Kreuth (GER), 8-11 October
Eleven nations competing in three divisions
Kreuth will be in the spotlight this weekend, marking a first for Germany hosting an FEI European Reining Championship - and in this case for Seniors, Juniors and Young Riders. The event attracts eleven nations who sent their teams and / or individual riders in three divisions. Competition began today at 11:00 with the Junior and Young Rider teams. In each of these divisions, five teams will be competing plus individual riders. The senior division follows at 14:30 with the teams from Austria, Belgium, Germany, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, France, Great Britain and The Netherlands plus an individual competitor from Poland.
The top 20 of each division plus ties will make it to the finals on Sunday 11 October. Once again the Junior and Young riders will be the first to go (approx midday), the seniors will follow at 15:00.
The European Championships will be judged by five international judges: François Zurcher (SUI), Fabrikant Yaron (ISR), Jeff Delaet (BEL), Sylvia Katschker (AUT) and George Maschalani (GER). The highest and the lowest score of each ride are scratched, the remaining three will be added for the total score.
Tickets for visitors are available at the ticket office of the Ostbayernhalle for EUR 10 each.
Results are available at www.nrha.de.
A comprehensive Press Kit including Rider biographies is available at www.fei.org/Disciplines/Reining/Calendar/Pages/Championships.aspx