2011 FEI World Cup Finals

The 2011 FEI World Cup Finals in Leipzig, Germany were the Final of four World Cups in different Equestrian sports. They were held in the exhibition halls 1 and 3 at the new Leipzig Trade Fair from April 27 to May 1, 2011.

First time ever four horse sport World Cup Finals was held at the same place.

Horse sport in LeipzigEdit

Since 1998 the new Leipzig Trade Fair is the location of “Partner Pferd“, a trade fair around the horse and a horse show with show jumping and dressage competitions.[1]

First time in 2008 Vaulting competitions are part of the “Partner Pferd“. From 2001 to 2007 also Reining horse show, called “ L.E. Grand Open”, are part of the “Partner Pferd“ Leipzig.[2]

Trade fair and horse show held usually each year in January. In 2011 these events were moved to the end of April.

Disciplines at the World Cup FinalsEdit

Competitions in four equestrian disciplines are part of the FEI World Cup Finals 2011. The finals of the following international series are part of this horse show:

At the same time held an international show jumping horse show (CSI 3*) and finals of national series at the “Partner Pferd“ 2011.[3]

DressageEdit

Qualified ridersEdit

World Cup League Number of competitors of this league eligible to start in this World Cup Final Qualified riders
Central European League 2   Katarzyna Milczarek
  Robert Acs
North American League 2   Jan Ebeling
  Shawna Harding
Pacific League 1   Chantal Wigan (will not start)
Western European League 9   Adelinde Cornelissen
  Ulla Salzgeber
  Isabell Werth
  Hans Peter Minderhoud
  Catherine Haddad °
  Patrik Kittel
  Richard Davison
  Helen Langehanenberg
  Tinne Vilhelmson Silfvén (will not start)
  Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
  Jeroen Devroe (move up in the World Cup Final)
Competitors from Asia or South America 1 not awarded, so one more wild card
Wild cards of the FEI 2   Mikaela Lindh
  Nina Hoffmann
  Sergey Puzko
defending champion 1   Edward Gal

° extra competitor (Extra competitors are riders, who live in a country, which is not part of the World Cup League of the country of this riders nationality. These riders are at first part of the World Cup League of the country in which they live. At the end of the season this riders deducted from the final score of this league. If they have just as many or more points as the last qualified rider, they have the chance to start at the World Cup Final.)

Agenda and resultsEdit

Grand PrixEdit

At the evening of April 28, 2011 the Grand Prix de Dressage was held. It was the first competition of the Dressage World Cup final.

Result:[4]

Rider Horse Percentage
1   Adelinde Cornelissen Parzival 80.957 %
2   Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg Digby 76.884 %
3   Ulla Salzgeber Herzruf´s Erbe 76.216 %
4   Isabell Werth Satchmo 74.818 %
5   Helen Langehanenberg Damon Hill NRW 73.480 %

(Top 5 of 17 Competitors)

Grand Prix Freestyle (Final)Edit

The second competition of the Dressage World Cup final is the Grand Prix Freestyle, held at the evening of Saturday, April 30. The winner of the Grand Prix Freestyle will be the World Cup Champion of the 2010/2011 season.[5]

Result:[6]

Rider Horse Percentage
1   Adelinde Cornelissen Parzival 84,804 %
2   Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg Digby 80,036 %
3   Ulla Salzgeber Herzruf´s Erbe 78,821 %
4   Edward Gal Sisther de Jeu 77,393 %
5   Isabell Werth Satchmo 77,143 %
6   Patrik Kittel Scandic 76,375 %
7   Helen Langehanenberg Damon Hill NRW 74,946 %
8   Hans Peter Minderhoud Nadine 74,321 %
9   Jeroen Devroe Apollo van het Vijverhof 73,768 %
10   Davison Artemis 73,143 %
11   Jan Ebeling Rafalca 72,589 %
12   Catherine Haddad-Staller Winyamaro 70,161 %
13   Katarzyna Milczarek Ekwador 69,786 %
14   Shawna Harding Come on III 67,625 %
15   Robert Acs Weinzauber 65,429 %

Show jumpingEdit

Qualified riders (World Cup Final)Edit

World Cup League Number of competitors of this league eligible to start in this World Cup Final competitors who take part in this World Cup Final
Arab League 2   Abdullah Waleed Al-Sharbatly
  Ahmad Saber Hamcho
Caucasian League 1   Hikmet Musayev (will not start)
Central Asian League 1   Andrei Shalohin (will not start)
Central European League 3   Mściwoj Kiecoń (will not start)
  Tiit Kivisild
  Vladimir Beletsky
  Gunnar Klettenberg (move up in the World Cup Final)
Japan League 1   Daisuke Kawaguchi
North American League 2 Canadian competitors   Eric Lamaze
2 Mexican competitors   Jose Alberto Martinez Vazquez
10 US-American competitors   Ashlee Bond
  Kirsten Coe
  Margie Engle
  Rich Fellers
  Brianne Goutal
  Charlie Jayne
  Beezie Madden
  Michelle Spadone
  Richard Spooner
  McLain Ward
  Eduardo Menezes °
  John Perez °
  Pablo Barrios °
Pacific League 2 competitors from Australian sub-league   Brook Dobbin (will not start)
  Billy Raymont (will not start)
1 competitor from New Zealand sub-league   Katie McVean
South African League 1   Dominey Alexander (will not start)
South American League 3   Yuri Mansur Guerios
  Rodrigo Sarmento (will not start)
  Ricardo Dircie (will not start)
South East Asia League 1   Helena Gabrielsson ° (will not start)
  Qabil Ambak Mahamad Fathil (will not start)
Western European League 18   Kevin Staut
  Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum
  Rodrigo Pessoa ° (will not start)
  Rolf-Göran Bengtsson
  Billy Twomey
  Ludger Beerbaum
  Sergio Alvarez Moya
  Jeroen Dubbeldam
  Malin Baryard-Johnsson
  Simon Delestre
  Philipp Weishaupt
  Edwina Alexander °
  Christian Ahlmann
  Luciana Diniz
  Denis Lynch
  Lars Nieberg
  Harrie Smolders
  Pius Schwizer
  Marco Kutscher
  Michael Whitaker (will not start)
  Gerco Schröder (move up in the World Cup Final)
participant at invitation of the host country 1 not applicable because German riders have qualified for the World Cup Final
defending champion 1   Marcus Ehning

° extra competitor (Extra competitors are riders, who live in a country, which is not part of the World Cup League of the country of this riders nationality. These riders are at first part of the World Cup League of the country in which they live. At the end of the season this riders deducted from the final score of this league. If they have just as many or more points as the last qualified rider, they have the chance to start at the World Cup Final.)

Agenda and resultsEdit

World CupEdit

Last time in 2002 the Show jumping World Cup Final was held in Leipzig.[7]

Final IEdit

The first competition of the Show Jumping World Cup Final, a speed and handiness competition, was held at Thursday afternoon (April 28, 2011). The result of this competition was converted into faults for the World Cup Final standings.

Result:[8]

Rider Horse Time World Cup Points (only from the World Cup Final)
1   Marco Kutscher Cash 63.55 s + 0 Penalty s. = 63.55 44
2   Marcus Ehning Sabrina 63.79 s + 0 Penalty s. = 63.79 42
3   Christian Ahlmann Taloubet Z 64.03 s + 0 Penalty s. = 64.03 41
4   Gerco Schröder New Orleans 65.12 s + 0 Penalty s. = 65.12 40
5   Margie Engle Indigo 65.62 s + 0 Penalty s. = 65.62 39
6   Katie McVean Delphi 65.67 s + 0 Penalty s. = 65.67 38
7   Jeroen Dubbeldam Simon 66.34 s + 0 Penalty s. = 66.34 37
8   Ashlee Bond Cadett 66.44 s + 0 Penalty s. = 66.44 36
9   Kevin Staut Silvana 67.01 s + 0 Penalty s. = 67.01 35
10   Malin Baryard-Johnsson Tornesch 67.53 s + 0 Penalty s. = 67.53 34

(Top Ten of 43 competitors)

Final IIEdit

At April 29 afternoon the second competition of the Show Jumping World Cup Final, a show jumping competition with one jump-off, was held. After the second round, the World Cup Points were converted in Penalties for the Final III.

Result:[9]

Rider Horse Round 1 Jump-off World Cup Points (only from the World Cup Final)
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1   Eric Lamaze Hickstead 0 - 0 40.68 44
2   Christian Ahlmann Taloubet Z 0 - 0 40.86 42
3   Gerco Schröder New Orleans 0 - 0 44.77 41
4   Sergio Alvarez Moya Action-Breaker 0 - 0 48.79 40
5   McLain Ward Antares F 0 - 4 39.37 39
6   Marco Kutscher Cash 0 - 4 40.89 38
7   Pablo Barrios Quick Star 0 - 8 42.02 37
8   Katie McVean Delphi 1 76.72 - - 36
9   Simon Delestre Couletto 1 76.78 - - 35
10   Pius Schwizer Carlina 4 71.87 - - 34

(Top Ten of 41 competitors)

Final IIIEdit

The third competition of this final was held at May 1, 2011 afternoon. It was a competition over two different rounds, both not against the clock. Here only the 30 best placed riders have the chance to start in this competition.

Result:[10]

Rider Horse Round 1 Round 2 Total
Penalties Penalties Penalties
1   Beezie Madden Coral Reef Via Volo 0 0 0
  Jeroen Dubbeldam Simon 0 0 0
3   Margie Engle Indigo 0 4 4
  McLain Ward Antares F 0 4 4
  Pius Schwizer Carlina 4 0 4
  Kevin Staut Silvana 4 0 4
  Eric Lamaze Hickstead 0 4 4
  Christian Ahlmann Taloubet Z 4 0 4

(Top 8 of 27 competitors)

Final standingsEdit

The competitor with the smallest number of faults in the World Cup Final standings will be the World Cup Champion of the 2010/2011 season.[11]

[12]

Rider Horse/
Horses
Final I Final II World Cup Points (only from Final I and Final II) TOTAL World Cup Points, converted in Penalties Final III Penalties
(Total)
World Cup Points World Cup Points Penalties Penalties
1   Christian Ahlmann Taloubet Z 41 42 83 0 4 0 4
2   Eric Lamaze Hickstead 27 44 71 6 0 4 10
3   Jeroen Dubbeldam Simon 37 24 61 11 0 0 11
4   Marco Kutscher Cash 44 38 82 0 0 12 12
  Beezie Madden Danny Boy
and Coral Reef Via Volo
26 32 58 12 0 0 12
6   Gerco Schröder New Orleans 40 41 81 1 8 4 13
  Katie McVean Delphi 38 36 74 4 4 5 13
  Kevin Staut Silvana 35 29 64 9 4 0 13
  Pius Schwizer Ulysse
and Carlina
30 34 64 9 4 0 13
10   McLain Ward Rothchild
and Antares F
23 39 62 10 0 4 14
11   Malin Baryard-Johnsson Tornesch 34 33 67 8 4 4 16
12   Margie Engle Indigo 39 16 55 14 0 4 18
13   Sergio Alvarez Moya Wisconsin
and Action-Breaker
21 40 61 11 8 0 19
  Richard Spooner Cristallo 32 28 60 11 4 4 19
15   Philipp Weishaupt Souvenir
and Catoki
33 21 54 14 1 5 20
16   Simon Delestre Napoli du Ry
and Couletto
24 35 59 12 1 13 26
17   Pablo Barrios Quick Star 18 37 55 14 16 4 34
  Lars Nieberg Lucie
and Lord Luis
14 27 41 21 8 5 34
19   Harrie Smolders Regina Z 16 22 38 22 8 15 45
20   Marcus Ehning Sabrina 42 23 65 9 8 DNS
21   Rolf-Göran Bengtsson Quintero
and Casall
31 30 61 11 8 DNS
22   Luciana Diniz Winningmood 25 22 37 23 8 DNS
  Ludger Beerbaum Coupe de Coeur
and Gotha
14 31 45 19 12 DNS
24   Rich Fellers Flexible 22 24 36 23 12 DNS
25   Vladimir Beletsky Rocketman 19 13 32 25 12 DNS
26   Michelle Spadone Uwwalon
and Melisimo
20 27 47 18 20 DNS
27   Ashlee Bond Cadett 36 15 51 16 RET
28   Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum Shutterfly
and Checkmate
29 25 54 14 DNS
29   Billy Twomey Tinka´s Serenade 28 20 48 17 DNS
30   Yuri Mansur Guerios Chico Z
and Vip van den Keersod
11 18 29 27 DNS
31   Eduardo Menezes Tomba 17 10 27 28
  Ahamad Saber Hamcho Wonderboy III 8 19 27 28
33   Kirsten Coe Tristan 7 17 24 29
34   John Perez Utopia 12 8 20 31
35   Brianne Goutal Ballade van het Indihof 10 9 19 32
36   Charlie Jayne Athena 6 11 17 33
37   Jose Alberto Martinez Vazquez Leonard 4 7 11 36
  Gunnar Klettenberg Ulrike R 5 6 11 36
39   Daisuke Kawaguchi Snowyriver II 3 5 8 37
40   Tiit Kivisild Cinnamon 9 RET
41   Abdullah Al Sharbatly Seldana di Campalto 13 DNS
42   Denis Lynch Abbervail van het Dingeshof ELI
  Edwina Alexander Socrates ELI

ELI = eliminated
DNS = did not start
RET = retired

A jump-off was not necessary.

Further competitionsEdit

European Youngster Cup-Super FinalEdit

At Friday morning (April 29, 2011) the “Super Final“ of the European Youngster Cup (EY-Cup) season 2010 was held. It was a show jumping competition with one jump-off for riders up to the age of 26.

The chance to start in this final had:

  • the best riders of the regular Final of the European Youngster Cup 2010 at the CSI 4* Frankfurt[13]
  • the four most successful riders of qualifying competitions in the United States[14]
  • the Winner of the Grand Prix of the “Salut-Festival” Aachen (one of the most important show jumping event for young riders in Germany)[15]

result:[16]

Rider Horse Round 1 Jump-off
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1   Marie Lütgenau Strolchi 0 - 0 39.30
2   Tim Brüggemann Corio Star 0 - 0 40.19
3   Charlotte Bettendorf Kiwi du Gibet 0 - 0 41.47
4   Hendrik Sosath Chalacorada 0 - 4 39.09
5   Reed Kessler Ligist 0 - 4 39.34

(Top 5 of 29 Competitors)

Grand Prix (CSI 3*)Edit

Also a CSI 3* are held at the “Partner Pferd“ 2011. The Grand Prix of this show jumping horse show was held at the afternoon of Saturday, April 30, 2011. It was a show jumping competition with one jump-off. The fences was up to 1.55 meters.

Result:[17]

Rider Horse Round 1 Jump-off
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1   Denis Lynch All Inclusive NRW 0 - 0 38.10
2   Billy Twomey Romanov 0 - 0 38.24
3   McLain Ward Rothchild 0 - 0 38.37
4   Kevin Staut Zeta 0 - 0 38.57
5   Philippe Rozier Randgraaf 0 - 0 39.72

(Top 5 of 48 Competitors)

Four-in-hand drivingEdit

Qualified driverEdit

After several World Cup competitions the following drivers have the chance to start in the World Cup Final:[18]

Agenda and resultsEdit

Last time in 2008 the Driving World Cup Final was held in Leipzig.[21]

First competitionEdit

At the eventing of April 29, 2011, the first competition of the Driving World Cup final was held. It was a time obstacle driving competition.

Result:[22]

Driver Time (s)
1   Boyd Exell 125.63
2   Tomas Eriksson 129.53
3   Koos de Ronde 140.08
4   Werner Ulrich 143.41
5   Georg von Stein 148.31
6   IJsbrand Chardon 155.51
7   József Dobrovitz 167.66

Second competitionEdit

The second competition of the Four-in-hand Driving World Cup final was held at May 1, 2011 noon. This competition was a time obstacle driving with two rounds. The winner of this second competition, Boyd Exell, is the World Cup Champion of the 2010/2011 season.[23]

Result:[24]

Driver Time (s)
round 1
Time (s)
total
  Boyd Exell - 242.12
  József Dobrovitz - 247.52
  IJsbrand Chardon - 254.88
  Tomas Eriksson 133.10
  Werner Ulrich 139.07
  Georg von Stein 140.76
  Koos de Ronde 151.32

VaultingEdit

Qualified VaultersEdit

After four World Cup competitions (Munich, Dresden, Salzburg, Paris) the following vaulters have the chance to start in the World Cup Final:[25]
Women:

Men:

Agenda and resultsEdit

The 2010/2011 Vaulting World Cup season was a test season, the first World Cup season ever in Vaulting history.[26][27]

The World Cup Final consists of two freestyle competitions. Both competitions was held separated by gender. The first competition was held at Friday midday (April 29, 2011), the second competition at Saturday midday (April 30, 2011). The vaulter with the best average of both competition results is the World Cup Champion of the 2010/2011 season.[28]

Women: final resultEdit

Vaulter
Longeur
Horse Percentage
round 1
Percentage
round 2
Total
percentage[29]
1   Simone Wiegele
Agnes Werhahn
Arkansas 8.320 8.613 8.467
2   Antje Hill
Agnes Werhahn
Arkansas 8.246 8.233 8.240
3   Anna Cavallaro
Nelson Vidoni
Harley 7.533 7.623
4   Pia Engelberty
Kai Vorberg
Sir Bernhard RS von der Wintermühle 7.160 7.453
5   Simone Jaiser
Margit Blieske
Luk 7.226 7.360
6   Stefanie Kowald
Hannelore Leiser
Alando 7.200 7.337
7   Ines Jückstock
Ruth Jückstock
Lamenticus 7.313 6.980

Men: final resultEdit

Vaulter
Longeur
Horse Percentage
round 1
Percentage
round 2
Total
percentage[29]
1   Patric Looser
Alexandra Knauf
Record RS von der Wintermühle 8.626 8.793 8.710
2   Nicolas Andréani
Maina Jooten Dupont
Idefix de Braize 8.780 8.246 8.513
3   Viktor Brüsewitz
Irina Lenkert
Airbus 8,080 8.017
4   Lukas Klouda
Kai Vorberg
Sir Bernhard RS von der Wintermühle 6,673 7.527
5   Yvan Nousse
Elke Schelp-Lensing
Carlos 7.046 7.510
6   Daniel Kaiser
Katja Rutzke
Down Under 5.720 6.817

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ergebnisse Reitturnier: PARTNER PFERD Leipzig vom Sonntag, 18. Januar 2009 (german)
  2. ^ Partner Pferd in Leipzig lockt mit interessantem Westernreitsport (german)
  3. ^ Timetable of the FEI World Cup Finals / Partner Pferd 2011
  4. ^ Dressage World Cup Final: Grand Prix de Dressage
  5. ^ FEI Rules for the World Cup™ Dressage 2010-2011 Archived 2011-07-20 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Dressage World Cup Final: Grand Prix Freestyle
  7. ^ Reiten: Weltcup-Finale in Leipzig, Sport1.de, April 2, 2009 (german)
  8. ^ Show jumping World Cup Final, result Final I
  9. ^ Show jumping World Cup Final, result Final II
  10. ^ Show jumping World Cup Final, result Final III
  11. ^ FEI World Cup™ Jumping rules, season 2010-2011
  12. ^ 2011 FEI World Cup Jumping Final: intermediate result after two of three competitions
  13. ^ EY-Cup-Champion 2010: Julius Losch Archived 2011-07-20 at the Wayback Machine (german)
  14. ^ "HITS Desert Circuit to host three qualifying events for European Youngster Cups new Super Final". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2011-03-12.
  15. ^ Vorschau: Via Salut-Festival zum Weltcup nach Leipzig Archived 2010-12-11 at the Wayback Machine, Martina Brüske / springreiten-und-zucht.de, December 8, 2010 (german)
  16. ^ Show jumping: European Youngster Cup-Super Final
  17. ^ Show jumping: result Grand Prix of Leipzig
  18. ^ Standing of the FEI World Cup Driving 2010/2011 before the Final
  19. ^ Christian Plücker startet beim Weltcup-Finale Fahren: Vierspännerfahrer erkämpft sich Wildcard bei Sichtung in Warendorf[permanent dead link], Eva Willermann / German Equestrian Federation, February 21, 2011 (german)
  20. ^ News: Für Christian Plücker aus Waldeck... Archived 2011-09-04 at the Wayback Machine (german)
  21. ^ Weltcupfinale Vierspänner Leipzig: Christoph Sandmann ist Weltcupchampion 2007/2008 Archived 2011-07-19 at the Wayback Machine, Dennis Peiler / German Equestrian Federation, January 20, 2008 (german)
  22. ^ result World Cup Final Four-in-hand driving: first competition
  23. ^ FEI Rules for the World Cup Driving 2010/2011 season
  24. ^ result World Cup Final Four-in-hand driving: second competition
  25. ^ Zwei Wildcards für deutsche Voltigierer – World Cup-Premiere in Leipzig Archived 2011-07-18 at the Wayback Machine (german)
  26. ^ Ganz neu 2010: Der erste Weltcup im Voltigieren Archived 2011-07-18 at the Wayback Machine (german)
  27. ^ "2010-2011 FEI World Cup Vaulting". Archived from the original on 2010-12-30. Retrieved 2011-03-12.
  28. ^ "Rules Season 2010-2011" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-09-17. Retrieved 2011-03-12.
  29. ^ a b results