Denmark and Sweden shared brightest medals in today’s competitions

Second competition day offered team medals for Sweden, Denmark and Norway and worked as pronology for individuals ritten on Friday and Saturday. Hosting team Finland was left mainly on the fourth place, sometimes with just a tiny cap.

In the team competition for juniors Denmark rose to the top. Sweden was a strong second with Norway following close by as third.

Like yesterday, a familiar danish duo formed by Johanne Kofod Jensen – Frida Gold 5 and Elisabeth Cecilie Bonefeld-Dahl – Don Furioso. Johanne Kofod Jensen latter of them improved their score and won with 73.382%. Less than a full point away was Elisabeth Cecilie Bonefelf-Dahl with score of 72.745%. 

Swedish team had reason to smile as they took the victory of the big ponies team competition, with a slight difference to second place Denmark. The total score of the Swedish team was 429,012 and Denmark, which came in second, scored 427,220 points. Bronze medals were attached to the Norwegians’ chest.

In the category II of ponies the Danes dominated the competition yet again. Denmark’s hopes for a repeated quadruple win were shattered by Sweden’s Ronja Kardos – Brännornas Rigoletto who placed third. To the victory rode yesterday’s fourth Josefine Marie Kjaer Rohmann – Traeumer with the score of 70,901%. Second place was awarded to Anna Teibel Raben – FS Calimero (70,180%). Denmark was crowned the winner of the team competition. Sweden placed second and Finland became third.

In the class of young riders, the Prix de Equine College were scored one over 70% result and it was the responsibility of Amanda Lindholm with her horse Rozette (70.637%). The Danes took the next two places and crowned with places five and seven the team championship with a combined result of 420,882%. The Swedes were left to silver with a result of 420,049% and Norway was third with a result of 399.315%. Just 0,1% ahead to Finland, that scored 399,215%.

As yesterday the day ended with the children’s class, which was a replay from yesterday. The gold medal was won by Swedish Juni Skobe Rosén followed bu silver medalist Finnish Peppi Kokko. Broze medal went to finnish Gea Patricia Salminen.

Amanda Lindholm – Rozetti winners of two classes for junior riders.>
Photo Heidi Lammi.

Show jumping

The second day of competition in Ypäjä, Finland started with pony team competitions. 

Small ponies competition was won by Denmark before Sweden and Norway.

The obstacle height of the big ponies was 125 cm and the team of Norway was victorious. (Oda Therese Oddsen – Javas Alun, Thea Gunleks – Parc Cookie, Dina Nicolaysen – Electra, Rasmus Aasland – Poetics Floura and Pernille Lunde Sl Safo IV).

Swedish riders competed for the second round with a winning result in the children’s class (120 cm). The silver and bronze places had to be ridden until the third round to get the result in a tough race. Before the second round, Finland was still in the medal position, but Denmark grabbed the bronze and Norway the silver.

Prix de Krafft powered by Oranta Equus opened juniors weekend. Danish riders took once again double-win in this speed class when Line Busk Heltborg – Gaville won and Clara Roesgaard Kristensen – Ak’s Cavalina followed her. Norwegian Ingrid Sandhei Bjørklund – Arie Z took to third place.

In the junior’s class Denmark was unstoppable. Winner was Line Busk Heltborg with Gaville.

In the young rider’s Sweden and Norway shared top possitions leaving others to fight over the third place.

Seniors/U25 class offered happy moments for hosting Finns. Janna Jensen, Elena Hietanen ja Marina Ehrnrooth made clear rounds. Winner came from Sweden; Alice Tapper-Doge Dogelito.

Line Busk Heldeborg – Gaville
Photo Hanna Heinonen

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