Ones again Helen and Damsey stood out with a superb performance. 79,745% without any issues. Very harmonious overall picture with an obedient Damsey FRH all the way.
H2R comment during the test:
Damsey FRH / Helen Langehanenberg GER - good halt/forward, superb extended trot, nice supple half passes, superb passage/trot tours, huge supple extended walk, superb collected walk, easy 1st piaffe slightly forward, good transitions, ditto 2nd piaffe tour, bit tense transition to canter, well balanced zig-zag canter, super 2 times, super control and quality for both pirouettes, super final centerline.
Judge for yourself - watch their winning test her below.
Anabel Balkenhol and Heuberger TSF 2nd with 75,822%
Heuberger TSF / Anabel Balkenhol GER - good start, nice frame, supple half pass left with nice crossing, expressive passage, small lack of beat extended trot, good relaxation for extended walk, good 1st piaffe small tension hind, bit tense passage, nice 2nd piaffe, zig-zag canter very balanced, nice 2 times, super 1 times, good control for pirouettes, nice final centerline.
3rd Burlington / Charlott-Maria Schürmann - unfortunately H2R did not see the entire test. Impressive score of 74,765%. The combination has been devoloped through from junior to Grand Prix. They are trained by Klaus Balkenhol.
4th Faustus / Dorothee Schneider with 74,118% for the first Grand Prix Special ever for Faustus.
Faustus / Dorothee Schneider GER - super start, very balanced/expressive diagonal, active supple half pass, very nice expression from passage, supple half pass right, small canter for one long side, could show bit more relaxation for extended walk, good collected walk, good 1st piaffe and transitions, bit forward 2nd piaffe, nice half passes but unbalanced change between, does not take the aides at begin of one times, small unbalance out of 1st pirouette, bit bigger 2nd pirouette, much forward last piaffe. Superb final halt.
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