Conor Swail & Casturano. Photograph © Sportfot.
World quantity 5 rider Conor Swail (IRL) claimed the ultimate worldwide victory in the course of the second week of the 2023 Spring Sequence, offered by Florida Coast Tools, at Equestrian Village in Wellington, FL. He and Casturano stormed to a win within the $146,000 Bainbridge Corporations CSI3* Grand Prix. The victory was a particular one for the mix, because it was their first FEI grand prix win collectively.
“He’s an incredible horse, very cautious. At present is the largest that he has jumped, and I believed the category was powerful, however the horse actually excelled not solely at the moment however all week,” mentioned Swail, who took over the experience on Casturano early this 12 months when he was bought by Mannon Farm.
Though Swail is unsure what the long run holds for Casturano, he’s sure the horse will likely be aggressive at no matter stage he settles at. “I’m pushing him a bit of bit simply to see how he manages with the peak. On the minute, he’s giving me all the precise solutions, going about his job and doing it extraordinarily nicely. I don’t understand how large he’s going to go however I’m hoping he finally ends up going all the way in which.”