Category Archives: 2015 Luhmühlen

Girls dominate Luhmuhlen CCI4*

History was made today when a mare won Luhmühlen for the first time. Ingrid Klimke (GER) and her mare FRH Escada JS, an 11-year-old, Hanovarian, clinched the win with a stellar double clear show jumping round to finish on their dressage score of 32.7. Only .1 penalty points behind them was Jonelle Price (NZL) with her mare, 10-year-old British Sport Horse, Faerie Dianimo. Four girls in the top two!   Michale Jung (GER) with his favourite horse, La Biosthetique-Sam FBW, a 15-year-old, BADWU, gelding, round out the top three, finishing on their dressage score of a 34.2. Show jumping was far from…

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Ingrid takes the lead on home turf

Rebecca Howard and Riddle Master move up to 10th after flawless cross-country round Canadians couldn’t be more proud of Canada’s Rebecca Howard and Riddle Master as they are the first Canadian pair to ever compete at Luhmühlen CCI4* and today they stormed around cross-country with class and without accumulating any penalites They are are currently sitting in 10th place on their dressage score of 42.5 which is a a personal best. Riddle Master is a  12-year-old Canadian Sport Horse gelding sired by Rodero, owned and bred by Blithe Hill Farm of Orangeville, ON. This is their first four-star since 2014 Badminton…

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Rebecca Howard and Riddle Master 15th after dressage at Luhmühlen

First Canadian pair to compete at Luhmühlen CCI4* Canada’s Rebecca Howard and Riddle Master, the 12-year-old Canadian Sport Horse gelding sired by Rodero, owned and bred by Blithe Hill Farm of Orangeville, ON, have returned to the four-star level with a bang. Riddle Master sustained an injury at 2014 Badminton and this pair have been carefully coming back into competition with hopes of representing Canada at the 2016 Olympics. After dressage, they are currently in 15th place with a personal best of 42.5. Rebecca and Rupert are the first Canadian pair to ever compete at the Luhmühlen CCI4* and they…

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Luhmühlen CCI4* course walk preview

Thank you to Jose Diacono and crosscountryapp.com for this overview of the Luhmühlen CCI4* cross-country course. If you cannot be in Germany to check out this impressive track, this is the next best thing. Make sure you listen to what Ingrid Klimke is planning for the DHL Komplex which this year is the final water. Ingrid, who uses CrossCountry App, is riding three horses and is currently lying second with FRH Escada. Get the CrossCountry App Here are reasons why you need it and how to get it. To keep up with all the action at Luhmühlen this weekend: [Website] [Entires] [Schedule] [Thursday Times] [Friday Times]…

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Facts and Stats: Luhmühlen 2009 – 2014

If you love Eventing trivia, we have lots to share. Our resident Eventing Geek is in the process of building an Eventing database that will continually bring you all sorts of useless Eventing information. To roll out Eventing Connect’s latest toy, we bring you our first edition of Facts and Stats – Luhmühlen 2009-2014:   Canadian history being made this weekend Rebecca Howard will be the first Canadian to attempt the Luhmuhlen CCI4*. This will be Rebecca and Riddle Master’s first four-star since 2014 Badminton. We are cheering them on in proud Canadian fashion.   Starters Since 2009, 266 starters have…

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Friday’s Five – Who will top the leaderboard at the 2015 Luhmuhlen CCI4*

The best way to predict the future is by looking at the past. We analyzed the FEI records of everyone entered at the Luhmuhlen CCI4* to predict who the top five duos will be next Sunday. Here are our picks: 5. Dirk Schrade (GER) & Hop and Skip Lifetime best CCI4* score: 49.2 – 6th at Luhmuhlen 2011 Most recent CCI4* outing: 135.3 – 45th WEG 2014 Last FEI outing: 45.3 – 5th at Houghton Hall CIC3* 2015 Dirk and his 16-year-old, British Sport Horse, gelding, Hop and Skip, have a wealth of experience, with a total of 35 FEI…

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