Eric Lamaze returns to international competition

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Thursday 14 March - 15h11 | Lucas Tracol and files

Eric Lamaze returns to international competition

Up until this week, Eric Lamaze had not competed internationally since September, 2018, at the CSI5* of Waregem, Belgium. But yesterday in Wellington, Florida, the Canadian Olympic champion made his return to international competition with his Rio 2016 bronze medal partner Fine Lady 5. 

 - Eric Lamaze returns to international competition

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The pair left two bars on the ground in a 1.45 m class at the Winter Equestrian Festival. This week, he is also expected to compete with Chacco Kid, his partner at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in North Carolina. Lamaze also took part in a 1.40 m class on Firkov du Rouet, a nine-year-old stallion by Baloubet du Rouet.
 
The elite rider is a member of the Cannes Stars team in the CSI5* Global Champions League this year. And at the start of February, Eric Lamaze took part in some classes in Wellington, but at the national level and without his leading horses.

As a reminder, in December he announced his withdrawal from competition due to health problems. 
And speaking of Fine Lady, the star mount celebrated her birthday this week, as seen in the image at left. 

See here and here for results. 

 

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