Norwegian Lisa Ulven rode in the first FEI class of the CSI2* Lichtenvoorde in Holland, beating the two home riders Lisa Nooren and Bart van der Maat. (Photo © hestesport.no)
Norwegian rider Lisa Ulven rode at €24,600 Handelshuis Schuttert Prijs, to mark the beginning of the CSI2* Lichtenvoorde in the Netherlands.
With 60 pairs participating on course designed by Henk Linders, the Norwegian rider Lisa Ulven showed the way in the tiebreaker round with 7 classified riders, completing her course in 37.25 seconds with the 14-year-old mare Mid Summer Nights Dream (Emilion x Jus de Pomme).
Achieving 50 World Ranking Points with her victory, Lisa Ulven outperforms the Dutch pair of Lisa Nooren with the 10-year-old gelding Hocus Pocus de Muze (Tinka’s Boy x For Pleasure) recording a time of 37.41 seconds and for third place Bart van der Maat along with the 7-year-old stallion Iron Man 15 (Indoctro x Diamant de Semilly) finished in 38.05 seconds.
The double clear rounds extended to fifth place, where the German riders occupy both positions with David Will next to the 8-year-old gelding Crispo (Contendro I x Corofino I) in 43.76 as fourths and completed the Top 5 Kathrin Müller with the 9-year-old gelding Chacco 25 (Clarimo x Ladalco) in 44.83 seconds.
By Pan American Ranking Amber Joost from the United States of America participated, but opted for retirement with her 13-year-old gelding Letkiss 20 (Levisto x Kolibri).