16 augustus 2009

WC Greven: Gold medal for Daniel Schneiders

Individual driver from Germany Daniel Schneiders has won the gold medal in the FEI World Combined Pony Driving Championships in Greven. Schneiders drove a clear round and stayed ahead of his compatriots Stephan Koch (silver) and Steffen Abicht (bronze).

up to the first place in the standings before the cones. The pressure was taken a bit off his shoulders when both Koch and Abicht knocked two balls down, which gave Schneiders some air. Schneiders, an 18 year old farrier, drove his pair of German riding ponies clear through the difficult cones course and passed the finish line only a fraction of a second too late, which did not endanger his gold medal.