The CDI * 4 Horses & Dreams in Hagen takes place April 21 to April 25. The CDI is the first 4 * outdoor competition but also the first major international competition since the corona virus crisis.
This competition is the ideal competition for top riders in preparation for the Olympic Games in Tokyo this year. The jury that will judge the riders in Tokyo is also present in Hagen. These include Katrina Wust, Magnus Ringmark, Hans-Christian Matthiesen, Andrew Gardner, Janet Foy, Susie Hoevenaars and Francis Verbeek.
Charlotte Dujardin will be present with her two best horses, Gio (by Apache) and Mount St. John Freestyle (by Fidermark NRW). Carl Hester will ride with En Vogue (by Jazz), who was previously also seen with Dujardin.
Nanna Skodborg Merrald rides with Blue Horse Zack (by Rousseau) and Atterupgaards Orthilia (by Gribaldi). Andreas Helgstrand brings along the three-time world champion Fiontini (by Fassbinder). Catherine Dufour rides with Vamos Amigos (by Vitalis) this time.
Denmark is represented by Carina Cassoe Kruth with Heiline's Danciera (by Fürstenball).
Germany will be well represented in Hagen. Among others like Isabelle Werth, Von Bredow-Werndl, Sönke Rothenberger, Ingrid Klimke, Helen Langehanenberg, Benjamin Werndl and Hubertus Schmidt. Dorothee Schneider is not present this year.
The important names for the Netherlands are Adeline Cornelissen and Emmelie Scholtens. Robin van Lierop and Marieke van Putten are also going to Hagen.
Sweden will be represented by the Ramel sisters and Patrik Kittel.