Who Jumped It Best: The European Championships Edition

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Who Jumped It Best?

We’ve got a monster (in terms of fence dimensions, at least) edition of Who Jumped It Best? coming in hot from the FEI Longines European Eventing Championships, situated in Switzerland at one of the most gorgeous venues we’ve laid eyes on.

Fence 26 and 27 on course acted as a single question with a double numbered long route. The question featured a solid corner over a yawning ditch that would be enough to frighten the pants off even the best riders. The question came after riders traveled through a water combination, turning back on themselves over a table, followed by a single fence that would lead them right into this question. Despite its size, as with most “rider frightener” fences, no combinations incurred penalties here. The majority of riders elected to do the direct line here.

Take a look at our selection of pairs and vote in the poll at the bottom of this post for the horse and rider who present the most harmonious overall picture. Good luck and Go Eventing!

Aleksandr Markov and Leader (RUS). Photo by Tilly Berendt.

Anna Siemer and FRH Butts Avondale (GER). Photo by Tilly Berendt.

Esteban Benitez Valle and Milana 23 (ESP). Photo by Tilly Berendt.

Jean Lou Bigot and Utrillo du Halage (FRA). Photo by Tilly Berendt.

Katrin Khoddam-Hazrati and Oklahoma 2 (AUT). Photo by Tilly Berendt.

Kris Vervaecke and Guantanamo Van Alsingen (BEL). Photo by Tilly Berendt.

Patrick Rüegg and Fifty Fifty (SUI). Photo by Tilly Berendt.

Pietro Sandei and Rubis du Prere (ITA). Photo by Tilly Berendt.

Piggy March and Brookfield Inocent (GBR). Photo by Tilly Berendt.

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