Chameur and Georgina Have ‘Charmed’ Their Way Up the World Cup Rankings

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Published on November 15, 2018

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ver the past few years, Georgina Bloomberg has exercised an admirable degree of patience. She knew the right horse to bring her back to the top levels of the sport was out there, and she wasn’t going to settle until she found him.

“It’s been a couple of years since I’ve really had a top grand prix horse,” Georgina says. “I think any rider will tell you; you really have to have the right horse to give you the confidence and to give you the results. When I am riding, I’m 100 percent focused and I work hard, but I’ve also sort of taken a step back from it in the last couple years knowing that when the right horse did come along I would 100 percent dedicate myself to that again.”

On October 20th, Georgina entered the ring for the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Del Mar knowing that just two of 27 riders that had jumped up to that point had been able to put forth faultless efforts over the Marina Azevedo (BRA)-designed track. Moreover, she had only jumped off on her new mount, the 10-year-old Westphalian gelding Chameur, once before. By night’s end, she found herself rounding...