Irish Eventing team finish seventh in Dutch Nations Cup
- 9 October 2022, 14:52
The Irish Eventing team of Susie Berry (Clever Trick (ISH), Ian Cassells (Woodendfarm Jack OD (ISH), Camilla Speirs (BT Angelo (ISH) and Clare Abbott (DHI No Fear), have finished in seventh place overall in the FEI Eventing Nations Cup at Boekelo in The Netherlands.
Ireland, led by Horse Sport Ireland’s acting High Performance Director Dag Albert, were in sixth place after the opening Dressage phase and moved up to fifth after Saturday’s Cross Country. However, when Camilla Speirs’ BT Angelo (ISH) failed to make it through the final horse inspection, that dropped Ireland down to seventh ahead of the final Show Jumping phase.
Ireland finished on a final score of 1070,4. Britain took victory on 95.7, with New Zealand second (101.9) and France third (110.1).
On the individual standings, Susie Berry with Clever Trick (ISH) recorded an impressive eighth place finish on a score of 32.6, while Clare Abbott with DHI No Fear also finished inside the top 20 in 16th place on a score of 37.8. New Zealand’s Tim Price and Happy Boy were crowned individual winners with a score of 25.6.
Clever Trick (ISH) (aka Kilcandra Bonnie Reward) 2012 mare by Financial Reward (TB), out of Bonnie Dolly (ISH) by Bonnie Prince. Bred by Vincent Cousins, owned by Sue Wilkinson and Ann Marling.
Woodendfarm Jack OD (ISH) 2013 gelding by Jack Of Diamonds (SWB) out of Woodend Ard Hill (WNTR) by Ardcroney Lad VII. Bred by Noel & Nuala Prendergast (Dublin). Owned by Nuala Prendergast
BT Angelo (ISH) – 2013 gelding by Indoctro (HOLST) out of Decision Day (ISH), by La Fontaine (TB). Bred by Kate Jarvey, Co Cork, owned by Orla O’Neill and Bridget Speirs