Will Furlong. Photo Credit: Leszek Wójcik.
Will Furlong broke the domination of the horsewomen
There was massive reshuffle in the classification of European Eventing Championships for Young Riders after the dressage test.
The British rider Will Furlong riding Livingstone after an excellent performance took the lead with 32,7 points.
Foregoing leader, Emily King (GBR), went down to 5th position. Second place belongs to her countrywoman Sophie Beaty riding Stanly (36,3 points). Third is Constance Lucie Copestake (FRA) riding 10 year old mare Aprobanta (40,4 points).
Polish riders, who are classified at the highest position, are Aleksander Kadłubowski riding Devin du Maury and Michał Knap riding Bob the Builder. They both scored the same result, which amounts to 50,8 points.
56 riders completed the dressage test.
In the team classification the first place is taken by the British team. Emily King on Loxley, Ella Hitchman on Rocky Rockstar, Isabelle Innes Ker on Carolyn, and Will Furlong on Livingstone are the line-up of the team from Great Britain. The result they scored amounts to 119,9 points.
The second place with 128 points takes the team from Germany consisting of Pauline Knorr, Lisa-Marie Forster, Christoph Wahler and Flora Reemtsma. The third position takes France with 139 points.
The Polish team consisting of Szymon Nachotko, Michał Knap and Aleksander Kadłubowski with 162,7 points is ranked 9th.
Tomorrow the riders are going to compete in the cross country. The spectators will be able to watch the cross country online on the competition’s official website: www.strzegom2015.pl.