Becca, Remy, Moller, Schulz Win 2018 Luxembourg Dressage Championships

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:53
2018 Luxembourg Dressage Championships
The medalists at the 2018 Luxembourg Dressage Championships

Junior rider Emma-Lou Becca, young rider Charlotte Remy, small tour rider Kristine Moller and senior Grand Prix rider Sascha Schulz became the winners and gold medal getters at the 2018 Luxembourg Dressage Championships held at Windhof equestrian centre in Welscheid, Luxembourg, on 14 - 16 September 2018.

Six junior riders competed for the title in their respective division even though twelve participated in the M-level classes. Emma-Lou Becca and her 14-year old Hanoverian gelding Komet (by K2 x Wolkentanz I) reigned supreme winning all three rounds with 70.44%, 71.04% and 72.54% She ranked almost 15% ahead of Marie Schiltz on her 15-year old Hanoverian mare Dream of Beauty (by Dream of Glory x Longchamp) who scored silver. The bronze medal went to Celia Giorgetti aboard the 12-year old Decoeur. 

The young rider division was significantly smaller with only two pairs completing both championship rounds, which meant that only two medals were handed out. The gold went to Charlotte Remy on her 16-year old Danish warmblood bred Herkules, who scored 65.66% and 66.18%. Magali Goergen and the 13-year old Hanoverian stallion Bayard (by Breitling x De Niro) landed the silver with 62.68% and 65.96%.

The Luxembourg Championships also featured a Nationals for small tour riders. This division was won by Kristine Möller on the 8-year old Trakehner bred Standing O'Vation (by Imperio x Consul). The silver went to Claudine Lemmer on the 14-year old Hanoverian gelding Royal Flush (by Rosario x Landadel), while Anne-Sophie Federspiel grabbed bronze with the 13-year old Aurea.

In the senior Grand Prix division Sascha Schulz and the 10-year old Lusitano licensed stallion Dragao (by Unico x Xaquiro) scored 71,73% in the first round (Grand Prix) and added a 73.170% (GP Special) and 75.93% (Kur) to that tally for the title. Fie Skarsoe and the 11-year old Hanoverian mare So Dark (by San Remo x Rotspon) landed second place with 68.50%, 68.95%, and 73.60%, while Mandy Zimmer and the 9-year old Westfalian stallion Jackpot (by Jazz Rubin x Belissimo M) finished third after two rounds with 65.63%, 67.78%, and 64.82%.

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