glass, 29 years old, of the United States and Dublet, 14-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding. WR: 17

Steffen Peters and Rosamunde. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Steffen Peters, 52 years old, of the United States and Rosamunde, 10-year-old Rhinelander mare. WR: No. 23.

Maria Florencia Manfredi and Bandurria Kacero. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Maria Florencia Manfredi, 34 years old, of Argentina and Bandurria Kacero, 11-year-old Argentine gelding. WR: 173

Kristy Oatley and Du Soleil. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Kristy Oatley, 38 years old, of Australia and Du Soleil, 13-year-old Hanoverian gelding. WR: 48

Hanna Karasiova and Arlekino. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Hanna Karasiova, 33 years old, of Belarus and Arlekino, 11-year-old Latvian Warmblood gelding. WR: 68

João Victor Oliva – Xama dos Pinhais

João Victor  Oliva, 21 years old,  of Brazil and Xama dos Pinhais, 14-year-old Lusitano stallion. WR: 153

Mai Tofte Olesen and Rustique. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Mai Tofte Olesen, 49 years old, of Denmark and Rustique, 15-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding. WR: 78

Judy Reynolds and Vancouver K. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Judy Reynolds, 35 years old, of Ireland and Vancouver K, 15-year-old KWPN gelding. WR: 19

Edward Gal and Glock’s Voice. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Edward Gal, 47 years old, of the Netherlands and Glock’s Voice, 15-year-old KWPN stallion. WR: 97

Madeleine Witte-Vrees and Cennin. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Madeleine Witte-Vrees, 44 years old, of the Netherlands and Cennin, 10-year-old KWPN gelding. WR: 28

Wendi Williamson and Dejavu. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Wendi Williamson, 45 years old, of New Zealand and Dejavu MH, 12-year-old Hanoverian gelding. WR: 162

Inessa Merkulova and Mister X. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Inessa Merkulova, 52 years old, of Russia and Mister X, 13-year-old Trakehner gelding. WR: 8

Marcela Krinke-Susmelj and Smeyers Molberg. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Marcela Krinke Susmelj, 51 years old, of Switzerland and Smeyers Molberg, 16-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding. WR: 33