The €1.25 million showdowns took place in front of a sell-out crowd at the O2 Arena in Prague with victory for von Eckermann greeted with a standing ovation after the Swedish rider and his amazing gelding clinched victory.
Explosion W needs no introduction. Ben Maher's spectacular horse has helped to Ben's consecutive LGCT Season Championship wins, finishing on the podium ten times including six LGCT Grand Prix wins. In 2019 alone, he jumping six double clears and was in the jump-off seven times out of nine Grand Prix. In this moving video, Ben speaks about this horse of a lifetime, and gives an insight into their partnership. Find out here about this adaptable and sensitive horse that is a 'pleasure to work with', as well as Ben's hopes for his long term future.