The Juniors opened the day at Hippisch Centrum Exloo, the Netherlands, early with their team competition test. Yasmin Westerink won the class with Dibert L (s. Vivaldi), riding to 70.354%. The Swedish rider Laura Laustsen finished second with the Friedensritter-gelding Fairy Tale (70.354%). Third place was for Maddy Dijkshoorn and the Abercrombie-gelding Appstore, following closely behind with 70.303%.
In the Children preliminary competition Britt Kikkert-van der Linde took a convincing lead of 80.500% with Dark Knight Texel (s. Wynton). Eliev Verstappen and the routinier Happy Feet (s. Tuschinski) finished second with 78.661% and Sophie van Iwaarden and Hermes Mithras (s. Abanos) grabbed the third spot with 77.625%.
Riding Le Formidable (s. FS Champion de Luxe), Nina van Rooij won yesterday’s Pony-competition with 71.857%. Second place went to Isabella Karajkovic and First Hummer, scoring 71.191%. Kyra Hingstman and Goldwyn (s. Golden Rock) took hold of third place with 70.666%.
With 71.275% Robin Heiden took the victory in the Young Riders-class with Gasmonkey (s. Tuschinski). Chiel van Bedaf and the Glock’s Toto Jr.-offspring Key-West Texel finished second with 70.294%. The jury put Margje Janssen and Elma (s. Jazz) in third place, scoring their performance to 69.804%.
Marten Luiten and Fynona are having a top weekend, winning another class yesterdag. With the Ampere-mare he won the U25 Grand Prix with 72.265%. Thea Bech, competing for Denmark, grabbed second place with Dionisos (s. Spielberg). The pair scored 72.008%. Quinty Vossers and Hummer (s. Charmeur) scored 70.000% and a third place finish.
Not only the youth riders competed yesterday, also the young horses appeared in the arena. The CDIYH for five-year-olds was won by Nanny McPhee, ridden by Judith Ribbels. The mare, sired by Vitalis, scored a very convincing 82.000%. Meike Lang, riding for Germany, rode her Glock’s Toto Jr.-mare Nikky to 75.200%. The presentation of Nequeen (s. Glock’s Trafalgar) by Spanish Cecile-Esther Vicente Borgmann was awarded with 74.200% and a third place finish.
The six-year-old class was won by Lotje Schoots and Mufasa (79.400%). Schoots also scored a second place with Irvin (s. Inspire) with 76.400%. Marjan Hooge and Don Diny (s. Don Noblesse) finished third today with 73.200%.
Small and big tour
Joyce van Rooijen-Heuitink and Gaudi Vita (s. Apache) won the CDI1* Small Tour Inter I in unanimous fashion, scoring 74.118%. Second place was for Diederik van Silfhout and Dante US (s. Dante Weltino OLD) with 71.373%. Another third place for Quinty Vossers, this time with her Everdale-offspring Inferno, putting 70.490% on the scoreboard.
Like yesterday, the CDI3* Big Tour Grand Prix Special was won by Marlies van Baalen and Habibi DVB (s. Blue Hors Don Schufro) with 74.979%. Hans Peter Minderhoud and Invictus (s. Jack Sparrow) finished second with 73.979%. Third place went to the Australian-rider William Matthew with Mysterious Star (s. Metall). The pair scored 70.894%.
Devenda Dijkstra and Hero (s. Johnson TN) won the Grand Prix Freestyle with 73.475%. Germany’s Meike Lang and Ferrabeau finished second with 71.485% and the third place in the kür was for Karoline Louise Skøt and Midtgaards Zamir (s. Zardin Firfod) from Denmark with 70.820%.
Source: DigiShots News