Gabriela Reutter and Maharees Rock (Photograph by Nicole Schultz)
Mill Spring, NC (July 21, 2022) – Gabriela Reutter of Lumière Horses discovered herself on the rostrum this week at Tryon Worldwide Equestrian Heart. She and her Grand Prix mount, Maharees Rock (OBOS High quality x Ballysimon), put of their second high 3 FEI CSI end of the summer time throughout Tryon Summer season 5’s $75,000 Grand Prix CSI2-star out of fifty entries. The pair has been proving their mettle on the high of the game, as soon as once more delivering a high end after doing the identical in Traverse Metropolis’s CSI3-star in June. The 2010 Irish Sport Horse mare also referred to as Rocky has been with Reutter for 3 years, making her FEI debut and subsequent high placings below Reutter’s steerage.
Reutter’s success at Tryon additionally marks her first podium end in a nighttime Grand Prix, cheered on by a stadium filled with spectators. Their double clear effort and bounce off time of 40.21 secured their spot on the rostrum for Chile, ending third behind USA’s Caitlyn Connors (37.86) and Colombia’s Roberto Teran Tafur (38.76). Reutter and Rocky additionally jumped to 4th out of 44 entries within the $6,000 1.40m earlier within the week.
“It was extremely particular to complete third in a CSI2-star class, and to face on the rostrum below the stadium lights,” stated Reutter. “The night lessons have a tremendous ambiance, and I used to be so happy with Rocky’s efficiency. She has superb athleticism and scope, and after we are working collectively and on our recreation, she actually delivers for me.”
Reutter additionally campaigned three high jumper prospects throughout Tryon Summer season 5. Lumière Horses’ Right here I Am Z, who was imported by Reutter from South America in 2020 positioned 2nd and third within the Open 1.30m Jumpers. Often known as Hero across the barn, this sporty bay gelding has been inserting persistently within the 1.30m divisions with Reutter and would make an distinctive Junior mount. Reutter additionally jumped the grey mare Joselind L.A.T., a.ok.a. Jojo, to a third, fifth, and thirteenth end within the 1.15m & 1.20m divisions, and took Billy Lincoln, a brand new import, to a double clear end within the $2,000 1.30m Open Jumper to complete tenth of their first present collectively.
Jojo and Hero are provided on the market and obtainable for trial this week at Tryon Worldwide Equestrian Heart.
Reutter’s ardour for equestrian sport started at a younger age, and has since taken her to the higher echelons of present leaping. Combining expertise, horsemanship, and dedication to her desires, she rides with the aspiration of representing Chile on the pinnacle of present leaping sport. Born in Santiago, Chile, Gaby started using at solely 4 years previous. At 17, she moved to america to pursue knowledgeable present leaping profession. Since 2014, she has ridden below the steerage of Olympic Gold and Silver Medalist Chris Kappler, and accomplished her undergraduate diploma in Economics and Enterprise Research at NYU.
So far, Gaby is at the moment the #1 feminine Chilean present jumper, and has a number of high finishes in worldwide FEI lessons, together with her Nations Cup accomplishments, European tour, the U25 Grand Prix divisions, and victory in an FEI 4-star occasion. She at the moment campaigns her anchor present jumper, Maharees Rock (a.ok.a. Rocky), and a string of gross sales horses. Her worldwide equestrian CV additionally consists of Spruce Meadows, The Hampton Basic, and several other junior/younger rider South American Video games. She and Rocky had been within the high 3 within the $30,000 Pilates Rock Grand Prix throughout WEF 1, and in 2018, Reutter acquired her certificates of functionality for the Pan American Video games following a high 3 end within the FEI 3-star 1.50m Captive One Basic.
For extra data on Reutter, her horses, and Lumière, go to www.LumiereHorses.com.