New Year, first big Winner!
The Winter Equestrian Festival started with the Premiere week but the big sport really started on WEF 1. First FEI week of the year and first winner of a CSI3* Grand Prix : Beezie Madden (USA) & Breitling LS jump to victory in front of 2 other ladies, Adrienne Sternlicht (USA) on Bennys Lagacy & Sydney Shulman (ISR) on J-Boston S.E.
Early finish for the Winter Equestrian Festival :-(
The Coronavirus forces the Winter Equestrian Festival to cut the circuit short. After the announce of the USEF, WEF decides to end the circuit on the last day of week 10, cutting the last 2 week off of the 2020 season. WEF concluded with the victory of Darragh Kenny (IRL) & Scarlett Du Sart Z in the $137,000 Horseware Ireland CSI3* Grand Prix.
Daniel Deusser triumph in Doha LGCT!
3 days, 3 wins and what a way to finish the weekend for Daniel Deusser! The german pilot rides Killer Queen VDM to victory in the first LGCT Grand Prix of the 2020 season in Doha. 2nd place goes to Nicola Philippaerts (BEL) & Katanga v.h Dingeshof while Jerome Guery (BEL) complete the podium on Quel Homme de Hus. London Knights start the year like they finished the 2019 season, with a first place in the Global Champions League.
Bright future for US Show Jumping
Young talents ride to victory for USA in the $150,000 CSIO4* Nations Cup thanks to the amazing performances of Andy Kocher aboard Squirt Gun, Brian Moggre on MTM Vivre le Reve, Lucas Porter with C Hunter and Adrienne Sternlicht riding Just A Gamble. Ireland take 2nd place thanks to David Blake, Darragh Kenny, Paul O’Shea and Billy Twomey while Amy Graham, Scott Keach, Hilary Scott and Rowan Willis complete the podium for Australia. Rodrigo Lambre (BRA) topped the $214,000 CSIO4* Grand Prix riding Catover and Sydney Shulman (ISR) & Azilis du Mesnil captured the Under 25 Semi-Final Hermes Grand Prix.