Steffen Peters and Ann Kathrin Linsenhoff Take Top Honors at 2005 Las Vegas FEI World Cup Finals

Saturday, April 23, 2005
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Steffen Peters of Escondido, California, riding Floriano, dominated the Offield Farms Las Vegas Invitational International Dressage Competition Grand Prix during the 2005 FEI Offield FarmsWorld Cup Dressage Final.

Peters and the 15-year-old Westfalen gelding were unquestionably the winners with a score of 74.292%, taking home the $10,000 check for first place. The pair scored more than 8 percentage points above the second placed Carol Plough, of Riverside, California, and Komo, the 13-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding, who scored 66.208%.

Ann Kathrin Linsenhoff of Germany and Renoir-Unicef took top honors during the International Dressage Competition Grand Prix Freestyle—B Final. Linsenhoff and the 14-year-old Oldenburg gelding scored a 76.150%. Leslie Reid of Canada riding the 11-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding, Mark, came in second with a 74.35%.

The B Final is a consolation freestyle competition for the six riders from Thursday’s Grand Prix who did not qualify for Saturday’s FEI Offield Farms World Cup Dressage Final-Freestyle.

Results--Offield Las Vegas Invitational
Rider Horse Country Score

  • 1. Steffen Peters - Floriano - USA 74.292
  • 2. Carol Plough - Komo - USA 66.208
  • 3. Mette Rosencrantz - Basquewille - USA 64.127
  • 4. Katherine Bateson - Ranier - USA 63.125
  • 5. Dirk Glitz - Leone - GER 60.292

    Results--FEI Offield Farms World Cup Final—Freestyle Grand Prix Kur—B Final

  • 1. Ann Kathrin Linsenhoff - Renoir-Unicef - GER 76.15
  • 2. Leslie Reid - Mark - CAN 74.350
  • 3. Elena Sidneva - Artax Condor RBB - RUS 74.125
  • 4. Marie-Line Wettstein - Le Primeur - SUI 72.050
  • 5. Evi Strasser - Quantum Tyme - CAN 70.075
  • 6. Cesar Parra - Galant Du Serein - COL 66.075

    Coming up tomorrow is the FEI Offield Farms World Cup Dressage Final-Freestyle showcasing the top 12 riders from Thursday’s Grand Prix competing for the title of World Cup champion. In addition, legendary illusionists Siegfried & Roy will be the guests of honor during the evening events.

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