Today’s marathon at Driving Valkenswaard International took place under wonderful weather circumstances. A large number of spectators had flocked to the site of Exell Equestrian to enjoy wonderful and exciting combined driving sport at the highest level.
The dressage for the horse teams started this morning at 11.00 in pouring rain at Exell Equestrian in Valkenswaard. Luckily the sun came out in the afternoon and the spectators could watch some beautiful dressage tests in the sunshine.
Exciting music, fanatics, enthusiastic audience, a challenging course and a lot of sport provided the ingredients for the Bicycle Challenge last night at Driving Valkenswaard International’s indoor school.
Only one of the 243 competing horses at the second edition of Driving Valkenswaard International received the sign ‘not fit to compete’ this evening from the veterinarians and the international Ground Jury.
A competition for harness horses will be held during the break in the Cones Driving on Sunday 12 June at Driving Valkenswaard International. The judges of this class are none other than the American four-in-hand driver Misdee Wrigley-Miller and the famous harness maker and driver Henk van der Wiel.
ClipMyHorse is present during the Marathon and Cones of Driving Valkenswaard International! On Saturday June 10th you can follow the marathon of the Horse Pairs and Horse Teams in Valkenswaard and on Sunday June 11th you can see the Cones competition live on ClipMyHorse.
From Thursday June 8th to Sunday June 11th the second edition of Driving Valkenswaard International is on the international driving calendar. Over 75 pair and four-in-hand drivers representing 18 different countries have entered this beautiful competition in Valkenswaard on the grounds of reigning World Champion Boyd Exell.
New on the programme of Driving Valkenswaard International from 8th to 11th June is the Indoor Cycling Circuit where Drivers are challenged to participate with their navigator and back stepper to set the fastest time against the clock.