CSI 5*

Karen Polle & Little Lord 90 Come Up Big in €25,000 Prix du Département de Loire CSI 5* at La Baule

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Karen Polle (JPN) & Little Lord 90 were victorious in the €25,000 Prix du Département de Loire last Sunday during the Jumping International de France – CSIO de La Baule in La Baule Escoublac, France.

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The Japanese rider and the 13-year-old Holsteiner (Lasino x Calato) overcame all the obstacles in both phases of the power-and-speed challenge, completing the entire course with no penalties and stopping the final timers in 27.20 seconds.

 

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Pius Schwizer (SUI) & Balou Rubin R

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Pius Schwizer (SUI) & Balou Rubin R during the awards ceremony

Pius Schwizer (SUI) & Balou Rubin R (Balou du Rouet x Coleur Rubin came as close as it gets to winning, the only difference their being one-hundredth of a second slower.

 

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Roger-Yves Bost (FRA) & Tesway de la Batia

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Roger-Yves Bost (FRA) & Tesway de la Batia

Roger-Yves Bost (FRA) & Tesway de la Batia (Clavaro x If de Merze) rounded out the top three backed by a penalty-free at the end of the second part of the contest, going through the timers in 27.72 seconds.

 

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Karen Polle & Little Lord 90 during the awards ceremony

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Photos: PSV Photo @ www.psvphoto.com / J. Morel