The 5-year old Kiefferhof's Imperius and the 5-year old won the Bundeschampionate qualification classes at the regional show in Kurtscheid, Germany, on 16 - 17 May 2015. Although the competition in Kurtscheid featured a vast programme of dressage classes, the L and M-level Bundeschampionate tests only had a small field of horses participating.
In the 5-year old division Miriam Becher rode the 5-year old Rhinelander stallion Kiefferhof's Imperius (by Imperio x Florestan) into the winner's circle with an 8.2 total score. Belgian Jerome Schneiders and the Westfalian gelding Don Desaggio (by Don Havidoff x Friedenstraum) slotted in second with 8.0.
In the 6-year old division Heiner Schirgen steered Christian Becks' Westfalian stallion Daley Thompsen (by Damon Hill) to victory with an 8.3 total. Two horses tied in second place with a 7.8 total: Peggy Flynn on the Hanoverian Charlize (by Carabas x De Niro) and Annika Bläumer on the Trakehner Kamani Hill (by Cadeau x Lehndorffs).
Results - 2015 Bundeschampionate qualifier - Kurtscheid
- 1. Kiefferhof's Imperius (by Imperio x Florestan) - Becher,Miriam - 8.2
- 2. Don Desaggio (by Don Havidoff x Friedenstraum) - Schneiders,Jerome - 8.0
- 3. Lapusch (by Louis le Bon x Future) - Pfeiffer,Martin - 7.1
- 4. Lights Guide Me Home (by Licotus x Curacao) - Schumacher,Tina - 6.9
- 5. San Giorgio di Nogaro (by Show Star x Florestan) - Vollmer,Tobias - 6.6
- 6. Status Royal (by Statesman x Rubin-Royal) - Heinz,Verena - 6.5
- 7. Ferdinand (by Floriscount x Embassy I) - Pfeiffer,Kim - 6.4
- Farewell's Anyway (by Farewell III x Granulit) - Wieser,Stefan - RET/DNS
- Triebscheiderhofs Skamander (by Sandro Hit x Rohdiamant) - Schneider, Matthias - RET/DNS
- 1. Daley Thompson (by Damon Hill) - Schiergen,Heiner - 8.3
- 2. Charlize (by Carabas x De Niro) - Flynn,Peggy - 7.8
- 2. Kamani Hill (by Cadeau x Lehndorff's) - Bäumer,Annika - 7.8
- 4. Rotruschels (by Royal Doruto x Welt Hit II) - Ernst,Tanja - 6.7
- 5. Sonrisa Divina (by Sir Donnerhall x Rubinstein) - Viereck,Lars - 6.6
- 6. Quentano (by Quaterback x Dartagnan) - Zurheide,Madita - 6.5
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2015 Bundeschampionate