US jumpers Mario Deslauriers and McLain Ward were in first and second position following the first jumping qualifier. Sándor Szász of Hungary is in third place. The team jumping competition is underway today.
Results- Jumping, First Qualifier
Individual - 1, Mario Deslauriers (Urico) USA 0; 2, McLain Ward (Sapphire) USA, 0.27; 3, Sándor Szász (Moosbachhofs Goldwing) HUN 0.99.
Team - 1, United States 5.69; 2, Germany 9.80; 3, France 11.32; 4, Netherlands 11.33.
Mario Deslauriers (USA) on Urico helped put the United States in the team lead as the individual leader after the first qualifier of the Jumping World Championships at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Credit: Dirk Caremans