Don Ed Hardy and Stratege won the Bundeschampionate qualification classes at the Thuringian regional qualifier hosted at the equestrian centre of the Sprenger family in Grabsleben, Germany, on 25 - 26 June 2011. The 5-year old L-level test and the 6-year old M-level test were both judged by Hafenrichter and Krack-Go?rtz.
Sandra Kötter and the Hanoverian bred Don Ed Hardy (by Donnerball) pushed for power in the 5-year old dressage horse test and scored 7.7 to take the trophy. Wiebke Rittner and the Oldenburg Dancer (by Danone I) was second with a 7.6. They tied with Tatjana Schneider on the Oldenburg Don Amorosso (by Don Crusador).
Matthias Schneider and the Hanoverian Stratege (by Sandro Hit) bested the field in the 6-year old M-level dressage horse class. The pair scored 8.3 and were just a fraction ahead of Hermann Gerdes on the Oldenburg Soleado (by Sandro Hit x Argentinus) with 8.2. Rene Weber and the Westfalian mare Deborah (by Florestan I) were third on 8.0.
5-year old Dressage Horses
- 1. Don Ed Hardy - Kötter, Sandra - 7.7
- 2. Dancer - Rittner, Wiebke - 7.6
- 2. Don Amorosso - Schneider, Tatjana - 7.6
- 4. World in Love - Senge, Andreas - 7.5
- 5. Dark Angel - Brauckmann, Anne - 7.4
- 6. Moulin Rouge S - Strümpfel, Jacqueline - 6.5
- Her Highness - Senge, Andreas - DNS
6-year old Dressage Horses
- 1. Stratege - Schneider, Matthias - 8.3
- 2. Soleado - Gerdes, Hermann - 8.200
- 3. Deborah - Weber, Rene - 8.000
- 4. Ramazotti de Grande - Strümpfel, Jacqueline - 7.000
- 5. Rio Akzento - Singh, Anika - 6.900
- 6. See You Soon - Brandt, Andreas - 6.800
- 7. Red Rose - Belitz, Ute - 6.500
- 8. Hobson's Choice - Tuscher, Doreen - 6.400
- Saaleprinz - Brandt, Andreas - DNS/RET
- Flint - Senge, Andreas - DNS/RET
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