Amanda Goldsbury and Cooley on Ice have placed third in the six-year-old FEI WBFSH Eventing World Breeding Championships in Le Lion d’Angers, France overnight. The Irish based Kiwi eventer was fifth at the end of the dressage on 27.6 penalty points, added nothing in the cross country and just 1.2 in the showjumping for a final score of 28.8.
The 46-strong class was won by Izzy Taylor (GBR) aboard Barrington Alice on 26.9 with Stephane Landois (FRA) and Hermes du Gevaudan second on 27.7. Amanda was also 16th aboard Coolnorran Cooley on a score of 34.5.
Samantha Lissington and Quantas R placed fifth in the seven-year-old championship finishing on their 30.1 penalty point dressage score. The class, which attracted 70 combinations, was won by Thomas Carlile (FRA) aboard Golden de Beliard on 28.3, with Lara de Liedekerke-Meier (BEL) aboard Kiarado D’Arville on 28.4, and Astier Nicolas (FRA) with Gravure de la Mouline third on 28.7.
THE HORSE DETAILS:
Cooley on Ice (by Cicero Z out of Dirwies who is by Diament de Semilly) – owned by Cooley Farm and Amanda Goldsbury
Coolnorran Cooley (by I’m Special de Muze out of Coolnorran Liberty who is by Waldo van Dungen) – owned by Cooley Farm and Richard Sheane
Quantas R (by Qualito out of Galaxy R who is by Grey Top) – owned by The High Flyers Syndicate
By Diana Dobson – HP Media Liaison
Photos by Libby Law/ESNZ