The Van Mossel Super Grand Prix and the final leg of the Prestige Renaissance Cup took place once again in Peelbergen during the last CSI of 2023, the Christmas CSI from 14 till 17 December. A weekend full of exciting classes, culminating in a full-house evening on Saturday 16th for the Van Mossel Super Grand Prix, and with the crowning on 2023 Prestige Renaissance Cup winner on Sunday, right before the CSI2* Grand Prix jump off.
Van Mossel Super Grand Prix
In partnership with our sponsor Van Mossel Automotive, the winners of the CSI2* Grand Prix’s of 2023 had been given the chance to compete against eachother in the Van Mossel Super Grand Prix, for the 2023 Van Mossel Champion title and the chance to drive an Audi Avant A4 worth €50000 for one year.
Ten of the best riders to compete in our showgrounds in 2023, Remco Been, Leopold Van Asten, Millie Allen, Sanne Thijssen, Joost Martens, Giavanna Rinaldi, Mans Thijssen, Lars Kersten, Joy Lammers, and Henrike-Sophie Boy, competed on Saturday 16th evening, putting on quite the show for an enthusiastic crowd.
With the only double clear of a tricky two round class, Mans Thijssen and Joviality stole the show, second place for Sanne Thijssen, and third for Lars Kersten.
Winner: Mans Thijssen & Joviality
Second Place: Sanne Thijssen & Con Quidam RB
Third Place: Lars Kersten & Hallilea
Prestige Renaissance Cup
After Saturday’s Super Grand Prix, there was one last title to assign. In partnership with our sponsor Prestige Renaissance, riders collected points in the CSI1* Finals of 2023 to win a custom Prestige Renaissance saddle. Niels Kersten was leading the ranking with 92 points until Saturday, when Inigo Lopez De La Osa Franco gained 25 valuable points in the CSI1* final reserved to 2* riders, bringing his score to 111 points. On Sunday, Niels Kersten with Fernet MH ended fourth in the CSI1* Final reserved to 1* riders, gaining 27 points.
With a total score of 119 points, Niels Kersten claimed the Prestige Renaissance Cup 2023, and was awared by Jikke van Gerven for Prestige Renaissance with his new Renaissance saddle.
Winner: Niels Kersten & Fernet MH
Second Place: Inigo Lopez De La Osa Franco
Third Place: Oda Carlotte Lynvaer
We want to take this opportunity to thank our partners, Prestige Renaissance and Van Mossel, for their renewed support and for continuing to work with us to give riders the chance to compete in this special classes and win unique prizes. Without them, none of this would have been possible.
As we celebrate the wins of the Van Mossel Super Grand Prix and the Prestige Renaissance Cup, Peelbergen Equestrian Centre is looking forward to developing these partnerships and to more exciting events. Congrats to all the participants!