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Another new ride for Mendoza

Friday, 09 October 2015
Sport

Jessica Mendoza. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Jessica Mendoza. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.

British rider Jessica Mendoza has taken over the ride on Eric van Vleuten’s former ride Wan Architect. The now twelve-year-old ride has been away from the European circuit since 2013 and has competed in America and Canada during 2014 under Brenda Riddell and Francie Steinwedell-Carvin. Together with van der Vleuten, Wan Architect was a part of the winning Dutch team in the Nations Cup in Al Ain in 2013, they won the 3* Grand Prix in Drammen and were placed in the 5* Grand Prix in s'Hertogenbosch the same year to mention some. 

Mendoza brought Wan Architect to Opglabbeek last weekend where they produced some good rounds in the 1.35/1.40 classes. This weekend the combination is competing at the CSI3* Horse of the Year Show in Birmingham. They have had a good start so far being double clear in Thursday's 1.45 class to end fifth.

Source: horses.nl

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