WEG World Jumping Championship, Round 2

Images from around the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, including round 2 of the Show Jumping.

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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

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