Germany’s Frederic Wandres Qualifies Dolciario for Summit Farm Future Challenge Final at Global Dressage Festival, Australia’s Kelly Layne & Fernando Qualify for Lövsta Final

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Frederic Wandres riding Dolciario to qualify for the Summit Farm Future Challenge Prix St. Georges final. © 2022 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 30, 2022–German team rider Frederic Wandres rode Dolciario to victory Sunday in the Summit Farm Future Challenge Prix St. Georges for horses aged seven to nine years.

Frederic and Dolciario, eight-year-old Hanoverian gelding (Danciano x Don Frederico) scored 72.156% for the win that qualifies the pair for the circuit-ending final. Dolciario is owned by Hof Kasselmann of Hagen, Germany for whom Frederic rides.

Bianca Berktold of Loxahatchee, a neighboring community to Wellington, placed second on Imperial on a score of 72.009%. Imperial is an eight-year-old KWPN mare Charmeur x Vivaldi) and earned an invitation to the final at the end of March.

 

Australia’s Kelly Layne qualifying Fernando for the Lövsta Future Challenge developing Grand Prix Final at the Global Dressage Festival. © 2022 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Kelly Layne, Florida-based Australian Olympic rider, and the 10-year-old Fernando was the sole starting combination in the Lövsta Future Challenge Intermediate II and scored 70.490% to clinch a place in the developing Grand Prix final. Kelly has been competing Fernando, a Hanoverian gelding (Foundation x Sandro Hit) through the levels for the past four years. The horse is owned by Ellen Trouille of Germany.

Results:

Summit Farm Future Challenge – Prix St. Georges

Judges: Debbie Rodriguez Mariano Santos Redondo Yuri Romanov
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse H C B
1. 72.156 GER Frederic Wandres Dolciario 70.147 73.382 72.941
2. 72.009 USA Bianca Berktold Imperial 73.382 71.176 71.470
3. 70.097 USA Ali Potasky Inxs 70.294 68.970 71.029
4. 68.970 USA Jennifer Williams Joppe K 69.558 68.529 68.823
5. 66.764 USA Nicole Harrington Milli Vanilli 65.882 69.411 65.000
6. 66.176 USA Debbie Hill Jantasy Ashlanes 66.911 66.470 65.147
7. 64.558 CAN Alexandra Duncan King 66.176 62.205 65.294
8. 61.421 USA Nicole Levy Dark Knight 61.764 61.323 61.176

Lövsta Future Challenge – Intermediate II

Judges: Debbie Rodriguez Yuri Romanov Mariano Santos Redondo
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse H C B
1. 70.490 AUS Kelly Layne Fernando 73.382 67.941 70.147