Images from day one of the European Championships in Aachen - part one
Thursday, 20 August 2015
European Championships Aachen 2015
Belgium did not have the best of days, until Gregory Wathelet came in towards the end and produced a beautiful fast clear round on Conrad de Hus to slot into fourth position. Belgium is currently 10th on the team standings. All photos (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Bertram Allen and Molly Malone V impressed again, and sit 5th overall. Ireland lies 8th after the first round in Aachen.
The Dutch on the other hand saw all their team members going clear; here Jur Vrieling and VDL Zirocco Blue N.O.P. The team lies in 5th position.
As did the riders from Ukraine, who left every fence intact to take 6th position at this point - here Ferenc Szentirmai and Chaccland.
Andy Candin and Caruso 394 in action for Roumania.
Gotta love this little horse; Lenardo der Kleine and Andreas Schou did a fast four-fault round yesterday, and Denmark lies in 11th position after day one.
Daniel Deusser and Cornet D'Amour had one down for Germany, but his team still leads overall as round two comes up.
The amazing nine year old Good Luck had one down with Cian O'Connor in the saddle.
Joe Clee and Utamaro d'Ecaussines impressed again, went clear and sits third individually for Great Britain - which is also the results for the team.
Reigning World Champions Jeroen Dubbeldam and Zenith SFN N.O.P. looked to be in very good form, riding a good clear round - putting him 16th individually.
The 15 year old Taloubet Z looked to be in top shape with Christian Ahlmann in the saddle - jumping a clear and fast round for Germany.
It was a bit up and down for Sweden yesterday, they now sit 9th overall - here Douglas Lindelöw and Casello in action.