Sophia Ludvigsen, winner of the Lövsta Future Challenge International Tour in Amsterdam
27 januari 2024
77%, that was the procentage needed to secure a place among the top 3 when the Grand of the Lövsta Future Challenge International Tour was held in Amsterdam on Saturday. The best performance came from Danish rider Sophia Ludvigsen with Blue Hors Quintana. She repeated yesterday's victory, and today's result reached an impressive 79.31%.
"I am so happy, Quintana has felt fantastic both days here, and it was truly a special feeling to ride the freestyle in this arena. The freestyle is one of Nanna's old ones, but it suits us!" said Sophia after her win.
Second place once again went to Dutch home favorite Marten Luiten with the mare Fynona. They danced to the tunes of 80s pop and rock music, securing a score of 77.99%. The third spot was claimed by Danish rider Thea Bech with Dionisos, scoring 77.52%.
The Lövsta Future Challenge International Dressage Tour consists of three independent competitions held during the World Cup Herning, Jumping Amsterdam, and Gothenburg Horse Show. The tour provides an opportunity for some of Europe's best U25 dressage riders to compete at the same venues as some of the World Cup's stages.
The next stop for the Lövsta Future Challenge International Tour will be at the Gothenburg Horse Show, taking place from February 21-25.
Complete results from the day can be found here.