Gorla Minore, Italy – December 13, 2020 – Martina Meroni (SUI) and Rock de Vains were the stars of the first week of the Equieffe Christmas Show CSI 2*. The duo claimed top honors in the €26,000 Grand Prix CSI 2* on Sunday at the Equieffe Equestrian Centre.
The Swiss and the 15-year-old bay Selle Français mare (Robin Z x Galoubet A) triumphed in the contest after advancing to and completing the jump-off flawlessly, at the same time registering the fastest time of 36.40 seconds in the decisive phase.
Switzerland clinched the top two placings with Pius Schwizer (SUI) and Casallino (Casall x Coriander) earning silver honors. Schwizer was backed by a clean scored and a final time of 37.65 seconds.
Andrzej Oplatek (POL) and Stakkatan (Stakkatol x Kannan) completed the podium, leaving all the poles up for no penalties before crossing the finish line in 38.35 seconds.
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