Karina Truelsen and Raena Leung have started the Baltica Tour by placing well. In the Gold Tour, Raena secured sixth place with Lalik, following a fault-free performance. Karina piloted Cumaro to fifth place in the 1.35m show jumping and took Every Way into tenth place in the 1.25m show jumping. In the Gold Tour competition, Mike Patrick took Zwinulana to the jump-off, but made a slip and ended up in 17th position.
Team Horze has set off for Poland for the 2015 Baltica Tour: Mike Patrick Leichle and Karina Truelsen, as well as Raena Leung, who is back in Europe following her sensational World Cup successes in the China League of the FEI World Cup.
The World Cup China League season has started in Beijing, and Raena Leung, student of Mike Patrick Leichle, is already celebrating a success. The Hong-Kong Chinese rider jumped into second position in the deciding World Cup qualifier, behind compatriot Patrick Lam and ahead of British rider Simon Buckley. Raena Leung therefore has bright prospects for the World Cup series. China’s Longines FEI World Cup League has only been around for a few years. The end goal is the World Cup final in Göteborg in April 2016.
On Saturday, Karina Truelsen won the Medium Tour at the CSI in Bad Segeberg with Cumaro. She fought off the competition with a time of 30.12 seconds and no faults. In the Grand Prix, Mike Patrick Leichle made one error in his ride with Folinde van het Slagershof, but with a good time still managed to take 16th place, having impressed with a faultless round and ninth place in the Big Tour the previous day, and second place at the start of the four-day tournament. On Sunday, Baltasar Leichle jumped his way into 13th place with Lewinsky N in the speed class. The pair had come sixth in the Small Tour on Saturday. Zwinulana also looked good in Bad Segeberg and secured a fifth place spot for Mike Patrick Leichle in the Medium Tour.
…at the CSI in Bad Segeberg. Karina Truelsen has begun the international tournament above the Segeberger Lake with second place in the Medium Tour with Be Be. And the boss himself, Mike Patrick Leichle, came tenth in the Medium Tour with Zwinulana, thanks to a faultless round.
With a total of eleven placings, Mike Patrick Leichle’s Team Horze can certainly call the first three-star CSI in Eschweiler a success. Karina Truelsen came fifth in the Ladies Grand Prix with Holstein mare Anabel, took third place in the Ladies Cup and won the two-phase competition with Lewinsky N. Mike Patrick Leichle secured seventh place with Folinde van het Slagershof in the Masters Grand Prix in Eschweiler.
This weekend the Eschweiler CSI at Helena and Tim Stormanns’ is on the agenda. It’s already started well. Karina Truelsen took third place in the international points show jumping with Joker, having placed in the Gold Tour on Thursday. With Casalla Z Karina remained free of faults in the Youngster Show Jumping and came joint first. After Eschweiler the action will move to the CSI in Bad Segeberg, where Baltasar will also join the party.
(Mijas) The Grand Prix at the CSI Mijas on the Costa del Sol concluded with Mike Patrick Leichle and Folinde van het Slagershof in eleventh place. The previous day, the pair won the Big Tour – in a fault-free 63.25 seconds. Karina Truelsen piloted Cinnamon by Cardento into third place in the same competition, and Anabel also placed, taking 14th position. Cinnamon also achieved sixth place in the Master Medium Tour on Friday. In the same competition, Mike Patrick Leichle and Comma by Contendro came tenth. Karina Truelsen placed twice in the Small Tour with Serafina von Seidon. The whole Mijas week on the Costa del Sol tour went extremely well for the Team Horze from Leichle Stables. Raena Leung took fourth place in the Premium Small Tour with Bricola by Lord Z, following a 9th place success the previous day, as well as achieving fifth and twelfth places with Qui Vie through fault-free rounds. Qui Vie also came 13th in the Premium Big Tour. Videos from Spain are available on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mike-Patrick-Leichle-Team-Horze/209627969100848?fref=ts.
They were all trained at Leichle Stables, and now they are conquering the sporting world. We are delighted at the latest success from our colleagues with horses who have called our stables home. Double world champion Jeroen Dubbeldam won the Big Tour in Drachten in January with Conjurer. Karina Truelsen trained Conjurer. Caput and Cassandra are enjoying show-jumping success with their young rider Marie-Louise Weitkamp. Czerny and Gerrit Schepers are celebrating one fantastic placing after another, and Christian Hess is achieving success with RPM Canturado. These two horses were also trained at Leichle Stables in Schnarup-Thumby. We’re proud of you all, and wish you further success in the future.
Raena Leung did a fantastic performance on the Grand slam 5 Star Hong Kong Show, Stall Leichle is very happy of her and her result.