SpectraVET Performance of the Week

Georgina Bloomberg and Lilli in the Adequan Grand Prix at WEF.

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New Yorker Georgina Bloomberg and her partner Lilli pair shone bright beneath the lights in the $127,000 Adequan Grand Prix CSI 3* at WEF.

The competition took place on Saturday night at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Five of 45 competitors in a star-studded field made it to the jump-off, where Georgina bested second place finisher Laura Chapot by just over a second.

Georgina’s recap of her ride via a press release:

“I have never won a Saturday night class here before. This is my first big class of the season, so it’s nice to start out on a good note and get that first win,” she smiled. “Going under lights is very good for her. It piques the interest of most horses and sometimes being a little too relaxed during the day can change when you’re jumping under the lights, they’ll pay more attention and be more careful.”

“Lilli is an 11 year-old mare that I’ve been riding for two and half years now,” Bloomberg said of her winning partner. “She’s been serving as a second horse to my good mare Juvina. Our goal is to give Juvina some rest and have Lilli fill in little bit. I felt confident with her and she’s been jumping well over bigger jumps, so I felt like tonight was a good opportunity for her to step up. I was very happy with her. She’s had a good rest. She’s fresh and hopefully will be a good fill in for Juvina.”

But, as Bloomberg explained, the ride on Lilli can be a lot of work too. “She can be a little bit too relaxed. She’s very happy sitting in the field getting fat. So sometimes to get her motivated to show and pay attention to the jumps is difficult. I find that most times I’m a bit winded by the end of the ride,” she laughed.

Watch her round:

Go Georgina, and Go Riding!

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