The final class of the show, the CSI5* LGT Vienna Masters, was won by Championship Leader Ludger Beerbaum (GER) and Chaman, who are on sparkling form following one of the best Longines GCT seasons of Ludger’s career.
Ten-time Olympian Ian Millar of Perth, ON, added yet another title to his long list of accomplishments by winning the $1.5 million CP International, presented by Rolex, on September 14 to close out the CSIO5* Spruce Meadows “Masters” tournament in Calgary, AB.
The Canadian Show Jumping Team finished eighth at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Team Final held September 4 in Caen, France.
The Canadian Show Jumping Team is currently standing sixth following the opening day of competition on September 2 at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Caen, France. Individually, Ian Millar of Perth, ON, currently sits in eighth position.
The evening CSI5* 1.50m class at Longines Global Champions Tour of Valkenswaard was won by the master of faster Harrie Smolders (NED) and his feisty mare Regina Z, who raced to the top of the class from early in the draw finishing in an unbeatable time of 38.19s.
Nine out of the Top 10 riders in the world, including Team GB’s Olympic show jumping Gold medalists, will compete on a unique stage in the heart of London in a few weeks time.
The Vermont Summer Festival hosted World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) week, showcasing several of the country’s top hunter riders and horses, from July 16 to 20 in East Dorset, VT.
Danielle Torano of Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Woodstock won the $30,000 Otter Creek Grand Prix, presented by Hand Motors, on Saturday, July 19, at the Vermont Summer Festival in East Dorset, VT. Torano won the same event in 2011 riding Capitano.
Elle Young of Salina, KS, took home the Adirondack – Green Mountain Challenge title on Saturday, July 12, at the Vermont Summer Festival. Young rode to first place in the Small Junior Hunter 16-17 division aboard Boris, an eight-year-old Dutch Warmblood by Tenerife owned by her mother, Karen Young.
The Longines Global Champions Tour of Cascais, Estoril was won by the virtually unbeatable World No1 Scott Brash (GBR) and Hello Sanctos - the pair won last night’s big class and have now claimed their second LGCT Grand Prix win of the 2014 season.
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