Emanuel Andrade gets his first win in the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival.

After being the best rider in consecutive seasons WEF, Venezuelan rider conquest in the first day of competition his first victory. (Photo © Hector “Che” Garrido).



After finished for the second year in a row and named the Overall Jumper Rider in the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival, Emanuel Andrade of Venezuela conquest his first victory in the new edition of 2015.

With 12 week from January 7 trough March 29 initiated activities for the young Venezuelan rider this season, who won last season record of wins with a total of 36. Now Andrade win today in the circuit who considered to be the best in the world, to begin a difficult task, which is achieved for the third consecutive year be the best rider of the WEF. 

Now the road begins with this first victory in the $2,500 High Amateur Owner Jumper with new mounts Anker. In the speed class Emanuel stop de clock in 69.045 seconds in clear round. With this first result makes clear, that his name be taken into account in what is his new inclursión as Amateur rider, and now has 18 years old.

Ultimately the class was attended by 47 riders and Emanuel participated with 3 more horses, ranking at positions 13, 14 and 29 with AD Vangelys, Boy IV and Natif des Roches respectively.