Good start of the indoor season
Genesis van de Kwachthoeve and Giacomo Casadei provided the perfect opener by winning the 1m40 class in San Lazzaro di Savena. Two days later they also finished third in the 1m45 Grand Prix.
Mumbai, on the other hand, made his five-star debut at the age of seven. He competed in the 1m45 during CSI5* -W Stuttgart and flawlessly finished on a 7th place.
Closer to home, during CSI Lier, a few other references jumped in the limelight. French Cancan de la Pomme stood out with Olimpia Bargagni. They finished 5th and 10th in the 1m20. Lauranne Spits and Night Girl vd Heffinck shone in the classes for 6-year-old horses with a 9th place, while Leonie Peeters and Tinkoucha Hero Z were successful in the 1m40 class, finishing 7th.
Also for Anna Helebrantova and Epo van de Achterhoek Z the good results continue to accumulate: they achieved a second place in the 1m35 of CSI2* Prague.
In addition, Guust van den Katten Eeck and Pal Flam gained a first and fifth place in the classes for 7-year-old horses at CSIYH Kronenberg while Omer Karaevli and Livingstone van Peggershof gained a ninth place in the 1m40 of CSI3* Oliva. Hunter and Derin Demirsoy also achieved good results in Oliva: they became 2nd, 3rd and 6th in the 1m40!
Further abroad, Kiss Me van 't Smisveld and Koss van Heiste once again demonstrated their qualities. Kiss Me, ridden by Mohamed Ashraf Abdallah, did so with a 10th place in the 1m40 class and a 4th place in the Grand Prix of CSI2* Al Ain while Koss van Heiste and Conor Swail finished third in the CSI4* Grand Prix of Wellington!