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Euro News - Kristina Sprehe Wins 2014 German Dressage Championships

Monday, May 19, 2014
Posted by Astrid Appels - Eurodressage.com
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Kristina Sprehe and Desperados at the 2014 German Dressage Championships (Photo: © Barbara Schnell)
Kristina Sprehe and Desperados at the 2014 German Dressage Championships (Photo: © Barbara Schnell)
In the absence of Germany's number one duo Helen Langehanenberg and Damon Hill, the 2012 team Olympian Kristina Sprehe and her black licensed Hanoverian stallion Desperados had a clean sweep at the 2014 German Dressage Championships in Balve, Germany, on 16 - 18 May 2014. The pair won all three rounds, the Grand Prix, Special and Kur, and claimed two National Titles that weekend. As in most countries scores get quite inflated at National Dressage Championships and it was no different in Germany, where Sprehe won double gold with an 83.784% in the Special and 90.150% in the Kur to Music. Notwithstanding these huge marks, Sprehe and her 13-year old stallion was clearly best in show in Balve. She also premiered her new kur to music with on a violin composition arranged by Ralf Roder, who also once designed the freestyle of Desperados' sire Donnerhall. To read the full report visit Eurodressage.com