We definitely can’t get enough of seeing our H on the biggest world and national podiums! Six weeks have passed since our last report and we count about fifty Horse Pilot podiums, including 19 victories. Summary !
Jumping : irlande AS a leader of the high level!
On their lands at CSIO 5 * Dublin, Cian O’Connor and Shane Breen have honored their nation with two victories for the first one and a third place for the second one. They did not stop there because we have found Shane in pole position of a test at 1.50m then on the second step of the podium of the Valence Grand Prix.
Gothenburg European Championships: A superb individual bronze medal for Cian who has demonstrated with his team-mates that Ireland has one of the best teams on the continent by winning gold! Two weeks later, the rider took a third place at the end of a class in the difficult CSIO 5* of Calgary.
France is not outdone !
Our tricolor ambassadors also prevail at the top of the CSI 5 * rankings:
Olivier Robert come back from Dublin with an additional second place in his record and a seventh place in the Grand Prix, offered by his latest recruit: Forest Gump 29.
After his heroic breakthrough in Dinard in July, Nicolas Delmotte confirmed in Gijon his place among the greatest French riders by taking par of the victory in the Nations Cup.
Saint-Lô, Valence, Mâcon, Arnas, Auvers … 2* and 3* csi :
A third place for Gregory Cottard in Saint-Lô, one also for Charles-Henri Fermé and Alexandre Fontanelle in Valence: the number 3 is good for our Pilots in the 3* label. On closer inspection, the first place even more!
? Alexandre wins a test in Valencia.
? Four victories in Mâcon: three for Gregory and one for Charles-Henri!
At level 2* we have four Horse Pilot rankings at the CSI of Arnas, three of which were picked up by Charles-Henri Fermé, who is in a great shape since the beginning of the season.
Also labeled 2*, the two jumps of Auvers were the stage of thirteen rankings for our ambassadors including two third places for Gregory Cottard.
To notice at the national level: The victory of the Grand National Compiègne step by Nicolas Delmotte and Guillaume Foutrier.
Hurray in the eventing side !
Maxime Livio offered himself the Pro Elite victory at the Grand National of Lamotte-Beuvron and thus became the French Champion! He also won on the Pro3 label and finished second in Pro2.
After dominating the dressage class at the CIC 2* of Lausanne, Thomas Carlile offered the title of French champion of six-year-old horses to her pretty Birmane. He counts four other podiums with four- and five-year-old horses.
Congratulations and thanks to our Pilots; We are proud of you !
© photos: Dublin Horse Show – P.Chevalier – Sportfot