Cathrine Laudrup-Dufour & Vamos Amigos Win Freestyle to Clinch Danish Championship Gold

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Cathrine Dufour and Vamos Amigos. File photo. © 2022 Ken Braddick/

UGGERHALNE, Denmark, June 5, 2022–Cathrine Laudrup-Dufour and Vamos Amigos were awarded 90% to win the Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday to clinch Danish Championship gold.

Cathrine and the 10-year-old Westfalen gelding received a score of 90.850% from the all Danish panel of five judges. The pair captured the Grand Prix Saturday.

Cathrine and Vamos Amigos were reserve champions at the World Cup Final four weeks ago. The rider is ranked No. 2 in the world on Bohemian that she competed at the Tokyo Olympics and last year’s European Championships.

Nanna Skodborg Merrald and Blue Hors Zack scored 83.700% for silver. Nanna and the 18-year-old KWPN stallion were also second in the Grand Prix. She took over competing Zack 16 months ago and were on Denmark’s team at the Tokyo Games.

Lone Bang Larsen on Thranegaardens Rostov, a 12-year-old Hanoverian mare, were third on 82.000%.


Grand Prix Freestyle

1) Cathrine Laudrup-Dufour – VAMOS AMIGOS 90.850%
2) Nanna Skodborg Merrald – BLUE HORS ZACK 83.700%
3) Lone Bang Larsen – THRANEGAARDENS ROSTOV 82.000%
4) Anna Kasprzak – ADDICT DE MASSA 80.050%
5) Andreas Helgstrand – QUEENPARKS WENDY 78.850%
6) Anna Zibrandtsen – DETROIT 76.675%
7) Marianne Helgstrand – SUPER MARIO 75.800%
8) Nadja Aaboe Sloth – FAVOUR GERSDORF 74.400%
9) Joachim Chr. Thomsen – AARØ'S GANDHI 73.900%
10) Helene Melsen – ADRENALIN FIRFOD 71.825%
11) Lone Madsen – HESLEGÅRD'S ROSMARIN 71.800%
12) Trine Mittag – GAMMELENGGÅRDS EASY 71.200%
13) Karoline Louise Skøt – MIDTGAARDS ZAMIR 71.000%
14) Rikke Mandrup – ELMEGÅRDS HEARTY 70.600%
15) Ditte Himmelstrup Madsen – ROMANCE 70.325%