FEI first week and victory for the Dutch speed who beat German Felix Haussmann and Belgian Francois Mathy Jr. Participation of Santiago Lambre from Mexico and Brazil Yuri Manzur. (Photo © Michael Graf)
Dutch victory for Robert Vos and Carat (Cardento x .Krevad) in speed class, to mark the start of the CSI4* in Salzburg, setting a time of 62.36 seconds and beat with his 15 years old horse of German Felix Haussmann who was followed in second place with Horse Gym’s Balzac (Balou du Rouet x Landadel) in time of 63.29 seconds, sharing 50 and 45 points for the FEI Ranking with their performances.
The Belgian World Equestrian Team Fracois Mathys Jr. took over the third place with his 10 years old horses Falco van de Clehoeve (Quickfeuer will Koekshof x Fellini) stopping the clock at 63.87 seconds, while the Austrian Max Kühner escorted him in fourth position recording 63.93 seconds with Electric Touch (Untouchable T’is Z x Voltaire). To close the top five fastest Italian rider Luca Maria Moneta and Salomon (Stolzenberg x Aramis) shut competitors who marked a time below the barrier of 70 seconds in 64.63 seconds.
By the most prominent Latino Rider was the Brazilian Yuri Mansur on the issue 10 years old Cornet’s Dream (Cornet Obolensky x Cordobes I), without chance of points for 18th in course of 4 fouls and time of 70.62 seconds. Best Mexican rider today Santiago Lambre and Latino Ranking number 11 could not complete a clean course totaling 9 faults in 74.62 seconds with Johnny Boy (Johnny Boy Silvio I x II) to be placed 39th in the standings.