Kerrigan Gluch & PRE gelding Mejorano HGF win World Equestrian Center CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle

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Kerrigan Gluch riding Mejorano HGF, a P.R.E. gelding, in the Nations Cup of the Netherlands in Rotterdam. The horse is owned by Kimberly van Kampen’s Hampton Green Farm in Ocala, Florida. © 2023 Ken Braddick/DRESSAGE-NEWS.com

OCALA, Florida, Nov 17, 2023–Kerrigan Gluch and the PRE gelding Mejorano HGF won the World Equestrian Center CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle Friday night, their first musical performance victory.

Kerrigan of Ocala and the 12-year-old Mejorano owned by Hampton Green Farm were awarded 74.860% for the victory.

Kerrigan and the gray gelding have been partnered for the past two years and were on the U.S. Nations Cup team at Rotterdam in the pair’s first European competition tour last summer.

Yvonne Losos de Muñiz of the Dominican Republic and her 18-year-old KWPN mare Aquamarijn scored 72.970% for second place. The pair competed at the Tokyo Olympics, the 2022 World Championships, the 2019 and 2022 World Cup Finals and most recently at the Pan American Games in Santiago a month ago.

Germany’s Christoph Koschel on Eddieni, the 14-year-old KWPN gelding that topped the Grand Prix a day ago, scored 72.335% for third place.

Results:

CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle to Music
Rank Competitor Score E H C M B
1.
Kerrigan Gluch (USA)
Mejorano HGF
74.860% 74.375 74.525 76.000 75.775 73.625
2.
Yvonne Losos De Muñiz (DOM)
Aquamarijn
72.970% 70.875 72.650 73.100 75.350 72.875
3.
Christoph Koschel (GER)
Eddieni
72.335% 71.650 72.700 72.550 73.650 71.125
4.
Patricia Ferrando (VEN)
Honnaisseur SJ
70.130% 69.700 71.250 72.075 71.375 66.250
5.
Mikala Münter (USA)
Skyfall
69.660% 68.525 71.250 71.575 68.825 68.125
5.
Emily Miles (USA)
Java Dulce
69.660% 68.500 70.300 70.775 71.475 67.250
7.
Susan Dutta (USA)
Figeac DC
69.075% 68.525 67.525 71.275 70.050 68.000
8.
Christian Garweg (CAN)
Excalibur RS
68.710% 68.350 69.775 70.300 68.250 66.875
9.
Monica Burssens (MEX)
Elfentanz
63.425% 60.125 62.250 61.700 67.675 65.375
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