First British victory at Olympia The London International Horse Show and the Amazon commanded a group of 5 classified the jump-off. Pius Schwizer second and Laura Renwick third. (Photo © olympiahorseshow.com)
To conclude the day’s Jessica Mendoza is credited first British victory at Olympia The London International Horse Show with his 14-years old mare Spirit T (Tornado x Carnaval Drum), owned by Sarah Mendoza, leading the jump-off with 15 participants including the winner.
Mendoza scored a time of 31.43 seconds to give the audience a show with his triumph, when exceeded the Swiss Pius Schwizer
and 11-years old gelding PSG Future (Cashandcarry x Lorentin I) recording 31.91 seconds to escort in the second position.
The result of the Swiss prevent one-two from Britain and especially two of its top women riders as was the case with Laura Renwick, occupying the third place. Pius was very close to scoring a winning time of 31.91 seconds, setting both an advantage over other competitors who managed to complete his two clear rounds.
Already in the third Renwick complete their court on the horse Bintang (Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve x Orlando) a 9-years old gelding in 33.09 seconds, completing the top five in the fourth French Kevin Staut, followed by German Marcus Ehning in the fifth.