Irish Conor Swail shone at the opening of CSI3* Langley, to secure 50 World Ranking Points. (Photo © Moi Photography)
Irish rider Conor Swail shone at the opening of CSI3* Langley in Canada, securing victory in the $36,500 CSI3* George & Dianne Tidball Legacy.
The course designed by Canadian Peter Holmes with 49 pairs was the start of the Thunderbird Show Park, where Conor Swail take the victory with the 12-year-old mare Flower (Bon Ami x Randel Z), representing the third 2017 FEI win for the Irish.
With today result, the world number 60 Conor Swail added 50 World Ranking Points while being escorted by the American rider Zazou Hoffman in second place, performing with the 14-year-old mare W Zermie 13 (Rubert R. x Voltaire) .
For third place French Olympic medalist Eric Navet stayed close in the fight for victory, being accompanied by the 10-year-old gelding Catypso (Catoki x Calypso II), followed in fourth place by the American Olympic team member Rich Fellers Alongside 11-year-old stallion HTH Crazy for Crown (Crown Z x Carnute) and fifth place for the also American Jeff Campf with the 9-year-old gelding Ninou 2 (Nintender x Baloubet du Rouet), becoming his fifth place and 30 Points, the highest number achieved in his career for FEI event.
For the Latino Ranking only Mexican rider Eugenio Garza participated, failing to appear within the points with neither of his two horses, but with a better location next to the 16-year-old gelding Bariano (Jet-set-D x Skippy).