Ocala, Fla. (March 6, 2022) –Live Oak International was home to an exciting and talented field where Bertram Allen went last and fast to take the victory in the $216,200 CSI4* Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ in an exhilarating jump off with a winning time of 37.67 seconds. Riding Harley vd Bisschop, a 15-year-old gelding owned by Ballywalter Stables, Allen is credited with the win today.
Of the 30 starters, 12 went clear to challenge for the top spot over the course designed by Olaf Petersen Jr. The jump-off was action packed and kept the crowd-packed stands and VIP tent on the edge of their seats. The course was exciting to watch with some of Live Oak International’s famous jumps strategically placed on the grass field of perfection.
Leading until the final rider, taking second place, was defending champion Daniel Coyle. Daniel was aboard the 12-year-old mare, Legacy and completed the jump off with a time of 38.03 seconds.
Andre Thieme put in a solid effort aboard DSP Chakaria, finishing third with a jump-off time of 39.01 seconds.
In addition to Sunday’s competition results, there were four jumping specialty awards presented.
First was the $5,000 Epic Insurance Group Leading U25 Rider Award. Hunter Holloway, age 25, who accumulated the highest number of points over the three days of show jumping competition, was the recipient.
The CannaHorse Leading Owner Award was presented to Ariel Grange from the consistent rides by Daniel Coyle and Hyde Moffat.
The $10,000 Netjets Inc. Leading Rider Award went to Daniel Coyle for posting consistent results throughout the competition.
For the first time, Live Oak International offered competitors a CSI1* division. The Classic Champions Young Horse Award of Distinction went to Adrienne Sternlicht.
Ocala, Fla. (March 5, 2022) –Second last to go in the jump off, Ireland’s Daniel Coyle rode Ivory TCS to an impressive victory, catching Bertram Allen and EmmyLou who had been leading in the $37,000 Live Oak International CSI4* Longines World Ranking Class. With a lightning-fast time of 34.32 in the jump off, Daniel Coyle took home the blue ribbon in the $37,000 Live Oak International CSI4* Longines World Ranking Class.
Ireland’s Bertram Allen took home the second prize on EmmyLou with a time of 35.58 and Germany’s Andre Thieme took home third spot with Conacco with a time of 37.10.
The CSI1* division continued, with the eight-year-old Bull Run’s Jireh, piloted by Kristen VanderVeen, taking home the top spot in the CSI1* $5,000 Classic Champion Grand Prix with a time of 34.72.
Lawson Whitaker was second with Brownies and Cream with a jump off time of 34.98, and Brooke Kemper was third with mount Eton with a time of 36.14.