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Wandres and Bluetooth Dance to Private Finest in Friday Night time Stars at AGDF

Frederic Wandres & Bluetooth OLD. Picture © SusanJStickle.com.

Frederic Wandres (GER) returned to the Adequan® International Dressage Competition (AGDF) in Wellington, Florida and to his customary profitable methods with the elegant and highly effective Bluetooth OLD. In week three’s spotlight class, the CDI4* FEI Grand Prix Freestyle, offered by USPRE Affiliation, the pair posted a brand new profession excessive rating of 81.805%.

Wandres and Bluetooth repeated their podium topping efficiency from yesterday’s qualifying FEI Grand Prix class. In a very worldwide podium, second-placed Morgan Barbançon (FRA) additionally produced a career-high freestyle rating throughout “Friday Night time Stars” on her personal 17-year-old KWPN gelding Bolero (Glock’s Johnson TN x Vincent), notching up 77.895%. Sweden’s Caroline Darcourt was simply 0.065 share factors behind, logging 77.83% on Lord Django within the horse’s second ever Grand Prix Freestyle.

“I’m very completely satisfied in the present day,” beamed Wandres, who is predicated in Germany at Hof Kasselman however is a seasoned competitor at AGDF. “That is the primary time for me this season below the lights and I’m all the time wanting ahead to coming again. I used to be slightly nervous about how it could go as a result of with this particular ambiance, you by no means understand how the horses will deal with it, however Bluetooth took it in a optimistic approach. I had a significantly better feeling than within the Grand Prix; he was approach brisker and ahead, and it felt like among the best exams that he has supplied me.”

Susan Pape Tops ProElite CDI3* Grand Prix

AGDF common Susan Pape (GBR) topped the ProElite CDI3* Grand Prix earlier within the day, using Concord’s Eclectisch to 70.826%. The 14-year-old stallion acquired a smattering of eights all through the take a look at.

“I believe the prolonged canter was fairly good,” enthused Pape, who is predicated in Germany and is using at AGDF for the eighth time. “His pirouettes had been very good, his twos had been very good, and all of his canter work is a spotlight.”

Pape, alongside together with her sponsor Concord Sporthorses, purchased the son of Zenon x Olivi when he was a rising eight-year-old.

“He was owned by a Swedish lady [Ida-Linn Lundholm] who competed him within the World Championships for younger horses’ stage, the place he was very profitable,” defined Pape, who often produces horses up the degrees herself. “At the moment, we had been searching for an upcoming Grand Prix horse. This time my sponsors wished to purchase me this good horse. He’s been right here [at AGDF] virtually yearly since then and began right here within the Prix St. Georges, and we labored our approach as much as the Grand Prix.”

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