New Zealand has finished fifth in the CCIO4*-NC-L at the Military Boekelo-Enschede in The Netherlands, with Tim Price the best individual with a seventh place.
Tim and Jarillo were clear and inside time in the showjumping to jump from 10th to seventh for a final tally of 31 penalty points.
James Avery and Dallas 13 had a rail to finish on 45.5 while Jonelle Price and Senor Crocodillo were all clear to move up the leaderboard with their 56 penalty point effort.
Twenty-three of the remaining 79 combinations were clear and inside time over the Kris Gelder Van (NED) designed showjumping course. The class was won by Nicolas Touzaint (FRA) aboard Diabolo Menthe, who finished on his 25.4 dressage score.
France held on to take the Nations Cup win on 97.8 penalty points with Great Britain second on 111.2, and Belgium third on 129. New Zealand were fifth on 132.5.
THE HORSE DETAILS:
Jarillo (by Dantos, out of Fiorilla who is by Alicante) – owned by Lucy Allison, Frances Stead, and James and Rachel Good
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