Nanna Rasmussen & Blue Hors Don Olymbrio Win CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle for Double Victory at Randbol

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Nanna Merrald Rasmussen and Blue Hors Don Olymbrio.

RANDBØL, Denmark, Nov. 12, 2022–Nanna Merrald Rasmussen and Blue Hors Don Olymbrio won the CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle Saturday for a double victory in the 14-year-old stallion’s first international competition in a year.

The musical performance by Denmark’s world championship team gold medal rider and Don Olymbrio was awarded 77.455% a day after claiming the Grand Prix. The pair had not competed in a CDI since the Big Tour debut for the partnership at this same event a year ago.

Anna Zibrandtsen on the 11-year-old Oldenburg gelding Quel Filou in their first Big Tour Freestyle placed second on 75.675%.

The Danish sweep of the top three placings was completed by Charlotte Heering on Bufranco, a 14-year-old KWPN gelding, for a 74.470%.

Results:

CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle
1) Nanna Merrald Rasmussen, DEN – Blue Hors Don Olymbrio 77.455%
2) Anna Zibrandtsen, DEN – Quel Filou 75.675%
3) Charlotte Heering, DEN – Bufranco 74.470%
4) Nadja Aaboe Sloth, DEN – Favour Gersdorf 74.100%
5) Emma Jönsson, SWE – Gerion 73.695%
6) Joachim Thomsen, DEN – Aaroe’s Gandhi 73.250%
7) Trine Mittag, DEN – Gammelenggaards Easy 69.745%
8) Ninja Rathjens, GER – Emilio 111 69.725%
9) Carl Hedin, SWE – Van Der Veen 69.555%
10) Ditte Himmelstrup Lyng Madsen, DEN – Romance 68.505%