AMERICANA ERCHA Open Bridle Spectacular: Top Score 223 for Giovanni Campanaro & Bet Command Rey in Herd Work
The Herd Work was the first part of the ERCHA Open Bridle Spectacular, for which 22 horses were entered. Here Giovanni Campanaro shone with Bet Command Rey (Dual On Command x Dots My Bet). The 7-year-old stallion owned by Green Mountain Quarter Horses showed masterful work on the cattle and was rewarded with Top Score 223. Giovanni trained the highly successful Chestnut and was ERCHA Futurity Open Champion with him at AMERICANA 2017.
Three riders tied for second place in Herd Work scoring a 216: Markus Schöpfer aboard Yvonne Bonda's Oh Cay MC, Samuele Poli Barberis aboard Luca Terzi's Cats Got Freckles and again Giovanni Campanaro aboard Hot As Wasabi owned by Sarah Destefanis.
Nadine Hartmann takes lead after Herd Work in Limited Open
In the Herd Work of the Limited Open, Austrian Nadine Hartmann and Hannes Winkler's PRF One Time Thunder (One Time Pepto x PRF Shesa Sterling) came out on top with a 207. Nadine was already on the Austrian team for the Nations Cup at AMERICANA 2017.
She was followed in 2nd place by Switzerland's Shirley Schalcher aboard DG Little Rey Merada with a 206. Kay Wienrich and his Next Smooth Boon followed on third place scoring a 204. Wienrich also led the Ranch Horse Trail Go round with this Red Roan mare.