Germany FEI European Champion Reining Senior Riders
12/07/2019 – The FEI European Championship Reining Senior Riders for teams has been concluded yesterday in Givrins (SUI). With only 4 participating nations the excitement was missing. With the composite score 659,0 team Germany grabbed gold. The top score 220,5 was posted by Non Pro rider Gina Maria Schumacher and Shine N Whiz [Topsail Whiz], followed by a 220,0 by Grischa Ludwig and Coeurs Little Tike [Coeur D Wright Stuff] and a 218,5 by Markus Süchting and Spotlight Charly [As Smart As Charley]. The 215,5 posted by Elias Ernst and USS N Dun It [Reminic N Dunit] was dropped.
With the compositie score 646,0 team Italy took silver. Luca Dossetto and RS Nebbiolo Blue [Spat A Blue] posted a 216,5; Lorenzo de Simone and The Cocked Gun [Gallo Del Cielo] a 215,0; Davide Brighenti and Custom Genetics [Custom Crome] a 214,5; and Non Pro rider Enrico Sciulli and Snips Gotta Bud [Nic It In The Bud] a 214,0.
The Swiss team was decorated with bronze. Non Pro rider Adrienne Speidel and ARC Walla Smart [Walla Walla Whiz] posted a 218,0; Non Pro rider Sabine Schmid and Gotta Make It Baby [Spooks Gotta Whiz] a 213,0; Non Pro rider Annika Riggenbach and Great Little Gunner [Colonels Smoking Gun] a 209,5; and Daniel Schmutz and SLJ Smart Doc [Smart Like Juice] a 207,0.
The 2nd individual qualification round has been concluded today. From an animal welfare point of view (performing 3 consecutive days at the top) an unnecessary one: 5 of the 6 entries advanced to the finals scheduled for tomorrow.
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