The Netherlands’ Edward Gal delighted the home crowd by winning the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Grand Prix in Rotterdam today.
Gal, riding Glock's Zonik N.O.P., triumphed with a total of 76.957 per cent at the Kralingse Bos venue.
Sweden’s Therese Nilshagen and Dante Weltino Old followed with 76.152 per cent.
Compatriot Patrik Kittel, riding Well Done de la Roche CMF, finished third with 75.804 per cent.
The event forms part of this weekend's FEI Dressage Nations Cup.
The Kralingse Bos venue is playing host to the 70th edition of the CHIO Rotterdam meeting.
The anniversary makes CHIO Rotterdam the eldest international sports event in the Dutch city and the eldest international five-star equestrian event in The Netherlands.
Action is due to continue tomorrow.