Steve Guerdat takes back the lead of Longines FEI World Cup Western European League
Last Modified:Sunday, 23 November 2014 23:23
Steve Guerdat with Nino des Buissonnets in Stuttgart. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.After the fifth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup in the Western European League Steve Guerdat is back on top of the overall standing pushing Harrie Smolders down to second place with Kevin Staut in third place.
Quotes after the Longines FEI World Cup in Stuttgart
Last Modified:Sunday, 23 November 2014 23:22
"Fandango jumped his heart out today", said William after his win. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.A happy William Whitaker on his weekend in Stuttgart: "I had a bit quiet show over the weekend and to end it with winning the World Cup makes me very proud."
Lucy Davis ended second with the beautiful Barron: "I'm also very excited. I had almost two months off and my horses are feeling very fresh and competitive. After William went I thought I whould end further down than second, so I'm very happy."
William Whitaker wins the Longines FEI World Cup in Stuttgart
Last Modified:Sunday, 23 November 2014 23:26
The winners: William Whitaker and Fandango. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.With a bit of luck in the first round William Whitaker pulled off the perfect jump-off with the 11 year old Fandango (Last Liberty x Krocket) in the fifth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup Western European League in Stuttgart. Whitaker won the class with 2,5 seconds down to second placed Lucy Davis and Barron (For Pleasure x Nabab de Reve).
Harrie Smolders takes over the lead in the Longines FEI World Cup Western European League
Last Modified:Tuesday, 18 November 2014 15:55
After his win in Las Vegas this weekend, Harrie Smolders has taken over the lead in the Longines FEI World Cup Western European League. Smolders has collected 47 points, while Steve Guerdat is second on 42 points. Then follows Jur Vrieling as rank three on 33 points, Kevin Staut on 30 points and Martin Fuchs and Reed Kessler on 28 points.
Harrie Smolders and Regina Z hit the jackpot in the Las Vegas CSI-W Grand Prix
Last Modified:Sunday, 16 November 2014 19:14
Harrie Smolders and Regina Z won the Grand Prix in Las Vegas. Photo by Alden Corrigan.In true Las Vegas style, the final highlight event of the Las Vegas National opened with glitz and glamour. As eager spectators began to fill the stands, forty-four of show jumping's best and brightest prepared to compete in the $75,000 Las Vegas CSI-W Grand Prix. After ten went clean, it was Harrie Smolders (NED) and the speedy Regina Z who outran the rest for the win.
Guerdat holds on to his lead in the Longines FEI World Cup Western European League
Last Modified:Sunday, 09 November 2014 21:49
Steve Guerdat leads the Western European League. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.After the fourth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup in the Western European League has been completed, Steve Guerdat is still in the lead with a total of 42 points. Rank two is Jur Vrieling on 33 points, while Kevin Staut is rank three on 30 points. Then follows two more Swiss riders; Martin Fuchs as rank four and Pius Schwizer as rank five, with 28 and 27 points respectively.
Bertram Allen in a class of his own in the Longines FEI World Cup in Verona
Last Modified:Sunday, 09 November 2014 21:25
Bertram Allen won his World Cup debut after two fantastic clear rounds on Molly Malone V. Photos by Stefano Secchi/FEI.Ireland's only 19 year old Bertram Allen amazed showjumping fans worldwide again, when he won Sunday's Longines FEI World Cup in Verona. Allen has been on tremendous form lately, ending 7th individually at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy rocketing upwards on the world rankings breaking into the top twenty. Making the World Cup his second win for the weekend at the Italian event, Allen no doubt will continue his climb on the Longines Ranking.