Isabell & Emilio Win Achleiten CDI4* Grand Prix for Special, Victoria Max-Theurer & Abegglen Take Grand Prix for Freestyle

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Isabell Werth and Emilio. File photo © Ilse Schwarz/dressage-news.com

ACHLEITEN, Austria, June 11, 2021–Isabell Werth rode Emilio to victory in the CDI4* Grand Prix for the Special Friday while Victoria Max-Theurer on Abegglen won  the Grand Prix for the Freestyle to put the Austrian rider on the path to a fifth Olympic Games.

Victoria, 35, and the 11-year-old Westfalen gelding, Austria’s top ranked combination, scored 72.696% for the win.

Belgium’s Laurence Roos on Fil Rouge placed second on 71.391% with Estelle Wettstein of Switzerland on West Side Story OLD third on 70.782%.

Isabell and Emilio, a 15-year-old Westfalen gelding, eighth ranked in the world, were awarded 77.348% to capture the Grand Prix for the Special.

Sweden’s Jeanna Hogberg and Lorenzo were runner-up on 73.761%. The Grand Prix was their second Big Tour competition since Jeanna took over the ride on the 15-year-old Bavarian gelding that Severo Jurado Lopez rode to fifth place for Spain at the 2016 Olympics.

Florian Bacher of Austria on Fidertraum was third on 72.674%

Results:

CDI4* Grand Prix for Special

Judges: Thomas Lang Katrina Wüst Hans-Christian Matthiesen Kurt Christensen Christof Umbach
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B
1. 77.348 GER Isabell Werth Emilio 107 76.848 78.478 79.674 75 76.739
2. 73.761 SWE Jeanna Hogberg Lorenzo 72.717 75.978 72.935 72.5 74.674
3. 72.674 AUT Florian Bacher Fidertraum 73.696 73.37 71.413 71.739 73.152
4. 72.674 GER Nicole Casper Birkhof’s Topas FBW 73.696 72.283 71.304 71.413 74.674
5. 71.304 SUI Estelle Wettstein Quaterboy 73.152 72.717 71.087 68.478 71.087
6. 70.652 AUT Ulrike Prunthaller Bartlgut’s Quarz 70.761 70.761 70.978 70.326 70.435
7. 70.391 AUT Christian Schumach Te Quiero SF 72.826 69.457 70.326 71.739 67.609
8. 70.326 USA Anna Buffini FRH Davinia la Douce 71.522 70.435 71.087 69.348 69.239
9. 69.565 USA Katie Johnson Quartett 71.304 70.435 68.478 69.348 68.261
10. 69.043 AUT Renate Voglsang Fürst Ferdinand zur Fasanenhöhe 70.978 68.478 71.196 66.739 67.826
11. 68.695 AUT Astrid Neumayer Zap Zap 68.804 69.13 69.13 68.478 67.935
12. 68.652 AUT Belinda Weinbauer Fustanella OLD 70.109 69.457 68.696 66.63 68.37
13. 67.978 GER Franziska Stieglmaier DSP Dauphin 68.043 67.5 69.457 66.957 67.935
14. 66.000 AUT Stefan Lehfellner Deliza 70 65.761 62.826 63.913 67.5
15. 65.131 AUT Amanda Hartung Fürst Flipper 64.674 66.957 64.674 64.022 65.326
16. 60.065 ITA Elena Trius Bequepe 59.674 59.783 60.326 60.652 59.891
SCR AUT Timna Zach Farant

CDI4* Grand Prix for Freestyle

Judges: Thomas Lang Katrina Wüst Hans-Christian Matthiesen Kurt Christensen Christof Umbach
Place Score  Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B
1. 72.696 AUT Victoria Max-Theurer Abegglen FH NRW 71.522 74.348 73.587 72.826 71.196
2. 71.391 BEL Laurence Roos Fil Rouge 70.326 71.739 72.5 71.413 70.978
3. 70.782 SUI Estelle Wettstein West Side Story OLD 70.543 70.217 71.739 70.652 70.761
4. 68.435 AUT Oliver Valenta Valenta’s Fantast 68.696 67.826 68.804 69.13 67.717
5. 68.022 AUT Amanda Hartung Dresscode Black 68.804 66.739 67.826 67.283 69.457
5. 68.022 POL Zaneta Skowronska-Kozubik Romantic P 67.609 68.913 67.935 67.283 68.37
7. 67.543 AUT Timna Zach Chico 32 67.5 69.239 67.826 66.739 66.413
8. 67.217 USA Günter Seidel Equirelle 70 65.761 67.5 66.196 66.63
9. 66.609 AUT Franziska Fries Atomic 68.043 65.87 66.957 64.13 68.043
10. 66.413 ITA Valentina Truppa Ranieri 64.674 68.478 66.196 66.304 66.413
11. 65.718 AUT Ulrike Prunthaller Bartlgut’s Quantum 66.196 67.065 65.109 66.957 63.261
12. 65.152 AUT Isabella Willibald Richterhof’s Farbenfroh 67.5 67.609 62.391 63.913 64.348