Gilles Thomas has said goodbye to one of his best horses. "Since he was four, I have formed a duo with Konak. It is with regret that I have to say goodbye. I wish him every success with his new rider in the US." says Thomas. Recently the duo took a bronze medal at the Belgian Championship seniors in Lanaken.
In September this year, Thomas jumped on the podium at the CSI4* Grand Prix of Ascona. The pair collected a total of 10 international final victories during their career.
Among others during the Youth Nations Cup in Opglabbeek. Furthermore, Thomas also counted on Konak for his EC participations. The pair jumped to the silver team medal at the 2019 European Championships Young Riders.
The gelding will now compete for America, this under the saddle of Chandler Meadows. The rider is training with Lauren Hough.