Wonderful that Weltliebe and Isabella Tovek have teamed up so well and amazing that they are now are Swedish Champions YR 2016
The pressure is on! With just about a month to go before the Danish Nationals Championships at Broholm, there is no doubt Nanna Merrald and Weltliebe is ready to claim their position amongst the top contestants. With todays win and a score of more than 70% the Young Rider, U25 Rider, World Cup Rider all in one person; Nanna Merrald – is showing that Weltliebe is on the track for a top position…
These days De Kroo Ruitersport in Holland is hosting the CDI3* Zeeland Outdoor International. The 5* venue of De Kroo Ruitersport in nieuw en sint Joosland hosts the second edition of CDI Z.O.I from the 9th until the 12th of April 2015. The extraordinary spring event features international dressage riders in the big tour, small tour, U25; as well as for the youth (ponies, juniors, young riders).
Today’s U25 Intermediate II competition had a heavy Danish presence and Cathrine Dufour and Atterupsgaards Cassidy produced a 4th place (70.83%), Nanna Merrald and Weltliebe a 6th place (69,78%), Carina Nevermann Torup and Lykkes De Niros 8th place (68.8%), Victoria Vallentin and Select Ecco a 12th place (66,2%) and Anna Zibrandtsen with Rentino a 18th place (64,78%).
What a great effort Young Ladies – we look forward to more great riding from you in the next days! The U25 Grand Prix test starts tomorrow at 8.30 follow the results online
What can we say but congratulations! A win in todays 2014 Ecco Cup final to Weltliebe and Nanna Merrald. The result based on a score of 75,917%
No further comments. Just stunning!
Scoring 70,5% in todays Ecco U25 Grand Prix Weltliebe and Nanna Merrald claimed 1st place, with all the judges in agreement. The Ecco Cup 2014 Final continues tomorrow at Middelfart Ridecenter with the U25 Grand Prix Freestyle test.
In the coming weekend it is time for the finals in the ECCO Cup U25 Grand Prix 2014. This very prestigious Danish tournament sponsored by Ecco, has been implemented to support the development of young talented riders. (international riders are able to enter as well) The tournament has a Pony, Junior, Young Rider and a U25 Grand Prix bracket. There are 3-4 qualifications during the year. Participants in the U25 is Nanna Merrald and Weltliebe. We wish the couple the best of luck at Middelfart Dressage Center.
Heslegaard RK is hosting the ECCO U25 CUP this weekend. And the competition was absolutely international top class in the Intermediate II. Catrine Dafour rode Atterupgaards Cassidy to win, Anna Kasprzak rode Honnerups Driver for 2nd and Nanna Merrald showed Weltliebe in style to take 3rd place with 72,9%. Other great performances were showed by Karin Nissen on ENO (4th), Sofie Jeppesen on Hedebo’s First As (5th) and Charlotte Heering on Joker Selection (6th). The 2015 Grand Prix season is going to be steaming hot!
Just another fine performance by Weltliebe and Nanna Merrald in todays Grand Prix Freestyle at Odense CDI***** 72,25% and second place!. Quite a result since this is Weltliebes first time Grand Prix Freestyle ever! In the packed arena Nanna rode with much more relaxation than in yesterdays U25 Grand Prix and Weltliebe proved his class and did not have any mistakes. This showes us that with more experience and a Kür programme with a higher degree of technical difficulty the scores can be even higher. But a wise decision to choose a freestyle programme with beautiful music and suitable technical difficulty for todays challenge. Well done Team Merrald. (video from online showing of the tournament at Odense: equitv.dk)
Weltliebe and Nanna Merrald took the number one spot and the victory in Sundays Intermediate I Class with 69% at Frederiksværk’s National Level Dressage Tournament. The very competent judges panel including Jesper Holst Hansen, Niels-Erik Bøchman and Leif Törnblad ensured that points were sharp. Nanna has not competed Weltliebe in a long time, as it is her sisters Sandra Merrald’s horse. But todays round did revel the potential of Weltliebe being well above 70%, as a couple of expensive mistakes; a misunderstanding before one of the pirouettes and mistake in the tempis’ meant serious deduction in the score. But as Nanna afterwards said: “I am quite satisfied with the result especially as I have only taken over riding Weltliebe after returning back from the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Finals in Lyon 2 weeks ago”. We congratulate Team Merrald with Weltliebes victory today, and congratulate Lene Hoberg on DiCaprio, 2nd and Thomas Dolleris Larsen on Don Alfredo, for 3rd place.
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