Marlies van Baalen wins CDI4* Freestyle

Marlies van Baalen (Brakel) won the Belgium Dressage Events Kür on Music this afternoon with Ben Johnson. The Team NL rider just behind her colleague Adelinde Cornelissen (Nijkerk). With Chardonnay, previously driven by Stefanie de Frel, Diederik van Silfhout (Lunteren) finished fifth in the Grand Prix Special with a percentage of 71,383%.

Marlies van Baalen, member of the B-squad, booked a nice victory with Ben Johnson (by Johnson) in the four-star competition in Lier. The judges appreciated her Freestyle with a percentage of 78,155%. In the Grand Prix they achieved a nice score of 72.304%. With that they finished in fifth place.

Adelinde Cornelissen made a strong return to international sport with the stallion Aqiedo (by Unigo). After the third place in the Grand Prix (73%), Cornelissen finished second behind Van Baalen with the 15-year-old KWPN stallion. In the final test, the Olympic rider from Nijkerk achieved a percentage of 77,560%.

View the results from the Freestyle here

View the results from the Grand Prix Special here

View the results from the Grand Prix here

Source: Equnews 
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Dominique Filion wins with Frida K Joli Lodger Freestyle Intermediare I

Dominique Filion and her Frida K (by Fidertanz) won the Joli Lodger Kür to music Intermédiare I.

With a score of no less than 78,845%, she remains over one percent ahead of first pursuer and countryman Diederik van Silfhout with Impression (by Don Schufro). They receive 77.795% from the five-member and international jury.

Corentin Pottier and Gotilas du Feuillard (by Totilas) close the podium with 75.265%.

Larissa Pauluis is the first home rider in the ranking. With First-Step Valentin (by Vitalis) she dances to 75,090%.

The Portuguese Luis Principe and R.S. Raphael (by Romanov Blue Hors) complete the top five. They score just under 75%, which remains at 74.580%.

Inge Heylen also achieved a strong result with Kalagan ‘H’ (by Universal). They dance to a score of 74.305% and that is good for seventh place. Loranne Livens is further up in the ranking on nine with Aragon L (by Aaron). Flore de Winne finishes the top ten with Basali (by Bellissimo M).

View the full overview with the results here.

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Diederik van Silfhout keeps Dutch honor high

Spencer Wilton wins the Alexa Fairchild prize, the Grand Prix Special with Super Nova II. Diederik Van Silfhout dances with Chardonnay to a handsome fifth place.

A completely British podium in the GP Spécial this afternoon. Spencer Wilton and Super Nova II (by De Niro) are awarded 76,809% by the five-member international jury. They thus remain more than two percent ahead of countryman Sonnar Murray Brown. With Erlentanz (by Latimer) this combination is rewarded with 74.340%. Gareth Hughes and KK Woodstock (by Wolkentanz II) follow on a closer 73,085%.

The German Carina Bachmann drives 72.298% together and is fourth with Tarantino 5 (by Toronto). Noorderbuur Diederik van Silfhout and Chardonnay (by Westpoint) receive 71.383% of the jury and complete the top five.

View the full overview with the results here.

Source: Equnews
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