Pablo Gomez Molina & Ulises de Ymas. Photograph © SusanJStickle.com.
The opening day of an thrilling week on the Adequan World® Dressage Competition (AGDF) noticed prime expertise rise with a brand new private greatest for Spain’s Pablo Gomez Molina within the Iron Spring Farm CDI3* FEI Grand Prix on Thursday morning. Thirty athlete mixtures rode down centerline to kick off Week 7 of competitors on the venue.
As one of many last entries, Gomez Molina piloted the 13-year-old P.R.E. gelding Ulises de Ymas (Seni Indio x Superior II) to his top-finishing rating of 71.087% within the class for the best honors. Breaking the 70% mark, however nonetheless falling in need of Gomez Molina’s whole, Susan Pape (GBR) and Concord’s Eclectisch rode into second place with a rating of 70.587%. The victory lap was rounded out by the USA’s Anna Marek on Hearth Fly, who completed with a rating of 69.500%.
USA Scores Residence Staff Win in Beneath-25 FEI Nations Cup
The FEI Nations Cup for Beneath 25 riders, introduced by Diamante Farms, was the characteristic competitors on Thursday throughout opening day of week 7 at AGDF. The under-25 division was a clear sweep for crew “stars and stripes” who pocketed the gold with a degree whole of 139.736. The house nation additionally secured the silver medal with a ending rating of 135.500. Rivals to the north, Canada landed within the bronze place with a last tally of 133.118.
Benjamin Ebeling (USA) boasted the one rating to interrupt 70% within the CDIOU25 Intermediate II, introduced by Diamante Farms, which left him each with the crew gold and particular person first place aboard Ann Romney’s 13-year-old Oldenburg gelding Standing Royal OLD (Statesman OLD x Rubin Royal OLD). Ebeling’s efficiency was a repeat of his victory throughout the identical occasion final 12 months wherein he and the mount scored solely a slight fraction beneath their most up-to-date check on a share of 70.647%.
In a formidable efficiency throughout her debut as a crew rider for the USA, Callie O’Connell clinched the category’s general second-place place by incomes 69.089% for her efficiency aboard the Ruling Cortes LLC Owned 14-year-old KWPN gelding Eaton H (Wynton x San Remo).
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