Capturing a spot amongst several of the world’s most formidable combinations at this years CDI Hagen, Danish rider Lone Bang Larsen and her Danish bred gelding Fitou L (by Florestan x May Sherif) was proud of her fourth place in the Grand Prix with 72.489% and second place in the Grand Prix Special with 74.688% at the 2013 CDI Hagen on 17 – 21 April 2013.
Competing at her first outdoor show of the season, Lone admits she was a bit nervous before Hagen, particularly as it was hard to prepare for the conditions. “We had such a long winter so we have not been able to train outside,” she said. Arriving in Hagen two days before the competition, Lone revealed that Fitou felt really happy, but also a little tense. “It was great to have those days to get him used to everything, as after a few days I felt him begin to really relaxed.”
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