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World Dressage Championships outcomes: Nanna Merrald Rasmussen


  • House facet rider Nanna Merrald Rasmussen has stormed into the lead within the grand prix opening day on the Blue Hors FEI World Dressage Championships.

    Nanna and the 18-year-old stallion Blue Hors Zack delivered a shocking check to submit 76.72%, a private greatest grand prix rating.



    Nanna, at the moment ranked tenth on the earth, stated she was “thrilled” with Zack.

    “My favorite half was the general impression, there have been no massive errors. It’s actually so costly to make errors,” she stated.

    “He was recent and I used to be perhaps a bit bit cautious at first. Within the prolonged trot I used to be not going for a 9, however slowly constructing it up. I’m so pleased with him and myself that we may do it.”

    Zack, the previous trip of Nanna’s teammate Daniel Bachmann Andersen, has solely made one worldwide look since his Tokyo efficiency final 12 months.

    “He has been very busy breeding,” defined Nanna, who added the dearth of outings had been a part of the plan.

    “He has achieved so many reveals, so he must be a bit bit hungry to exit. If I do too many reveals with him he will get a bit bit uninterested in it. He must be actually recent and pleased to exit, and that was actually the plan right here. It’s why I didn’t take him to Aachen; I did the Danish Championships [in June] and that was a ‘Perhaps it will likely be enjoyable to go’ – and he was on fireplace. Then we thought ‘Okay, perhaps if we do the identical routine for right here’, no reveals earlier than and loads of regular work from home.”

    The house crowd confirmed appreciation for Nanna’s check, rewarding her with an applause as she made her means down the ultimate centre line.

    “I’m tremendous proud. It was an excellent ambiance – [the crowd] supporting me like loopy. My tears have been nearly popping out, it was very nice,” stated Nanna.

    Nanna’s thrilling trip places Denmark into the lead within the World Dressage Championship outcomes at this stage. Beneath the World Dressage Championships format, the staff medals shall be determined solely on the outcomes of the grand prix, with the three greatest scores per staff to rely. The grand prix may even function a person qualifier by way of to the grand prix particular on Monday, 8 August.

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