Oslo, Norway – October 13, 2023 – Ben Maher (GBR) and Exit Remo made a grand entrance at the 2023 Agria Oslo Horse Show CSI 5*-W on Friday, claiming first place in the OK $350,000 Speed Challenge CSI 5*-W, presented by the Gjelsten Holding.
Going up against 42 other combinations in the 1.50m contest against the clock, Maher mastered the course and the competition by guiding the 14-year-old bay Dutch Warmblood gelding over all the obstacles while registering the fastest clean performance in 62.79 seconds.
Alain Jufer (SUI) and Dante MM were the closest ones, earning silve honors in 66.63 seconds while Lorenzo de Luca (ITA) and Denver de Talma completed the top three in 67.08 seconds.
Final Results – NOK $350,000 Gjelsten Holding Speed Challenge CSI 5*-W
1) Ben Maher (GBR) & Exit Remo – 0 – 64.79
2) Alain Jufer (SUI) & Dante MM – 0 / 0 – 66.63
3) Lorenzo de Luca (ITA) & Denver de Talma – 0 / 0 – 67.08
Source: Agria Oslo Horse Show / Longines Timing
Photo: © Madeleine D. Bergsjø