Ben Asselin and Veyron Take Victory in $40,000 Adequan Grand Prix at Desert Circuit IV
Thermal, Calif. – Feb. 12, 2022 – All eyes fell on the Grand Prix Arena Saturday night of Desert Circuit IV as top show jumping athletes competed for top honors in the $40,000 Adequan Grand Prix. Under the lights and in front of an impressive crowd at Desert International Horse Park, horse-and-rider combinations tried one by one to navigate the course fault free in order to secure a spot in the subsequent jump-off. At the conclusion of the prestigious class, it was Canada’s Ben Asselin on top aboard Veyron, owned by Attache Stables.
Lindsay Maxwell and Diplomat Claim Horse Pilot Amateur-Owner 3’6″ Hunter 18-35 Championship
As the final day of competition for the amateur-owner hunter athletes during Desert Circuit V at the Desert International Horse Park (DIHP), each horse-and-rider combination battled it out for valuable points toward the championship in their respective divisions. In the Horse Pilot Amateur-Owner 3’6’’ Hunter 18-35 division, it was Lindsay Maxwell who came out on top riding Diplomat. Irene Neuwirth and Juan Carlos claimed championship honors in the Casa Luigi Amateur-Owner 3’6’’ Hunter 36+ division.