Meandre won the 122.th Grand Prix of Berlin. It was the first event for his rider Maxim Guyon (22) at this traditional race place in Germany. Meandres owner is Edouard de Rothschild. Meandre is coached by Andre Fabre (66) in Chantilly.
With the countdown to GlobalChampionsTour Chantilly fully underway, the stars of global show jumping will be performing at the historic "horse town" of France. Tens of thousands of spectators are expected from July 19-22 for a four day feast of top equestrian sport.
A new grass surface has been added to the main arena to ensure the best footing for the equine superstars of GCT. The last GCT 5* event before the Olympics will take place in front of the sumptuous Chateau de Chantilly and kicks off with a warm up class for the elite riders on Thursday afternoon.
Riders include Rolf-Göran Bengtsson, Kevin Staut, Michael Whitaker, current GCT ranking leader Edwina Tops-Alexander and Christian Ahlmann will be leading a high calibre field of riders who will be chasing the €285,000 prize money in the Global Champions Tour Grand Prix on Saturday.
CHIO 2012 Aachen: click here
Today the traditional CHIO Aachen begins. Luciana Diniz shows two horses of Edouard de Rothschild: Lady Lindenhof and Calvie. Her best horse Winningmood is not going in Aachen and at the Olympics due to a minor setback.
Lennox back in top shape - Luciana Diniz wins with her 11 year old gelding Lennox the Grand Prix of the CSI Wiesbaden 2012, in the same time a qualification of the DKB - Riders Tour 2012.
Edouard de Rothschild has purchased Nangaye de Kergane (Grand Chef Bleus x Type d'Elle) for Luciana Diniz to ride. The mare has been competed by Kevin Staut since September last year, and did her last show with him in La Baule as Staut's collaboration with Haras de Hus has ended.
Irish international dressage rider Judy Reynolds is to join Jessica Kürten's team, at her new yard in Ferrieres-en-Brie, Paris, France.
Edouard de Rothschild is no longer President of France Galop. After 8 good years he will concentrate in other activities, including show jumping.
Winningmood has been elected Horse of the Year in Belgium with a Trophy présentation in Mechelem next monday.
Olivier Gouillon finished working after one year of collaboration. He didn´t go away empty-handed: Edouard bought the mare Wonabi Van den Aard (without fauts in the Grand Prix of Calgary) for him.
From the beginning of January 2012 Jessica Kurten will move with her own horses to the stable of Edouard de Rothschild.
Luciana ranged on 3rd place in Oslo