Sweden’s Therese Nilshagen & Dante Weltino OLD Win Munich CDI5* Grand Prix Special

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Therese Nilshagen and Dante Weltino OLD. © Ken Braddick/DRESSAGE-NEWS.com

MUNICH, Germany, May 20, 2023–Sweden’s Olympic and championship team partnership of Therese Nilshagen and Dante Weltino OLD on Saturday won the Pferd International CDI5* Grand Prix Special in the eighth year at Big Tour.

Therese and the 16-year-old stallion scored 75.043% for victory following the pair’s second place  in the Grand Prix Friday.

Since beginning international Grand Prix in 2016, the duo’s record includes the Tokyo Olympics, 2018 and 2022 world championships and this year could add a fourth European Championships as well as Dante Weltino being one of the top dressage breeding stallions.

German team gold medal rider Dorothee Schneider and the 13-year-old German Sport Horse gelding First Romance were runner-up on 74.596%.

Fellow German Katharina Hemmer and Denoix PCH, 11-year-old Oldenburg stallion, placed third on a personal best 73.085%.

Results:

CDI5* Grand Prix Special

Rank Competitor Score E H C M B
1.
Therese Nilshagen
Dante Weltino OLD
75.043% 76.596 74.468 74.043 74.468 75.638
2.
Dorothee Schneider
First Romance 2
74.596% 75.426 73.830 74.255 74.149 75.319
3.
Katharina Hemmer
Denoix PCH
73.085% 73.404 71.809 73.404 73.830 72.979
4.
Stefan Lehfellner
Roberto Carlos MT
72.511% 71.277 72.340 72.340 72.979 73.617
5.
Matthias Alexander Rath
Thiago GS
71.745% 70.106 72.447 72.234 71.170 72.766
6.
João Pedro Moreira
Zonik Hit
71.000% 70.213 69.894 70.532 70.851 73.511
7.
Lisa Müller
Gut Wettlkam’s D’avie FRH
70.170% 71.064 67.128 72.234 70.957 69.468
8.
Astrid Neumayer
Zap Zap
68.510% 68.191 68.085 68.191 70.000 68.085
9.
Renate Voglsang
Fürst Ferdinand zur Fasanenhöhe
68.255% 66.383 68.404 70.319 68.085 68.085
10.
Katharina Haas
Let It Be NRW
65.319% 66.277 63.936 66.277 64.681 65.426
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