The leaderboard in the CCI4*-NC-L at the Military Boekelo-Enschede in The Netherlands has had a good shake up after the Adrian Ditcham (GBR) designed cross country overnight.

The Kiwis have dropped to sixth in the Nations Cup event. Germany, who led coming into the cross country, plummeted to 11th of the 12 teams, with France moving from third to top the rankings on a score of 97.8 penalty points. Great Britain have held their second spot are sit on 107.2, with Belgium boosting from sixth to third on 113. New Zealand is on 128.5.

Tim Price and Jarillo are the best of our bunch, having moved from 12th after the dressage to 10th overnight thanks to coming home clear jumping and two time for a tally of 31 penalty points. James Avery and Dallas 13 were also clear jumping and added six time for their 41.5 penalty point effort powering 29 places up the leaderboard, while Jonelle Price and Senor Crocodillo added both time and jumping for their 56 penalty point score.

Jonelle and her individual ride Clever Louis were eliminated on the cross country.

Nicolas Touzaint (FRA) and Diabolo Menthe have taken the lead in the individual field on 25.4, with Lara De Liedekerke-Meier (BEL) and Ducati d’Arville in second on 26.6, and Laura Collett (GBR) with Dacapo in third on 26.9. Julia Krajewski (GER) and Nickel 21 who led coming into the cross country were eliminated.

Nineteen combinations came home clear and inside time, with nine retirements and 17 eliminations. Eighty-four combinations completed the cross country today. Next is the showjumping, with Kris Gelder Van (NED) tasked with designing the course.


Jarillo (by Dantos, out of Fiorilla who is by Alicante) – owned by Lucy Allison, Frances Stead, and James and Rachel Good
Clever Louis (by Cyrkon, out of Latifa 6 who is by Cor de la Bryere) – owned by Chedington Estate
Senor Crocodillo (by Connor 48, out of Marni who is by Exorbitant XX) – owned by Joe and Alexander Giannamore
Dallas 13 (by Dimaggio) – owned by David and Karie Thomson

By Diana Dobson – HP Media Liaison
Photos by Libby Law/ESNZ