Team Price have started strongly with the dressage underway at the L’international de Lignieres en Berry in France overnight.
Jonelle Price and Faerie Magnifico are the best of the Kiwis in the CCI3*-L, sitting in third spot on 29.8 penalty points, well in touch with leader Alexander Bragg (GBR) on Zagreb with their 27.5 effort. Jonelle scored 31 penalty points aboard Killbunny Andy to sit in sixth. Jesse Campbell and Cooley Lafitte 37.8 to end the day in 34th spot.
Thirty-six of the 65-strong field have completed their dressage, with Jonelle first out this evening on Curly Girl, with Taylor Mason on Gino Gingerino and Jesse Campbell aboard Cleveland to follow later in the class.
In the CCI4*-L, Tim Price and Spartaco sit on 31.1 penalty points with Tayla Mason, in their first start at this level, on 36. Just 11 in the 36 strong class have completed their dressage, with Maxime Livio (FRA) and Api Du Libaire leading on 26.6. Samantha Lissington and Ricker Ridge Sooty GNZ will be the first out in the class this evening, with Jesse Campbell and Diachello, Tim with Falco, and Jesse on Amsterdam 21 still to come.
The CCI2*-S is yet to start, but features Kiwis Jonelle aboard Diamante and Jesse with Shadow Sister among the 58 entries.
THE HORSE DETAIL:
Spartaco – owned by Tim and Jonelle Price
Falco – owned by Sue Benson
Centennial – owned by Sue Rutter, Tayla and Sonya Mason
Diachello – owned by Kent Gardner and Jesse Campbell
Amsterdam – owned by Craig Campbell
Ricker Ridge Sooty GNZ – owned by Pip McCarroll and Samantha Lissington
Faerie Magnifico – owned by Trisha Rickards
Curly Girl – owned by Kate Holmes, Jackie Olivier, Kate Amin, and Ben and Lucy Sangster
Killbunny Andy – owned by Therese Miller and Constance Edmundson
Gino Gingerino – owned by Jeremy Young
Cooley Lafitte – owned by Jay Jaffar
Shadow Sister – owned by Kent Gardner and Jesse Campbell
Diamante II – owned by Joanne Pullan
By Diana Dobson – HP Media Liaison