From: December Horse News 2012
Ehning Wins The Olympia Grand Prix
Marcus Ehning of Germany who is ranked number three in the Rolex Ranking's has won the Olympia Grand Prix riding the talented 13 year old bay mare Sabrina, who is the horse he came seventh on at the FEI World Cup Final at 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) earlier in the year.
There were only three riders out of 12 that went clear in the final jump off which alongside Marcus Ehning also included Edwina Tops-Alexander (AUS) riding Ego van Orti and Janika Sprunger (SUI) riding Uptown Boy. In fourth place was Penelope Leprevost (FRA) who is currently ranked 9th in the Rolex Rankings who was riding Nice Stephanie an 8year old mare owned by Madame Genevieve Megret.
British riders Michael Whitaker, Tina Fletcher, Robert Whitaker, Laura Renwick and Ben Maher all had faults in what was an incredibly tense show jumping competition.
Saturday's H&M Six Bar International Competition was won by Max Kuhner (GER) riding the powerful bay Holstein stallion Coer de Lion who's careful clear in the fourth jump off round put him ahead of Britain's Robert Whitaker riding Waterstone who is owned by Miss Mandy Hall. In joint third place was Tim Stockdale and Fresh Direct K2, Laura Renwick and Kavanagh IV and Geir Gulliksen (NOR) riding Dorada.
Results Of The Olympia Grand Prix 2012