For a long time it seemed as if Ludger Beerbaum and his experienced 18-year-old Chaman would win the first World Cup Competition at the Partner Pferd in Leipzig on Friday evening. But then Pius Schwizer (SUI) came and beat him by two seconds with Leonard de la Ferme CH. Therefore the Swiss won the Mercedes-Benz CLA 180 Shooting Brake. “The gelding is 1,80m tall but he is incredibly agile,” so Schwizer said. “After a fence he turns on his own, sometimes even faster than I would like him to. But today everything went like it was planned.” Third place went to British Scott Brash with Hello Annie.
There was a shock moment when current number one in the World Daniel Deußer (GER) fell from his horse Cornet D’Amour. However, the all-clear came quickly: he has bruised his neck. Today he will compete the Westphalian gelding aga