Daniel Bachmann Andersen and Blue Hors Zepter winner of CDI4 Grand Prix in Frankfurt today


Super control, top timing and top qualities for today’s winner

A very strong field for today’s CDI4 Grand Prix in Frankfurt and with the young combination Danish Daniel Bachmann Andersen and his 10-year old Blue Hors Zack son Zepter as well deserved winners and also with a fully agreed judging team.

It is a pleasure to watch this combination, and today the co-commentator at Clipmyhorse was Germany´s Heike Kemmer. Very interesting comments during Daniels test, as Kemmer is very much into the details and have sharp eyes for the fine feeling and aides from Daniel, and how Zepter is every time responding in a positive way.

78,543% is an impressive score but for sure still not the final points, as there are still more smaller details to catch for the future.

H2R comments during the test:

Blue Hors Zepter DEN - nice halt, super forward, expressive diagonal, well balanced half passes with nice expression, superb halt with rein back, super extension nice back into passage, small forward piaffe lovely angle with easy transitions, very good walk tour, easy into passage, 2nd piaffe on the spot, bit small 7th change for 2 times, super extension, nice zig-zag, nice 1 times, super easy pirouettes lovely canter quality, nice transition to trot, power diagonal, dancing 100% regular passage, piaffe at the spot, super final meter.

Just outside today’s placements with best ever performance from Danish Carina Cassøe Krüth with May-Day Graftebjerg today. Smooth test without any technical issues, and from H2R point of view the final score was clearly at the level from Dr. Plewa at H with 71,957% - total score was 70,174%.

Lovely to watch how focused both rider and horse were in this quite impressive arena.

H2R comments during the test:

May-Day Graftebjerg DEN - nice steady halt, good forward, smooth extended trot with nice expression, nice forward supple half passes, super halt with rein back, super extension, nice back to passage, good passage easy transitions, nice small forward trend for piaffe but keeping the rhythm and expression, good walk tour, super into passage at M, good 2nd piaffe/passage tour, nice 2 times, good extended canter, well balanced zig-zag, nice 1 one times, well balanced pirouettes, nice transition at M, super extension, super sharp final centerline, perfect halt. 


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