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Küps Grand Prix: Jacob Feyler wins with a sensational round

Award ceremony in Küps with (from left): Bernd Rebhan, Dr. Gunnar Burczyk, winner Jacob Feyler and brother Johan Feyler, Michael Stoschek, Edi Mühlherr and Susanne Baumann.

Küps , 04-21-2024

From Wednesday to Sunday, 27 show jumping competitions were on the program at the Bavarian Open in Küps, including twelve youth classes from A* to S**. World champions, European champions and German champions came to Upper Franconia to compete.

600 horses and 1,000 starters offered sport at a high level over five days of competition.Seven tests in the advanced class with obstacle heights of up to 1.45 meters characterized the event as a top-class equestrian sport event. Over 160 participants from all over Germany had registered, including 2018 World Champion Simone Blum and other well-known show jumping stars such as Denis Nielsen and local hero Hans-Peter Konle.

The sporting highlight on Sunday from 3 p.m. was the Grand Prix, an advanced (S**) level show jumping competition with jump-off over 145 cm. Brose provided the valuable prize of honor in the form of an e-bike with Brose drive.

21 participants took on the challenging course. 8 horse and rider pairs were delighted with a clear round and thus their ticket for the subsequent jump-off.The excitement continued right up to the last starter, Jacob Feyler, and his successful horse Chaccorel, a 15-year-old Westphalian gelding.Hansi Blum had set a high benchmark with a clear ride and a time of 47.99 seconds.

When Jacob Feyler rode into the course as the last starter, the spectators held their breath.He rode to victory from the very first jump, completed the course clear in a sensational time of 47.77 seconds and then led the lap of honor on the Brose e-bike.