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Double for Christian Ahlmann: after win in German Master on Friday also places first in Grand Prix of Stuttgart

Stuttgart – Joy and pride were written all over his face. He was after all only the fourth rider to win the two most important classes in Stuttgart in the same year – the Grand Prix and the MERCEDES GERMAN MASTER. John Whitaker (GBR) achieved the feat in 1998, his brother Michael Whitaker in 2001 and Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum (Germany) in 2008. And now Christian Ahlmann in 2015.

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Fantastic equestrianism and over 55,000 spectators. Main sponsors to stay on board

Stuttgart – For four-in-hand driver Rainer Duen, who made his Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle debut this week, the 31st STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS was “bombastic and the audience tremendous”. As far as Andreas Kroll, the in.Stuttgart CEO is concerned, it confirms, “we’re doing a lot right at our Stuttgart horse show.”

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Unbelievable and unmatched: Isabell Werth GERMAN DRESSAGE MASTER for twelfth time

Stuttgart – It’s now a round dozen. Head and shoulders above the rest, “Dressage Queen” Isabell Werth on Sunday morning secured her twelfth GERMAN DRESSAGE MASTER title at the 31st International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show. Competing in the dressage Grand Prix Special for the Prize of the WOMEN’S WEAR LABEL SOCCX, the multiple Olympic, world and European champion scored 77.824 per cent on...

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Little between top two in dressage World Cup: Beatriz Ferrer-Salat just pips Isabell Werth

Stuttgart – The top three placings in today’s Reem Acra FEI World CupTM Dressage presented by the Nürnberger Versicherungsgruppe were exactly the same as those in the Grand Prix on Friday. Spaniard Beatriz Ferrer-Salat came first on Delgado with 83.300 points and finished marginally ahead of “Dressage Queen” Isabell Werth (Germany) in the saddle on Don Johnson FRH (82.975). In third was the...

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Boyd Exell really “exellent”: the Australian is DB SCHENKER GERMAN MASTER for fifth time

Stuttgart – His performance on Saturday afternoon was simply “exellent”. Having already won in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2014, world champion Boyd Exell won his fifth DB SCHENKER GERMAN MASTER in front of a capacity 8,000 crowd at the 31st International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show. On the first stop on the FEI World CupTM Driving 2015/2016 calendar, only the top three drivers from the first...

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Isabell Werth: wins Grand Prix for the Prize of the Firma Stihl and is amazed at Emilio

Stuttgart – “Dressage queen” Isabell Werth won Saturday’s Grand Prix for the Prize of the Firma Stihl at the 31st International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show in the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle. Riding Emilio, a nine-year old Westphalian gelding, the multiple Olympic, World and European champion was awarded 75.620 points by the international jury.

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"Master Stallion" Colorit carries Christian Ahlmann to MERCEDES GERMAN MASTER

Stuttgart – Christian Ahlmann on Friday evening won the coveted MERCEDES GERMAN MASTER title for second time after 2012. Competing in the second most important jumping class at the 31st International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show, the German again went clear in the jump-off in 33.06 seconds to secure himself the winner’s prize, a polar-white Mercedes-Benz GLC 220 Off-Roader worth about...

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Mexiko’s Alberto Michan Halbinger wins the Prize of the DIW Instandhaltung and is in the MERCEDES GERMAN MASTER line-up

Stuttgart – The fifth-placed rider at the London Olympic Games, Alberto Michan Halbinger, won the Prize of the Firma DIW Instandhaltung GmbH at the 31st International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show on Friday. Riding the 13-year old stallion Camilo LS La Silla in the second qualifying class for the MERCEDES GERMAN MASTER late in the evening, the Mexican was the quickest round the course when...

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Sanneke Rothenberger on “Wolke Sieben”: win in the final for the Piaff-Förderpreis

Stuttgart – The name of her horse “Wolke Sieben”, which can be translated as “Cloud Nine”, aptly described how she was feeling after the final of the “Piaff-Förderpreis” for the Prize of the Liselott-Schindling Stiftung – a foundation supporting dressage in Germany. Riding her 16-year old Hanoverian mare in the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Sanneke Rothenberger secured the win in the class after...

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Reed Kessler (USA) wins the Prize of Firma WALTER solar ahead of German Felix Hassmann

Stuttgart – Late on Thursday evening, American Reed Kessler won the speed class for the Prize of the Firma WALTER Solar at the 31st International STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS Horse Show. It was the first of two qualifying competitions for the MERCEDES GERMAN MASTER on Friday.

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