Behind the scenes at the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup in Falsterbo - part two
Last Modified:Saturday, 12 July 2014 17:43
Sergio Alvarez Moya has good reason to smile; he keeps on producing double clear rounds for Spain and is rocketing up on the world ranking. Here together with team-mate Manuel Fernandez Saro. Photos by Jenny Abrahamsson.
France still in the lead of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Europe Division 1
Last Modified:Friday, 11 July 2014 19:56
France - here represented by Aymeric de Ponnat and Armitages Boy - leads the Europe Divions 1 series. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.France is still in the lead of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Europe Division 1 after six legs of the series. France has collected a total of 345 points, and is followed by Spain in rank two with 282.5 points. Third is Switzerland with 280 points. Then follows the Netherlands in fourth with 250 points, and then Sweden and Belgium in fifth with 220 points. Ukraine is rank seven, Germany rank eight, while Ireland and Great Britain are tied at rank nine.
Quotes from the winning team following the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup in Falsterbo
Last Modified:Friday, 11 July 2014 19:51
The German team celebrating their win in Falsterbo. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.Chef d'Equipe Otto Becker: "I am very happy with my team – there were a few younger riders on it, and not so experienced horses so I said before the competition that we were not expecting to win today. The atmosphere here was fantastic today, with the Swedish clear rounds and a full house – and it was exciting to the end."
The Germans show strength in Falsterbo to win the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup
Last Modified:Friday, 11 July 2014 18:26
The winning German team in Falsterbo with Chef d'Equipe Otto Becker. Photos by Jenny Abrahamsson.After a competition with many twists and turns, Germany went to the top in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Europe Division 1 in Falsterbo on Friday afternoon. It was a close call though, as only one single penalty separated the German team from the host nation Sweden as the competition came to an end. Sweden, together with the Netherlands, was in the lead after round one though. Germany was in fifth position after the first round was jumped, also behind the US and Spain on one penalty – but with only two time penalties up to the top for the Germans everything was possible in round two. And for a second year in a row, Otto Becker's crew were the strongest in Falsterbo.
The starting order for Friday's Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup in Falsterbo
Last Modified:Thursday, 10 July 2014 16:49
The sixth qualifier of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Europe Division 1 will take place in Falsterbo tomorrow and the starting order is as follows; 1. Switzerland, 2. The US, 3. Spain, 4. Great Britain, 5. Ukraine, 6. Sweden, 7. Germany and 8. Netherlands.
Norway tops the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Europe Division 2 overall standing
Last Modified:Saturday, 05 July 2014 08:37
Norway tops the overall standing for the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Europe Division 2 with 255 points. Denmark is second with 240 points while Poland is third with ten points less. Then follows Italy, Turkey, Finland, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Portugal, Czech Republic and Russia.
Czech Republic reigns supreme in Europe Division 2 Furusiyya qualifier at Budapest
Last Modified:Friday, 04 July 2014 21:57
A double-clear performance from Zuzanna Zelinkova and Caleri ll. Photo: FEI/Krisztina Hajdu. On a day full of surprises, the Czech Republic pipped Norway for pole position in the fifth leg of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2014 Europe Division 2 League at Budapest in Hungary. The 13 teams in the first round were whittled down to just eight by a challenging track designed by Germany's Werner Deeg, and the Norwegians and Czechs slogged it out when going into the second round as joint-leaders.
Last Modified:Thursday, 26 June 2014 07:46
This lady is leading the way for France in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup series; Penelope Leprevost has showed incredible form, and this time around she was clear in the second round after one down in the first with Flora de Mariposa. All photos by Jenny Abrahamsson.
Last Modified:Wednesday, 25 June 2014 15:45
They are a clear round machinery; Gerco Schröder and Glock's London show again and again why they belong together. In Friday's Nations Cup they produced one of three double clears. Photos by Jenny Abrahamsson.