Last Monday the registrations of CDI Lier were closed. The organization is very satisfied with the registrations they received. According to Wim Verwimp: “We are very pleased with the participants who have registered. You really notice that the upgrade the location has dones helps with a better field of participants and this means also a better and more exciting competition! ”
Names that will appear on the starting list are the Belgian dressage icons Jorinde Verwimp in the Grand Prix with Cape Town, Fanny Verliefden with Indoctro and Jeroen Devroe with Eres DL. CDI Lier will also be the international debut for Cape Town. Jorinde has only started Grand Prix twice before at national level. For Great Britain Emma Hindle with Romy Del Sol and Charlotte Fry with Dark Legend are on the list. The Netherlands also comes with a number of strong participants including Diederik van Silfhout with Expression N.O.P, Anne Meulendijks with MDH Avanti NOP and Stephanie de Frel, who recently started lessons with Anky van Grunsven, with Beach Boy. You will also find riders from Germany, Japan, Luxembourg, Finland, Australia, Ireland, Portugal, Norway and Sweden in the participants field.
In the Prix St George, Isabel Cool and Jorinde Verwimp have signed up for Belgium. Semmieke Rothenberger come to represent Germany and for the Netherlands Diederik van Silfhout has signed up his horse Dahlhoff.
All in all, the organization is happy with the number of registrations it has received. In addition to the senior competitions, the pony, junior and young rider competitions are also well filled. We also notice that companies are starting to find us better, the number of sponsors who have a warm heart for the competition is also getting bigger. Wim Verwimp: “It is nice that there are sponsors who want to help us and therefore increasingly appreciate the value of this beautiful dressage competition. Without the sponsors we are nowhere so I want to thank them all again! We as an organization are going to do our very best to bring this edition to a success again! ”
View here the full list of competitors.