FEI Gandini World Jumping Riders Rankings 

4 Apr 2004

Ludger Beerbaum firmly in the lead of the World Rankigns at the end of March 

The winner of the FEI World Cup of 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) at the end of March, Ludger Beerbaum (GER) is at the top of the FEI Gandini World Jumping Riders Rankings with 2597 points. He scored 190 points during the month, at the Dutch qualifier of the FEI World Cup but also in Vejer and Paris.

Marcus Ehning (GER) took the runner up spot over the Swiss Markus Fuchs, who is back to competition since March. Ehning won 95 points in Paris, while Fuchs earned 70 points in 's-Hertogenbosch, where he finished 7th in the World Cup.

Rodrigo Pessoa (BRA) won the FEI World Cup of Paris early March and kept his 4th position.

The first Lady Rider of the rankings, Beezie Madden-Patton (USA) was loosing 173 points from last year, but recuperated them all and grabbed some more during her successful tour to the FEI World Cups of the USA West Coast League. Aboard her new 9 years old horse Silvio van de Zeept, she won the FEI World Cup of Tampa, finished second in the World Cup of Wellington and collected some more points in the Grand Prix and in the Nations Cup of Wellington, which was opening the 2004 season of the Samsung Nations Cup Series.

Do you know that you can check on the exact number of points earned by each rider listed in the FEI Gandini World Riders Rankings? Simply go on the FEI website www.horsesport.org, section Consult, Results, Jumping, click on FEI GANDINI WORLD RIDERS RANKINGS, and select your favourite rider to access his or her detailed performance!