Gregory Wathelet has a new Grand Prix ride in the 11 years old mare, Hija vh Strokapelleken (Calido I);
Born in belgium at Andre Van Den Nest’s stud, kicked off her international career under Roger Yves Bost. In 2015 the grey mare joined Pénélope Leprevost’s string of horses and won the CSI3* Le Touquet Grand Prix. She was then purchased by Jennifer Gates and competed by her friend Nayel Nassar. Hija vh Strokapelleken joined McLain Ward’s stables and together the pair won four international classes last winter in Florida and took 6th place in CSI5* Wellington Grand Prix.