Gina Tricot Grand Prix Borås is on and today 18 dressage riders are competed in the first qualifying competition in the Dressage Masters class.
Among the Young Riders the Nursery student Sofie Andersson was placed 2nd on Donna Samba (Sandro´s Bube x Bernstein) with 70,307%. Young Riders competed in Prix S:t Georges.
The Nursery colleague Mathilde Hannell from Hannell Dressage brought home victory among the U25-riders. Mathilde competed Deela Mae (De Niro x Landino) in Intermediaire II and won with 70,307%. 3rd in the class was the Nursery colleague Emma Jönsson on Tango (Obelisk x Lohengrin) with 68,114% and younger sister Lina Jönsson came 5th on Quentin (Quattro B x Michelangelo) with 66,667%.
It became a double victory for Knytkalaset in the Grand Prix for seniors. The victory went to Knytkalas member Paulinda Friberg on Di Lapponia (Donnerhall x Argument) with 70,533% and the 2nd placement went to Knytkalas colleague Charlotte Haid-Bondergaard & Roberto des Frettes (Carinho Des Noes x Boulou Des Frettes) with 67,967%.
This week it is time for this year's great indoor competition in - the Gina Tricot Grand Prix Borås!
During this week's great jumping competitions there is also arranged a popular dressage competition in Borås, the Gina Tricot Dressage Masters where some of the best Swedish dressage riders have been invited to compete.
There will be 6 riders in each age category - junior, Young Rider and senior - and the winner of each category will then meet in a very exciting super final.
This year a total of 6 riders from Knytkalaset and the Nurseries will be competing in the following categories:
Since a number of years, Gina Tricot has been a main sponsor to Knytkalaset and the Nurseries and have been part of developing and inspiring many dressage combinations around the country.
Double Knytkalas in the Cheval Medias magazine - there is also a nice article about the Knytkalas fonder and trainer Kyra Kyrklund's clinic in January at Flyinge in the latest issue of Cheval Media.
Read the entire article here! - it starts on page 98.
Nursery students Carl Hedin and Sofie Andersson as well as Knytkalas member Mia von Essen also competed at Flyinge last weekend.
Carl competed the horse Memphis (Twiligt x Regazzoni) and Sofie competed both the mare Donna Samba (Sandro´s Bube x Bernstein) and CSI (United x Gribaldi).
On Saturday it was another victory in Msv A:1 for Sofie & Donna Samba with 69,786%. Carl & Memphis were placed 3rd with 69,103%. 4th in the class was Sofie & CSI.
On Sunday it was the other way around, Carl & Memphis brought home victory in Prix S:t Georges with 70,088%. Sofie was placed double 2nd on CSI and Donna Samba 68,991%.
Knytkalas member Mia von Essen was placed 2nd in the Intermediaire I on Sunday on the horse Brighton (Briar (SWB) x Granit) with 69,737%.
Knytkalas member Sofie Lexner competed last weekend in Flyinge.
Sofie competed the horse Fame ( Bordeaux x Rhodium) and the combination made their debut in Msv B:2. It was a victory with 76,047% and with almost 7% to the runner-up.
Photo: Lyndal Oatley
And later last week it was time for the Nursery in the South to start the training of the season with 2 days of lessons, fellowship and great company for both horses and riders.
First with the trainings of the season was the Nursery in the North!
The Nurseries of Knytkalaset have started with the spring training camps and first out was the Nursery in the North that had their training camp in the beginning of last week.
Fresh and cheerful horses, riders and trainer Liane Wachtmeister, it looks good ahead of this competition season.
Last Friday on the Swedish holiday epiphany Kyra Kyrklund, who is both on of the founders of Knytkalaset and trainer of the Knytkalas members, held a clinic at Flyinge.
In the clinic among the riders were the Knytkalas member Mia von Essen and the Nursery student Carl Hedin.