Almased Dressage Amateurs & Covid-19

Due to the the situation that is curently raging inform of Covid-19, there has been a change in the Almased Dressage Amateurs tournament 2020. The first leg of the tournament was suppose to be held in Balve, Germany on the 7th - 10th of May 2020, due to the situation this leg of the tournament has been moved to the 17th - 20th of September 2020.

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The Almased Dressage Tournament was introduced in 2018 as a new tournament for amateur riders. And also this year the tournament gave amateur riders extraordinary experiences in top professional surroundings with some of the world’s elite.

The tournament took place at five locations, at CDI's in Mannheim, Uggerhalne, Hamburg, Leudelange and Herning.

“The atmosphere was amazing at all shows and we loved to see, that the riders came well-prepared and delivered top performances. We hope to welcome even more riders at the 2020 Almased Dressage Tournament, and we will do our very best once again to turn the tournament into a success, said organizer Jens Trabjerg.

From the team behind the tournament we would like to thank all riders competing at the shows as well as the spectators. Without you we weren’t able to create such an tournament, that allows upcoming talents to ride at venues, that normally only are open for professionals.

View all the results from the competitions in Mannheim, Uggerhalne, Hamburg and Luxemburg here and the results from World Cup Herning here.

Soon the dates for the 2020 Almased Dressage Amateurs will be announced. So remember to keep an eye on this information page

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We are now approaching the final show in this year’s Almased Dressage Tournament, the World Cup Herning, Denmark on 16-20 October 2019. Alongside the World Cup qualifier for the 2019-2020 Wester European League World Cup and the Almased Dressage Amateurs you find CDI*** small and big tour classes as well as jumping.

The Almased Tournament is a unique opportunity for upcoming riders to join the professionals and participate in the same surroundings as some of the world’s best dressage riders. In Herning the amateurs will be judged by 3-5* judges including Susanne Baarup, Kurt Christensen, Lone Dichmann, Magnus Ringmark, Alice Schwab, Thomas Lang, Mats Eriksson, and Mariette Sanders-Van Gansewinkel.

So far the tournament has been held in Mannheim, Uggerhalne, Hamburg and Leudelange. The tournament kicked off at CDI Mannheim before it then moved to Uggerhalne in the northern part of Jutland, Denmark, the home show of organizer Jens Trabjerg and Andreas Helgstrand. After another great show in Uggerhalne, the tournament went on to CDI Hamburg, one of the most prestigious dressage and show jumping competitions in Germany. For the fourth leg, the tournament crossed borders to arrive in Leudelange, and now it has come to the final leg in this years’ Almased Dressage Tournament, World Cup Herning, Denmark.

View the results of the tournament so far

"The success of our tournament is the result of this being a completely new opportunity for the amateurs," said organizer Jens Trabjerg. "We enabled amateur riders to compete at spectacular shows, where they had some great and unforgettable experiences."

View the entire program for World Cup Herning