Team Riverside wins Spar Interclub Show Jumping

Swakopmund: Riverside Equestrian Centre hosted the Spar Interclub Show Jumping competition, being their fourth annual show from last week Thursday till Sunday.


The show started off with dressages on Thursday and continued with some nail biting show jumping on Friday morning. Spectators were able to witness some great performances by South African riders Paige Shiller and Tessa Joseph as well as some of the local talent. This year’s FEI Trophy in the Category C was won by Michelle Künzle on her horse Caskari and the Category B Trophy went to Detlef Fischer on his horse Diana.

Withstanding the strong winds on Saturday afternoon, the grooms and riders 5-a-side soccer tournament created a fun filled atmosphere, showing of that some of the riders and grooms are also quite talented soccer players.

On Sunday the FNB Namibian Show Jumping Champion was crowned which was won by Anike Maritz in the Novice category with Pia Gebhardt as reserve champion, and Michelle Künzle in the Intermediate category followed by Ane Rautenbach as reserve.

Much to the delight of Riverside, the Spar Interclub International Team Event was won by Team Riverside with Michelle Künzle, Sophia Louw, Ane Rautenbach and Selina Schneider.

Sheena Dürr on her horse Claratal Duneside Kiera, had a very successful show, winning the Horse Mania Victor Ludorum as Junior rider.  Ariane Wieland on Seeis Daniela managed to get two of the honorary prices being awarded Horse Mania Victor Ludorum childrens rider and CTM Riverside Best Performance as child.  Selina Schneider was this year’s CTM Riverside Best Performance Junior Rider. In the dressage category three riders walked away with special and honorary prices namely Karins Schomarz, Candince Behrens and Nadia Braune who were awarded with Eco Floor best dressage in the children’s, junior and adult category. The show was well visited and was the last NAMEF show for the year.Swakopmund:

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