Harrie Smolders, King of the 2017 Longines Global Champions Tour
After his victory of the overall 2017 Longines Global Champions Tour one leg before the Final, Harrie Smolders also bring Hamburg Diamonds and his teammates, Eric Lamaze, John Whitaker, Jos Verlooy & Piergiorgio Bucci to the top of the podium of the 2017 Global Champions League. A home victory for Bassem Hassan Mohammed (QAT) winner of the 2017 Doha LGCT Grand Prix on Gunder.
Victory of Paul O'Shea in Tryon CSI3* Grand Prix
Paul O’Shea (IRL) & Skara Glen’s Machu Picchu gallop to victory in the $130,000 CSI3* Grand Prix to conclude Tryon Fall Series. Shawn Casady (USA) rides Valinski S to 2nd place while Margie Engle (USA) complete the podium on Dicas.
Kent Farrington & Gazelle steal win in Tryon CSI5* Grand Prix
Kent Farrington (USA) & Gazelle dominate the $380,000 CSI 5* Rolex Grand Prix. Great performance for 21 year old Mexican rider, Eugenio Garza, taking 2nd place on Bariano while Irish pilot, Richie Moloney complete the podium on Carrabis Z.
Marilyn Little & Clearwater triumph in Tryon
Marilyn Little (USA) & Clearwater are best in the $130,000 CSI 3* Grand Prix. Great performance for Eve Jobs (USA) & Charleville, taking 2nd place in a very fast time. Nicola Philippaerts (BEL) shines again in Tryon, completing the podium on H&M Harley VD Bisschop.
Tracy Fenney (USA) & MTM Reve du Paradis, winners of the night
Tracy Fenney (USA) & MTM Reve du Paradis open the FEI fall series by winning the $86,000 CSI2* Grand Prix at the Tryon International Equestrian Center. Santiago Lambre (MEX) sign the 2nd best performance of the night on Doloris and Richie Moloney (IRL) complete the podium on Rocksy Music.
Zangersheide, the young horses kingdom
Jerome Guery (BEL) is best for the second year in a row in the FEI Zangersheide Sires of the World! This time, he rides Jupiter VG (Pommeau du Heup x Heartbreaker) to 1st place while Willem Greve (NED) on Carrera (Larino Cooper x Contender) and James Billington (GBR) on VDL Cartello (Cartani x Lord) complete the podium. Nicola Philippaerts rides Chilli Willi to the Belgium Champion title. Pippa Goddard (GBR) & Chilli (Colestus x Colorit) literally flew to victory in the 5 year old World breeding Championships. Gerard O'Neill (IRL) & Columbcille Gipsy (Toulon) catch the 6 year old World Champion title. Dayro Arroyave (COL) rides Koriano van Klapscheut (Lord Z x Darco) to Victory in the 7 year old World Breeding Championships Final.
Evelina Tovek create the surprise in Rome LGCT
What a win! Evelina Tovek (SWE) & Castello 194 triumph against all odds in the 2017 Rome LGCT Grand Prix. Evelina beats the 2016 winner couple, Harrie Smolders (NED) & Don VHP Z. Marcus Ehning (GER) & Funky Fred complete the podium. Rome Global Champions League goes to Hamburg Diamonds, thanks to Harrie Smolders (NED) on Don VHP Z & Eric Lamaze (CAN), also winner of the class on Chacco Kid. The CSI2* Grand Prix presented by PremiuMares goes to Giovanni Sapuppo (ITA) & Collinus.
Kent Farrington takes the Big Apple
World number 1, Kent Farrington (USA) rides Creedance to an outstanding victory in the $216,000 CSI 3* Grand Prix presented by Rolex at the Central Park Horse Show. Hardin Towell (USA) takes 2nd place on Lucifer V after his victory in the $40,000 CSX FEI Speed Class the day before. Kristen Vanderveen (USA) & Bull Run's Faustino de Tili keep shining, finishing 3rd of both big classes.
Philipp Weishaupt & LB Convall, Kings of Spruce Meadows
Philipp Weishaupt (GER) & LB Convall sign the only double clear round to take the victory in the prestigious CP 'International' Grand Prix presented by Rolex. 2nd place goes to Luciana Diniz (POR) & Fit for Fun while McLain Ward (USA) & HH Azur complete the podium.
Matt Brown & BCF Belicoso are best at the USEA American Eventing Championships
Matt Brown & BCF Belicoso gallop to the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Championship Title to Conclude the 2017 USEA American Eventing Championships. Doug Payne & Vandiver and Jennie Brannigan en selle sur Cambalda complete the podium. All photos of all divisions are available on sportfot.com