Hagen, Germany – April 22, 2022 – Henrik von Eckermann (SWE) and Glamour Girl closed out the 2021/2022 edition of the Bemer Riders Tour in grand fashion, claiming top honors in the €51,300 Bemer Riders Tour Finale CSI 4* yesterday during the Horses & Dreams CSI 4* & 2*.
Forty-six combinations participated in the challenge, facing obstacles as high as 1.60 meters. In the end, it was Eckermann (GER) and the 2011 bay Dutch Warmblood stallion (VDL Zirocco Blue x Caletto) were the fastest amongts the six combinations who registered two penalty-free performances, crossing the finish line in 44.83 seconds in the decisive phase.
Dominique Hendrickx (BEL) and Koriano van Klapscheut (Lord Z x Darco) were not too far off the final mark set by the winners, matching their clean scorecard while stopping the final timers in 45.17 seconds.
Janne Friederike Meyer-Zimmermann (GER) claimed bronze honors aboard Messi van`t Ruytershof (Plot Blue x For Pleasure), doing so in 45.41 seconds.
Final Results – €51,300 Bemer Riders Tour Finale CSI 4*
1) Henrik von Eckermann (SWE) & Glamour Girl – 0 / 0 – 44.83
2) Dominique Hendrickx (BEL) & Koriano van Klapscheut – 0 / 0 – 45.17
3) Janne Friederike Meyer-Zimmermann (GER) & Messi van`t Ruytershof – 0 / 0 – 45.41
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