The 2015 Winter Equestrian (WEF) began its sixth week of competition, sponsored by Salamander Hotels & Resorts. The first win of the week went to Harrie Smolders and Exquis Walnut de Muze for the Nederlands. Ireland’s Cian O’ Connor and his very promising new mount ‘Lordiana’ placed 4th in the class. ‘Lordiana’ was produced by Michol del Signore.
The Irish rider is using the Winter Equestrian Festival to get to know his new team of horses. Cian has described his new as the ‘best horses that I’ve ever had in my career’. The team of future stars include: ‘Good Luck’ , ‘Qudiams Cherie’, ‘Aramis’, ‘Diokles’, and ‘Lordiana’.
1st EXQUIS WALNUT DE MUZE – HARRIE SMOLDERS (NED), Team Exquis: 0/64.06
2nd DOOLEY’S DELUXE – VANESSA MANNIX (CAN), Vanessa Mannix: 0/66.21
3rd MY PLEASURE – PETER LEONE (USA), My Pleasure LLC: 0/67.18
4th LORDIANA – CIAN O’CONNOR (IRL), International Horses S.A.S.: 0/67.56
5th DARK KNIGHT- BEN MAHER (GBR), Legacy Stables LLC: 0/69.31
6th ACAPULCO Z – DANIEL ZETTERMAN (SWE), Gyllebo Farm LLC: 0/70.50
7th POLYTELLE – LUIS PEDRO BIRABEN (ARG), Eduardo Braun: 0/71.71
8th AD ARGOS – ALVARO DE MIRANDA (BRA), Victory Equestrian Sport BV & Alvaro de Miranda: 0/72.77
9th UTAN – ANGELA COVERT (CAN), Angela Covert: 0/73.76
10th QUATTRO QUEEN – JUDY GAROFALO TORRES (USA), Juan Torres: 0/73.81