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Well done to the Aussie vaulters

Sarah Grayson on Charles the Great - © Michelle Terlato

Sarah Grayson on Charles the Great

© Michelle Terlato

 

 

By Equestrian Life

The Australian vaulters contested in the nations cup team freestyle, the male and female individual classes and the pas de deux freestyle last night.

There were three Australians in the individual freestyle, including Stephanie Dore, Ruth Skrzypek and Sarah Grayson. Stephanie Dore was the highest placed Aussie, finishing in 9th position on 7.065 on Lunar Eclipse. Ruth Skrzypek and Darkly Dreaming scored 6.734, which placed them in 13th position. Sarah Grayson on Charles The Great was just behind in 14th position, with 6.613 points. Sheena Bendixen of Denmark dominated the female individual freestyle class on Klintholms Ramstein with a total score of 8.539.

The rankings following the second day of competition (combination of scores from the Compulsory test and Freestyle) see Stephanie Dore in 11th, Ruth Skrzypek in 14th and Sarah Grayson in 16th.

 

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James Hocking and French Kiss contested in the Male individual freestyle last night and received a total score of 7.602, which placed the combination in 13th position. First place was awarded to Thomas Brüsewitz of Germany on Danny Boy Old with an impressive total score of 8.987.

The rankings following the second day of competition (combination of scores from the Compulsory test and Freestyle) see James Hocking in 13th place.

 

James Hocking and French Kiss in the first round of competition - © Michelle Terlato

James Hocking and French Kiss in the first round of competition

© Michelle Terlato
 

The Aussie Pas De Deux team, which consisted of Rachael Barlow and Jerri Dixon on Azrael received a total score of 6.331, which placed the pair in 12th position.

The Pas De Deux class was dominated by Jasmin Lindner and Lukas Wacha of Austria on Dr. Doolittle, who received a very impressive score of 9.138!

Thursday 20th of September in Tryon at the FEI World Equestrian Games will see the Pas De Deux freestyle medals, squad freestyle and the individual technical classes. You can catch the action live on FEI TV from 2:00 am AEST tomorrow morning till 10:00 am AEST.

Well done Aussies and good luck!

 

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