Eva Vita Shines at 2013 Pavo Cup Qualifier in Hartpury

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 09:28
KWPN Breeding News

The 4-year old Dutch warmblood mare Eva Vita became the winner of the 4-year old division at the U.K. Pavo Cup qualifier held at the 2013 CDI Hartpury on Thursday 4 July 2013.

Only nine horses in total gathered in Hartpury to compete in this U.K. based Pavo Cup Qualifier. Seven horses contested the 4-year old division, just two the 5-year old division. The judges were Ine van Deurzen, Hanneke Gerritsen and Isobel Wessels/

The high scorer of the day and only horse to be invited to compete at the 2013 Pavo Cup Semi-Finals in Ermelo, The Netherlands, was Emma Woolley's Eva Vita (by Wynton x Houston). The combination scored 79.5 points in total. Woolley was also the runner up in the 4-year old category aboard Eldorado (by Special D x Damiro). They scored 73 points.

Eva Vita is owned by Christine Twigg who was beaming with pride. "I bought this mare especially for Emma in The Netherlands," she said. "On a cold January day we saw about fifty horses and eventually chose her. We are planning to go to The Netherlands for the Pavo Cup Semi Finals. I don't know how, maybe I'll have to sell a horse, but this was our goal."

The winner of the 5-year old class was SAm Rahmatalla on Seagry Sanay (by Stedinger x Wolkentanz). With a total of 77 points, the pair ranked far ahead of second placed Diana Fisher on Diego V (by Spielberg x Welt Hit II) with 68.5 points.

Results - 2013 Pavo Cup Qualifier Hartpury

4-year olds

  • 1. Emma Woolley - Eva Vita (by Wynton x Houston) -79.5
  • 2. Emma Woolley - Eldorado (by Special D x Damiro)  -  73
  • 3. Olivia Towers - Edjena (by Apache x Cabochon) - 72
  • 4. Emma Leech - Euphoria E (by Uthopia x Sandro Hit) - 69
  • 5. Charlotte Dujardin - Edison H (by Ampere x Riverman) - 68.5
  • 6. Lynne Mcleod - Emily (by Westpoint x Samber) - 61.5
  • Jessica Smith - Elliot (by Spielberg x Welt Hit II) - RET

5-year olds

  • 1. Sam Rahmatalla - Seagry Sanay (by Stedinger x Wolkentanz) - 77
  • 2. Diana Fisher - Diego V (by Spielberg x Welt Hit II) - 68.5

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