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
Peder Fredricson (SWE) and H&M All In, European Champions
A dream came true in Gothenburg! After their Silver Medal at the Rio Olympics last year, Peder Fredricson (SWE) and H&M All In triumph and claim the Individual European Champion Title in Gothenburg. A wonderful final that brought some incredible pilots and horses on the podium as Harrie Smolders rides Don VHP Z to a Silver Medal and Bronze medal goes to Cian O'Connor & his fantastic Good Luck.
Kent Farrington dominates Valence CSI5*
The 1st CSI5* of Valence concludes with a double victory of the Number 1 in the World, Kent Farrington (USA)! Kent takes 1st place on Baltic Star in the 1m45 and rides Gazelle (photo) to victory in the Grand Prix. Perrine Mary (FRA) & Radjah de Turcis sign the only double clear round to take the win in the Under 25 Grand Prix and Michel Robert (FRA) & Undiams de Varenne are best in the CSI2* Final. On the second week of show, John Whitaker (GBR) & Talisman de Mazure fly to victory in the 6 barres with an easy last jump at 1m95, Alexandre Fontanelle (FRA) & Jussica T, are victorious in the CSI2* 1m45 Grand Prix and Shane Breen (IRL) takes 1st place in the CSI3* Final on Laith.
Isabell Werth, Queen of the European Championships
Right after a team Gold Medal for Germany, Isabell Werth (GER) confirms and rides Weihegold OLD to the European Champion title in gothenburg. Sönke Rothenberger (GER) & Cosmo take 2nd place and Cathrine Dufour (DEN) complete the final podium on Atterupgaards Cassidy.
Ireland takes the Gold Medal at the European Championships
Ireland rocked it! A vibrating final with a 3-riders team to take the Gold at the Gothenburg European Championships. Congratulations to Cian O'Connor (Good Luck), Shane Sweetnam (Chaqui Z), Denis Lynch (All Star 5), Bertram Allen (Hector van d'Abdijhoeve) & their Chef d'equipe, Rodrigo Pessoa. Silver medal goes to Sweden while Switzerland complete the podium and take the Bronze
Lorenzo de Luca, Maestro of Valkenswaard!
Tough conditions didn't disturb the Italian Maestro, Lorenzo de Luca! He captures the LGCT Grand Prix on Ensor de Litrange LXII, beating the Grand Prix winners of Berlin LGCT, Christian Ahlmann (GER) & Codex One. Maikel Van Der Vleuten (NED) & VDL Groep Verdi TN complete the podium. Harrie Smolders (NED) & Jos Verlooy (NED) performances offer the win to Hamburg Diamonds in the Global Champions League and Olivier Philippaerts (BEL) & H&M Challenge v. Begijnakker Z top the CSI2* 1m45 Grand Prix.
Scott Brash wins at home
Scott Brash (GBR) catches 2 home wins with Hello Forever, taking victory in the CSI5* LGCT Grand Prix and winning the Global Champions League with his teammates Denis Lynch & Paris Sellon for Miami Glory. Jessica Springsteen (USA) & Tiger Lily dominate the CSI2* 1m45 Grand Prix and Henrik von Eckermann (SWE) & Mary Lou 194 are best in the CSI5* 1m50 to conclude a beautiful edition of London LGCT.
Christian Ahlmann (GER) & Codex One are back!
Over a 3 riders jump-off, Christian Ahlmann (GER) & Codex One triumph in Berlin LGCT Grand Prix. A German double, as Simone Blum & her fantastic DSP Alice take 2nd place. Leopold van Asten (NED) & VDL Groep Beauty complete the podium. The Global Champions League goes this time to Valkenswaard United, thanks to Alberto Zorzi (ITA) on Cornetto K & Bertram Allen (IRL) on Izzy by Picobello.
The Global Future Champions week is a wrap!
Rob van Bussel (NED) & Chica du Buisson Z win the 5 year old final while Rodrigo Giesteira Almeida (POR) & King Kong of Picobello Z (Kannan x Orlando), are best in the 6 year old final. The 7 year old Grand Prix goes to Steven van Meersche (BEL) & Kyamant van't Spieveld (Diamant de Semilly x Toulon) and Aggelos Touloupis (GRE) & Be Aperle v. (Clarimo x Concerto II) are victorious in the 8 year old final. Hilde Veenstra (NED) & Kentucky are unbeattable, taking the win in all 3 Pony show classes while Milja Esser (GER) & Antine are best in the 1m30 Pony Final. Anthony Philippaerts (BEL) & Happy Feet Max win the Children 1m25 final and Sven Peters (NED) & Channel (photo) top the Juniors 1m40 Final. In the older categories, The Young Riders Final goes to Dieter Vermeiren (BEL) & Kingston Town 111 Z and Roberto Previtali (ITA) & Sirius du Granit triumph in the Under 25 1m50 Final.