Dressage demonstrations for the first time at the Longines Hong Kong Masters
Monday 19th January 2015
Not only will visitors to the 2015 Longines Hong Kong Masters be exposed to world class show jumping, they will also have a chance to watch high level dressage demonstrations across the three days of the event.
Rider/trainer Wim Verwimp who has a long and distinguished career in the sport and been a regular member of the Belgian team at the European Championships will conduct demonstrations between jumping competitions.
Verwimp is not only a top rider he is also a well regarded coach and has helped develop equestrians from pony to Grand Prix level. He is renowned as Belgium’s best developer of youth talent.
During the demonstrations he will be joined by Fanny Verliefden who herself has had a very successful career as a youth rider, participating and scoring good results at Belgian, International and European championships.
As a senior she has won the bronze medal at Belgian championships twice and now has several established Grand Prix horses as well as potentials in this class.
Her goal this year is to make the Belgian team, competing at the European Championships in Aachen & qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio with Annarico.
She will be providing riding demonstrations in the main arena that are sure to inspire riders of all ages and levels :
- Saturday, February the 14th at 11:40 AM and 7:00 PM
- Sunday, February the 15th at 1:15 PM