Last Modified:Monday, 24 November 2014 10:45
Denis Lynch and Querida won in Lier - here seen in Valkenswaard earlier this year. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.The CSI3* Grand Prix at Jumping Parma went to Frederic Busquet on Plume de la Roque (Kannan x Adelfos). There were only three riders with a double clear round in this 1.55 class with a winning round, and the French rider was the fastest one. Over four seconds behind followed Claudia Gisler on Cordel (Catoki x Coriano), and in third came Julia Kayser on Sterrehof's Cayetano Z (Caretano z x Cor de la Bryere).
Richard Philips, Rioldi and Offel on top in Jumping Parma's Grand Prix qualifiers
Last Modified:Sunday, 23 November 2014 23:18
Katharina Offel and Air Chin Z were one of the winners of the Grand Prix qualifiers in Parma. Photo (c) World of Showjumping.Three Grand Prix qualifiers have taken place at the CSI3* event Jumping Parma this weekend. The first one – a 1.45 competition against the clock – sponsored by KEP Italia went to Switzerland's Jane Richard Philips riding Zekina Z (Zandor Z x Carthago Z). Richard Philips was no less than five seconds faster than runner-up Vincent Voorn on Quinlan (Quidam's Rubin x Acrobat), while home rider Massimo Grossato followed in third on Unique d'Hyrencourt (Indian Gold Van Casterhoeve x Elanville).
Kaya Lüthi takes Saturday's biggest win in Stuttgart
Last Modified:Sunday, 23 November 2014 01:32
Kaya Lüthi and Pret a Tout won in Stuttgart. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.The 20 year old Kaya Lüthi was unbeatable in Saturday's main class in Stuttgart - riding Pret a Tout (Hiram Chambertin x Stew Boy). Marcus Ehning did his very best in the winning round with Singular LS La Silla (Chapultepec La Silla x Stakkato), but had to see himself beaten by the young German rider.
Ludger Beerbaum and Chaman win the Mercedes German Master in Stuttgart
Last Modified:Saturday, 22 November 2014 09:33
Ludger Beerbaum and Chaman won Friday's biggest class in Stuttgart. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.Ludger Beerbaum went all in with Chaman (Baloubet du Rouet x I Love You) in the jump-off of the Mercedes German Masters in Stuttgart which gave him the win of this prestigious class.
Only 12 riders were qualified for the class, and five of them went on to the jump-off. Hans-Dieter Dreher was first to go with Embassy II (Escudo I x Silvio I), and it looked like his time would be very hard to beat. The following riders Steve Guerdat with Concetto Son (Concetto x Drosselklang II) and Bertram Allen with Belmonde (Ovidius x Kenwood) ended with 4 and 8 faults - also the last rider Marco Kutscher with Cornet's Cristallo (Cornet Obolensky x Pilot) had to see a pole fall.
Schwizer and Breen on top at the Stuttgart German Masters
Pius Schwizer won the Preis der Firma Walter Solar at the Stuttgart German Masters. Photo (c) Stuttgart German Masters.Pius Schwizer won Thursday's biggest class at the Stuttgart German Masters. The speed class Preis der Firma Walter Solar was the first of two qualifications for the Mercedes German Masters, and faults were converted into additional time. On the twelve year old gelding Armani The Gun CH (Abanos x Ramiro Z), the Swiss rider posted a time of 62.64 seconds.
Last Modified:Thursday, 20 November 2014 09:10
VDL Groep Sapphire B bucks her way through the finish line after an amazing jump-off that brought Maikel van der Vleuten to the top of the Longines Trophy Grand Prix in front of an ecstatic home crowd. All photos by Jenny Abrahamsson.
Last Modified:Wednesday, 19 November 2014 12:33
It was all about the Dutch riders in Maastricht – they won every single class apart from one. Here the double World Champion Jeroen Dubbeldam on Zenith SFN that won Friday’s Grand Prix qualifier the VDL Groep Prijs. All photos by Jenny Abrahamsson.