Germany Claims Gold in FEI Nations Cup CSIO 3* at Vilamoura

Quarteira, Faro, Portugal – November 17, 2020 – FEI Nations Cup action made its return to the sport today during the seventh week of the Vilamoura Champions Tour during at the Vilamoura Equestrian Centre in Portugal. A total of 12 teams from different nations lined up for the contest with the German team led by Chef d’Equipe Heinrich Engeman (GER) claiming top honors.

Richard Vogel (GER) & Floyo VDL

Richard Vogel (GER) with Floyo VDL (Baltic VDL x Contender) were the stars of the day for the winning team, registering a double clear.

Guido Klatte Junior (GER) & Qinghai

Guido Klatte Junior (GER) and Qinghai (Quidam de Revel x Cordalme) improved from their score of four penalty-points in the first, going clear in their second performance.

Jens Baackmann (GER) & Aglaia J

Jens Baackmann (GER) with Aglaia J (Arpeggio x Lancino de L) had one pole down for in each of their two performances, registering a combined score of 8 penalty-points.

David Will (GER) & C Vier 2

David Will (GER) with C Vier 2 (Cardento 933 x Concorde) had a nightmare of a performance in the first round, knocking 6 poles down for 24 penalty-points, being the discard score. But he was a man on a mission in the second round, redeeming themselves with a flawless run.

As a result, the German team’s combined score of 8 penalty-points led them to first place while France was second with 13 penalty-points. Ireland, Great Britain and Italy shared third place, all having a total score of 16 penalty-points.

Podium: Richard Vogel (GER), Jens Baackmann (GER), Guido Klatte Junior (GER), David Will (GER) and Chef d’Equipe Heinrich Engeman.

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