Marc-Peter Spahn and Patricia Mannaerts both European Champion

Patricia Mannaerts - Jelle fan e San Ieren K&PP Kampioenschap Fries Dressuurpaard 2019 © DigiShots

The Light Tour in the European Championship was won by Patricia Mannaerts with Jelle fan ‘e San Ieren (Beart 411). The Champion Title in the Heavy Tour was for Marc-Peter Spahn with Elias 494 (Jorn 430), followed, again, by Patricia Mannaerts who won the Reserve Title with Doeke fan Berltsum (Olgert 455).

Fine freestyle to music by Patricia and Jelle

On Sunday afternoon the 13th of October tension started to build up. The Light Tour was for Patricia who secured her lead with a fine freestyle to music. The second spot was also for the best mare in the Light Tour: MGPNGP Geke fan ‘e Beijemastate (Beart 411) with Marsja Dijkman. In third place came Jeanet Dam with Gijsbert JD (Tsjalke 397), who moved up a notch on the leaderboard thanks to her dynamic freestyle to music.

Victory for Elias 494 thanks to super freestyle

Marc-Peter Spahn and Elias 494 (Jorn 430) also gave it their very best in the freestyle to music and finished with an amazing score of 74,792%. This was enough to move them into first place of the ranking and to prolong their European Title of 2018! The Reserve Title – also for the second time – was for Patricia Mannaerts and Doeke van Berltsum (Olgert 455), who, in spite of an absence of several months, made a great impression with his strong and complete performance in the dressage ring.

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