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Five-Gait Final – Gold for Sweden

The final round in the five-gait test yesterday was firmly in Nordic hand: three Icelanders, two Danes and a Swede were fighting for the world title. In this test, all gaits are shown in pace. Magnús Skúlason on Hraunar frá Efri-Raudalæk ended up winning the gold medal for Sweden.

magnus-flagThe winner: Magnús Skúlason on Hraunar frá Efri-Raudalæk. Photo: Dagmar Trodler.

Some of the horses looked tired. Sigursteinn Sumarliðason on Skuggi frá Hofi only scored 5.0 for the gallop and a number of riders only achieved 6.5 for the step.

In racing pace, the last and most important gait, some of the horses had fluttering tongues and open mouths while not every rider delivered an elegant performance.

Julie Christensen on Straumur frá Skeljabrekku performed the task the most beautifully and with amazing elegance, while Magnús, four-time world champion in racing pace and world champion in the five-gait testing, delivered a faster performance in the last task of the test and was scored higher.

The results were as follows:

01: 150 Magnús Skúlason [SE] – Hraunar frá Efri-Raudalæk [IS1999165491] 7.93

TÖLT 7.5 – 8.0 – 8.0 – 8.5 – 8.0 = 8.00

TROT 8.0 – 7.5 – 7.5 – 7.5 – 8.0 = 7.67

WALK 8.0 – 7.0 – 7.5 – 7.0 – 7.5 = 7.33

CANT 7.5 – 7.5 – 7.5 – 7.5 – 7.5 = 7.50

RACI 8.5 – 8.5 – 8.5 – 8.5 – 9.0 = 8.50

02: 015 Sigursteinn Sumarliðason [IS] – Skuggi frá Hofi I [IS2005177785] 7.52

TÖLT 8.0 – 8.5 – 8.5 – 8.5 – 8.0 = 8.33

TROT 7.5 – 7.5 – 7.0 – 6.0 – 6.0 = 6.83

WALK 8.0 – 8.0 – 8.5 – 8.5 – 8.5 = 8.33

CANT 5.5 – 6.5 – 5.0 – 6.0 – 5.0 = 5.50

RACI 7.0 – 7.5 – 8.5 – 6.5 – 8.5 = 7.67

03: 054 Julie Christiansen [DK] – Straumur frá Seljabrekku [IS2004125130] 7.50

TÖLT 8.5 – 8.5 – 8.5 – 8.5 – 8.5 = 8.50

TROT 6.5 – 6.5 – 6.5 – 6.0 – 6.0 = 6.33

WALK 8.0 – 8.5 – 8.5 – 8.5 – 7.5 = 8.33

CANT 7.0 – 7.5 – 7.0 – 7.5 – 6.5 = 7.17

RACI 7.5 – 6.5 – 7.5 – 6.0 – 6.5 = 6.83

04: 017 Eyjólfur Þorsteinsson [WC] [IS] – Kraftur frá Efri-Þverá [IS2002155250] 7.31

TÖLT 8.0 – 8.0 – 8.0 – 7.5 – 7.5 = 7.83

TROT 8.0 – 7.0 – 7.5 – 7.0 – 8.5 = 7.50

WALK 6.0 – 5.5 – 6.0 – 5.5 – 5.5 = 5.67

CANT 7.0 – 7.0 – 7.5 – 7.5 – 7.5 = 7.33

RACI 7.5 – 6.0 – 8.0 – 7.5 – 7.5 = 7.50

05: 012 Jakob Svavar Sigurðsson [IS] – Alur frá Lundum II [IS2004136409] 7.29

TÖLT 8.5 – 8.5 – 9.0 – 8.5 – 9.0 = 8.67

TROT 7.5 – 6.5 – 7.0 – 6.5 – 8.0 = 7.00

WALK 6.5 – 6.0 – 6.5 – 6.5 – 6.0 = 6.33

CANT 7.0 – 7.0 – 7.0 – 7.0 – 7.0 = 7.00

RACI 6.5 – 6.5 – 7.0 – 6.0 – 8.0 = 6.67

06: 056 Samantha Leidesdorff [DK] – Farsæll vom Hrafnsholt [DE2003134916] 7.14

TÖLT 7.0 – 8.0 – 8.0 – 6.5 – 7.5 = 7.50

TROT 7.5 – 7.0 – 7.0 – 7.0 – 7.0 = 7.00

WALK 6.5 – 6.0 – 6.5 – 6.5 – 6.5 = 6.50

CANT 7.5 – 8.0 – 7.5 – 7.5 – 7.0 = 7.50

RACI 6.5 – 7.0 – 7.5 – 7.0 – 7.0 = 7.00

Dagmar Trodler reports for Iceland Review from Berlin.

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