María Victoria Pérez plays La Borinqueña in Abu Dhabi.

In a special class for women only, Puerto Rican rider María Victoria Pérez added her second FEI victory of her career by winning the CSIL 2* Grand Prix of the FBMA International Show Jumping Cup. (Photo © FBMA International Show Jumping Cup)


The Puerto Rican Maria Victoria Perez made a formidable round and stop the clock in 36.43 seconds to credited the victory in the CSIL 2* Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi at a height of 1.45m in special class only for the woman riders made in the Abu Dhabi City Golf and Equestrian Club.

Being her second FEI triumph, María Victoria won the first class in July last year at Germany to add 50 World Ranking points and then in January of this 2017, finished second in the World Cup in Abu Dhabi, being the last one her best result by getting 70 points, but today she was the owner of the field at the FBMA International Show Jumping Cup with 11-year-old mare Quitana 11 (Quick Star x Lucky Lionell), to dominate the Grand Prix adding 50 points to her FEI global account.

With the result the main reference in the current moments of the show jumping of Puerto Rico, will be climbing positions in the next measurement of the World-wide Ranking, that will raise it to the position 440 approximately, where today it occupies the position 494.