Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro Set New GP Freestyle Record at Olympia

Incredible performance from Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro at Olympia in the Grand Prix Freestyle with a new world record of 93.27%!  Click here or on the photo to watch them…

valegro record GP Freestyle 2013

They just get better and better.  Stunning to watch.

Ride Well this Christmas!

Rachael

And then there was Helen Langehanenberg and Damon Hill – Freestyle Euro Dressage Championships

There was so little between the top riders at Herning.  It is a joy to watch these performances.  Will keep going back to them for the inspiration and challenge.  Helen Langehanenberg and Damon Hill rode a brilliant test for their second place in the freestyle.

Ride Well!

Rachael

With thanks to Dressage24.pl for the video

Related Links: Final Results of the Grand Prix Freestyle Herning 2013

Video – Adelinde Cornelissen and Parzival – Freestyle Euro Dressage Championships

Here’s Adelinde Cornelissen and Parzival performing their Grand Prix Freestyle at the European Dressage Championships at Herning last weekend.  As you know this performance put them in third place.  Hope you enjoy it.

Such an amazing high standard being achieved by all the freestyle combinations in this competition.

Ride Well!

Rachael 

With thanks to Dressage24.pl for the video

Related Links:

Final Results of the Grand Prix Freestyle Herning 2013

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro make it a clean sweep at the Euro Dressage Championships

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro completed a clean sweep of the Herning European Dressage Championships last night with another amazing performance that saw them as clear winners in the Grand Prix Freestyle.  Their score of 91.250% put them four points ahead of Helen Langehanenberg and Damon Hill on 87.286%.  In third place was Adelinde Cornelissen and Parzival – 86.393%.

Here are the final results:

Freestyle Results 1

Freestyle Results 2

Freestyle Results 3

This has been a wonderful competition.  Thanks to all the combinations for some brilliant and inspiring performances!

Ride Well!

Rachael

Acknowledgements to scgvisual.com for these results

Watch Charlotte Dujardin’s winning Grand Prix Freestyle ride at London’s Olympia

Enjoy this video of Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro winning the Grand Prix Freestyle at Olympia.   Not quite the world record but still an amazing performance and a score of 87.9%.

Ride Well!

Rachael

Related Links:

London Olympia Grand Prix Freestyle 2012 Scores

London Olympia Grand Prix CDI-W 2012 Scores

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro win London Olympia World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle

Congratulations to Lyndal Oatley and Sandro Boy on your 69.9% performance at Olympia last night.  That was a great effort in awesome company!  Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro were the stars again with an incredible 87.950%.

Here are the final results:

Olympia Freestyle Results 2012

Click here for the full report.

Ride Well!

Rachael

Helen Langehanenberg and Damon Hill win Stuttgart World Cup Qualifier

Helen Langehanenberg and Damon Hill, Germany’s top dressage combination in London have carried off the Grand Prix Freestyle at Stuttgart with a huge score of 86.775.  Second placed was Kristian Sprehe and Desperados with 82.255 and third was Valentina Truppa on Eremo del Castegna with 80.60.

This is a wonderful photo of the combination:

For the full report and all the results Click Here

If you missed Helen’s ride in London you can see it by Clicking Here

Ride Well!

Rachael

Adelinde Cornelissen and Parzival Grand Prix Freestyle Video

Here is the video just released by FEI TV on Adelinde and Parzival’s amazing personal best 89% Grand Prix Freestyle win in Lyons.  See some of the highlights and an interview with Adelinde.

Enjoy it!

Ride Well!

Rachael

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Adelinde and Parzival win the Grand Prix Freestyle at Lyons with huge personal best score

Congratulations to Adelinde Cornelissen and Parzival on a double win at Lyons.  Last night they added the Grand Prix Freestyle with an amazing personal best score of 89.375%. 🙂

Isabelle Judet of France, president of the five-member ground jury, described the ride for Adelinde as containing “no weak points.” Her freestyle, she said, “is a perfect piece of work.”

Click here for the report from Kennith J. Braddick of dressage-news.com

Here are the full results:

Judge E: Wojtek Markowski (POL Judge H: Leif Törnblad (DEN) Judge C: Isabelle Judet (FRA)

Judge M: Katrina Wüst (GER) Judge B: Ghislain Fouarge (NED)

Rank HORSE – Breeding
sex\colour\born\sire x sire dam\
Judge E Judge H Judge C Judge M Judge B %
RIDER
owner
technical
artistic
technical
artistic
technical
artistic
technical
artistic
technical
artistic
1 Jerich Parzival – KWPN
G \ Chestnut \ 1997 \ Jazz x Ulft
NED
11000.00 86.75 85.50 86.75 86.75 85.00 89.375
Adelinde  Cornelissen
W.P.J. Cornelissen, M.A. Cornelissen
88.00 92.00 93.00 95.00 95.00
2 Eremo del Castegno – SI
G \ Bay \ 2001 \ Rohdiamant x Weltmeyer
ITA
8000.00 80.50 77.25 79.25 82.25 81.25 83.350
Valentina  Truppa
Centro Equestre Monferrato
88.00 85.00 85.00 87.00 88.00
3 Desperados FRH – HANN
S \ Black \ 2001 \ De Niro x Wolkenstein II
GER
6500.00 80.50 78.25 80.50 80.25 80.00 82.250
Kristina  Sprehe
Gestüt Sprehe GmbH, Paul & Albert Sprehe
87.00 82.00 83.00 86.00 85.00
4 Watermill Scandic H.B.C – KWPN
S \ Chestnut \ 1999 \ Solos Carex x Amiral
SWE
4000.00 81.75 77.25 78.25 76.50 75.50 81.025
Patrik  Kittel
Patrik Kittel & Fam. Greve & Fam. Sjep
88.00 81.00 82.00 86.00 84.00
5 Glock´s Undercover – KWPN
G \ Black \ 2001 \ Ferro x Donnerhall
NED
2500.00 77.50 75.75 77.25 77.25 76.50 79.125
Edward  Gal
GHPC Holding BV
83.00 81.00 81.00 82.00 80.00
6 Santana – HANN
S \ Black \ 2001 \ Sandro Hit x Rubinstein I
SWE
2000.00 71.75 69.25 73.75 75.25 73.50 76.350
Minna  Telde
Minna Telde AB, Berit Telde
80.00 76.00 81.00 83.00 80.00
7 Dablino FRH – HANN
G \ DarkChestnut \ 2000 \ De Niro x Wanderbursch II
GER
1500.00 78.75 73.75 69.25 71.75 69.00 74.850
Anabel  Balkenhol
Klaus & Judith Balkenhol
86.00 76.00 76.00 78.00 70.00
8 Smeyers Molberg – DWB
G \ Bay \ 2001 \ Michellino x Rambo
SUI
1000.00 70.75 70.00 72.25 73.25 71.50 74.775
Marcela  Krinke Susmelj
Irene Meyer, Marcela Krinke Susmelj
77.00 76.00 79.00 79.00 79.00
9 Riwera de Hus – OLDBG
M \ Bay \ 2001 \ Welt Hit II
FRA
500.00 70.00 71.00 71.50 71.50 71.50 73.350
Jessica  Michel
Haras de Hus
75.00 73.00 73.00 78.00 79.00
10 Glock´s Tango – KWPN
S \ Chestnut \ 2000 \ Jazz x Contango
NED
500.00 67.00 68.75 69.25 71.25 71.50 72.075
Hans Peter  Minderhoud
GHPC Holding BV
71.00 76.00 72.00 75.00 79.00
11 World Performance Washington – HANN
S \ Bay \ 1999 \ Wolkenstein II x Windhuk
POR
500.00 68.25 67.75 69.00 70.50 70.00 71.150
Luis  Principe
Luis Principe
73.00 72.00 71.00 74.00 76.00
12 Fideramber – WESTF
S \ DarkChestnut \ 2000 \ Fidermark
GBR
500.00 67.00 60.50 67.00 70.50 67.00 67.600
Daniel  Watson
S.A. Farnon
72.00 59.00 69.00 72.00 72.00
13 Rokoko N – BRAND
S \ DarkBay \ 2000 \ Rubinstern Noir x Montano
SUI
500.00 65.00 64.75 68.25 66.00 62.75 67.575
Elisabeth  Eversfield-Koch
Philipp & Marc & Elisabeth Eversfield-Koch
67.00 70.00 71.00 72.00 69.00
14 Donnerbube 2 – OLDBG
S \ Bay \ 1994 \ Donnerhall
ITA
500.00 63.00 63.25 67.00 63.50 64.50 66.125
Silvia  Rizzo
Michele Betti
66.00 63.00 69.00 69.00 73.00
15 Karamel de Lauture – SF
S \ Chestnut \ 1998 \ Gribaldi x Donbito van de Helle
FRA
500.00 64.50 65.75 65.25 65.75 66.25 66.050
Claire  Gosselin
Marie-Hélène Yvelines
65.00 67.00 63.00 69.00 69.00
Thanks to dressage-news.com for an excellent report.
Ride Well!
Rachael
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Maree Tomkinson’s winning Grand Prix Freestyle ride – Video

If you haven’t caught up with Maree Tomkinson’s winning Grand Prix Freestyle at the Nationals on Diamantina….here it is.  Enjoy it.

Thanks to Equestrian Life for bringing this to us and for your excellent live coverage of the championships.  That’s so good for our sport.

Ride Well!

Rachael

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