Wellington, Florida, USA – March 03, 2022 – The eighth week of the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF), sponsored by Premier Equestrian, wasted no time delving straight into international competition on Thursday, March 3. Riders from across the globe will attend throughout the week in preparation for the $150,000 Nations Cup CSIO 4* on Saturday night, followed by the $216,000 Grand Prix CSIO 4*, presented by JTWG, Inc. on Sunday. The 13-week series offers a wide variety of international jumper competition alongside national hunter, jumper, and equitation divisions through April 3, 2022.
The afternoon brought forth wins for the up-and-coming generation of show jumpers with the $10,000 Hermès Under 25 Welcome. It was victory for the Irish in the $10,000 Hermès Under 25 Welcome as Max Wachman bested a 66-horse field with Coolmore Show Jumping’s 13-year-old Oldenburg gelding Quintini (Quintender 2 x Cassini II).
Final Results – $10,000 Hermès Welcome CSI U-25
1) Max Wachman (IRL) & Quintini – 0 / 63.21
2) Layla Kurbanov (USA) & A Toi De Prim’ – 0 / 64.87
3) Ashley Vogel (USA) & Ceres Van Het Moeshof – 0 / 67.04
Source: Press Release by Summer Grace / Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. for ESP – Equestrian Sports Productions / WEF – Winter Equestrian Festival
Photo: © Sportfot