Grand Prix Special: Werth wins Gold


Isabell Werth has secured at the world equestrian games in Tryon her second gold medal. The German eventing Team prior to the all-terrain ride on Saturday. The distance race is cancelled because of the weather.

Isabell Werth on Bella Rose

Again Gold for Isabell Werth. The dressage rider has won her ninth world championship title. The 49-Year-old from Rhein Berg won on Friday in Tryon, USA with the Mare Bella Rose in the Grand Prix Special.

Werth had already won the day before with the German team Gold and is by far the most successful dressage Rider in the world. Sönke Rothenberger was Fourth. The 23-year-old Student from Bad Homburg missed with Cosmo his first world Cup individual medal. Werth won in front of the US-American Laura Graves with Verdades.

Rothenberger makes a lot of mistakes

For Werth, the celebrated with a Gigolo, Satchmo and consecration of gold Olympic and world championship victories, is Bella Rose the “dream horse”. It has “everything,” said Werth of her Mare, which she had worn on the previous day for the Team Gold.

The boy Sönke Rothenberger made too many mistakes in the Special, the “favorite-examination” of Ruby Cosmo. A Chance to make it better he did on Sunday, when in the freestyle more individual medals will be awarded.

Cutter in good shape

For the third-best German result of Dorothee Schneider. The 49-Year-old from Framersheim shows with Sammy Davis, Jr. a good Ride and came in eleventh. “It has felt better than in the Grand Prix,” commented Schneider and cheered: “We are allowed to dance – yay!” What is meant is that Schneider will be able to compete with your gelding in the freestyle on Sunday.

For Jessica von Bredow-Werndl, the world Cup is finished. The 32-Year-old from the Bavarian camp Hausen came in Special with Dalera only on rank 16. “Of course I’m disappointed,” she commented. “She has given her last shirt to me, but in the end you lacked the strength,” said von Bredow-Werndl on your Mare, who is completing her first season on Grand Prix level.

Versatility: Krajewski yet strong

The Quartet of main eventers to European champion Ingrid Klimke from Münster with Hale Bob showed strong performances in the dressage and is ahead of the UK. At rank three, the US team is ahead of France. The strongest dressage performance Julia Krajewski offered were village with a Chipmunk. The German Quartet Kai Rüder blew out Chen village with Colani Sunrise and Andreas Dibowski of Döhle with Corrida. The decision is made after the cross country ride on Saturday in the show Jumping on Sunday.

The horse must be euthanized

Was marred on the third day of Competition of the world Cup due to the death of a horse. The animal had been euthanized, said the world governing body FEI. Reason kidney problems in the endurance horse. The name and nationality of the horse did not want to call the FEI. The distance race on Wednesday was interrupted and later cancelled. Reason, the “dangerous combination of heat and high humidity is,” said FEI President Ingmar de Vos. The decision was taken for the benefit of the horses.

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