CSI4* Week in the Swedish capital with the victory for the home rider in dual phase beating Belgian Olivier Philippaerts. Ranking Latino leader Marlon Módolo Zanotelli from Brazil took third place. (Photo © Peter Zachrisson/RGB Pictures)
Good start to the week for the enjoyment of local audiences in the CSI4* Sweden International Horse Show in Stockholm and the big win for Angelie von Essen test performed in double phase at height of 1.45m.
Under court design of Peter Lundström, 17 pairs encouraged competition and led a group winning von Essen with 6 double clear and the horse West Falica (Perion x Heartbreaker), owned by J. & R. Schill, with a time of 28.68 seconds. The fight was intense for the first three places, the winner was escorted by the Belgium talented Olivier Philippaerts and H & M Legend of Love (Landzauber x Congraf) scrounged for second in 29.07 seconds.
The best Latin competition was its leader Marlon Módolo Zanotelli from Brazil, who introduced the issue Rock’n Roll Seed (Diamond Semilly) owned by Monsieur Richard Levallois, completing its course in 29.38 seconds, the difference between the first and third 70 hundredths of a second.
The two places available to complete the top five in fourth and fifth place went to two representatives from home, being with Jonna Edberg and Freestyler (Lord Z x Burgraaf) the fourth owner in 30.27 seconds and Helena Persson with Bonzai H (Baloubet du Rouet x Caletto II) in 30.91 seconds, closing the list of highlights.