F.E.I. Dressage World
Cup day two in San Patrignano: Cesare Croce, F.IS.E. President, has drawn
attention on the great work made in these last 4 years in order to relaunch
equestrian sports in Italy and the good competitive results attained by
Italian riders in top international competitions: "Nowadays Italy
is unanimous held in esteem for its good ability in the organization of
equestrian events". He declared "Our international shows, Piazza
di Siena, Pavarotti International, Vincenzo Muccioli Challenge, La Bagnaia,
mentioning only some of them, can offer jumping shows that can be compared
to top events such as Aquisgrana or Calgary. I hope that the friendship
and the reciprocal esteem existing between the federation and the community,
make it possible to reach great achievements for dressage, as well as
for American riding and, most of all, to succeed in organizing the European
Championships here in San Patrignano".
An important declaration in this interlocutory day which opened with a Dutch victory in the St. George Prix . Stephanie Peters, on Kelen, turned out to be the best lady rider among the 14 participants, winning with the good percentage of 66.60 %. She placed first before the German rider Uwe Schwanz, who competed as first participant and owned the first step of the podium until the Dutch lady rider's performance. He went second, before the Italian lady rider Maria Milla on Wishing Well (63.75 %), the best of the six Italian combination participating.
In the afternoon, another Dutch athlete, Gonnelien Rothenbergen was the great protagonist of the New Grand Prix, the closing competition of day two. The Dutch lady rider, 5th in the World Cup standings, on C'est Bon, preceded the Swiss Daniel Ramsaier on Parvenue Royal and the German rider Uwe Schwanz riding Ryco.
Risultati Premio 2
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Updated: October 2005.