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Next week WDM will have its inaugural competitions at the CHI Geneva. From 8 till 11 December the world’s top riders, in dressage but also in show jumping, eventing and driving, will travel to the home of Rolex to compete in front of Geneva’s enthusiastic crowd. In total CHF 89,000 is available for the three WDM competitions:

WDM Line-up

The line-up for the WDM competitions of fourteen dressage riders includes several Olympic medalists. Germany is sending a strong contingent with multiple champion and icon of the world of dressage, Isabell Werth. She will bring either Emilio or Don Johnson. Isabell will be joined by Kristina Bröring-Sprehe, Olympic team champion and individual bronze medalist in Rio, and the multi-medalist Ulla Salzgeber. Ulla has been very successful in the past WDM seasons. Spanish rider Beatriz Ferrer-Salat, who won team gold and individual bronze at the 2004 Athens Olympics, will also make the trip to Geneva, along with Morgan Barbançon Mestre, who will bring Girasol 7, the former top horse of Germany’s Nadine Capellmann. The Swiss delegation will be led by Marcela Krinke Susmelj, sixth in the Freestyle to Music in Stuttgart in mid-November, with local rider Antonella Joannou and the young Philine von Bremen completing the team.This line-up will guarantee top class dressage competitions next week!

Full line-up

Spain
Morgan Barbançon Mestre / Girasol 7
Beatriz Ferrer-Salat / Sir Radjah
France
Marc Boblet / Noble Dream Concept Sol Biolight
Bertrand Liegard / Star Wars
Pierrie Volla / Babinda Altena
Germany
Kristina Bröring-Sprehe / Esperados FRH
Jenny Lang-Nobbe / Loverboy
Ulla Salzgeber / Sir Simon
Isabell Werth / Don Johnson FRH – Emilio
Netherlands
Margo Timmermans / Catch Me
Switzerland
Antonella Joannou / Dandy de la Roche CMF CH
Marcela Krinke Susmelj / Smeyers Molberg
Philine Von Bremen / Artemis

Time Schedule WDM competitions

Friday 9 December
12:15 hrs – CHF 10,000 VIAN WDM Grand Prix presented by Jiva Hill Stables

Saturday 10 December
08:45 hrs – CHF 9,000 VIAN WDM Grand Prix Special presented by Jiva Hill Stables
19:15 hrs – CHF 70,000 VIAN WDM Grand Prix Freestyle presented by Rolex

More information: CHI Geneva
You can order your tickets here
Information on accommodation can be found here or here

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