The British rider bested a large field of 40 starters aboard a relatively green mount as more experienced pairs had plenty of surprise rails.
The Dutch driver and his team of greys took the fourth leg of the 2023-24 FEI Driving World Cup at the Sweden International Horse Show.
The German was astride a relatively new ride, Coolio 42, on an afternoon which saw a surprising elimination for Kevin Staut.
The handsome Andalusian stallion and his Spanish rider thrilled the home audience and improved on their third-place finish in the Grand Prix.
International and home-grown winners were celebrated in Mexico City in four categories: Best Athlete, Rising Star, Best Groom and Inspire.
The FEI Board will lift protective measures to allow Russian and Belarusian athletes, horses and officials to participate as neutrals.
An innovative partnership between the FEI and France’s University of Caen combines the resources of libraries around the world.
Philipp Weishaupt on fighting for the €6.5m purse: “One rail down and it is one million less in prize money … the pressure was immense.”
The FEI embraces a new educational campaign to bring awareness to the risk of contamination in and around the stables.
The 17-year-old gelding was in a class of his own, scoring 86.880 to finish well ahead of the field in the FEI Dressage World Cup.