Aachen images | Behind the scenes of the Mercedes-Benz Nations Cup - part one
Wednesday, 23 July 2014
A happy Pénélope Leprevost gives Mylord Carthago *HN a big hug after he only has a pole down and a tiny time fault over the two enormous rounds. Pénélope's groom Julie can do nothing but smile. All photos by Jenny Abrahamsson.
Darragh Kenny and Imothep wait for their turn for Ireland.Chris Sörensen and Bobby at the in-gate.All smiles for Canada as Sörensen has only a time fault in the second round. High five for Lucy Davis who was double clear on Barron for America.Team Ehning gets ready to go for Germany.Gregory Wathelet congratulates Pieter Devos on a job well done as he records only a time penalty over the two rounds on Dream of India Greenfield.You could hear the hearts beat at the in-gate.A slightly disapponited Steve Guerdat.Romain Duguet and Quorida De Treho get ready.Pius Schwizer.Shane Breen and Golden Hawk together with Robert Splaine. One happy Eric Lamaze!And here the reason: Yann Candele who went double clear for Canda on Showgirl.I did it! Reed Kessler was very happy after a second clear round on Cylana for the US and got support from her friend Morgan and groom Stacey.Firth of Lorne.Conor Swail and Scott Brash watched ringside.Tiffany Foster and Verdi III leave the ring after only a time penalty in the second round.