Top Ten Dressage Entries Set for Sweden International
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STOCKHOLM, Nov. 23, 2017–The Top Ten Dressage final entries were announced Thursday with Sweden’s star Tinne Vilhelmson Silfvén joining the lineup at the Sweden International Horse Show Dec. 2-3.
Anna Zibrandtsen of Denmark and Rose Mathisen of Sweden were added as wild cards to the Saab Top 10 Dressage CDI5* with the world’s highest dressage prize money of €158,000 (US$187,000) and a Volkswagen car for the Grand Prix and Freestyle.
The event that has been driven mostly by Swedish multi-Olympian Patrik Kittel will be staged at Stockholm’s Friends Arena that traditionally draws the largest audience in the world to an indoor stadium.
Isabell Werth of Germany
Therese Nilshagen of Sweden
Patrik Kittel of Sweden
Cathrine Dufour of Denmark
Helen Langehanenberg of Germany
Severo Jesus Jurado Lopez of Spain
Inessa Merkulova of Russia
Tinne Vilhelmson Silfvén of Sweden
Anna Zibrandtsen of Denmark
Rose Mathisen of Sweden
Isabell Werth who was named FEI Best Athlete has three horses ranked in the world’s top 10–Weihegold OLD (No. 1), Emilio (No. 4) and Don Johnson FRH (No. 6).