Riesenbeck, Germany – April 29, 2022 – Marco Kutscher (GER) was the star of the day at the Riesenbeck International CSI 2*. The renowned German teamed up with Origi van de Maltahoeve, riding to first place in the €25,500 Grand Prix Qualifier CSI 2*.
Kutscher claimed top honors in the speed challenge by guiding the 2014 chestnut Belgian Warmblood gelding (Marius Claudius x Darco) flawlessly over all the 1.45m obstacles before tripping the timers in 64.19 seconds.
Richard Vogel (GER) and Churchill 48 (Cassito x Colman) raced towards a second-place finish, posting a penalty-free performance in 64.37 seconds.
Christian Hess (GER) and Untouched (Uriko (Clooney NLD) x Cartani) also left all the poles up for no penalties, conquering the third spot on the podium in 65.18 seconds.
Final Results – €25,500 Große Tour First Qualifier for Competition 9
1) Marco Kutscher (GER) & Origi van de Maltahoeve – 0 / 64.19
2) Richard Vogel (GER) & Churchill 48 – 0 / 64.37
3) Christian Hess (GER) & Untouched – 0 / 65.81
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