Jeroen Dubbeldam (NED) issued a statement earlier this week announcing the retirement of his horse of a lifetime SFN Zenith.
Together, Dubbeldam and the 15-year-old bay Dutch Warmblood gelding (Rash x Fuego du Prelet) took home the gold medal in both the individual and team jumping competitions during the 2015 World Equestrian Games in Caen, Normandy, France.
2014 Individual Gold – World Equestrian Games in Caen
2014 Team Gold – World Equestrian Games in Caen
2014 Team Gold – FEI Nations Cup Final in Barcelona
2014 First Place in – Jump-off Class at Maastricht CSI 3*
2015 Individual Gold – European Championships in Aaachen
2015 Team Gold – European Championships in Aachen
2015 First Place – Jump-off Class at Neumunster CSI 3*
2017 First Place – Grand Prix CSI 3* at St. Lô
2017 First Place – Grand Prix CSI 3* in Samorin
The Dutchman made the following statement on his Instagram account:
Thank you SFN Zenith!
With a little sadness but foremost with great pride and gratefulness I would like to announce the retirement of SFN Zenith.
Sunday the 17th of March during the Indoor Brabant CSI 5*, we will look back at our amazing career with the people that made this incredible succes story possible. Let’s make it a day to remember!
For SFN Zenith’s full FEI profile & results, please click here.
Sources: Jeroen Dubbeldam / FEI – Fédération Equestre Internationale
Photo: © Jeroen Dubbeldam