Daniel Bluman triumph in Rome CSIO
Daniel Bluman (ISR) catch the biggest win of his career with a victory in the CSIO Grand Prix of Rome. Cian O'Connor (IRL) & Irenice Horta fly to 2nd place while Olivier Philippaerts complete the podium on H&M Extra. The Nations Cup goes to Sweden thanks to Henrik von Eckermann (Toveks Mary Lou - 0/0), Angelie Von Essen (Luikan Q - 0/4), Fredrik Jönsson (Cold Play - 4/9) and Peder Fredricson (H&M Christian K - 4/0). Ireland finish 2nd while Belgium & Netherlands share the 3rd place.
Martin Fuchs & Chaplin top the LGCT Grand Prix in Madrid
The LGCT Grand Prix of Madrid goes to Martin Fuchs (SWI) & Chaplin. Martin wins ahead of Maikel van der Vleuten (NED) on Dana Blue & Bart Bles (NED) on Gin D. In the CSI2* Grand Prix, Gonzalo Anon Suarez (ESP) rides Toledo du Phare to victory and London Knights triumph in the Global Champions League thanks to Ben Maher & Martin Fuchs.
Simone Blum, Queen of La Baule
Simone Blum (GER) and her crack, DSP Alice, triumph in the Longines Grand Prix of La Baule. Steve Guerdat (SWI) finish an amazing weekend at the 2nd place with Albfuehren's Bianca and Darragh Kenny (IRL) complete the podium on Important de Muze. Switzerland dominates the Nations Cup thanks to Niklaus Rutschi, Bryan Balsiger, Paul Estermann & Steve Guerdat. 2nd place goes to Belgium and France finish in 3rd. Patrice Delaveau (FRA) rides Vestale de Mazure HDC to victory in the difficult derby of La Baule.
Nayel Nassar dominates the Longines Masters of New York
Nayel Nassar (EGY) & Evergates Stables, Lucifer V win the Longines Speed Challenge as well as their 1st ever CSI5* Grand Prix at the Longines Masters of New York. Harrie Smolders takes 2nd place, also with an Evergate's horse, Une de l'Othain. Olivier Philippaerts (BEL) rides the impressive, H&M Cue Channa 42 to 3rd place. Europe triumph again in the Riders Masters Cup thanks to Darragh Kenny, Harrie Smolders, Olivier Philippaerts, Pius Schwizer, Edward Levy and Chef d’Equipe, Philippe Guerdat. Madison Goetzmann (USA) & Prestigious adds another victory to their hit list with a victory in the CSI2* Grand Prix.