Anna-Julia Kontio and Pacific des Essarts unstoppable in the Art on Ice Preis.

Anna-Julia Kontio from Finland was unstoppable in the double phase of the Art on Ice Preis CSI5* Zurich to take the second victory of the Austrian Max Kühner second in the order and the German Christian Ahlmann who followed them in third place. (Photo ©


Second day in CSI5* Zurich and Finnish Anna-Julia Kontio dominated the Art on Ice Preis with 100,000 Swiss-francs to be decided among competitors conducted two phases with the 13-years-old stallion Pacific des Essarts (Diamant de Semilly x totoche du Banney) owned by the rider and setting a time of 31.25 seconds.

In a class of 45 participants the winner take 80 World Ranking points and beating the winner of yesterday the Austrian Max Kühner that again with 9-years-old mare Electric Touch (Untouchable T’is Z x Voltaire) will be highlighting in his presentation that earned second place completing their court in time of 32.89 seconds, while third place was held by the German Christian Ahlmann and the horse Cornado II (Cornet Obolensky x Acobat) an 11-years-old stallion owned by A. Schulze-Averdiek & Hemmelhor which mark with a time of 33.75 seconds.

For the fourth place representing Belgium Neils Bruynseels get complete his round in 34.97 seconds with the 10-years-old mare Gancia de Muze (Malito de Reves x Nimmerdor) owned by Erna-Wiehem Vaes Krystle, closing the top five in fifth place German Daniel Deusser and the horse Clintop (Clinton x Calvaro Z) a 13-years-old gelding owned by Salamander Farm, this being the first pairing with 4 fouls in a quick round of 30.78 seconds.


Final Results Art on Ice Preis CSI5* 1.50m