Farrington had 1 penalty around the final day, while Ward went neat and teammate Lucy Davis had 4.
Madden#8217;s withdrawal resulted in the U.S. team will not have the posh of shedding the cheapest score of their four riders. Rather, the 3 rides counted. Her absence also meant the U . s . States could be without its longtime anchor, which is similar to attempting to win a global series with no clean-up hitter.
U.S. rider Elizabeth Madden, a four-time Olympian, withdrew in the competition prior to the final, stating an injuries to her horse, Cortes #8216;C#8217;. The 14-year-old gelding — who passes the name Small within the stables — endured a tendon injuries during Tuesday#8217;s preliminary models and Madden stated she#8217;d not risk the animal#8217;s health any more.
The scores will reset to zero once the two-round competition resumes Friday.