The 5-year olds Dominique MJ and Feinrich became the winners of the big Bundeschampionate qualification class that was held in the lead-up to the 2018 CDIO-PJYR "Future Champions" at Hof Kasselmann in Hagen, Germany.
The Bundeschampionate class was hosted on Tuesday 12 June 2018.
Twenty-eight 5-year-old dressage horses competed in the L-level dressage horse class and there were two winners with an equal total score of 8.2. Tanja Fischer and the Hanoverian stallion Dominique MJ (by Damon Hill x Gribaldi) got 8.5 for walk, 8 for trot, canter and submission and 8.5 for general impression. Norwegian Isabel Freese and Paul Schockemohle's Feinrich, an Oldenburg stallion (by Fürst Heinrich x Donnerhall I) got 7 for walk, 9 for trot, 8.4 for canter, 8 for submission and 8.5 for general impression.
Third place was also split between two horses on an 8.1 total score: the Oldenburg mare Fürstin Gesine PS (by Fürst Heinrich x Sir Donnerhall I) under Hof Kasselmann rider Frederic Wandres as well as with High Heels (by Damon Hill x Roadster) ridden by Patricia von Merveldt. Fürstin Gesine PS for 8.5 for walk and canter, 8 for trot, 7 for submission and 8.5 for general impression. High Heels earned 7.5 for walk, and 8.5 for trot, canter, submission and general impression.
Four riders succeeded in tying for fifth place: Hof Kasselmann rider Lars Ligus and Bocca di Bacco (by Bordeaux x Sandro Hit), David Taylor with Heideblüte Z (by De Niro x Sir Donnerhall I), Hof Kasselmann rider Zina Facklam with Zar Peter (by Zonik x Rubinstein I) and Lars Schulze Sutthoff with Rock Revolution (by Rock Forever I x Davignon I).
Results - 2018 Bundeschampionate Qualifier - Hagen
- 1. Tanja Fischer - Dominique MJ (by Damon Hill x Gribaldi) - 8.20
- 1. Isabel Freese - Feinrich (by Fürst Heinrich x Donnerhall) - 8.20
- 3. Frederic Wandres - Fürstin Gesine PS (by Fürst Heinrich x Sir Donnerhall) - 8.10
- 3. Patricia V. von Merveldt - High Heels (by Damon Hill x Roadster) - 8.10
- 5. Zina Facklam - Dom Perignon (by Dimaggio x De Niro) - 8.00
- 5. Lars Ligus - Bocca di Bacco (by Bordeaux x Sandro Hi) - 8.00
- 5. David Taylor - Heideblüte Z (by De Niro x Sir Donnerhall) - 8.00
- 5. Zina Facklam - Zar Peter (by Zonik x Rubinstein) - 8.00
- 9. Lars Schulze Sutthoff - Rock Revolution (by Rock Forever I x Davignon) - 7.80
- 9. Franziska Müller - Sternengold (by Damon Jerome x Sandro Hit) - 7.80
- 9. Ingrid Klimke - Felize (by Foundation x Sandro Hit) - 7.80
- 12. Lukas Fischer - Baron von Nymphenburg (by Bordeaux x Spielberg) - 7.70
- 12. Carola Koppelmann - Farewell's Fritz (by Farewell III x Sir Donnerhall) - 7.70
- 14. Christine Nieberg - Safira (by Sungold x De Niro) - 7.60
- 14. Hubertus Schmid - Vainqueur (by Vivaldi x Rubioso N) - 7.60
- 16. Annika Korte - Santo Domingo II (by San Amour x Fürst Heinrich) - 7.50
- 16. Annika Feldhaus - Ladou (by Lord Sinclair I x Amidou) - 7.50
- 16. Ingrid Klimke - Equitana's Firlefranz (by Franziskus x Rapallo) - 7.50
- 16. Merit Ohlemeyer - Sir Anthony (by Sir Heinrich x Don Bosco) - 7.50
- 20. Eike Bewerungen - Barolo (by Belissimo M x Hochadel) - 7.40
- 20. Jantje Gerdes-Fürup - Brunello (by Bordeaux x Don Frederico) - 7.40
- 20. Lydia Jordan - Fürst Willi (by Fürst Romancier x Royal Blend) - 7.40
- 20. Annika Korte - Fürst zu Bentlage (by Fidertanz x Sandro Hit) - 7.40
- 24. Karin Schulze Topphoff - Antario (by Antango x Laurentio) - 7.30
- 24. Eva Niklova - Didou (by Dolany x Münchhausen) - 7.30
- 24. Dries van Dyck - Donizetti (by Destano x Fürstentraum) - 7.30
- 24. Luisa Erichsen - Tabledance (by Totilas x Rimini) - 7.30
- 28. Nora Walendzik - Qumaira (by Quotenkönig x Rifaisos) - 6.70
Eurodressage coverage of the 2018 Bundeschampionate