Delight for Dujardin at Nieuw en st. Joosland CDI

It was once again Charlotte Dujardin’s day as she made a welcome return to the international arena at the first major outdoor CDI in the Western European calendar hosted at De Kroo Ruitersport Niew en st. Joosland, Holland (3 – 8 April 2018).

Dujardin scored 81.4% for Freestyle’s first international Kur. (photo courtesy: team Dujardin).

After her 80%+ debut test at Hartpury last month Mount St John Freestyle more than lived up to expectations as she took victory in both the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Freestyle classes with Charlotte in the saddle. The Hanoverian mare by Fidermark earned scores of 75.15% and 81.45% for her efforts with the individual marks showing much promise for the year ahead. Across their two performances Charlotte and Freestyle earned a plethora of nines and even an elusive 10 for their final passage in the Grand Prix test.

Proud owner Emma Blundell of Mount St John Stud took to Facebook after the duo’s debut victory to praise their super result. ‘The whole team at MSJ are so proud of this combination already winning their first international GP with +75%!! And even more exciting to think there’s so much more potential points to come! At only 9 years old on her second ever GP, having competed at small tour last season, Freestyle has got a lot of time ahead of her to mature & strengthen before this combination will reach their true potential. Huge thank you to Charlotte Dujardin for the beautiful training & development of her over the last four years, we can’t wait to see where the future takes us!’

Charlotte Dujardin’s brilliant event continued as she managed to take a hat trick of wins in the Small Tour classes with her own Florentina. The eye catching grey mare showed impressive consistency to gain 77.76% in the Prix St Georges, 77.05% in the Intermediate I and 78.80% in the Intermediate I Freestyle.

Sharing the same first name and the same flair in the arena, Charlotte Fry impressed in Nieuw en St. Joosland aboard her 2017 Young Rider Championship team partner Dark Legend. Charlotte and the Van Olst owned gelding by Zucchero took third place in both the highly competitive U25s Intermediate II and the U25s Grand Prix with 71.79% and 70.64% before going on to finish fourth in the U25s Grand Prix Freestyle with another brilliant score of 73.47%. The three marks are U25s tour personal bests for Charlotte and Dark Legend who made their debut at the level in March at the CDI-W ‘s-Hertogenbosch. Charlotte also took first place in the Intermediate I small final with the Van Olst’s Fendi T, an eight-year-old chestnut son of Negro.

Great Britain was well represented in the U21s classes with 11 riders attending the show to contest the Pony, Junior and Young Rider classes. 2017 Pony team rider Megan Barratt took the highest placing of the group after earning 71.90% and second in the Team test with Valido’s Starlight, whilst Annabella Pidgley earned third place in the same class with the elegant Constantin sired mare Ine.

Results

Prix St Georges
1st Charlotte Dujardin with Florentina, 77.64% (GBR)
8th Charlotte Fry with Fendi T, 69.97% (GBR)
9th Daniel Watson with Donnatella H, 69.55% (GBR)

U25s Intermediate II
1st Maxime Van Der Vlist with Bailey, 73.08% (NED)
3rd Charlotte Fry with Dark Legend, 71.79% (GBR)

Grand Prix
1st Charlotte Dujardin with Mount St John Freestyle, 75.15% (GBR)
13th Gareth Hughes with Don Carissimo, 67.82% (GBR)
18th Fiona Bigwood with Kjaerholm’s Abutsiaq, 67.15% (GBR)
19th Sarah Millis with Hofjuwel, 66.93% (GBR)
20th Stephanie Croxford with Mr Hyde, 66.43% (GBR)
21st Daniel Watson with Amadeus, 66.41% (GBR)

Intermediate I 
1st Charlotte Dujardin with Florentina, 77.05% (GBR)
18th Charlotte Fry with Fendi T, 66.26% (GBR)
25th Daniel Watson with Donnatella H, 64.02% (GBR)

U25s Grand Prix
1st Maxime Van Der Vlist with Bailey, 72.66% (NED)
3rd Charlotte Fry with Dark Legend, 70.64% (GBR)

Pony Team A
1st Kiki Romney with Reedborder Amazing, 72.23% (NED)
10th Annabella Pidgley with Farbenfroh, 68.33% (GBR)
11th Olivia Wrennall with Donna Schuflo, 68.23% (GBR)

Pony Team B
1st Laura-Franziska Riegel with Cinderella M, 72.52% (GER)
2nd Megan Barratt with Valido’s Starlight, 71.90% (GBR)
3rd Annabella Pidgley with Ine, 71.52% (GBR)
17th Jessie Kirby with Grayswood Orlando, 67.71% (GBR)
24th Sophie Williams with Ella, 65.90% (GBR)

Junior Team
1st Daphne Van Peperstraten with Greenpoint’s Cupido, 75.25% (NED)
21st Jessica McConkey with Lady Gaga, 67.07% (GBR)
29th Amelia Moncrieff with Billionaire, 64.19% (GBR)

Young Riders Team
1st Lia Welschof with Don Windsor OLD, 72.15% (GER)
11th Angus Corrie-Deane with Tiny Tempur, 67.69% (GBR)
13th Alexandra Hellings with Uvender V, 67.40% (GBR)
17th Rebecca Bell with Nibeley Union Hit, 66.81% (GBR)
24th Amber Barton with Labiat, 65.53% (GBR)

Prix St Georges Consolation
1st Charlotte Fry with Fendi T, 68.58% (GBR)
6th Daniel Watson with Donnatella H, 65.26% (GBR)

Intermediate I Freestyle
1st Charlotte Dujardin with Florentina, 78.80% (GBR)

Grand Prix Freestyle
1st Charlotte Dujardin with Mount St John Freestyle, 81.45% (GBR)
12th Daniel Watson with Amadeus, 67.51% (GBR)

Pony Individual A
1st Julia Barbian with Der Kleine Koenig 3, 73.73% (GER)
= 12th Annabella Pidgley with Ine, 67.74% (GBR)
= 12th Jessie Kirby with Grayswood Orlando, 67.74% (GBR)

Pony Individual B
1st Shona Benner with Der Kleine Sunnyboy WE, 73.10% (GER)
12th Annabella Pidgley with Farbenfroh, 67.83% (GBR)
22nd Olivia Wrennall with Donna Schuflo, 65.00% (GBR)
27th Megan Barratt with Valido’s Starlight, 62.43% (GBR)

Junior Individual
1st Daphne Van Peperstraten with Greenpoint’s Cupido, 73.92% (NED)
15th Jessica McConkey with Lady Gaga, 67.40% (GBR)
33rd Amelia Moncrieff with Billionaire, 61.12% (GBR)

Young Rider Individual 
1st Lia Welschof with Don Windsor OLD, 73.62% (GER)
15th Amber Barton with Labiat, 68.23% (GBR)
17th Alexandra Hellings with Uvender V, 67.64% (GBR)
19th Rebecca Bell with Nibeley Union Hit, 67.15% (GBR)
24th Angus Corrie-Deane with Tiny Tempur, 66.37% (GBR)

Under 25s Grand Prix Freestyle
1st Jeanine Nieuwenhuis with TC Athene, 75.37% (NED)
4th Charlotte Fry with Dark Legend, 73.47% (GBR)

Grand Prix Special 
1st Juliette Ramel with Buriel K.H, 75.61% (SWE)
3rd Gareth Hughes with Don Carissimo, 68.29% (GBR)
6th Stephanie Croxford with Mr Hyde, 66.10% (GBR)
= 9th Sarah Millis with Hofjuwel, 65.38% (GBR)

Pony Individual Consolation A
1st Fleur Prinsen with Next Black Magic, 71.08% (NED)
3rd Sophie Williams with Ella, 69.91% (GBR)
10th Jessie Kirby with Grayswood Orlando, 68.10% (GBR)
13th Annabella Pidgley with Ine, 66.66% (GBR)

Pony Individual Consolation B
1st Evi Van Rooj with Den Ostrik’s Macho, 68.96% (NED)
2nd Megan Barratt with Valido’s Starlight, 68.96% (GBR)
9th Olivia Wrennall with Donna Schuflo, 66.17% (GBR)

Junior Freestyle
1st Daphne Van Peperstraten with Greenpoint’s Cupido, 76.54% (NED)

Junior Individual Consolation
1st Kimberly Pap with Vloet Victory, 69.21% (NED)
13th Amelia Moncrieff with Billionaire, 62.35% (GBR)

Young Rider Freestyle
1st Joesfine Hoffmann with Hoennerups Driver, 76.50% (DEN)
= 15th Alexandra Hellings with Uvender V, 68.08% (GBR)
=15th Amber Barton with Labiat, 68.08% (GBR)

Young Rider Individual Consolation
1st Sem Stiemer with Waldemar, 69.16% (NED)
3rd Rebecca Bell with Nibeley Union Hit, 67.40% (GBR)
8th Angus Corrie-Deane with Tiny Tempur, 65.63% (GBR)
For full results click here.