Isabell Werth/Bella Rose (Ph: CvA)
Isabell Werth/Bella Rose (Ph: CvA)

The individual Grand Prix opened the European dressage championship with a personal best win for Isabell Werth scoring 85.652% with her brilliant Westfalian mare, Bella Rose (15yo: Belissimo M x Cacir AA). Bred by brothers Heinrich and Wilhelm Strunk, the pair finished well ahead of runner-up Dorothee Schneider's 80.233% with Showtime FRH (13yo: Sandro Hit x Rotspon). Sönke Rothenberger finished third with Cosmo (12yo: Van Gogh x Frühling).