h. Falsterbo Horse Show
The five-star jumping competition started on Thursday, July 7th, 2016 at the Falsterbo Horse Show in Sweden with two international classes.
The biggest class of the day, the €24,900 Vellinge Kommun Prize, was won by Switzerland’s Paul Estermann riding the 10-year-old Oldenburg gelding Lord Pepsi (Lord Pezi X Santander H), producing the fastest time out of the 28 pairs, clearing the course in 63.13 seconds.
Estermann started his weekend in Sweden pretty well finishing in 2nd place at his first class earlier in the morning riding Bareina (Valentino Ddh X Clinton).
Second place in the Vellinge Kommun Prize was for the Irish rider Darragh Kenny who also placed 4th in his first class riding Zahra II. For the bigger class Kenny rode the 9-year-old Holsteiner gelding Catuso (Canto X Corrado I) and finished in a time of 64.15 seconds.
Third place went to Holland’s Jonny Pals aboard the 10-year-old Holsteiner stallion Fernando (For Pleasure X Corrado I) in 64.38 seconds, and Germany’s Holger Wulschner finished in 4th place riding BSC Skipper in 64.64 second. Fifth place was for Wout-Jan Van Der Schans from the Netherlands riding Capetown and finishing in 64.73 seconds.
Friday’s highlight at Falsterbo is the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup that will take place at 2:30pm local time, and can be seen live at feitv.com.
See full results here