Barbara Schnieper & Escoffier Accelerate to Victory at the Longines CSIO 5* of St. Gallen

St. Gallen, Switzerland – June 02, 2023 – Eighty-five combinations compete in the €28,000 CSIO Club Prize on Friday at the Longines CSIO 5* of St. Gallen. The entire field was left behind by Barbara Schnieper (SUI) from Solothurn on the fourteen-year-old gelding Escoffier. They showed the fastest of a total of 27 zero fault rides. The second place went to German Pia Reich (GER) with PB Loewenherz followed by the Austrian Max Kühner (AUT) with Eic Julius Caesar. With Martin Fuchs on Bastille (9th), Joana Schildknecht on Catarina J (12th), Anina Züger-Hächler on Batman Aiguilly (13th) and Yannick Jorand on Pollux de Muze Z (14th), four other Swiss riders also managed to beat the international competition with a classification.

Barbara Schnieper (SUI) & Escoffier during the awards ceremony

Final Results – €28,000 CSIO Club Prize – 1.45m

1) Barbara Schnieper (SUI) & Escoffier – 0 – 61.65

2) Pia Reich (GER) & PB Loewenherz – 0 – 62.29

3) Max Kunher (AUT) & EIC Julius Caesar – 0 – 62.31

Source: Press Release from the Longines CSIO St. Gallen

Photos: © Longines CSIO St. Gallen / Katja Stuppia