Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfven announced today that she will not be competing her number one ride of the moment, Paridon Magi, at the 2018 CDI Cappeln today.
Owned by Antonio Ax:son Johnson, Paridon Magi is a 15-year old Swedish warmblood gelding by Don Primero x Napoleon.
"He doesn't feel like usual and we want to be careful so close to the World Equestrian Games and don't want to risk anything," Tinne wrote on Facebook.
Tinne and Paridon Magi had a successful World Cup season in the winter of 2017-2018 with starts at the CDI-W's in Herning Stuttgart, and Wellington. They qualified for the 2018 World Cup Finals in Paris in April but withdrew because Paridon Magi was not fit to compete because he had tied up. The horse returned to fitness quickly and competed at the CDIO's in Uggerhalne and Rotterdam.
Paridon Magi was selected on the Swedish team for the 2018 World Equestrian Games, as well as Tinne's former number one, Don Auriello, who only recently returned to the competition arena after a 1.5 year break due to injury.
"I’m still aiming (for the team) with both horses, but of course it's not my decision," Vilhelmson told Eurodressage.
Photo © Astrid Appels
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