How Francis Whittington brought down corner in 20 frames


On the Rolex 2015 cross-country course, Francis Whittington was the only rider to break a fence and escape the frangible pin breaking penalty because the fence he demolished was not pinned. Francis and Easy Target took 6 strides to the C element of the Land Rover hollow, and while attempting to bank the corner, Easy Target dropped his hind legs behind the ground line log. The momentum carried the horse’s haunches to the left and when it hit on the far left post, the jump gave way.

Luckily it did collapse, because a more sturdy construction would have had a different outcome.

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