World Breeding Eventing Championship

A lovely event in France for the young horses!

Jonelle Price with OBOS Impressive (Image: Libby Law Photography)
Jonelle Price with OBOS Impressive (Image: Libby Law)

Mondial du Lion, the FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses, is a lovely event in France for six- and seven-year-olds. It has been well supported by New Zealand riders who enjoy the beautiful course and French hospitality, and this year is no different.

Tim Price with Kincooley Cruising during the CCI2*7YO First Horse Inspection at 2016 Mondial du Lion FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses. (Image: Libby Law Photography)
Tim Price and Kincooley Cruising (Image: Libby Law)

Making the trip this year are Jonelle and Tim Price, as well as Jesse Campbell and Dan Jocelyn.  Dan has Blackthorn Cruise in the seven-year-old class (2* level) with Fjury in the class for six-year-olds (1* level).

Grooming for Jonelle Price is North Canterbury's Kerryn Edmans. Here she exchange Cooley Showtime with OBOS Impressive during the CCI2*7YO First Horse Inspection (Image: Libby Law Photography)
Grooming for Jonelle Price is North Canterbury’s Kerryn Edmans. Here she exchanges Cooley Showtime for OBOS Impressive during the 7YO inspection (Image: Libby Law)

Tim and Jonelle are only competing with seven-year-olds: Tim with Kincooley Cruising and Jonelle with Cooley Showtime and Obos Impressive. Jesse has Fado in the six-year-olds.

Dan Jocelyn with Fjury (Image: Libby Law Photography)
Dan Jocelyn and Fjury (Image: Libby Law)

This is also Libby Law’s last event before she heads back “down-under” and she has sent through these lovely photos of the trot-up.

Jesse Campbell with Fado (Image: Libby Law Photography)
Jesse Campbell with Fado (Image: Libby Law)

You can see the start list/ live scoring for the six-year-olds on this link. The seven-year-olds can be seen here.

The event is going to be livestreamed via Facebook on the event’s page.

Dan Jocelyn with Blackthorn Cruise (Image: Libby Law Photography)
Dan Jocelyn with Blackthorn Cruise (Image: Libby Law Photography)