International Jumping of France (CSIO 5*): LA Baule “Par Excellence”

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The world’s best couples will compete in La Baule from May 13th - 16th. 74 competitors, 197 horses representing 17 nations will compete over 4 days of top-level show jumping. Exceptional moments in horse sports are guaranteed during the first major outdoor jumping of the season.

10 nations in the MEYDAN FEI Nations Cup include:

GERMANY
- Philipp WEISHAUPT (n°46 world-ranked, 3rd by team in 2006 European Young Rider Championship in Athens)
entered with 3 horses: SOUVENIR / LEOVILLE / JUST ME
- Lars NIEBERG (n°52 world-ranked) entered with 3 horses: LORD LUIS / GALIPP O / LUCIE (3rd in 2005 World
Cup Final in Las Vegas)
- Alexander HUFENSTUHL entered with 2 horses: CHAMBY / LACAPO (5th by team in 2008 European Young
Horsemen Championship in Prague)
- Alois POLLMANN-SCHWECKHORST entered with 3 horses: CHACCO BLUE / CARDIOLAN / BALOUDANA
- Rebecca GOLASCH entered with 3 horses: LASSEN PEAK / KN COLORADO / KN MALNA

SPAIN
- Sergio ALVAREZ MOYA entered with 3 horses: MADAME POMPADOUR M (12th by team at 2009 European
Championship in Windsor, G.B.) / WISCONSIN 111 / CASHEW
- Julio ARIAS CUEVA entered with 2 horses: JARNAC / VICTORY VT HAZELARENHOEKJE
- Pilar Lucrecia CORDON MURO entered with 2 horses: HERALD 3 / CONCETTI
- Jesus GARMENDIA ECHEVARRIA entered with 3 horses: LORD DU MONT MILON / MOON MAIL /KALVARO’S KONCERT
- Rutherford LATHAM MOREHEAD entered with 3 horses: GUARANA CHAMPEIX / OANANI / TBC

Will not compete by team and also not qualified for the Grand Prix
- Marta ORTEGA PEREZ entered with 2 horses: SIRIUS / WHAT'S NEXT
- Susanna EPAILLARD entered with 2 horses: HELLO PIERREVILLE / NECTAR DES PRESSIS


U.S.A.
- Mario DESLAURIERS entered with 2 horses: URICO / VICOMTE D
- Hillary DOBBS entered with 3 horses: QUINCY B (19th in 2009 World Cup Final in Las Vegas) / CORLETT / MARENGO
- Beezie MADDEN entered with 4 horses: MADEMOISELLE / DANNY BOY (12th in 2009 World Cup Final in Las Vegas) / CORAL REEF VIO VOLO / EXCLUSIVE
- Richard SPOONER (n°26 world-ranked) entered with 3 horses: ACE CRISTALLO (18th in 2008 World Cup Final in Gothenburg, Sweden) / CRISTALLO (16th in 2009 World Cup Final in Las Vegas) / PAKO
- McLain WARD (n°12 world-ranked) entered with 3 horses: SAPPHIRE (Olympic Champion by team and 5th individual at 2004 Olympics in Athens; Silver Medalists by team and 7th individual at 2006 World Championships in Aachen, Germany; 2nd in the 2009 World Cup Final in Las Vegas) / ROTHCHILD / PJOTTER VAN DE ZONNEHOEVE

FRANCE
- Kévin STAUT (n°5 world-ranked) entered with 3 horses: BRAZIL M / KRAQUE BOOM (2009 European Champion in Windsor, G.B.) / LE PRESTIGE ST LOIS
- Pénélope LEPREVOST (n°15 world-ranked) entered with 3 horses: BELLE DAME D / MYLORD CARTHAGO HN / TOPINAMBOUR
- Michel ROBERT (n°17 world-ranked) entered with 2 horses: KALOE DES PERRIERES / KELLEMOI DE PEPITA
- Simon DELESTRE (n°23 world-ranked) entered with 3 horses: MELODIE ARDENTE / ORPHEE DE L’ILLON / OSLO DU CHALET
- Olivier GUILLON (n°59 world-ranked) entered with 3 horses: BORIS / JASPER BLE U / LORD DE THEIZE (5th by team 2009 European Championship in Windsor, G.B.)
- Nicolas DELMOTTE entered with 2 horses: LUCCIANNO HN / MARLOU DES ETISSES
- Florian ANGOT entered with 2 horses: MADE IN SEMILLY / OURAGAN DU PUCHET
- Reynald ANGOT entered with 3 horses: JUMPER PALUELLE / MONDEX TAME / OTHELLO DU PHARE
- Olivier DESUTTER entered with 3 horses: ARANKA / ATLETICO V D'ABELENDREEF / CHESTER 140
- Julien GONIN entered with 2 horses: ALASCIO VAN DE BOCHTEN / SANDRO
- Stéphane LAFOUGE entered with 3 horses: GABELOU DES ORES / PONTIAC / VISAGE VAN DE OLMENHOEVE
- Marie PELLEGRIN entered with 3 horses: ADMIRABLE / CANDELLA / GRACE FOR JOY
- Bertrand PIGNOLET entered with 3 horses : MAGIC D'ELLE / NIAGARA D'ELLE / NIPPON D'ELLE
- Jérôme BATILLAT entered with 2 horses

Will not compete by team and also not qualified for the Grand Prix
- Patrice DELAVEAU (n°55 world-ranked) entered with 2 horses: NAYANA / ORNELLA M AIL
- Véra BENCHIMOL BROT entered with NEW BOY DE LOGERIE
- Marc DILASSER entered with 2 horses: CARDERO CHAMPS ELYSEES / ON IRA BOIS MARGOT

GREAT BRITAIN
- Mark ARMSTRONG entered with 3 horses: THESAURA / LAVALETTA II / CALETA
- Scott BRASH entered with 3 horses: SEBASTIAN / INTERTOY Z / BON AMI II
- Peter CHARLES entered with 2 horses: MURKA’S POM D’AMI (6th by team 2009 European Championship in Windsor, G.B) / MURKA’S RUBERT R
- David McPHERSON entered with 3 horses: VANDAVID / NAOMI 152 / CHAMBERLAIN Z
- Michael WHITAKER entered with 3 horses: GIG UDOKUS / GIG AMAI / GIG PORTOFINO 63 (8th -2006 World Championship in  Aachen, Germany; 3rd by team at 2007 European Championship in Mannheim, Germany)

IRELAND
- Shane BREEN entered with 3 horses: CARMENA Z / MULLAGHDRIN GOLD RAIN / CAMBLIN
- Cameron HANLEY entered with 3 horses: EBERLUE / BORDEAUX VDL / SOUTHWIND VDL
- Niall TALBOT entered with 2 horses: TEQUI D'I CH / NICOS DE LA CENSE
- Shane SWEETNAM entered with 3 horses: LITTLE EMIR / BELLE BLEU S / ZAMIRO 16
- Darragh KENNY entered with 2 horses: OBELIX / CELANO

THE NETHERLANDS
- Nathalie VAN DER MEI entered with 2 horses: HEECHHIEM’S TERSINA / REINETELLA
- Piet RAIJMAKERS Jr. entered with 3 horses: VAN SCHIJNDEL’S RASCIN / VAN SCHIJNDEL’S LYS PLATIERE / VAN SCHIJNDEL’S CHANELLY
- Gerco SCHRÖDER (n°42 world-ranked) entered with 3 horses: EUROCOMMERCE NEW ORLEANS / EUROCOMMERCE SEATTLE / EUROCOMMERCE TOP SECRET
- Harrie SMOLDERS (n°8 world-ranked) entered with 3 horses: EXQUIS WALNUT DE MUZE (4th by team at 2009 European Championships in Windsor, G.B.) / REGINA Z / QUEROS DE BIOAGRICO
- Vincent VOORN entered with 3 horses: AUDI’S ALPAPILLON ARMANIE (5th by team - 2008 Olympics, Beijing ; Gold Medalist by team -2007 European Championship in Mannheim, Germany) / AUDI’S CIERANIA Z / AUDI’S DELTA MOSSEL UPGRADER

POLAND
- Jan CHRZANOWSKI entered with 3 horses: JUST CRUISING / LADYBIRD D’AUSAT / NOOWANDA SEMILLY
- Aleksandra LUSINA entered with 3 horses: CASTELLO (16th by team at 2009 European Championship in Windsor, Great Britain) / EKWADOR / OMAR PLUS S
- Andrzej LEMANSKI BISCHOF L / CASTIGLIONE L /
- Marek LEWICKI with ALBIN
- Tomasz KLEIN entered with 2 horses: MAAIK / CAMERINO IV

SWEDEN
-Malin BARYARD JOHNSSON entered with 3 horses : H&M ACTRICE W / H&M TORNESC 1042 / REVEUR DE HURTEBISE
- Helena LUNDBÄCK entered with 3 horses: MADICK / BUKOWSKIS CONAN / BUKOWSKIS ERBBLUME (8th by team- 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing)
- Svante JOHANSSON entered with 3 horses: CARAMELL KS / PARODI / ALGOT 1182
- Jens FREDRICSON entered with 3 horses: LUNATIC / BON GIORNO / DONNA KARAN
- Alexander ZETTERMAN entered with 2 horses: ISAAC / HIGH YUMMY SWITZERLAND
- Steve GUERDAT (n°10 world-ranked) entered with 3 horses : FERRARI VI / JALISCA SOLIER (4th by team- 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing; Champion by team- 2009 European Championships in Windsor, Great Britain) / URGENT III
- Theo MUFF entered with 2 horses: ACOMET / LIV GRETE
- Werner MUFF entered with 3 horses: CAMPIONE CH / QUAX II / UNIK G
- Pius SCHWIZER (n°1 world-ranked) entered with 3 horses: CAMINA VI CH / CARLINA IV / ULYSSE X (Champion by team-2009 European Championship in Windsor, Great Britain; 2009 Winner of the Derby of La Baule)
- Hansueli SPRUNGER entered with 3 horses : ILTON DAYE / KEPI DE VALSE / UFO

MEYDAN FEI NATIONS CUP REMINDER: These 10 teams will start in the first Round. The best 3 out of 4 couples from each of the 10 teams competing in the first Round will count towards qualifying for the 2nd Round. Only 8 teams will compete in the second Round. The overall winning team will be determined by the fewest penalties accumulated from both Rounds.

The other nations in the events (except Meydan FEI Nations Cup):

SOUTH AFRICA
- Ryan HARVEY entered with GRUPO PROM ROYAL VINKENBURGH AZERBAIDJAN
- Jamal RAHIMOV entered with 3 horses: TOPIC VAN’T VOORHOF / ARAMIS / UDO BRAZIL
- Rodrigo PESSOA (n°11 world-ranked, 2004 Olympic Champion with Baloubet du Rouet, 1998 World Champion with Lianos Z) entered with 3 horses: RUFUS / CAZINO / LET’S FLY / HH REBOZO
- Pedro VENISS entered 3 horses: AMARILLYS / LESTER VADOR / UN BLANC DE BLANCS (Gold Medalist-2007 Pan-American Games in Brazil)

CANADA
- Eric LAMAZE (n°2 world-ranked) entered with 3 horses: HICKSTEAD (2008 Olympic Champion and Olympic Silver Medalist by team, Silver Medalist by team and Bronze Medal individual-2007 Pan-American Games in Brazil) / TAKE OFF / CORIANA VAN KLAPSCHEUT
-Keean WHITE entered with 3 horses: CELENA Z (24th in 2009 World Cup Final in Las Vegas) / WHISPER OF MAZOUR / CHANEL
COLUMBIA
- René LOPEZ entered with 3 horses: NOBLESS DES TESS / NETSCAPE DU MIRADOR / CANAGAN DU MONT EL SALVADOR
- Jose Alfredo HERNANDEZ ORTEGA entered with 3 horses: GRUPO PROM SEMTEX P (participation in 2006 World Championship in Aachen, Germany) / GRUPO PROM TAKASHI (38th in the 2007 Pan-American Games in Rio de Janeiro) / GRUPO PROM TARZAN UKRAINE
-Cassio RIVETTI entered with 3 horses : ROSA / BROOKLYN / VA ET VIENS VAN DE ZELM

Biographies and Rider Results: http://www.fei.org/disciplines/jumping/onlinerankings
International Jumping of France website: www.labaulecheval.com




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