German Championships

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Showtime FRH, Starissa and Cascadello-Boy RM German Champions.

Showtime FRH and Dorothee Schneider (photo: Lafrentz)

Hannoveraner double victory at the German Championships in the dressage arena: New German Champions in dressage are Showtime FRH by Sandro Hit/Rotspon (breeder: Heinrich Wecke, Stadthagen) and Dorothee Schneider, who won the Grand Prix Special with a lead of around 4 percentage points. The silver medal went to another FRH horse, Duke of Britain FRH by Dimaggio/Rubinstein (breeder: ZG Pidgley, Windsor/GBR) with Frederic Wandres in the saddle. The pair took the second silver medal one day later in the freestyle competition, in which Showtime FRH did not compete.

In show jumping , Starissa by Stakkato Gold/Quidam's Rubin (breeder: Albert Sprehe, Essen) and Mario Stevens won the German title. The bay, born in 2013, was the only horse to complete both competitions without a single penalty point.

In the ladies' competition, the Rhineland horse Cascadello-Boy RM by Cascadello/Balou du Rouet (breeder: Josef Ruyter, Rees) and Katrin Eckermann won the gold medal. The Vice-Champions became the Canstakko/El Bundy son Clueso (breeder: Ute Blanken, Grasberg) and Tina Deuerer.