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19.11.2006 - Meredith Michaels Beerbaum wins Grand Prix of Stuttgart

(acm/mps) At the Closing Press Conference at midday Horse Show Director Gotthilf Riexinger anticipated what was to come: “Lady power has been a feature of the 22nd International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS.“ A few hours later Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum (Germany) delivered irrefutable proof that Riexinger’s statement hit the nail right on the head. Riding the 13-year-old Hanoverian gelding Shutterfly, the two-time bronze medal winner at the World Equestrian Games in Aachen won the FEI World Cup JumpingTM, the Grand Prix of Stuttgart – presented by MERCEDES-BENZ, ALLIANZ and BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERGISCHE BANK.  mehr

19.11.2006 - “We’ll now work on the details” – Organisers pleased with 22nd International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show

(acm/mps) “We’ve got a wonderful competition ahead of us, with the Grand Prix as the top event. But we can already feel pleased with the way the 22nd International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS has gone,” said Andreas Kroll, Managing Director of the in.Stuttgart Veranstaltungsgesellschaft mbH, when assessing his impressions from the equestrian highlight in the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle. “As we’ve sold about 61,000 as of now – tickets bought at the box office this afternoon have to be added to this sum – it means we’ve sold about 1000 tickets more than last year,” said Kroll at midday on Sunday at the closing press conference.  mehr

19.11.2006 - Victory in the KAMPMANN GERMAN MASTER – Isabell Werth back at the very top again in Stuttgart

(acm/mps) After winning two gold medals at the World Equestrian Games in Aachen, dressage queen Isabell Werth (Germany) is now back where she had a firm stronghold for many years – at the top of her sport. The success in the KAMPMANN GERMAN MASTER on Sunday morning shows: the 37-year-old is also at the very top of the International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show.  mehr

19.11.2006 - “Mr Driving” says goodbye – STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS present Michael Freund with a touching farewell

(acm/mps) For the past 14 years the four-in-hand drivers have counted as one of the highlights of the International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show, on all 14 occasions the winner in the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle was Michael Freund. No question, that the four time World Champion and four time World Cup winner, who has now ended his international career, would be given an emotional and moving farewell.  mehr

18.11.2006 - There’s only one – Michael Freund still undefeated in the 14th year

(acm/mps) It was the 14th time the International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show presented indoor driving and it was the 13th time the drivers competed in the state capital for the SCHENKER GERMAN MASTER. It was also the fifth occasion when FEI World Cup DrivingTM points were up for grabs.  mehr

18.11.2006 - Record crowd in the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle

(acm/mps) Traditionally one of the best loved event sessions at the International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show, Saturday afternoon at the 22nd edition was all that the organisers had ever hoped for. A 8,560 crowd meant that the arena in the state capital was totally sold out for ...  mehr

18.11.2006 - Kyra Kyrklund wins the Prize of the Turnierstall Schwarz-Gelb

(acm/mps) 80.550 points – the winning score in the Prize of the Turnierstall Schwarz-Gelb, the dressage freestyle at the 22nd International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show. The score was given by the judges for the display by Kyra Kyrklund who excited the equestrian fans in the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle on her eleven-year-old gelding Max. Resident in West Sussex, England, the Finnish rider secured her second win this year and consequently crowned her return to the Neckar after 17 years.  mehr

18.11.2006 - World Champion pair dominate Prize of Stihl AG & Co

(acm/mps) The International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show holds a special place in her biography. Isabell Werth (Germany) has celebrated great achievements here over the years – such as the Grand Prix world record last year – and has experienced deeply moving moments – such as the farewell to her legendary Gigolo in 2000.  mehr

18.11.2006 - World Champion pair dominate Prize of Stihl AG & Co

(acm/mps) The International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show holds a special place in her biography. Isabell Werth (Germany) has celebrated great achievements here over the years – such as the Grand Prix world record last year – and has experienced deeply moving moments – such as the farewell to her legendary Gigolo in 2000.  mehr

18.11.2006 - Swedish double in MERCEDES GERMAN MASTER – Malin Baryard-Johnsson wins ahead of Rolf-Göran Bengtsson

(acm/mps) The far north triumphed on Friday in southern Germany – Swedes Malin Baryard- Johnsson and Rolf-Göran Bengtsson took the top two places in the MERCEDES GERMAN MASTER competition at the 22nd International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show.  mehr

17.11.2006 - Freund again the one everybody’s chasing in the MASTER race

(acm/mps) He wanted to find out once again just how good he is. And by Friday afternoon at the latest Michael Freund’s opponents in the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle were fully convinced that “Mr Driving” has not just turned up for a “Tour d’honneur” at his last STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS appearance.  mehr

17.11.2006 - Big events in the state make themselves felt long before the start

(acm/mps) Whilst the world’s elite show jumpers are at the moment battling for lucrative sums of prize money and valuable points for both the world rankings and World Cup at the 22nd International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show, the next major show jumping event is already making itself felt. Medals are again at stake from 14th to 19th August 2007 at the FEI European Show Jumping Championships in Mannheim.  mehr

17.11.2006 - She came (again), saw and conquered – Grand Prix win for Kyra Kyrklund

(acm/mps) At the opening press conference of the 22nd International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show’s on Thursday she expressed her joy at finally being able to return to the Neckar as a competitor after 17 year period of abstinence in Stuttgart.  mehr

17.11.2006 - World Champion wins Piaff-Förderpreis – Matthias Alexander Rath triumphs on Renoir Unicef

(acm/mps) After wins in the first two competitions – Bad Salzuflen and Wiesbaden – in the 2006 Piaff-Förderpreis series, Matthias Alexander Rath (Germany) crowned a successful season on Friday morning at the 22nd International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show.  mehr

17.11.2006 - Alves races to victory in the Prize of the Ingenieurbüro Hauser

(acm/mps) A big step on the way to participating in the MERCEDES GERMAN MASTER was made by the Brazilian Bernardo Alves on Thursday evening in the Prize of the Ingenieurbüro Hauser.  mehr

16.11.2006 - “I’m simply overjoyed” – Alexander Schill is the new indoor champion

(acm/mps) “All good things come in threes,” was the maxim of the first round of the BW Bank Indoor Championships on Thursday evening. Only three of the 25 pairings in the unofficial state indoor championships at the 22nd International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show successfully jumped all twelve fences.  mehr

16.11.2006 - Zetterman and Ahlmann win opening jumping classes

(acm/mps) As courtesy determines, the guests were given precedence at show jumping’s opener at the 22nd International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show: the foreign riders contested the first of two opening jumping classes for the Prize of the Bardusch GmbH & Co. KG Textilmietdienste on Thursday afternoon.  mehr

16.11.2006 - Love of animals: Masterly visit to Stuttgart Zoo

(acm/mps) She is a master at handling big animals and she loves little animals as well: Isabell Werth, double dressage World Champion in Aachen paid the Stuttgart Zoo a spontaneous visit on Thursday afternoon.  mehr

16.11.2006 - Lots of praise from people in the know

(acm/mps) The International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show in the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle sets itself high standards indeed. As everybody knows the aim is to be the “indoor Aachen”. That the show does not fall short of its standards was once again confirmed by the famous stars in the saddle at the opening press conference on Thursday afternoon. “Stuttgart really is a fantastic horse show, everything has been thought through to the last detail,” declared, for example, Team World Champion Gerco Schröder (Netherlands), who still reckons he has very good chances even though he will not be saddling his World Championships horse.  mehr

16.11.2006 - Win for favourites Schmid and Tango Korrupti in iWEST-Cup

(acm/mps) They have already gained 90 S class wins – Ina-Katrin Schmid from nearby Reutlingen and her 17-year-old chestnut gelding FBW Tango Korrupti achieved one of the most important on Thursday in the iWEST Dressage Cup. 1,381 points secured the pair victory in the unofficial state indoor dressage championships at the 22nd International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show.  mehr

16.11.2006 - Quickest in the Stuttgart “bush” – Realini wins Indoor Derby

(acm/mps) Some say the Swiss go about life little slower than others. That this is simply not the case was proved so impressively on Wednesday evening by Tiziana Realini in the Prize of Biodiesel Süd GmbH, the eventer’s indoor derby at the 22nd International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show.  mehr

16.11.2006 - Hanley ends German winning streak in MercedesCard Jump & Drive

(acm/mps) The “breakneck” Irishman Cameron Hanley snatched victory in the MercedesCard Jump & Drive from right under the noses of the previously highly successful Germans in a time of 105.11 seconds. In spite of a fault and the two second time penalty that went with it, the 33-year-old still beat the times of his nine opponents.  mehr

12.11.2006 - Virtually all the world’s equestrian elite competing – STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS presents a top line up

“The extent of the STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS’ esteem within international riding circles can hardly be made more obvious than by our entry list. Lining up in Stuttgart will be nine of the world’s best ten horse jumpers and 16 of the Top 20. It can hardly be topped,” said a pleased Andreas Kroll, Managing Director of the “in.Stuttgart Veranstaltungsgesellschaft”.  mehr