Prague, Czech Republic – August 23, 2020 – Switzerland had only a small team at the Prague Cup CSIO 3* last Sunday, but Pius Schwizer (SUI) honored the nation that has the two highest-ranked riders in the world. The Swiss rode Cortney Cox to victory in the €26,650 BMW Cartec Trophy CSIO 3*.
Schwizer teamed up with the 11-year-old dark chestnut Mecklenbug gelding (Carlo x Espri x Zg Eppinger) for the blue ribbon in the 1.50m speed challenge, clearing all the obstacles and crossing the finish line in 67.52 seconds.
Emilio Bicocchi (ITA) and Flinton (Clinton x Heartbreaker) secured the second spot on the podium after a penalty-free jump-off effort in 57.87 seconds.
Jaroslaw Skrzyczynski (POL) and Jerico (Wieland x Ever For Pleasure) overcame all the obstacles too towards a clean scorecard, rounding out the top three in 69.11 seconds.
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Source: News release by CSIO Praha
Photos: © CSIO Praha