Julia Krajewski and Samurai du Thot not only win the three-star competition but also the national championship! They held onto their dressage score of 19.90 throughout the week. In second is Ingrid Klimke (GER) and SAP Hale Bob OLD (25.90) followed by Yoshiaki Oiwa (JPN) with The Duke Of Cavan (26.90) in third. Second and third in the German Championship are Ingrid Klimke (GER) and Bettina Hoy (GER).
Julia Krajewski (GER) is over the moon to have won again, this time not only the class but also, for the first time, the national title. ... Read More
Jonelle Price (NZL) and Faerie Dianimo (28.30) are the new CCI**** winners!
Laura Collett (GBR) with Mr Bass (29.90) and Ros Canter (GBR) with Zenshera (29.90) follow in second and third.
This year’s Badminton winner has done it again. Jonelle Price wins the four-star-event 2018 in Luhmühlen on her little but very feisty grey mare Faerie Dianimo: “This mare can be a little crazy at times – she can be difficult in dressage, very strong in cross- country and jumps like she is huge - but this is what makes her as good as she is!” Jonelle continued by saying she never ... Read More
After an exciting finish of today’s dressage, we have Tim Lips (NED) and Bayro with just 24.10 penalties in first, Jesse Campbell (NZL) with Cleveland (24.60) in second, followed by Shane Rose (AUS) on CP Qualified (25.50) in third place.
Tim Lips had plenty to smile about: “Bayro was super today! Even after losing my stirrup in the first canter and feeling a little silly not being able to get it back, the gelding seemed to go from strength to strength. My trainer came over from Holland specifically, which gave us a huge boost. I ... Read More
After day one in the four-star competition we have a joined first with Kitty King (GBR) on and Boyd Martin (USA) with Shamwari 4, both on 27.4 penalties. In third is Vittoria Panizzon (ITA) with Checkers Play the Game and 28.1.
Kitty King was particularly pleased with her horse’s performance, who has not competed in a big event since the Olympic Games in Rio 2016: “He has performed really well for me today and I could not have asked for ... Read More
Luhmühlen’s four-star competition began with the first veterinary check this afternoon. Fifty-one horses were beautifully presented to the ground jury to receive their “accepted” in order to proceed to tomorrow’s dressage.
After “familiarization” in the main arena, the horses were exquisitely prepared for the first horse inspection. The riders presented their horses not only to the ground jury but also to the many spectators who were eager to see the athletes of this year’s competition. Only one horse, Master Tredstep, ridden by Aidan Keogh (IRL) was ... Read More
Popular Victorian rider Amanda Ross delighted a big crowd at Werribee Park this afternoon winning one of her home town Eventing majors – the Saddleworld Melbourne International 3 Day Event CIC3*.
Heading into today’s final jumping phase Ross and her elegant black Thoroughbred Koko Popping Candy were sitting in second position behind Rio Olympics bronze medallist Shane Rose and Virgil. But, after going clear they set a mean task for their rivals.
The last to go in breezy conditions Shane Rose and Virgil, a noted jumping star, knocked the third last rail handing victory to ... Read More
Sarah Carless reports..
Whilst the event featured a record number of 366 competitors representing 16 countries, British riders dominated at Tattersalls International Horse Trials with Brits taking victory in five of the classes at the Irish event.
Celebrated comedy star Jennifer Saunders had her first winner at Tattersalls when her eight-year-old horse Cooley Monsoon, was ridden to victory by Piggy French in The Eventing Ireland CCI** class.
French went second last into the show jumping arena, needing a clear round which she duly produced on the eight-year-old Cooley Monsoon scoring an overall 27.4. James Avery, who had led the ... Read More
The world’s best riders head the entries list the for this year’s CCI**** at Luhmühlen.
Britain’s line-up is led by Kristina Cook, Nicola Wilson and Pippa Funnell, with Sarah Bullimore, Izzy Taylor and Kitty King amongst the strong contingent entered. Eventing Worldwide vlogger Alice Dunsdon has also entered Cool Investment
Badminton Champion Jonelle Price is also in the line-up with Faerie Dianimo as his is her husband Tim Price with Xavier Faer. Riders from Australia, including Shane Rose with CP Qualified, Belgium, Canada, Equador, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands and the US will be ... Read More
It would be a dream come true for Cantabrian Emily Cammock to notch back-to-back wins in the NRM CCI3* Open National Championship at the Three Day Champs this week but she knows it will be a big ask.
Cammock comes into the 17-strong field looking forward to three strong days of competition, with the dressage scheduled for Friday, followed by Chris Ross’ cross country on Saturday and the showjumping on Sunday.
“Our preparation was going well until a couple of weeks ago when ... Read More
It was celebrations all round for the team at Harthill Stud after the Ramiro B sired Cooley Master Class and Oliver Townend took the 2018 Land Rover Kentucky CCI 4* title.
After a clear round cross country, Oliver stood in third position overnight. It was a tense finish as Oliver took the lead from Michael Jung, with a foot perfect fault-free show jumping round with Cooley Master Class, to finish on his dressage score of 28.7 penalties
Oliver has ridden and produced Cooley Master Class, owned by Angela Hislop, since he was a four-year-old and ... Read More