Morgan Barbançon & Habana Libre V. Picture © SusanJStickle.com
It was an epic and unforgettable day for 30-year-old French rider Morgan Barbançon, who capped a sensational first Wellington season of her profession with wins in each the Dutta Corp CDI4* Grand Prix Particular and the Beatrice Marienau Dressage CDI3* Grand Prix Particular. They had been the 2 showcase lessons of the penultimate day of week 11 throughout the Adequan® World Dressage Pageant (AGDF). The wins took Barbançon’s tally of victories to 3 in underneath 24 hours — all on completely different horses.
On Saturday, she led the four-star class on the 11-year-old Habana Libre A (by Zizi Prime x United), pulling out a unanimous win on 71.702% from remaining draw, regardless of a mistake within the one-time modifications on the diagonal. American women crammed the remaining two podium steps, with Katie Duerrhammer and Paxton sealing second on 69.234% and Alice Tarjan third driving Candescent to 68.596%.
Within the three-star ranks, 12-year-old Deodoro (by Damon Hill x Lauries Crusador) stepped as much as earn Barbançon one more winner’s rug for her burgeoning assortment, placing down an untouchable 71.596% regardless of the three riders positioned behind her all posting private greatest scores. Emily Miles (USA) and Java Dulce — winners of the qualifying grand prix class — needed to accept second this time with 70.872%. The ultimate competitor within the class, America’s Kevin Kohmann, picked up third with a 69.043% experience on Dünensee.
“I’m on cloud 9 proper now,” enthused Barbançon, who shall be again in Europe very first thing on Monday morning and straight again to driving within the chilly. “I’m exhausted and I gave the final little bit of myself in that final check at present, but it surely’s such a superb drained.”
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