Today it’s Nations Cup time, the first Nations Cup of the year is underway in Abu Dhabi. As a warm-up Sweden’s Henrik von Eckermann claimed victory in the morning 1.50m accumulator with joker.
Aboard the 11-year-old Chacanno (f. Chacco-Blue) Eckermann crossed the finish in 48.08 seconds. Abdullah Al Sharbatly followed as runner-up with Crazy Quick (f. Chacco-Blue).
Samuel Hutton completed the stage in the saddle of the 11-year-old ASkari-son, Aramis. Just outside the stage Norwegian Cecilie Hatteland placed fourth. Together with Alex (f. Oklund) she stayed ahead of Henk van de Pol with Looyman Z (f. Numero Uno).