Switzerland’s Nadja Peter-Steiner took the win by beating Lauren Hough in the tiebreaker. (Photo © Nadja Peter-Steiner)
Swiss Nadja Peter-Steiner took the victory at €24,600 The Bunn Laisure Salver in Hickstead, completing her tiebreaker in 37.99 seconds.
After starting the regular round of 37 pairs on the course designed by Philip Kelvin Bywater of Great Britain, a total of 15 riders got their jump-off qualification, where Nadja Peter-Steiner alongside the 13-year-old mare Celeste 26 (Casall x Landgraf I) secured 50 World Ranking Points with their victory.
Defining the final result just before the American Lauren Hough, Nadja Peter-Steiner had a lead of 1.09 seconds against Hough, who appeared with the 10-year-old gelding Quantas 15 (Quintero x Laurin) owned by Willow Grace Farm, while his closest follower German Patrick Stühlmeyer, was third in a distant time of 47.04 seconds with the 10-year-old gelding Chacgrano (Chacco-Blue x Grannus).
For the Latino Ranking, its leader Pedro Veniss of Brazil finished in 11th place with the 11-year-old mare Sun Flower du Theil (Allegreto x Quidam de Revel), a result that allowed him to add FEI Ranking Points, as did the Mexican rider Patricio Pasquel in the 12th position with the 10-year-old gelding Babel (Billy du Lys x High Flyer).