Germany conquers CSIO5* La Baule Nations Cup!

Germany conquers CSIO5* La Baule Nations Cup!

The Nations Cup in La Baule is no longer part of the League of Nations... but the world's top competitors had gathered for the Rolex Series in France! After a thrilling jump-off, the German team ultimately jumped to victory! The Belgian show jumpers secured third place!

For Germany, Philipp Weishaupt achieved a double clear round with Zineday (Zinedine). Additionally, Kendra Claricia Brinkop jumped clear once with Tabasco De Toxandria Z (Thunder vd Zuuthoeve) over both rounds. Teammates Marcus Ehning with Coolio 42 (Casalito) and Andre Thieme with DSP Chakaria (Chap 47) recorded only one jumping fault over the two rounds.

The French team, competing in front of their home crowd, finished in second place. For the host country, two combinations remained faultless over both rounds. Olivier Robert with Iglesias D.V. (Quasimodo van de Molendreef) and Francois Xavier Boudant with Brazyl du Mezel (Haloubet de Gorze) proved to be the strong performers.

The Belgian show jumping team completed the top three! For Belgium, Wilm Vermeir with IQ van het Steentje (Toulon) was the standout, remaining faultless over both rounds! Jérome Guery and Quel Homme de Hus also seemed to be in good form!

In the first round, Guery knocked one rail out of the cups. He recovered in the second round with the 18-year-old son of Quidam de Revel. Additionally, Olivier Philippaerts with H&M Miro (Diamant de Semilly) and Niels Bruynseels with Origi vd Vosberg (Echo van 't Spieveld) competed for Belgium. Both duos recorded one jumping fault in each round.