CSI 5*

Maikel van der Vleuten & VDL Groep Arera C Win €25,000 Christmas Cracker

London International Horse Show Olympia 2017

 

Maikel van der Vleuten (NED) & VDL Groep Arera C won The €25,000 Christmas Cracker jump-off class yesterday at Olympia – The London International Horse Show CSI 5*-W in England. The Dutchman and the 12-year-old bay Dutch Warmblood mare (Indoctro x Voltaire) soared over all the 1.60m maximum-height obstacles, registering no penalties after blazing through the timers in 34.19 seconds.

Marcus Ehning (GER) & Comme Il Faut (Cornet Obolensky x Ramiro) earned silver honors with their second faul-free run in 34.38 seconds.

Simon Delestre (FRA) & Teavanta II C Z (Treasure x Ahorn) were the only other combination with double clear scorecard, securing third place with a jump-off time exactly two second slower than the latter two.

London International Horse Show Olympia 2017

Maikel van der Vleuten & VDL Groep Arera C

Full Results:
http://www.longinestiming.com/#!/equestrian/2017/1434/html/en/longinestiming/resultlist_13.html

Photo: © Horsepower / Kit Houghton