Sunday morning’s first competition ended in Dutch celebrations when Leopold van Asten on VDL Groep Nino du Roton took the victory in International Medium Tour 145 cm Final presented by WHG Equine Performance. With an amazing clear round in just 50,23 seconds, the duo shone on the course and beat the second placed Pål Flam of Norway and Plietsch with a clear margin. Finnish Noora Pentti on Con Caya continued her good weekend and placed third, much to the delight of the how crowd.

Leopold van Asten and VDL Groep Nino du Roton - photo Iita-Maria Ahtiainen

Leopold van Asten and VDL Groep Nino du Roton – photo Iita-Maria Ahtiainen

“I rode better today. Yesterday I did some mistakes on the course that I wanted to fix today and sometimes that gets you a good result. I’m very happy and the horse was great”, Pentti said smiling.

International Medium Tour Finaali presented by WHG Equine Performance 145 cm, against the clock. Starts 29, placings 12.

1) Leopold van Asten – VDL Groep Nino du Roton, NED 0/50,23
2) Pål Flam – Plietsch, NOR 0/53,71
3) Noora Pentti – Con Caya, FIN 0/54,98
4) Max Kühner – Campino MR, AUT 0/58,84
5) Jens Vandenberk – Diamant van ‘t Coseveld Z, BEL 0/59,36
6) Lars Bak Andersen – Catelly, DEN 0/60,43
7) Annina Nordström – Gabalier HRH, FIN 0/60,55
8) Aura Vasama – Corona Z, FIN 0/62,09
9) Lorenzo de Luca – Denver de Talma, ITA 0/63,41
10) Mark McAuley – Esmeralda de Hus Z, IRL 0/63,53
11) Anthony Wellens – Danger Civil vh Lindenhof Z, BEL 4/51,24
12) Peder Fredricson – Vroom de la Pomme Z, SWE 4/51,45

Complete results: