World Cup dressage starters named for Vegas showdown

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The girl with the floating horse: Charlotte Dujardin on a lap of honour with Valegro after their win in the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final 2014 in Lyon, France. Dujardin and Valegro will defend their title in Las Vegas  next month.
The girl with the floating horse: Charlotte Dujardin on a lap of honour with Valegro after their win in the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final 2014 in Lyon, France. Dujardin and Valegro will defend their title in Las Vegas next month. © FEI/Arnd Bronkhorst

The horses and riders who will vie for the prestigious Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final 2015 in Las Vegas next month have been named.

The starters include title defender Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro from Great Britain.

The final 2015 will begin on Thursday April 16, in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the USA, with the Grand Prix which is open to all 18 combinations. All participants who finish the Grand Prix with a score of at least 58% will continue to the Grand Prix Freestyle on Saturday, April 18.

The following rider/horse combinations will be taking part in the event:

Western European League (9 slots)

  • Edward GAL/Glock’s Undercover (NED)
  • Jessica VON BREDOW-WERNDL/Unee BB (GER)
  • Fabienne LÜTKEMEIER/D’Agostino (GER)
  • Isabell WERTH /Don Johnson/El Santo (GER)
  • Hans Peter MINDERHOUD/Glock’s Flirt (NED)
  • Agnete KIRK THINGGAARD/Jojo (DEN)
  • Morgan BARBANCON MESTRE/Painted Black (ESP)
  • Paulinda FRIBERG/Di Lapponia T (SWE)
  • Malin HAMILTON/Fleetwood (SWE)

Central European League (2 slots)

  • Elena SIDNEVA /Romeo Star (RUS)
  • Tatiana DOROFEEVA /Kartsevo Upperville (RUS)

North American League (2 slots)

  • Steffen PETERS/Legolas 92 (USA)
  • Laura GRAVES /Verdades (USA)

FEI extra starting places

  • Lars PETERSEN/Mariett (DEN)
  • Mikala GUNDERSEN/My Lady (DEN)
  • Inessa MERKULOVA/Mister X (RUS)
  • Terhi STEGARS /Axis TSF (FIN)

 

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