French horse wins best conditioned

September 28, 2010

Fourth-placed endurance horse Hanaba du Bois has won the best conditioned title at the World Equestrian Games.

Representing France and ridden by Jean-Philippe Frances, the 15-year-old French-bred Arabian mare picked up the award from four other contenders.

The combination finished the race in 07:40:12, four minutes and 28 seconds behind the winner.

Maria Mercedes Alvarez Ponton's winning horse, Nobby, was the only medal winner in consideration for the award.