3 May 2019
Lisieux 2019: Dry but cold first Dressage DayThe only international driving competition in France dedicated to ponies started on Thursday afternoon with the Pairs dressage. It was a dry but cold day at the Hippodrome of Lisieux, where the two-and three-star competitors entered the dressage arena. The differences in the 3* class are very little, which promises and exciting marathon on Saturday.
Pieter van den Broeck (BEL) won the 3* dressage, ahead of Jean Frederic Selle (FRA) and Johan Nijs (BEL)
Sally-Anne Watkins (BEL) took the top honours in the 2* dressage, ahead of Marc Menet (FRA)
In the evening, all drivers, their team members and officials were welcomed in the Hippodrome for a nice welcome drink and an interesting presentation of Cirale, the Center for Imaging and Research on Equine Locomotor Disorders.
Today, the singles and four-in-hands will drive their dressage test in the center of the Hippodrome. The drivers will gather together this evening for the prize giving ceremony dressage and the Nations Night.
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