Dutch dressage riders seize the first place in Nations Cup Geesteren

Today was a great day for the Dutch competitors in their home country. In the Nations Cup of Geesteren, Glock's Zonik scored another top score. The Blue Hors Zack-son scored a total of 78,304% with Edward Gal. The pair completed the piaffe and pirouettes beautifully. Judge Francis Verbeek even scored their test with 80%.

Gal was able to stay ahead of Juliette Ramel in this Grand Prix. She scored 78% with the thirteen-year-old KWPN-gelding Buriel KH (Osmium). Judge Mariette Sanders-van Ganswinkel put them in the first place. Therese Nilshagen followed in the third position with twelve-year-old Dante Weltino OLD (Danone 4). The Swedish rider impressed Jacques van Daele with almost 80%, their total score was 77,739%. 

Desperado and Emmelie Scholtens finished fourth. Their score of 75,913% is higher than she ever scored with her top horse Apache in an international class. 

The Dutch team now takes the lead in the Nations Cup standing and leaves the crowd wanting more. 

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