Germany’s Ingrid Klimke Posts Lifetime High Dressage Score to Ride Franziskus to Wiesbaden CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle Win

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Ingrid-Klimke and Franziskus. File photo. © Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

WIESBADEN, Germany, June 9, 2019–Ingrid Klimke, among the world’s top event riders, won the CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle on Franziskus with the highest dressage score of her career and the first above 80%.

The 51-year-old daughter of the late great Reiner Klimke, rode the 11-year-old Hanoverian stallion to a score of 80.680%, beating the pair’s previous best musical performance result of 78.595% set in Hagen, Germany in April. Her highest ever dressage score was 79.350% on Dresden Mann. also in the Hagen CDI4*, in 2015.

Ingrid, who has made no secret of her goal of competing for Germany in dressage at an Olympics, had ridden Franziskus to a personal best score in Grand Prix Saturday. The double victory was the first for the duo since a pair of win in their Big Tour debut at Munich 18 months ago. In 2014, the pair competed in the World Championships for six-year-old dressage horses.

Sönke Rothenberger on Santiano R, an 11-year-old German Sport Horse gelding, was second on 80.040% in only the pair’s second CDI event. Sönke, 24 years old, is an Olympic and World Equestrian Games German team gold medalist on Cosmo, the horse on which he one of only five riders in history to score above 90% in the Freestyle.

Fellow German Anja Plönzke on Tannenhof’s Fahrenheit was third on 76.360%

Ingrid is the daughter of the late Reiner Klimke who amassed eight Olympic medals in dressage, third behind the 10 won so far by Germany’s Isabell Werth and nine by Anky van Grunsven of the Netherlands.

In five Olympics, Ingrid has won two team gold medals and one silver as well as two fourth places, two team golds in competing at four World Equestrian Games plus an individual bronze at Tryon last fall as well as three team European Championship golds, and individual gold, silver and bronzes. She was world eventing champion in 2016.

She rode in the 2002 World Cup Final.

Results:

CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle

Judges-E: Olivier Smeets-BEL H: Susan Hoevenaars-AUS C: Katrina Wüst-GER M: Elisabeth Max-Theurer-AUT B: Peter Holler-GER
Rank HNR Competitor Nation E H C M B Total

Placed competitors

1. 410 Franziskus Ingrid Klimke ger  Tech.:  72.750 % 75.750 % 76.250 % 76.250 % 72.000 % 80.680
dbay / 11y. / S / HANN / Fidertanz / Alabaster / 104FC44 / Holkenbrink,Wilhelm  Art.:  86.800 % 86.600 % 87.200 % 89.200 % 84.000 %
 Total  79.775 %
(1)
81.175 %
(2)
81.725 %
(1)
82.725 %
(1)
78.000 %
(2)
2. 420 Santiano R Sönke Rothenberger ger  Tech.:  73.250 % 76.250 % 75.000 % 74.750 % 72.750 % 80.040
bay / 11y. / G / DSP / San Amour I / Lord Sinclair / 105NI44 / Rothenberger im Gestüt Erlenhof OHG  Art.:  84.600 % 88.000 % 86.200 % 85.400 % 84.200 %
 Total  78.925 %
(2)
82.125 %
(1)
80.600 %
(2)
80.075 %
(2)
78.475 %
(1)
3. 416 Tannenhof’s Fahrenheit Anja Plönzke ger  Tech.:  69.250 % 71.500 % 73.750 % 72.000 % 71.000 % 76.730
bay / 12y. / S / HANN / Fidertanz 2 / de Niro 6 / 105SE84 / Gestüt Tannenhof  Art.:  79.000 % 85.800 % 81.600 % 81.200 % 82.200 %
 Total  74.125 %
(6)
78.650 %
(3)
77.675 %
(3)
76.600 %
(4)
76.600 %
(3)
4. 403 Ein Traum 2 Borja Carrascosa esp  Tech.:  72.000 % 71.250 % 73.250 % 71.500 % 71.250 % 76.405
chest / 10y. / G / WESTF / Estobar NRW / Florestan I / 105TS00 / Sportpferde Hofmann GbR  Art.:  82.000 % 82.800 % 80.200 % 79.000 % 80.800 %
 Total  77.000 %
(3)
77.025 %
(6)
76.725 %
(4)
75.250 %
(7)
76.025 %
(4)
5. 400 Bolero Morgan Barbancon fra  Tech.:  69.750 % 71.750 % 71.750 % 70.000 % 69.000 % 75.865
13y. / G / KWPN / Johnson / Vincent / 104QU45 / Alexandra Barbancon Mestre  Art.:  80.600 % 84.600 % 79.400 % 80.000 % 81.800 %
 Total  75.175 %
(4)
78.175 %
(5)
75.575 %
(6)
75.000 %
(9)
75.400 %
(5)
6. 418 Xerez Britta Rasche-Merkt ger  Tech.:  69.750 % 70.750 % 72.500 % 72.250 % 68.750 % 75.360
dbay / 16y. / S / 104DN97 / Rasche-Merkt,Britta  Art.:  78.400 % 81.400 % 78.600 % 80.200 % 81.000 %
 Total  74.075 %
(7)
76.075 %
(7)
75.550 %
(7)
76.225 %
(6)
74.875 %
(6)
7. 427 Don Darwin Andrea Timpe ger  Tech.:  69.500 % 74.500 % 70.000 % 70.500 % 68.250 % 74.875
black / 16y. / G / OLDBG / Don Schufro / Warkant / 102VI02 / Timpe,Wulf  Art.:  79.200 % 82.400 % 75.200 % 80.000 % 79.200 %
 Total  74.350 %
(5)
78.450 %
(4)
72.600 %
(10)
75.250 %
(7)
73.725 %
(7)
8. 412 Aswin Jean-Rene Luijmes ned  Tech.:  70.750 % 72.500 % 73.500 % 73.000 % 68.000 % 74.655
dbay / 14y. / G / KWPN / Sandreo / Jazz / 104JP73 / J.G.C. Bruil – Hofs & J.R.L. Luijme  Art.:  77.000 % 78.400 % 77.800 % 80.200 % 75.400 %
 Total  73.875 %
(8)
75.450 %
(9)
75.650 %
(5)
76.600 %
(4)
71.700 %
(8)
9. 424 Dragao Sascha Schulz lux  Tech.:  67.750 % 70.500 % 69.000 % 72.750 % 68.500 % 73.970
11y. / S / LUS / Unico / Xaquiro / 103VU23 / Dressage Grand-Ducal  Art.:  75.400 % 81.200 % 77.800 % 83.800 % 73.000 %
 Total  71.575 %
(9)
75.850 %
(8)
73.400 %
(9)
78.275 %
(3)
70.750 %
(10)
10. 426 Thai Pee Terhi Stegars fin  Tech.:  67.500 % 67.500 % 70.500 % 66.750 % 67.500 % 71.675
bay / 13y. / M / OLDBG / Farewell III / Dormello / 103FY73 / Tania Kayser und Terhi Stegars  Art.:  73.000 % 73.800 % 78.800 % 76.400 % 75.000 %
 Total  70.250 %
(10)
70.650 %
(11)
74.650 %
(8)
71.575 %
(11)
71.250 %
(9)
11. 408 Stella Matthias Kempkes ger  Tech.:  64.000 % 67.000 % 65.250 % 67.750 % 64.500 % 69.410
grey / 11y. / M / BAY / Silvermoon / 105PW77 / Kempkes,Matthias  Art.:  70.600 % 78.400 % 71.600 % 76.600 % 68.400 %
 Total  67.300 %
(12)
72.700 %
(10)
68.425 %
(12)
72.175 %
(10)
66.450 %
(12)
12. 417 Dark Dancer Elisa Prigge ger  Tech.:  64.250 % 66.750 % 68.250 % 65.750 % 66.000 % 68.980
black / 12y. / G / HANN / Dancier / Hohenstein 4 / 105UF61 / Martina Prigge  Art.:  70.400 % 72.600 % 73.200 % 71.400 % 71.200 %
 Total  67.325 %
(11)
69.675 %
(12)
70.725 %
(11)
68.575 %
(12)
68.600 %
(11)