The second part of the dressage team test sponsored by Julianelyst and presented by Skibby HC had 32 riders and ponies competing today to complete the team results for the 15 nations participating in the team competition which the audience watched with great excitement. Individually three riders placed themselves between the two leading riders from yesterday but nobody could beat the impressive result of German Lucie-Anouk Baumgürtel and her pony Massimiliano. A new German rider, Tabeo Schroer and her pony Danilo scored 74.538% to place second individually whilst third place went Danish Louise Christensen and Vegelins Goya with a result of 73.615%.
The strong German riders who placed 1st, 2nd, 5th and 9th individually made a clean sweep in the team competition claiming gold with a total of 222.666. On home turf the Danish team secured silver totaling 217.513 whilst the Dutch team landed bronze with a total score of 216.077.
The eventing riders had their first ride in the team competition sponsored by Nathalie Horsecare today where 25 riders and their ponies performed their dressage test. The team competition will finish tomorrow once the remaining 25 riders have ridden. After today’s test the Germans have put themselves in a very strong position as their first three riders have placed 1st, 2nd and 4th. Anna Lena Schaaf and Pearl have taken the lead with 41.40 penalties.
On the show jumping course 54 riders have completed the first qualification of the individual competition sponsored by Eurowind. Norway’s Sanne Sørlie put herself and her pony Oldrock Megan into the lead today after a clear round in 70.62 seconds. Italian Priscilla Pigozzi Garofalo came second with Poetic Justice and Irish Adam Carey and his pony Stakkati land third place. Nothing less than 27 rider and pony combinations cleared the course faultlessly.
See the results HERE.
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