European Riders Are Five of Top Six Prize Money Earners at Global Dressage Festival After Big CDI5* Paydays

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Frederic Wandres on Bluetooth OLD competing in the CDI5* at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. © 2022 Ken Braddick/

WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 2, 2022–Frederic Wandres rode Bluetooth OLD to victory in the big money CDI5* Grand Prix and Freestyle to jump to the top of the prize money earnings dominated by European riders after four of five Global Dressage Festival international events.

Frederic, a German team rider competing on the Global circuit for the second winter, has earned a total of $28,300, most from his slice of the CDI5* last week.

Laurence Vanommeslaghe, a Belgian competing in the United States for the first time, received enthusiastic support for the rock music performance on Edison and also brought her total prize money so far to $23,600.

Benjamin Ebeling, the 22-year-old from Moorpark, California, was the sole American in the top six, to pick up earnings totaling $18,100 for third place.

Susan Pape of Great Britain has enjoyed her most successful competition year collecting $16,800 in the first two months before heading home to Germany and the family’s world renowned breeding operation.

Tinne Vilhelmson Silfvén, a seven-time Olympian for Sweden and 11 winters on the Florida circuit, was fifth on the list with $15,000 accumulated from results with Devanto, the latest in at least 13 horses she has competed in her career at top sport.

Juan Matute Guimon, who rides for Spain but also has U.S. citizenship when growing up with his family in Wellington, had a successful return to collect $14,000 so far.

Americans filled the seventh through ninth places–Charlotte jorst of Reno, Nevada with $13,500, Olympic team silver medal pair of Adrienne Lyle of Wellington and Salvino earning $13,000 from their first competition since last summer’s Games and Jennifer Williams of Olympia Washington with $12,385.

Christoph Koschel, a neighbor in Hagen, Germany of Frederic Wandres completed the top 10 with $11,100.

Prize money rankings after five of seven Global Dressage Festival CDIs
                                                                                          compiled by
1. Frederic Wandres GER $28,300
2. Laurence Vanommeslaghe BEL $23,600
3. Benjamin Ebeling USA $18,100
4. Susan Pape GBR $16,800
5. Tinne Vilhelmson Silfvén SWE $15,000
6. Juan Matute Guimon ESP $14,000
7. Charlotte Jorst USA $13,500
8. Adrienne Lyle USA $13,000
9. Jennifer Williams USA $12,385
10 Christoph Koschel GER $11,100
11 Ashley Holzer USA $9,200
12 Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu CAN $8,000
13 Diane Creech CAN $6,900
14 Paula Matute Guimón ESP $6,700
15. Michael Klimke GER $4,650
 Katie Duerrhammer USA $4,500
17 Susan Dutta USA $4,300
18 Ali Potasky USA $4,245
19 Naïma Moreira Laliberté CAN $3,700
19 Mikala Münter USA $3,700
21 Evi Strasser CAN $3,070
22-T Alice Tarjan USA $3,000
22-T Hope Cooper USA $3,000
24 Yvonne Losos de Muñiz DOM $2,400
 Jan Ebeling USA $2,375
26 Carrie Schopf ARM $2,200
27 Joanne Vaughan GEO $2,200
28 Ariana Chia CAN $2,100
29 Bianca Berktold USA $2,050
30 Pia Fortmüller CAN $2,000
31 Kevin Kohmann USA $1,975
Codi Harrison USA $1,900
32 Jessica Howington USA $1,900
32 María Alejandra Aponte González COL $1,900
35 Anna Buffini USA $1,700
36 Aaron Janicke USA $1,600
37 Kerrigan Gluch USA $1,580
Estelle Schurink SUI $1,550
Sarah Tubman USA $1,500

Kevin Kohmann USA $1,400
41 Shannon Dueck CAN $1,295
42 Megan Lane CAN $1,200
43 Katherine Bateson Chandler USA $1,200
44 Silva Martin USA $1,200