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Appelen and Funnel with 2* Grand Prix wins

Monday, 15 February 2016
CSI2* Mijas/Opglabbeek 2016

William Funnell with Billy Congo
William Funnell with Billy Congo. Archivephoto (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.

At the Costa del Sol Equestrian Tour  in Mijas William Funnel (GBR) and his now 15 year old stallion Billy Congo (Vechta x Animo Elite) won Sunday’s Grand Prix by more than two and a half seconds. Funnel’s compatriot, Anne Edwards was the only rider in addition to Funnel to produce two clear rounds and secured second place riding Blaezr B (Tombola x Lord Z). Doron Kuipers (NED) and Baileys (Vincenzo x Burggraaf) came third followed by another British rider, Steven Franks, in fourth and Alexandre Fontanelle (FRA) in fifth place.

Jeroen Appelen (BEL) won the 2* Grand Prix in Opglabbeek riding Filesto van de Herkant (Oklund x Darco). Appelen won the five-horse jump-off ahead of Danish rider, Rikke Belinda Barker and her Orlando-mare Oh La’la with Ina Von Bormann (GER) in third place riding Rahmannshof Stagoldina (Stakkato Gold x Landor S).

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