“Werth festival” in Stuttgart – Isabell wins KAMPMANN GERMAN MASTER

(mps) In the FEI world ranking list, she is on the places one and three with Satchmo und Warum nicht FRH, and with four Olympic gold medals, six world and – believe it or not – twelve European champion titles, she is probably the most successful dressage rider ever. With the victory in the KAMPMANN GERMAN MASTER, the Grand Prix Special, Isabell Werth also added the total triumph at the 23rd international STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS show to her impressing success record.


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With 1956 points or 78,24 percent, the judges team scored the performance, shown by the 38-year old and Satchmo, her 13-year old Hanoverian gelding on Sunday morning. A result which could not be beaten by the top-class foreign and German competitors. And, thus, the 4.300 equestrian sport fans could acclaim a real worthy winner, who continued her victory series after her successes in both Grand Prix and the freestyle class. With this triumph in the KAMPMANN GERMAN MASTER, which also brought her 7.200 Euro, the woman from Rheinberg definitely turned the dressage classes into the Stuttgart “Werth festivals”. With 75.32 percent, Nadine Capellmann from Aachen came closest to the winner. Riding the 11-year old Elvis VA, the double world champion from 2002, became second and won a prize-money of 6.100 Euro. Tinne Wilhelmson-Silfven, the Swede, and Solos Carex ended up on the third position. She received 4.700 Euro for 74.28 points.

“This was a constant and remarkably confident ride.“ – Werth was paid a big compliment by a competent person. Gotthilf Riexinger, the STUTTGART GERMAN MASTERS show director and dressage judge at the Olympic Equestrian Games 2008 in Hongkong, was very highly impressed with the performance. „Here, we see a rider-horse pair, which has developed in the past and both are matching in such a way now, that one can only say: Hats off!

Werth was also very happy after her performance: “Over a long period of time, actually over two years, he has performed very, very reliably and constantly shown a good form“, the 38-year old praised her gelding. “Today, he has found the right degree between power and collection. I am very happy with the finish here. Taking into consideration all the days of the show, I think that we have shown good to very good performances“, was her balance of the show. An appraisement to which Peter Kaß, the managing director of the Kampmann GmbH, could completely agree. And he was also enthusiastic about the atmosphere in the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle: “The great atmosphere, the whole surrounding is just excellent.”