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The German pair, who are based near Marseilles, led from the first loop and completed the 160-kilometre course in a time of 7.14.52, with an average speed of 22kph.
The 10-year-old gelding was praised throughout for his fast recovery times and the pair finished more than 15 minutes ahead of their closest rivals.
She started riding when she was 6, and broke Tarzibus at 6, who’s now 10. She won the Young Horse Championships last year and tomorrow she's doing that again here in Brussels with a different horse, over 120k.
“I’m really thrilled to have won today. My horse has a naturally fast recovery rate and he was incredible. I won the young horse championships last year and I’m hoping to do the same thing again tomorrow!”
Sabrina has a two-year-old son, so in four years she's achieved a lot! When we asked her about how she keeps fit for her events, she said that “running after her two-year-old and four hours of riding a day will do it!”
She puts it down to her amazing horse! She told us that he has naturally fast recovery rates, which is a huge asset in Endurance horses. But it seemed to us that she obviously trains really hard herself, (but wouldn't admit it!)
4,421 - Hectares the course is made up of68 - Athletes and horses competing20 - Countries from across Europe22 - Average kph speed of the winning horse and rider160 - Distance raced in km5 - Loops of the course33 - Combinations finished