A 5* Win in Hamburg & Success at Chepstow
This week, Shane was at LGCT 5* Hamburg in Germany whilst Jack and Katie headed to Chepstow 2* in Wales - just another week of world domination for the Breen Team!
In Hamburg, Shane rode Vistogrand to a stunning 4th place in the 8-year-old class on the first day with the young stallion showcasing his talent in the iconic grass ring. However, it was Z7 Ipswich who stole the show as he sped to 5th place in the 5* 1.55 on Saturday and won the 5* 1.50 class on the Sunday. Yet another win for Shane & Z7 Ipswich to add to their resume and further proving that Ipswich can win in any ring around the world!
Back in England, Jack and Katie racked up the clear rounds. Both Koh-I-Noor and BE Constanta jumped foot perfect clear rounds in the 6-year-olds on the Friday, with Jack aboard Cuick Star Kervec slotting into 5th place in the 2* 1.40.
On Saturday, Jack picked up 8th place with 6-year-old stallion Koh-I-Noor in the age classes, but it was Can Ya Makan who leapt to a place in the 2* 1.40. Stepping up the podium the next day, Can Ya Makan and Jack finished in 2nd in the 2* 1.40 Grand Prix, showing us all that Can Ya Makan has still got it! Katie also enjoyed success on the Sunday, taking 8th in the 2* Small Tour Grand Prix on Kilbarron Rue and posting another clear round with BE Constanta in the 6-year-olds.
Monday was Jack’s day to shine, piloting Can Ya Makan to another 2nd place in the 2* 1.40 and also finishing in 2nd in the 2* Grand Prix on his own homebred BBS McGregor. What a way to end a great show!
It was another fantastic show for Breen Equestrian bred horses as well, with BE Reverent impressing in the 2* 1.40 classes. But it was BE Golden (Golden Hawk x Zarnita) bringing home a hat trick that was the highlight of the show – finishing =1st the first day, winning the 6-year-old Accumulator and finally winning the 6-year-old final! What a horse with such a bright future that we can’t wait to continue to follow.
Another exciting week for us here at Breen Equestrian, a huge thanks to our team who make it all possible and the fantastic venues for putting on top-class shows.