Jessica Kurten wins the Queen’s Cup in Belgium

  • Irish showjumper Jessica Kurten took the Queen’s Cup at Belgium’s five-star show in Mechelen yesterday (Tuesday, 28 December).

    The 41-year-old rider pipped French challenger Caroline Nicholas to the prize by just fractions of a second.

    Riding Lady Georgina Forbes’s 10-year-old chestnut mare Castle Forbes Cosma in the ladies-only class, Jessica won €2,000 in the 15-horse jump-off.

    Jessica and Castle Forbes Cosma finished in a time of 37.33 while Caroline Nicolas finished in 37.39. In third was Aniek Poels from The Netherlands.

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