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The Rolex Grand Prix of Geneva in images

Tuesday, 12 December 2017
CHI Geneva 2017

Last weekend, it was time for one of the real highlights of the season: CHI Geneva, the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final and the Rolex Grand Prix of Geneva. Here are some of the highlights from the Grand Prix, that showcased the sport at its very best. All photos (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
An amazing trio leaving the ring after their winning jump-off: Kent Farrington, Denise Moriarty and Gazelle!

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Cian O'Connor borrowed his student Lillie Keenan's Fibonacci for the Rolex Grand Prix and he couldn't stop praising the gelding after his clear round. The two eventually ended 5th.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Full focus for Harrie Smolders, that keeps on impressing with Don VHP Z.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
After one unlucky time fault in the first round, last year's winners Pedro Veniss and Quabri de I'Isle ended 7th.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Another one who got one time fault in the first round was Laura Kraut with Confu, to take the 6th place.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Tiia and Mary Lou having a moment after taking the second place.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
The stunning Coree - with Gregory Wathelet in the saddle - at the prize giving receiving the third place.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
The winners in action.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Bryan Balsiger was placed with Clouzot de Lassus after four faults.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
It was a disappointed Eric Lamaze who recorded four faults with Fine Lady 5, still being the fastest on those on a score of a pole down taking the 8th place.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Four faults was also the result for Kevin Staut and Vendome d'Anchat HDC.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Harrie Smolders and Don VHP Z have had an amazing year, and jumped double clear again to take fourth place.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Full speed for Jerome Guery with Grand Cru van de Rozenberg, but with four faults they had to settle for 15th place.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Mark Mcauley ended 10th with Miebello.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Mr. Eventing - Michael Jung - illustrated that he is very competitive also on the highest level of showjumping. With four faults in the first round riding Fischersolution he ended 11th in the prestigious class.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Peder Fredricson had a great weekend and after ending 3rd in the Top 10 Final with H&M Christian K, the two of them were 9th in the Grand Prix.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Simon Delestre and Hermes Ryan had to settle for 13th place after four faults in the first round.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Steve Guerdat was not happy after having the a-element of the very last double down with Bianca. With four faults and not such a fast time he ended just outside the placings.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Denise Moriarty and Gazelle.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
More love for the superstar Gazelle.

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