Casco rider successful at "Grand Prize of Saxony"
Foto: © Britt Placzek

During the tournament "Grand Prix of Sachsen" (21. - 23.11.) about 145 riders from six nations started in 16 contests in Chemnitz.

Michael Kölz wins the first competition

At the warm-up competition on the first day of the tournament Michael Kölz won with Diablesse HL the first show jumping competition of the evening. He won the jumping competition M ** in 0/45,07 (penalty points/seconds). In the same competition Ellen Kölz finished in 57,12 seconds on the 4th place with Calzada.

Successful 1st qualification for Michael Kölz

Michael Kölz succeeded in the jumping competition S*. However the other 83 starters in this competition didn´t make the victory easy for him. Christof Kauert with Orplid started as 23rd and had a fabulous time of about 49,73 seconds. The test seemed decided already, but when Michael Kölz started with FST Dipylon as 77th, he found the best ways, remained faultless and could stop the clock at 49,72 seconds.

Ellen Kölz and Philip Schober dominate
At the two-phase-jumping competition M** Ellen Kölz presented her great skills. With Chica 156 she took the victory in 31,51 seconds before Lisa Hannah Thoma with Haiper (0/32,67). Philip Schober started successfully at the show jumping cl. S ***, he finished this competition with his horse Alina on the 5th place.