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Canadian showjumper Eric Lamaze has returned to the top spot in the Rolex Rankings — the world rankings system for showjumping.

The Olympic gold medal winning showjumper was number one back in February 2009. In February and March this year he was second and was third in the April and May.

Pius Schwizer, who has been world number one in the Rolex Rankings for the past five months, has now dropped down to second, with reigning European champion Kevin Staut moving up one place to third.

Rolex FEI World Cup champion Marcus Ehning, who was in second in the May rankings, is now in fourth.

The top British rider is Ben Maher who has dropped from ninth place last month to 15th position.