The 5-year old Olenburg Wasabi OLD and the 6-year old Hanoverian Redford won the Bundeschampionate qualification classes at the Heroldsberg Dressage Gala held 28 July - 1 August 2010.
German young rider Victoria Michalke won the 5-year old dressage horse test aboard her Oldenburg branded Wasabi OLD. The Welt Hit IV x Lancer I offspring scored 8.2 to best a field of nine competitors in total. Former young rider Anna Katharina Luttgen and the Oldenburg bred Duvier (by Dimaggio x Absinth) finished second with 8.1. This pair tied with Dorothee Schneider on Gestut Erlenhof's Hanoverian gelding Horatio (by Hochadel x Matcho AA).
In the 6-year old division, former European Young Rider Champion Jessica Werndl aced the class with a top notch score of 8.7. Aboard Redford, a Hanoverian gelding by Rosentau x Escudo, she was the only one to obtain the BuCha qualification score of 8.0 or higher. With her second ride Waterkant (by Wolkenstein II x Matcho AA) she placed second with 7.7. Dutch Nars Gottmer, who found a job at Meggle Dressage Stable in Germany by replying to an advertisement on Eurodressage, ranked third with Meggle's Lord d'Amour.
5-year old Dressage Horses
- 1. Wasabi OLD - Michalke, Victoria - 8.2
- 2. Duvier - Lüttgen, Anna-Katharina - 8.1
- 2. Horatio - Schneider, Dorothee - 8.1
- 4. Royal Spirit - Werndl, Jessica - 7.8
- 5. Sternenfänger OLD - Langehanenberg, Helen - 7.5
- 6. Lorentius - Grugel, Ulrike - 7.4
- 7. Del Primo - Schneider, Dorothee - 7.3
- 8. Antonio - Kronaus, Kerstin - 7.2
- 8. Symphonie - Asfeld, Jasmin - 7.2
6-year old Dressage Horses
- 1. Redford - Werndl, Jessica - 8.76
- 2. Waterkant - Werndl, Jessica - 7.7
- 3. Meggle's Lord d'Amour - Gottmer, Nars- 7.5
- 4. Lionel - Gottmer, Nars - 7.3
- 5. Dolce Far Niente - Lang, Meike - 7.2
- 6. Chico's Everlasting Dream - John, Andrea - 7.0
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