James still leads the pack in France

James Avery looks like he is enjoying the ride on Vitali during the CCI2*7YO cross-country. (Image: Libby Law Photography)

James Avery and Vitali have held on to their lead after the cross-country at the World Breeding Eventing Championship for Young Horses at Mondial du Lion, adding just 1.6 time faults. They are narrowly ahead of Mary King on King Robert in the 7YO section.

Mary King and King Robert (Image: Libby Law Photography)

Andrew Nicholson has moved up to 10th on Yacabo BK after a clear round.

Andrew Nicholson and Yacabo BK have moved up to 10th (Image: Libby Law Photography)

Jesse Campbell and I Spye remain eighth in the 6YO class, thanks to a good clear round within the time.

Jesse Campbell and I Spye (Image: Libby Law Photography)

Andrew and As Is also produced the goods, and are 11th heading into the show jumping.

Andrew Nicholson and As Is (Image: Libby Law Photography)

We understand that Dan Jocelyn had a fall in the warm-up and had to withdraw from riding his two horses, Fjury and Lissyegan Rory.  Hope you feel okay now, Dan.

Izzy Taylor and Monkeying Around hold the lead in the six-year-old class (Image: Libby Law Photography)
Andrew Nicholson signs autographs for fans. (Image: Libby Law Photography)