In the always sunny Abu Dhabi it was Irish rider Michael Pender who won the Grand Prix Qualifier in the AL Shira’AA international Horse Show. The four star show crowned it’s winner with the eight year old HHS Hercules in 36.08 seconds. Out of the 20 participants only eight stayed double clear.
Joao Marquilhas (POR) and his W Diva Rosa MFS (by Wallenburg) finished in second place with 36.74 seconds on the clock. French’s Adeline Hecart and the thirteen year old Question D’Orval (by Rosire) placed third with 38.64 seconds.
The top five was completed by USA’s Alice Debany Clero and her Dutch bred mare Amareusa S (by Baloubet du Rouet) in fourth place, followed by Al Eid Khaled Abdulaziz and Valuta S (by Quintero) on fifth place.
Earlier today at the six and seven year old horses it was Abdullah Humaid Al Muhairi who won with his Diaradino in 59.31 seconds. He was followed by Thomad McDaid an the Lady Charlton in second place.