Five Top 10 Riders Set to Compete in IFEMA Madrid Horse Week CSI 5*-W

2018. MHW CSI 5 Preview Marcus Ehning & Funky Fred Oxersport Diego Souto

The VI Edition of IFEMA Madrid Horse Week CSI 5*-W, which will take place the next 23rd, 24th and 25th of November in Madrid will have five of the Top 10 riders of the last FEI Ranking. Among the most prominent names that will jump there is Steve Guerdat (SUI), current number two, Henrik von Eckermann (SWE), number three and Marcus Ehning (GER), fourth in the list. Also, the Main Arena will see competing Ben Maher (GBR), Kevin Staut (FRA) or Pieter Devos (BEL), among others.

All of them will jump in the sixth leg of the Western European League of the FEI Jumping World Cup, which will take place in IFEMA Madrid Horse Week for fifth year in a row.

In the spanish representation is led by Eduardo Álvarez Aznar, number one in the national ranking and 24th in the FEI Ranking. Also, Manuel Fernández Saro, spanish number two, Gerardo Menéndez and Julio Arias.

On Friday 23rd will take place the qualifying test for the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Grand Prix on Sunday, which will be one of the biggest attractions of this year´s IFEMA Madrid Horse Week.

Source: Press release from Oxersport

Photo: © Oxersport / Diego Souto