German winners during the third stop at Verden International
The thrid stop of the Almased Dressage tour took place at Verden International. A beautiful showground where at the same time, the World Championships for Young Dressage Horses 2021 were ridden. The rain did not stop the Almased Amateur riders from performing and the well ridden tests were rewarded with beautiful scores and prizes by Kingsland Equestrian. In the Small Tour, Alexandra Maier rode her Majestix W to a win in both the Prix St. George with a score of 66.912% and an even higher score of 69.412% in the Intermediate I. Maximiliane Domeyer rode an impressive 69.02% score in the first day of the Big Tour. In the Grand Prix on the second day, Wolfgang Westenhöfer took the lead riding Hennessy 91 with a score of 67.21%.
Almased Dressage Amateurs Tour riders deliver top performance at Schafhof's Dressurfestival
During the weekend of the 24th to the 27th of june riders of the Almased Dressage Amateurs Tour delivered an absolute great performance between the professional riders at Schafhof's Dressurfestival 2021. Linda Knoll rode her FBW Fairplay H to victory on both Saturday and Sunday in the Small Tour scoring 72.353% in the Prix St. George and 73.186% in the Intermediate I. Katharina Stumpf and for my love rode two beautifull tests in the Big Tour scoring 62.108% in the Intermediate II and 64.203% in the Grand Prix.
The next leg of the Almased Dressage Amateurs Tour finds place at Verden International from the 25th to the 29th of August which is the last part before the final leg in Herning in October!
For more information about Verden International click here.
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Almased Dressage Amateurs 2021
Are you ready for the 2021 Almased Dressage Tournament for Amateurs? (21-4-21)
Almased Dressage Amateurs is an international dressage tournament for amateurs organised by Helgstrand Dressage and Almased Wellness. Last year the tournament had to be postponed due to the consequences of the Covid-19 virus. This year we are back and more than ready to host 4 competitions. In 2021 the tournament will take place at;
- Balve, Germany June 3rd-5th
- Kronberg, Germany June 24th-27th
- Verden, Germany August 25th-29th
- Herning, Denmark October 20th-24th
Dressage equestrians at the age of 26 or older who are not on FEI's world ranking list, are allowed to participate in the tournament. The tournament is limited to 24 equestrians for each show, and each rider can bring up to 3 horses.The tournament is divided by level into the following categories:
- FEI Prix St. George (Open for minimum 7 year old horses)
- Intermediate I (Open for minimum 7 year old horses)
- FEI Intermediate II (Open for minimum 8 year old horses)
- FEI Grand Prix (Optionally new Grand Prix, open for minimum 8 year old horses)
Participating in the Almased Dressage tournament 2021 will bring amateurs an extraordinary experience having the opportunity to compete in the same professional surroundings as some of the world’s best dressage riders.
The start of Almased Dressage Amateurs
For many years there have been amateur tournaments in show jumping and with a focus on the joy that these tournaments bring, Almased and Helgstrand Dressage decided to create the first amateur tournament for dressage equestrians; Almased Dressage Amateurs. The Almased Tournament creates opportunity for dressage amateurs to participate in professional surroundings and helps the riders in their way to an international career.
Almased Wellness is the exclusive sponsor of the tournament. Almased is a Family-owned, German business with a main focus on creating products that improve health and increase quality of life. Almased Wellness has created products that have achieved great success throughout the world.
Helgstrand Dressage purchases, develops and sells elite dressage horses offering an outstanding customer experience to its clients all over the world. The company is based with three locations (Helgstrand Dressage, Helgstrand Academy and Helgstrand Youngsters) in Northern Denmark and has divisions in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. The Danish and German EU stallion station offers an exclusive collection of high quality dressage stallions.
Global Equestrian Group
Helgstrand Dressage is a partner of the Global Equestrian Group (GEG). GEG is established as a strategic partnership between Ludger Beerbaum Stables, Helgstrand Dressage and Waterland Private Equity. It is GEG’s vision to become the world’s leading equestrian company
First show of the Almased Dressage Amateurs Tournament great succes!
Picture: Nadja White and Cayuno win the ALMASED Dressage Amateurs Big Tour Grand Prix on Sunday (Spiller, Balve Optimum)
The first part of the Almased Dressage Amateurs Tournament took place last weekend and with great succes! Susanne Szeltner and Nadja White made it real exciting in the Big Tour on Saturday and Sunday. Susanne Szeltner and the 16 years old KWPN gelding Aquarel won the Intermediaire II on Saturday with 68.382 % while on Sunday, Nadja White and her 11 year old gelding by Casino Royale won the Grand Prix with 66.848%. Katja Rommel and Luigi Dioro won the Intermediare I in the Small Tour on Sunday with 68.971 %
You can see all results from the Almased Dressage Amateurs Tournament at Balve Optimum here
We are now looking forward to the next leg of the Almased Dressage Amateurs Tournament which will take place from the 24th to the 27th of June at Schafhof's Dressurfestival. For more information about Schafhof's Dressurfestival click here
Postponed - Almased Dressage Amateurs tournament 2020
Almased Dressage Amateurs 2020 postponed
ALAMASED DRESSAGE AMATEURS POSTPONED TO 2021.
Due to the current situation, we have made the decision to postpone the Almased Dressage Amateurs tournament to 2021. Unfortunately it has not been possible for us to go through with the originally planned legs of the tournament, as some of the shows has been cancelled or changed to a later date.
We are proud that so many great horseshows has showed interest in hosting legs of the tournament. We hope that we are able to have the same magnificent horseshows representing the tournament next year.
We are looking very much forward to welcoming worldwide amateur dressageriders in 2021, and to provide great sporting experiences at some of Europe’s most beautiful horseshows.
We hope to see you next year!