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Powerful international entry field at Rio Frio Endurance Festival

Polo Equestre de Rio Frio, Rio Frio, Portugal. Saturday 18 November 2017. The entry lists of the different races for the Rio Frio Endurance Festival saw a very international presence with 74 riders from eight countries.

On the program of the Rio Frio Endurance Festival were races for  CEI3* 160km, CEI 2* 120km and CEI1* 80km. There were also some national races and for the first time in Portugal, eight riders participated in the Para Endurance competitions of 10Km and 5Km.

Endurance World Rio Frio. Chasing the leaders.Rio Frio, with its facilities and ground conditions ideal for endurance, has been very much appreciated internationally since 2014, having organised in the past three years twelve international events including the European Endurance Championship for Young Riders and Juniors.

In the CEI3* 160km we saw eight entries and victory went to João Pedro Carpinteiro – POR (Faísca) with an average speed of 15.79 km/h. Second place was for Pilar Saraiva – URU (Cardoa de S. José) who took a strong start. Third placed Huilin Jia – CHN (Whisky) crossed the line together with fellow country man Bo Sui – CHN (Esplendido De Daza).
Endurance World Rio Frio. Riding accross the lake.The CEI2* 120km got the biggest start field of the Rio Frio Endurance Festival with thirty entries. The final winner was not leading from the start but Maria Prazeres – POR (Ab Europa) crossed the line side by side with Carlos Augusto Amaral Paes de Barros – BRA (Koheilan Kagla). The top two averaged a speed of 19.54 km/h.
Luís Miguel Barradas – POR (Figo de S. Pedro) obtained the third podium place.
There was an important delegation of Chinese riders and the Chinese team, trained by Filipe Cacheirinha, got qualified for the World Equestrian Games 2018.
Yongtao Ao – CHN (Etelka du Vialaret) managed to finish in ninth place immediately followed by Zhiquin Tan – CHN (Gitana VB) who completed the top ten.

Endurance World Rio Frio. Two happy riders.In the CEI1* 80km we saw a close finish between Lea Vogler – FRA (Galache) and Mariana Meixueiro Gruzman – MEX (Cherida de Bozouls) which turned out in favour of the French rider with an average speed of 18.63 km/h.
Third place went to Luís Lamas – POR (Fibra do Almargem).

Rio Frio also held, for the first time in Portugal, two competitions of Para Endurance which were supported by GNR, the Army and Federação Paranaense de Hipismo do Brasil.
Djalma dos Reis won the 10km race followed by Luiz Gustavo and Emanuelli Silva.
The 5km competition was won by José Máximo. Cleberson Palhano finished in second place and Fernando Dihl finished third.
Race Report made with the assistance of José Augusto Ramos Rocha.
Photo Credit: Sociedade Agrícola Rio Frio.


Rio Frio Endurance Festival Results
PositionRiderNationalityHorse
Rio Frio Endurance Festival. CEI3* 160km
1stJoão Pedro CarpinteiroPORFaísca
2ndPilar SaraivaURUCardoa de S. José
3rdHuilin JiaCHNWiky
Rio Frio Endurance Festival. CEI2* 120km
1stMaria PrazeresPORAb Europa
2ndCarlos Augusto de BarrosBRAKoheilan Kagla
3rdLuís Miguel BarradasPORFigo de S. Pedro
Rio Frio Endurance Festival. CEI1* 80km
1stLea VoglerFRAGalache
2ndMariana Meixueiro GruzmanMEXCherida de Bozouls
3rdLuís LamasPORFibra do Almargem

 

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Powerful international entry field at Rio Frio Endurance Festival

Polo Equestre de Rio Frio, Rio Frio, Portugal. Saturday 18 November 2017. The entry lists of the different races for the Rio Frio Endurance Festival saw a very international presence with 74 riders from eight countries.

On the program of the Rio Frio Endurance Festival were races for  CEI3* 160km, CEI 2* 120km and CEI1* 80km. There were also some national races and for the first time in Portugal, eight riders participated in the Para Endurance competitions of 10Km and 5Km.

Endurance World Rio Frio. Chasing the leaders.Rio Frio, with its facilities and ground conditions ideal for endurance, has been very much appreciated internationally since 2014, having organised in the past three years twelve international events including the European Endurance Championship for Young Riders and Juniors.

In the CEI3* 160km we saw eight entries and victory went to João Pedro Carpinteiro – POR (Faísca) with an average speed of 15.79 km/h. Second place was for Pilar Saraiva – URU (Cardoa de S. José) who took a strong start. Third placed Huilin Jia – CHN (Whisky) crossed the line together with fellow country man Bo Sui – CHN (Esplendido De Daza).
Endurance World Rio Frio. Riding accross the lake.The CEI2* 120km got the biggest start field of the Rio Frio Endurance Festival with thirty entries. The final winner was not leading from the start but Maria Prazeres – POR (Ab Europa) crossed the line side by side with Carlos Augusto Amaral Paes de Barros – BRA (Koheilan Kagla). The top two averaged a speed of 19.54 km/h.
Luís Miguel Barradas – POR (Figo de S. Pedro) obtained the third podium place.
There was an important delegation of Chinese riders and the Chinese team, trained by Filipe Cacheirinha, got qualified for the World Equestrian Games 2018.
Yongtao Ao – CHN (Etelka du Vialaret) managed to finish in ninth place immediately followed by Zhiquin Tan – CHN (Gitana VB) who completed the top ten.

Endurance World Rio Frio. Two happy riders.In the CEI1* 80km we saw a close finish between Lea Vogler – FRA (Galache) and Mariana Meixueiro Gruzman – MEX (Cherida de Bozouls) which turned out in favour of the French rider with an average speed of 18.63 km/h.
Third place went to Luís Lamas – POR (Fibra do Almargem).

Rio Frio also held, for the first time in Portugal, two competitions of Para Endurance which were supported by GNR, the Army and Federação Paranaense de Hipismo do Brasil.
Djalma dos Reis won the 10km race followed by Luiz Gustavo and Emanuelli Silva.
The 5km competition was won by José Máximo. Cleberson Palhano finished in second place and Fernando Dihl finished third.
Race Report made with the assistance of José Augusto Ramos Rocha.
Photo Credit: Sociedade Agrícola Rio Frio.


Rio Frio Endurance Festival Results
PositionRiderNationalityHorse
Rio Frio Endurance Festival. CEI3* 160km
1stJoão Pedro CarpinteiroPORFaísca
2ndPilar SaraivaURUCardoa de S. José
3rdHuilin JiaCHNWiky
Rio Frio Endurance Festival. CEI2* 120km
1stMaria PrazeresPORAb Europa
2ndCarlos Augusto de BarrosBRAKoheilan Kagla
3rdLuís Miguel BarradasPORFigo de S. Pedro
Rio Frio Endurance Festival. CEI1* 80km
1stLea VoglerFRAGalache
2ndMariana Meixueiro GruzmanMEXCherida de Bozouls
3rdLuís LamasPORFibra do Almargem

 

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