Maria Gabriela Brugal wins silver in FEI World Jumping Challenge
Dominican Republic equestrian rider Maria Gabriela Brugal has won the silver medal in the FEI World Jumping Challenge Final 2014 held on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa over the weekend of 4-5 October 2014. Charley Crockart from Zimbabwe won the event, while Rainer Korber of South Africa won the bronze.
As reported in Horse Talk, the purpose of this competition is to provide international competitive opportunities for less experienced riders living in comparatively remote countries, and the qualifying series takes place over 10 geographical zones.
Brugal competed against 18 riders representing 11 nations n Dominican Republic, Kenya, Malaysia, Morocco, New Zealand, Paraguay, Qatar, South Africa, Venezuela and Zimbabwe.
Brugal also competed in this summer’s Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.
Source: DR1, Horsetalk.co.nz
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