The "Grand-Prix of Nations" was the largest German military cavalry event and, at the
same time, one of the most important international competition of the 1930 decade. Since 1934, Switzerland participated in this venue at the invitation of the German
In 1934 victory was achieved by Lieutenant Pierre Musy who rode his horse "Salam", sired by "Hazereh" and "Sagacité", from the French stables of
Mr. Achille Fould.
In 1935, in Hannover, Pierre Musy won again the event with "Melniz", sired by "Rialto" and "Magnolita". This
winning horse was obtained from the Stables of Mr. Alphen Salvador. The Gold cup of the Grand-Prix of Nations was given to Mr. Musy by General von Blomberg.