Paris, France – December 07, 2019 – Nayel Nassar (EGY) and Martin Fuchs (SUI) shared the win in the Masters One Lido de Paris Masters Power Prize CSI 5*, the first highlight of the day at the Longines Masters of Paris CSI 5*/2* in France.
The nineteen combinations entered entered the competition which divided into two classes, one for CSI 5* participants and another for CSI 2* entries.
Nayel Nassar (EGY) and Can Can Della Caccia, Martin Fuchs (SUI) and Silver Shine and Philippe Rozier (FRA) with Prestigio LS la Silla all advanced to the fourth round with the latter two retiring to finish in third place after the horse refused to launch himself over the impressive vertical.
The two other Master One combinations managed to clear the height of 1.97 meters, moving to the fifth round, 10 centimeters higher. They both attempted to clear but fell short, sharing first place.
Martin Fuchs (SUI) & Silver Shine
Winner’s Circle – Martin Fuchs (SUI)
“This was a good class in which I had entered my Grand Prix horse Silver Shine. We gave a go at 2.07m and it didn’t work. 2.07m is actually quite high. Especially as it was Silver’s first puissance. I like entering this kind of class before a Grand Prix. The gymnastics are very good preparation”, explained the European champion Martin Fuchs (SUI).
Nayel Nassar (EGY) & Can Can Della Caccia
Winner’s Circle – Nayel Nassar (EGY)
“It was Can Can Della Caccia’s first puissance. Honestly, I did not know how he would react. I’m not very experienced either at this kind of class. But he got better and better after each round. He felt like he kept growing up”.
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Source: Press release from Longines Masters / EEM
Photos: © Hortense Lancesseur for Jumper News