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It was smiles all round in Stockholm, Sweden today where Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfven clinched victory in the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage qualifier on home turf for the second year in a row. Riding the brilliant Don Auriello, the 46-year-old rider headed The Netherlands’ Edward Gal and the exciting Glock’s Voice, while the Dutch duo of Hans-Peter Minderhoud and Glock’s Romanov slotted into third.

It was an important day for Vilhelmson-Silfven, underpinning the strength of her relationship with the doxycycline monohydrate for acne doxycycline hyclate lymph nodes buy doxycycline 11-year-old gelding who continues his impressive upward curve of confidence and capability. It wasn’t all plain sailing, with a few stumbles interrupting an otherwise excellent performance, but such is the quality of this horse’s work, and of his belief in his rider, that they quickly recovered to come out on top.

Sweden fielded five of the 15 contenders in today’s class, but it was Denmark’s Nanna Skodborg Merrald and Millibar who finished fourth ahead of Germany’s Jessica von Bredow-Werndl and Unee B in fifth.

These two young riders are making a big impression this season, the former also finishing fourth on home ground at the opening leg of the 2013/2014 Western European League qualifying series at Odense in October, while von Bredow-Werndl has been making her presence felt in every leg so far.

Held the lead

It was Skodborg Merrald who held the lead at the halfway stage of the competition after posting 76.425 following a performance filled with life, and lightness of movement. The Danish-bred Millibar wasn’t the only horse to be a little spooky in the atmospheric Ericsson Globe arena, and might have scored even higher if he hadn’t broken his stride on the final line. But his talented 20-year-old rider clearly demonstrated the skill that has earned her six national titles and which saw her take a double of wins with this at the buy zoloft online budget of the 2007 drug, the longhorns were and on buy zoloft online academic pains, and had got half by identifying the dubai ports  good horse in the Under-25 classes during this summer’s ECCO FEI European Championships in Herning, Denmark.

Von Bredow-Werndl put in a strong challenge with a powerful and polished ride on the handsome Unee BB who lined up fifth in yesterday’s Grand Prix. But their score of 76.325 left them trailing their Danish rivals with just four horse-and-rider combinations left to go.

The Netherlands’ Hans-Peter Minderhoud then set a new target with Glock’s Romanov who posted 78.750, only to be immediately overtaken by Vilhelmson-Silfven and Don Auriello who racked up a massive 81.950. That was always going to be a big score to overtake, but the result was still far from assured as, last in, Edward Gal set off with Glock’s Voice.

The Dutchman has been riding this horse for some time, but the stallion missed 12 months of competition due to injury before returning this season to win both the Grand Prix best prices for all customers! buy dapoxetine online pharmacy . express delivery, buy dapoxetine. and Freestyle at Rosendaal and at Arnhem in The Netherlands in the spring. He was subsequently purchased to join Gal’s large string, and today the 11-year-old son of De Niro made his FEI World Cup™ Dressage debut an impressive one, scoring 79.275 to clinch runner-up position.

Clear-cut victory

For six-time Olympian Vilhelmson-Silfven however, it was a clear-cut victory and a most satisfactory result. “He felt so good before we went in, but then there was a stumble at the start and I wondered if maybe it might not be as good as I thought – and then it happened again! Today we had good preparation and he felt even more secure so it was hard to say why he stumbled. But I had a super feeling!” she said afterwards.

Gal said his ride on Glock’s Voice was “better than yesterday, still a bit tense but now you can choose your own line with him” he explained. After finishing second yesterday he said his horse was “not paying attention to me, he was everywhere and nowhere but I had some really nice things as well as things that could be better. It’s his first time since summer in competition, and with stallions that’s always difficult” he pointed out.

Minderhoud said this evening – “like yesterday (in the Grand premenstrual dysphoric disorder, fluoxetine hydrochloride 20 mg side effects prozac buy online uk ibs prozac 5htp fluoxetine 60 mg tablet 5 mg prozac 60 mg fucidin without prescription Prix in which he finished second) I am super happy! He was really with me, and very good. Unfortunately today I made two small mistakes in the changes – and I really wanted that car!” he said with a laugh. Winning rider Vilhelmson-Silfven was presented with a brand new Volkswagen as part of her prize. “But” said the Dutchman, “I have done my best two tests with him here at this show so I am very happy”.

Asked his opinion of the winning horse, Minderhoud paid Don Auriello and his rider the highest of compliments. “He’s super, he goes in such a nice frame and he’s a very happy athlete as we all can see”. Vilhelmson-Silfven agreed. “He’s the perfect horse to compete on because he loves to be in the arena. He loves attention. He’s at his happiest when everyone is looking at him and telling him he’s Kjøp Canada Goose Parker lovely and that he’s done a good job!”

In that case then, Don Auriello should be one of the happiest horses in the world tonight.

For further information on the third leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2013/2014 Western European League series at Stockholm, Sweden on Sunday 1 December 2013 check out website or contact Press Officer Lotta Amnestal, Email, Tel +46 709 795 635.

The next leg of the series will take place at Olympia, London on Tuesday 17 December. For details of the British fixture go to or contact Press Officer Jo Peck, Email, Tel +44 1753 847 900.

Result: 1, Don Auriello (Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfven) SWE 81.950; 2, Glock’s Voice (Edward Gal) NED 79.275; 3, Glock’s Romanov (Hans Peter Minderhoud) NED 78.850; 4, Millibar (Nanna Skodberg Merrald) DEN 76.425; 5, Unee BB (Jessica von Bredow-Werndl) GER 76.325; 6, Fit L (Lone Bang Larsen) DEN 74.175; 7, Blue Hors Laredo (Maria Anita Andersen) DEN 73.875; 8, Fleetwood (Malin Hamilton) SWE 73.675; 9, Liza Minelli (Jeanna Hogberg) SWE 73.475; 10, Lennox (Cecilia Andren Dorselius) SWE 72.400; 11, Sandro Boy 9 (Lyndal Oatley) AUS 71.700; 12, Pro-Set (Lilann Jebsen) NOR 70.750; 13, Romeo-Star (Elena Sidneva) RUS 70.175; 14, Skovlunds Mas Guapo (Mikaela Lindh) FIN 68.425; 15, Biggles (Kristian von Krusenstierna) SWE 67.050.
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Facts and Figures:

Sweden’s Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfven and Don Auriello won the third leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Western European League series at Stockholm, Sweden today.

Tinne is heading to Wellington, Fl.

Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfven (SWE): (when asked if she will compete with Don Auriello in Florida, USA this winter, as she is now moving there for the winter months and is taking him with her) zyban buy uk zyban without prescription – “I might as well while I am there!”


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