Euro Update: Helgstrand and Capellmann Excel at CDI Lingen

Andreas Helgstrand and Nadine Capellmann excelled at the CDI Lingen in Germany. Helgstrand, the brand new Danish Dressage champion, won the Special tour aboard the Danish warmblood mare Matine (by Silver Moon). He scored 76.33 % in the Grand Prix and won the class. In the Special he was second with 74,48 % just behind Hubertus Schmidt on Forest Gump NRW (by Florestan). Nadine Capellmann was undefeated in the kur tour with her number one Elvis VA (by Espri). She won the Grand Prix and Kur with 75,96 % and 79.175%.

Bechtolsheimer, Wilton and Kappeler Win at CDI Hartpury

Laura Bechtolsheimer, Spencer Wilton and Nicole Glaser-Kappeler were the big tour winners of the Hartpury Festival of Dressage, one of only a few CDI competitions organized in Great Britain. Bechtolsheimer won the Grand Prix aboard Douglas Dorsey with 69.875 %. Spencer Wilton was the surprise winner of the Grand Prix Special. At his first CDI outing with Dolendo (by Donnerhall), Wilton placed fifth in the Grand Prix and won the Special with 70.440 %. German Nicole Glaser-Kappeler topped the leader board in the Kur with 71.95%.

Dutch Horses Selected for 2006 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses

After a final selection trial and training session on July 10, 2006, the Dutch Equestrian Federation (KNHS) and KWPN Society announced the names of the Dutch bred horses that will compete for The Netherlands at the 2006 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Verden, Germany, August 3-6, 2006.

The selected 5-year olds are: Game Boy (Gribaldi x Pion), Up Seven (OO Seven x Jazz), Uphill (Pscar x Apollonios xx), Uptown (Kennedy x Ubis) and Uzzo (Lancet x Indoctro).

The selected 6-year olds are Hexagon’s Truppa (Rubiqui x Rinaldo), Hyperion’s Tanirma (De Niro x Inspekteur), Tolando (Krack C x Rubinstein), Toricelli (Florestan x Pion), and Twinkel R (Freestyle x Hamlet).

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