Danish rider Jennifer Pedersen was solid in the Drachten Grand Prix, taking an a good advantage against Dutchman Jur Vrieling. (Photo © Indoordrachten.com)
Jennifer Pedersen of Denmark got a solid win at €24,700 Roelofsen Horse Trucks Prize, dominating with a fasted field the tiebreaker round.
With a total of 54 pairs the main class of the CSI2* Drachten on course designed by Dutchman Henk Linders took place, resulting the great winner Jennifer Pedersen with the 10-year-old gelding Didam 2 (Cardento x Guidam) when stopping the clock in 34.15 seconds for her tie-breaker round.
Being a total of 16 riders classified to the jump-off, none managed to overcome the performance of Jennifer Pedersen, who managed to beat the house rider Jur Vrieling and his 12-year-old stallion Baltic VDL (Quaprice Bois Margot x Jus De Pomme), ensuring the winner 50 World Ranking Points, while Jur Vrieling finished in 35.09 seconds to add 45 points.
The third place was Annelies Vorsselmans of Belgium in 35.31 seconds with the 12-year-old gelding Wilandro 3 (Unistar x Ramazotti), fourth place for Dennis Van Den Brink of the Netherlands with the 10-year-old mare Doreusa (Phin Phin x Tangelo Van De Zuuthoeve) in 35.99 seconds and completed the Top 5 Kim Emmen of the Netherlands with the 10-year-old stallion Delvaux (Chacco-Blue x Lancer II) in 36.36 seconds.
The only representative of the Pan American Ranking Samantha Mackenzie of Canada, was eliminated.