LONGINES GLOBAL CHAMPIONS Tour, Valkenswaard, Holland CSI2* 11 – 13 August 2017

BAGHEERA BLUE, double clear, WINNER – 1st in SMALL TOUR FINAL out of 36 starters.

 

CHILLIPEPPER, clear, 18th in 1.45m out of 68 starters and in the Big Tour Final 1.45m, 1 time penalty, 26th out of 67 starters.

 

Georgie and her new Swedish ride, MOESKAERS QUATTRO had a great first show with placings and winning the first Invitational event.

 

Meanwhile Hilda in Sweden, with her youngster CANCAN who she has been training from the start went to her first show and was clear and received a ribbon.

 

CanCan

Busy weekend with new arrivals from Sweden & Valkenswaard Show

ANGEL finally down with Oliver, thanks to Hilda Lennartsson for doing such a fantastic job with our wonderful mare and driving her down too!  Also bringing Georgie’s new mount, Quattro

 

Meanwhile Georgie taking the prizes at Valkenswaard and Oliver presenting them

KNOKKE CSI2 & 3*, Belgium 13 – 16 July 2017

 

Though the weather was not the most favourable – had a very solid show with Bagheera Blue placed 7th, double clear in the 1.40’s out of  93 starters.

 

Isabeau placed 14th, clear out of 95 starters in the 1.45m

 

and CAMARGO 2 placed 6th and 10th in both his classes in the 1.45m

 

at home

Georgie with Chianti

Oliver with Bagheera Blue

BLUE BARON (BOLT) at Valkenswaard, May 2017

 

Oliver, John -our great groom at Valkenswaard with BLUE BARON

PEELENBERG, Holland, CSI2* 23 – 25 June 2017

BAGHEERA BLUE, clear, 6th out of 53 starters in the 1.40m.

 

VE LA PITCHOUNE – double clear, 34th out of 82 starters in the 1.35m

LIER, Belgium CSI2* 16 – 19 June 2017

BAGHEERA BLUE placed in both his classes at 1.40m, double clear, 13th and 14th respectively out of 91 starters.

ISABEAU, 1 time penalty, 17th out of 69 starters in the LIER GRAND PRIX 1.50m

 

 

BAGHEERA BLUE – winner at St Tropez 1 -3 June 2017

Thrilled to have the ride of my girlfriend, Georgie Harvey’s horse, BAGHEERA BLUE.  In May and June 2017 winning both CSI1* GP at Valkenswaard and St Tropez

St Tropez, France CSI1* 1 – 3 June 2017 WINNERS

 

Fantastic event held in St Tropez – The LONGINES Athina Onassis Horse Show and we won the CSI1* GRAND PRIX in grand style – BAGHEERA BLUE cruised around.  SUPER PROUD

 

 

JAN TOPS INTERNATIONAL, Valkenswaard, Holland CSI1*

Two shows held at this amazing venue from 9th May to 11th May and then 15th May to 17th May 2017.

 

BAGHEERA BLUE a 2nd place, double clear, in his first 1.40m out of 33 starters, then a 7th out of 26 starters.  Two 3rds out of 30 starters, one class being the GRAND PRIX of the first week.

 

The following week taking the ultimate prize – 1st place in the Final CSI1* GRAND PRIX with a cracking jump off, 5 seconds faster than the 2nd place.

As for our wonderful youngster BLUE BARON, he just seems to have the right disposition and loves his work, though green he is full of courage, attitude and scope – in his first class – 1.20m he came 11th out of 52 starters with a double clear, then 3rd in the 1.25m Medium Tour out of 55 starters, double clear again.  10th double clear in the 1.35m.  In his final 1.25m GRAND PRIX, 9th out of 32 qualifiers – a flying start