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A TOUCH OF EUROPE IN SA By Mandy Schroder, courtesy of Gauteng Dressage

South Africa hosted its third FEI CDI 3* competition in May this year. For the first time the show incorporated a CPEDI, allowing our Para riders to benefit from the expertise of our international judges as well, as the Medium Tour and a big screen TV for our dressage riders.

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eld at Kyalami Equestrian Park from the 15th to the 18th of May our International Judges experienced everything from South African sunshine to moody black skies and threats of

The Kurs took place on Sunday the 18th, and with the addition of TV cameras and a big screen TV showing the competing horse in the arena. It cer tainly leant a sense



of “BIG� occasion to the buzz around the arena which the riders and horses seemed to enjoy. International Judges, judged over the four days and were used to maximum effect to cover as many of our classes as possible. A beautiful Judges and Officials tent was set up on the side of the arena, where the Judges could sit and relax between classes as well as enjoy their lunches, next to that was the VIP Marquee for the Sunday luncheon with

Sporting Horse Magazine Issue 19  
Sporting Horse Magazine Issue 19  

July 2014 Edition of Sporting Horse Magazine