M3 Meyer Selles 1.30m: Successful conversion for Aceituna Negra

  • Saturday 10 July 2021
  • 12:55 PM
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Eventing horses are definitely at ease on the big green arenas of the Masters of Chantilly. After the two victories on Friday and Saturday of Romain Sans and Dexter, today third, it was the turn of Aceituna Negra, an 11-year-old mare, to show what she is capable of in the jumping arena: "She is a former eventing mare that we converted to show jumping, explains her rider Benoit Salmon, she has a huge heart, she is super, fast, efficient, a really great mare. " A beautiful first place for this daughter of Rock'N Roll Semilly, bred by Jean Teulère, eventing world champion in 2002, with whom Aceituna Negra won the CCI3* in Pranoli del Vivaro in 2019.

It is not only the eventing horses that are successful in Chantilly, but also the Canadian riders. After Danielle Lambert's double victory on Thursday and Friday, it was Makayala Barta turn to win the Prix Audi with her stallion Cohinoor 4.