Austria’s Florian Bacher Double Winner at Budapest CDI4* Grand Prix, Riding Fidertraum to Qualify for Freestyle, Amonitas to Special

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Florian Bacher and Fidertraum OLD. File photo. © Ken Braddick/DRESSAGE-NEWS.com

BUDAPEST, May 13, 2022–Austria’s Florian Bacher was a double winner at the CDI4* Friday in capturing Grand Prix for the Freestyle on his Olympic and European Championship mount Fidertraum OLD and for the Special on Amonitas, new to international competition.

Florian on Fidertraum, a 13-year-old Oldenburg gelding, scored 72.413& for the win. Canada’s Evi Strasser on Disney Tyme was the only other competitor on 64.717%.

Florian and Amonitas, a 12-year-old Hanoverian gelding, was awarded 66.761% for the win in the Grand Prix for the Special.

Aleksandra Szulc of Poland on Breakdance was second on 65.326%.

Canada’s Tanya Strasser-Shostak on Déjà Vu Tyme was third on 62.326%. Tanya and her mother, Evi, over the years have shared competition rides on Déjà, a 15-year-old Hanoverian gelding.

Results:

CDI4* Grand Prix for Freestyle

Judges: Orsolya Hillier Henning Lehrmann Clive Halsall Thomas Lang Elisabeth Max-Theurer
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B
1. 72.413 AUT Florian Bacher Fidertraum OLD 70.217 75 72.174 72.283 72.391
2. 64.717 CAN Evi Strasser Disney Tyme 63.043 65.543 66.522 65.652 62.826

CDI4* Grand Prix for Special

Judges: Katrina Wüst Evi Eisenhardt Elisabeth Max-Theurer Thomas Lang Susanne Baarup
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B
1. 66.761 AUT Florian Bacher Amonitas 67.609 65.761 63.804 66.304 70.326
2. 65.326 POL Aleksandra Szulc Breakdance 65.761 64.022 64.674 64.239 67.935
3. 62.326 CAN Tanya Strasser-Shostak Déjà Vu Tyme 63.043 62.391 62.283 61.413 62.5
EL. AUT Katharina Haas Let It Be 11