Rolex and Longines had to better watch out the last weekend :
Kent Farrington (Soft'up Pro Silver) and Kévin Staut (Soft'up Pro – Liberty One) were well on the Canadian time zone, taking 4th and 5th place of the very renowned Spruce Meadows Rolex Grand Prix.
In the Nations Cup, Germany Hans-Dieter Dreher (Soft'up Pro) finished 4th with his team as the Belgian twins Olivier and Nicola Philippaerts (Soft'up Pro) ranked 5th.
Across the Atlantic with a time difference, but ahead of the riders in Rome, Harrie Smolders (Soft'up Pro) won the GCT, Simon Delestre (Hermès stirrups by Freejump ) followed by a few seconds and one step below, when Rolf-Göran Bengtsson (Soft'up Pro – Liberty) completed the podium !
In the clockmakers world, at the occasion of the Lausanne Longines Horse Show, Robert Whitaker (Soft'up Pro) does not lose time by offering the victory of the Grand Prize when the best French rider is Timothée Anciaume (Soft'up Pro – Liberty) in 6th.
American Gold Cup (Old Salem, NY, USA):
Kent Farrington (Soft’Up Pro Silver) remains the leader by winning the Old Salem Longines World Cup with Keean White (Soft’Up Pro – Liberty) finishing 7th.
The Vienna Masters CSI5* GCT goes like the Viennese waltz with 4 beats for our ambassadors : Harrie Smolders sets the pace, followed by Bertram Allen (Soft’Up Pro) 4th, Marc Houtzager (Soft’Up Pro) 6th, and Denis Lynch (Soft’Up Pro – Liberty) 8th !