Pius Schwizer & Balou Rubin R Power to First in €25,500 Speed Challenge CSI 2*

Gorla Minore, Italy – December 19, 2020 – Pius Schwizer (SUI) and Balou Rubin R were supreme in the €25,500 Longines Ranking Speed Challenge CSI 2* on Saturday during the second week of the Equieffe Christmas Show CSI 2* at the Equieffe Equestrian Centre.

The Swiss rode to victory in the 1.45m contest, guiding the 12-year-old dark bay Oldenburg gelding (Balou du Rouet x Couleur-Rubin) towards a penalty-free run in 63.68 seconds.

Uhr Baumann (SLO) and Larisal (Larimar 7 x Casall) secured the second position on the podium after registering no penalties in 66.62 seconds.

Max Kühner (AUT) and Milano (Emerald x Nobility) posted the third fastest clean effort of the class, rounding out the top three with a time of 68.13 seconds.

Pius Schwizer (SUI) & Balou Rubin R during the awards ceremony

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