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WEG World Jumping Championship, Round 2

Individual champions were crowned during the second round of the SHow Jumping during the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., September 25 - October 10.

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Khaled Al Eid and Presley Boy of Saudi Arabia soar over an Alltech-themed fence.

Photo: The Horse Staff

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Abdullah Al Sharbatly celebrates his fifth clear round aboard Seldana di Campalto--the only competitor to turn in five clear rounds at the 2010 World Equestrian Games.

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Abdullah Al Sharbatly, following his fifth clear jumping round aboard Seldana di Campalto.

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Abdullah Al Sharbatly, 28, clears a jump with Seldana di Campalto on his way to becoming the youngest of the 2010 WEG jumping top four.

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Abdullah Al Sharbatly takes a victory gallop with Seldana di Campalto, along with the others in the top four.

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Rolf-Goran Bengtsson and Ninja la Silla of Sweden.

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The Maker's Mark Bourbon Village.

Photo: Christy M. West

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A spectator supports the Brazilian competitors at the jumping championships.

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It's hard to miss a horse of this size, even if it's just an image on the side of a monstrous Ariat tent.

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Eric Lamaze and Hickstead celebrate a clear round that helped secure a top four spot.

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Eric Lamaze and Hickstead of Canada clear an Alltech-themed jump handily.

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Eric Lamaze and Hickstead of Canada share a victory gallop with the other competitors in the top four.

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Philippe le Jeune of Belgium praises Vigo D'Arsouilles for a round that helped land the pair in the top four.

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Philippe le Jeune and Vigo D'Arsouilles of Belgium on the jumping course.

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Rodrigo Pessoa and HH Rebozo of Brazil make short work of fence 2.

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Rodrigo Pessoa and HH Rebozo of Brazil enjoy another clear round, putting them in the top four.

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Reining demonstrator at the World Equestrian Games.

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Waiting for the Ride a Reiner activity at the World Equestrian Games.

Photo: Christy M. West

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McLain Ward and Sapphire of the USA celebrate their jumping round.

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McLain Ward and Sapphire of the USA float over jump 2.

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The view of the Rolex stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park from the top of the media box.

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Approaching the Rolex stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park.

Photo: The Horse Staff

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Many spectators attended the second round of the jumping championships on Friday night.

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Entrance to the Rolex stadium.

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The Horse's editor-in-chief, Stephanie Church, prepares to tweet the results of the jumping championship's round 2.

Photo: Christy M. West

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Taizo Sugitani and Avenzio 3 of Japan.

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Philippe le Jeune (France), Rodrigo Pessoa (Brazil), Eric Lamaze (Canada), and Abdullah al Sharbatly (Saudi Arabia) are the top four after round 2 of the jumping championship. Tomorrow, each will ride a round on all four top horses for the win.

Photo: Christy M. West