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Fine Fleur du Marais sold to Switzerland

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson. Cassio Rivetti with Fine Fleur du Marais at the Rio Olympics. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.

Cassio Rivetti's 2016 Olympic ride Fine Fleur du Marais has been sold to Switzerland. 

The new owner of the 11-year-old mare by Toulon x Cento is Thomas Straumann, father of Swiss rider Flaminia Straumann. However, it will not be Flaminia riding the grey mare as the Aargauer Zeitung writes that the 62-year-old Walter Gabathuler will be the one taking over the reins. 

Straumann has also decided to support Gabathuler with the 9-year-old Casall-son Silver Surfer 2.

This year, Fine Fleur du Marais recorded several top results with Rivetti: She won the CSI3* Grand Prix in Arezzo, and was on the winning Nations Cup team in Sopot where she also finished fourth in the CSIO5* Grand Prix before she went on to jump at the Olympic Games for Ukraine. 


Source: Aargauer Zeitung // Picture © Jenny Abrahamsson

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