Today the show grounds of Oliva were open for the stars of tomorrow. With classes for 5-, 6- and 7-year olds, it promised to be a busy day.
The first class of the day was the class for 6-year old horses. I this class it was Lisa Cubitt who took the victory with Oaks Clovelly (f. Asb Conquistador). They left the wood untouched and finished in 38,33 seconds. The Spanish rider Jaime Gabarron Jimenez ended on second place with Mago de Quijas. This stallion didn’t touch the fences and finished in 38,76 seconds. Barry Drea and My Lady O.L. (f. Armitage 2) completed the podium. They jumped a clear second phase in 40,29 seconds.
The fourth place went to Ireland as well. Sofie Slattery and Goldplaty (f. Toulon) finished in 41,12 seconds. Jamie Wingrove and Gensesis HB (f. Carrera VDL) completed the top five.
In the class for 5-year old horses it were the German riders who ruled the show. They did not only took the victory, but the second place also. Stephi de Boer was the fastest of 18 combinations with Community 3 (f. Carrico). They jumped a clear second phase in 38,74 seconds. Dirk-Heiner Strobel ended on second place with Casallantum (f. Casall). Leaving the wood untouched, they finished in 39,62 seconds. Volha Charnyshova and Casall Lady Z completed the top three.
Maria Östmann (Conder Hypopromo) and Carmen Edwards (Happy Valerie) ended respectively on fourth and fifth place.
In the class for the 7-year olds, the victory went to Clem Mcmahon. With Hilton Alibi (v. Pacino) under the saddle, he beat all competition with a time of 29,95 seconds. Jamie Wingrove and Heartsring (v. Cicero Z Van Paemel) ended on second place. They jumped two clear rounds and crossed the finish line in 31,64 seconds. Simon Schröder and Cocobongo CR (v. Clearway) completed the podium. This gelding left the wood untouched and finished in 32,23 seconds.
Jaime Guerra Piedra (Faith 13) and Ferenc Szentirmai (Luniko) completed the top five. They ended respectively on fourth and fifth place.
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