Swiss rider Aga Khan refuses to take the Longines Grand Prix-winning heroes

Swiss rider Edouard Schmitz and 10-year-old Gamin Van’t Naastveldhof won the Longines Grand Prix of Ireland at the Dublin Horse Show 2022. Credit: Breandán Ó hUallacháin.

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Swiss rider Edouard Schmitz and 10-year-old Gamin Van’t Naastveldhof won the Longines Grand Prix of Ireland at Sunday’s Dublin Horse Show.

Spectators denied Ireland’s two Aga Khan Trophy-winning combinations from Friday, with Conor Sowell with Count Me In and Shane Sweetnam with Irish Sport Horse James Caan Cruise finishing second and third respectively.

Ireland’s Andrew Bournes and Irish Sport Horse C Topblue were fourth and French combination Megan Moisonier and Cordial were fifth.

Ireland’s Reece Williams and 7-year-old playboy JT Z compete in the 7- and 8-year-old international competition. Dennis Lynch from Tipperary took the runner-up spot with Dark Chocolate, while Jason Higgins and Heritage MBF came third.

Kildare’s Mikey Pender achieved another RDS victory on Sunday by winning the Six-Year-Old ‘Cruising’ National Championship with HHS Rose. Leah Stack and Laurina won the 5-year-old ‘Flexible’ National Championship.

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