It was Willem Greve who treated the audience of The Dutch Masters tonight to an unparalleled round of the jump-off at the VDL Groep CSI5* 1.55m class.
Frenchman Julien Epaillard, number 3 in the world rankings, is undoubtedly the rider with the highest number of victories in the past year.
After dominating in yesterday's Grand Prix World Cup competition with Glamourdale (by Lord Leatherdale), Charlotte 'Lottie' Fry dealt her second blow in 's-Hertogenbosch today.
"If you want to win them all you have to start with the first one".
Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon are completely sold out. There are only tickets available for Sunday morning.
The TeamNL dressage riders got off to a good start at The Dutch Masters.
The Dutch Masters officially started today. On this first day, besides the World Cup Dressage competition, two show jumping classes were also on the programme. This officially marked the start of a few wonderful days of top-class equestrian sport.
The Dutch Masters is of course the most fun when you are present in the Brabanthallen, but if you cannot be there, you do not have to miss anything.
36-year-old dressage rider Sanne Voets from Rosmalen, close to the Brabant capital, has been voted Rider of the Year 2022.
The Dutch Masters has been part of the FEI Dressage World CupTM since the beginning and the first final in 1986 was held in the Brabanthallen. Dressage riders love coming to 's-Hertogenbosch and this year is no different.
The line-up for the international showjumping classes of The Dutch Masters (9-12 March) is final and online. The list features 44 riders from 13 countries, including 21 riders from the top 30 in the current world rankings.
The FEI Dressage World Cup season is in full swing for the riders and The Dutch Masters can count on two big players in this series: Britain's Charlotte Fry and Germany's Isabell Werth. They will certainly give our Dutch trump card Dinja van Liere...