The 5-year olds Ferdinand and Donnabell H and the 6-year old Despereaux won the Bundeschampionate qualification classes held at the regional show at Hofgut Petersau in Frankenthal on Saturday 16 May 2015. The L-level tests were judged by Knut Danzberg and Thomas Kessler, the M-level division was judged by Danzberg and Renate Rahmen. Not a single horse scored high enough to qualify for the 2015 Bundeschampionate.
Eleven 5-year olds contested the L-level dressage horse class. Kim Pfeiffer topped the leader board with a 7.70 aboard Norbert Butzbach's Hanoverian stallion Ferdinand (by Floriscount x Embassy). They scored 7.5 for walk and trot, 8 for canter, 7.5 for submission and 8 for general impression. Thomas Wagner and the Hanoverian mare Donnabell H (by Don Frederico x Warkant) tied in first place with 7.7. The black mare got 8.5 for trot, 8 for walk, 7.5 for canter, 7 for submission and 7.5 for general impression.
In the 6-year old division Sandra van Loon landed first place with a 7.5 overall score on her own Baden Wurttemberger bred stallion Despereaux (by Don Diamond x Abanos). The liver chestnut stallion scored 8 for walk and trot, 8.5 for canter, 6 for submision and 7 for general impression. Laura Strobel and Norbert Timm's Trakehner stallion Herakles (by Gribaldi x Michelangelo) tied in second place on a score of 7.4 with Annabelle Manganaro on her own Westfalian mare San Cherie (by San Amour x Mon Cheri). Herakles earned an 8 for trot, 7.5 for walk, 7 for canter and submission and 7.5 for general impression, whereas San Cherie got 7.5 for walk and trot, 7 for canter, and 7.5 for submission and general impression.
Results - 2015 Bundeschampionate Qualifier - Frankenthal
- 1. Ferdinand (by Floriscount x Embassy I) - Pfeiffer,Kim - 7.70 40 €
- 1. Donnabell H (by Don Frederico x Warkant) - Wagner,Thomas - 7.70 40 €
- 3. Don Rivero (by Don Diamond x Rivero II) - Schulmerig,Michele - 7.40 30 €
- 4. De Valier (by Desperados x Weltmeyer) - Arjes,Kim - 7.30 25 €
- 4. Qaitui (by Quaterback x Abanos) - Bechtel,Silke - 7.30 25 €
- 6. Rockhampton (by Royal Classic x Baroncelli) - Kirkegaard,Anne - 7.10
- 6. Romanov's Sun (by Romanov x Ferragamo) - Oster,Daniel - 7.10
- 8. Marseille (by Prince Patmos x Cosmir ) - Cherevishnya,Nataliya - 6.90
- Fürst Rahe (by Floriscount x Weltmeyer) - Fitscher,Anna Christina - RET/DNS
- Destano (by Dancier x Fabriano) - Mann,Konrad - RET/DNS
- Lord Fittipaldi M (by Lord Loxley x Fidermark) - Menze,Ingo - RET/DNS
- 1. Despereaux (by Don Diamond x Abanos) - Loon,Sandra van - 7.50
- 2. Herakles (by Gribaldi x Michelangelo) - Strobel,Laura - 7.40
- 2. San Cherie V (by San Amour x Mon Cheri) - Manganaro,Annabelle - 7.40
- 4. St. Fernando (by Sir Donnerhall x Weltmeyer) - Raadt,Pieter - 7.20
- 5. Emeghara FH (by Ehrenstolz x Davignon) - Drath,Isabell - 7.00
- 5. Filona (by Florianus x Weltmeyer) - Menze,Ingo - 7.00
- 7. Diddle Dee K (by Damon Hill x Carnando) - Machat,Julia - 6.80
- 8. Feiner Kerl (by Fürst Piccolo x Dimension) - Wetzler,Charline - 6.20
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2015 Bundeschampionate