French riders on song at CSI5*-W.
The duo of Nice Stephanie and Penelope Leprevost continue to impress and attract all the plaudits. In what was a testing circuit, and with 41 horse and rider combinations competing for victory and qualification to the GP, the French horsewoman managed a faultless run, leading her mount round the course in a time of just 56.60 seconds.
It capped off a great day all round for team France who secured a clean sweep of the podium. Following Leprevost we find Kevin Staut with Elky van het Indihof*HDC in second and Roger-Bost with Pégase du Mûrier in third. Italy’s representative Emanuele Gaudiano was riding with Guess 6 and ended the trial with 4 penalties.
In the opening competition meanwhile, Patrice Delaveau claimed first place with Ornella Mail HDC thanks to a time of 52.87. Second spot went to Eduardo Alvarez Moya of Spain with Top Lulu and the final podium slot to Jerome Guery of Belgium with Ginnis van’t Geyzeven. As for the Azzurri rider Gaudiano, he registered 3 penalties with Caspar 232 and 4 penalties with Carlotta 232.