Michèle George’s Hanoverian mare Best of 8 being led by Wendy Laeremans (???) ahead of the horse inspection on Monday morning.
No need to worry for Great Britain’s Gabriella Blake as her Strong Beau passed the horse inspection with flying colours
No doubt this one passed the vet-check..
The drop dead gorgeous Connemara Strong Beau being presented by his rider’s mother for the British team.
French para judge Anne Prain.
The absolutely characteristic face of team Germany’s Grade I hope Nautika.
Kevin van Ham with Eros van Ons Heem
FEI Steward at work
Lemony’s Loverboy of German team Grade 3 rider Melanie Wienand
Swedish Louise Etzner Jakobsson watching her horse Goldstrike on the jogging strip during the horse-inspection.
Belgian’s multiple Paralympic winner Michèle George and Best of 8 (by Bonifatius).
Denmark’s Grade 5 rider Nicole Johnson and Moromax.
Irish Grade 5 rider Sarah Slattery and the Brandenburger mare Savona (by San Amour I).
Dutch Frank Hosmar and his long-time partner Alphaville N.O.P. (by Sandreo).
Superstar Groom Liz Geldard and the British team vet Robert Oulton
A horse living up to her name: Swedish bred Fabulous Fidelie (by Floricello x Don Romantic) and Lena Malmström from Sweden.
Norwegian Christina Marcussen and the Danish bred Zorro Hoejris (by Zorba Hoejris-Gribaldi).
The temperatures in the huge indoor arena next to the para rings were significantly cooler. Dutch Grade 4 Paralympic champion Sanne Voets and her long-time partner Demantur RS2 N.O.P. (by Vivaldi) made good use of i
French Vladimir Vinchon and Pégase Mayenne (by Fidertanz) who was formerly known under the name Fidertanz for Rosi.
Finland has sent two individual riders, one of them Laura Kangasniemi and the Swedish bred Goldprins in Grade 4.
Beyond Dreams (by Benetton Dream) and Danish Rene Igelski.
Whoever watches Latvian Grade 1 Paralympic champion Rihard Snikus and the King of the Dance feels the unique partnership they share.
Former Olympic rider Laura Conz from Italy and TD Juliet Whatley.
Portuguese Grade 1 rider Ana Isabel Mota Veiga and her 16-year-old Lusitano Convicto (by Tentador).
Italy’s current Grade 1 freestyle Worldchampion Sara Morganti will debut the big framed Belgian bred mare Mariebelle (by Lissaro van der Helle-Lys de Damen) at championships level.
Austrian Julia Sciancalepore suppling Heinrich with some lateral work.
Good girl Nautika: German national coach Silke Fütterer patting the 17-year-old Lipizzan mare.
Strong Beau and Gabriella Blake.
Ireland Grade 1 rider Michael Murphy’s trainer Elder Klatzko preparing the Dutch bred 16-year-old Cleverboy (by Vivaldi-Kennedy) for him.
Polish Grade 1 rider Magdalena Cycak and her 15-year-old Polish bred mare Sybilla (by Quamiro-Sherlock Holmes).
Austria’s Pepo Puch and Sailor’s Blue (by Swaovski-Arogno) who’s beautifully schooled.
The Grade 2 surprise of Tokyo 2021, Britain’s Georgia Wilson and her still only 9-year-old Oldenburg mare Sakura (by Supertramp-Rockstar) are always a picture of elegance.
Heidemarie Dresing from Germany and Horse24 Dooloop (by Dressage Royal-Rouletto) have dominated Grade 2 this year.
Will Riesenbeck become their medal hunting ground?
Spain’s Maria Del Carmen Lopez Garcia and Bribon de Ysmas (by Vitalis-Brasil VIII).
Denmark’s Grade 3 Paralympic champion Tobias Thorning Jörgensen and the gorgeous Jolene Hill.
Sebastien Goyheinex advices his student Chiara Zenati.
France’s Chiara Zenati all-smile on Swing Royal IFCE (by Royal Blend-Matcho AA).