Successful show in Hjallerup
During the past weekend a national show took place in Hjallerup; it turned out to be quite a successful weekend for the riders from Helgstrand.
Friday, Betina was off to a good start, as she won MA2 with Belstaff and the impressive score 73.64%. Maik and Pas Partout finished 3rd in the class, scoring 70.57%. In Intermediare II, Andreas and Tørveslettens Stamina won with 69.51%, and Maik and Caprino placed 2nd with 68.15%.
Saturday, Severo and Darlings Dream won the Grand Prix with a score of 70.36%. Maik, once again, placed 2nd this time with Douglas Hilltop, scoring 68.40%. In Prix St. George, Betina and Belstaff placed 3rd with 71.53%, and Betina was also 4th with Findus B, scoring 70.57%. Maik and Vladimir placed 5th with 69.51%.
Sunday, Maik and Pas Partout finished 2nd in MA1 with the superb score 73.98%. Severo and Darlings Dream made a fantastic performance in Grand Prix Special and obtained 71.56% and won the class. Maik and Douglas Hilltop finished 2nd with 68.36%. The last class on Sunday was Intermediare I, Maik and Vladimir finished 2nd with 70.74%, and Betina and Findus B finished 4th with 70.39%.
Franklin - second to none in Holland
Today, Franklin and Severo were in Holland, participating in the stallion class for 5-year-olds. The equipage won the class with the impressive score 88.50%, and with a 6% lead down to number 2. The judges rewarded his fantastic trot with a 10!!
Franklin is now ready for the finals for 5-year-old stallions, taking place at the beginning of February. We look forward to the finals and are of course hoping for a good result. Severo and Franklin have improved each time at the last three stallion competitions in Holland; and Franklin has become more experienced and is showing more power when presented in the tests.
Glædelig jul og godt nytår