International debut victory
Norwegian Siril Helljesen and her 10 year old Danish Warmblood mare Zarina VG by Blue Hors Zack / Caletto III won the Prix Sct. Georg with 70,706%. Zarina is bred by Birgitte and Mogens Kløve-Mogensen, Stutteri Volstrupgaard.
Siril Helljesen actually sold Rosenstolz (today with Qabil Ambak) to Helgstrand Dressage. She was then searching for a new talented horse, and went back later and purchased Zarina at Helgstrand Dressage. Zarina was former educated and competed successfully under Danish Carina Cassøe Krüth.
Siril was of course very happy about the international debut together with Zarina, and she is quite familiar with Danish Warmblood horses as her first international Grand Prix horses Dorina by Blue Hors Don Schufro also was Danish Warmblood. Next step for Siril and Zarina is hopefullyGrand Prix debut later this year, tell Siril.
Best Danish combination was Anne Troensegaard with the 9 year old Danish Warmblood gelding Fürstenblick by Fürstenball / Bernstein, bred by Hanne Nielsen. It was international debut for Fürstenblick. They showed a lot of nice qualities, but at the same time it became with some tensions during the test today with a bit big eyes in one corner, and the walk tour where Fürstenblick needed more let go and relaxation in the body. The canter tour with a small issue for the change after the half passes, but from there a clear canter tour.
It became an unfortunate international debut for Danish based Norwegian rider Selina Vittinghus with Atterupgaards Kawasaki, as he did not like the judging tables and was spinning before the start, and then actually did a very nice test until the first canter exercise towards the judging table where he was spinning again.
More Danish Warmblood
It was a field with more Danish Warmblood horses as 3rd placed Grevens Zorro by Blue Hors Zack / Blue Hors Hertug with Finnish rider Anna Tallberg, bred by Dorrit Greve og Svend Skov Poulsen, and also Felicia by Florencio / Zardin Firfod with Norwegian Grete Bergstrøm, bred by Vibeke Wethje.