Longines FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping of Hungary CSIO5* Budapest has officially started. This is a historical moment since Hungary never hosted a CSIO5* event earlier.
Young horses competed first for the Alpenspan Prize – the faithful sponsor ever since CSIO competitions have been organized in Hungary. 6 and 7 year old horses competed against the clock at 125-130cms. The 7 year olds ruled the competition as the first five places were taken by them.
Max Kühner the best rider of team Austria won with his own horse Elektric Blue P (Eldorado v.d. Zeshoek/For Pleasure).
Max Kühner – Elektric Blue P
Balazs Horvath took a safe second place for Hungary with Pataki Stud’s mare PM Quintera,…
Horváth Balázs – PM Quintera
… followed by Kristaps Neretnieks riding Cha-Cha representing Latvia.
Kristaps Neretnieks – Cha-Cha
Rodrigo Giesteira Almeida from Portugal finished fourth in Lycero St. Hubert’s saddle. The Hungarian bred Hedda (owned by Zoltan Marki) came in 5th ridden by Tamas Mraz. The best 6 year old horse Hayley became 6th with Omer Karaevli representing Turkey.
Photos: CSIO Budapest / Hajdu Krisztina