Dominique Hendrickx (BEL) and Bacardi Les Hauts were crowned Belgian Indoor Champions last Wednesday during the Jumping Mechelen CSI 5*-W & 2* in Belgium.
Dominique Hendrickx (BEL) & Bacardi Les Hauts
Hendrickx and the 11-year-old grey Belgian Sport Horse gelding overcame the rest of the field by advancing to and completing the jump-off without knocking down any of the 1.45m high obstacles, stopping the timers in 33.62 seconds for the victory.
Niels Bruynseels (BEL) & Karisto van de Mishagen
Niels Bruynseels (BEL) and Karisto van de Mishagen (Nabab de Reve x Lord Z) were right on their heels, earning silver honors in 36.78 seconds.
Gilles Dunon (BEL) & Fou de Toi van de Keihoeve
Gilles Dunon (BEL) and Fou de Toi van de Keihoeve (Toulon x Melkior du Montois) were the only other combination that posted two penalty-free performance, earning silver honors just one-hundredth of a second slower than the latter two.
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Photo: © Jumping Mechelen