The American rider Kristen Vanderveen started the 2017 Tryon Summer VI CSI 3* with a new victory, establishing itself as the main reference of the Show in North Carolina since its inception. Ilan Bluman of Colombia fifth. (Photo © Sportfot)
American rider Kristen Vanderveen got another win at the Tryon International Equestrian Center, dominating the tiebreaking round during the $35,000 Tyon Welcome Stake 1.45m.
In a course designed by Mexican Oscar Soberon for 76 pairs, Kristen Vanderveen recorded another new FEI won, making her the main reference of North Carolina’s Show Jumping since its inception. In the first class of the 2017 Tryon Summer VI CSI 3* week, Vanderveen achieved a time of 36.29 seconds with the 12-year-old stallion Bull Run’s Faustino de Tili (Berlin x Darco) to earn 50 World Ranking Points.
The fight for first place was very close and the difference to second place was 22 hundredths of a second occupied by Abigail McArdle, who appeared with the 15-year-old gelding Cade (Heartbreaker x Darco). The third place was carried by the Irish rider Paul O’Shea accompanied by the 10-year-old gelding Terceira (Quaprice Boimargot Quincy* Quap x Grandeur) in 37.72 seconds, while the American rider Marilyn Little registered a time of 37.73 seconds alongside the 10-year-old gelding Clearwater (Clearway x Come on) in fourth place.
For the Latino Ranking the Colombian rider Ilan Bluman stood out in fifth position with the 10-year-old Ina de Laubry (Alubi de Laubry x Carnute), completing his jump-off round in 38.01 seconds and claiming 30 World Ranking Points.