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Ulla Salzgeber leads dressage rankings

German riders show their strength in the latest FEI/BCM World Dressage Rankings

Germany’s Ulla Salzgeber has retained her position at the top of the FEI/BCM World Dressage Riders Rankings, which now includes all the 2001 results.

Ulla has an unchanged score of 79.645, ahead of fellow countryman Nadine Capellmann on 77.875. Denmark’s Lars Petersen has dropped from second to third with 77.526.

Arjen Teeuwissen’s (NED) excellent results with Gestion Goliath at Amsterdam and Mechelen during December has seen him leap from 83rd to 7th place in the rankings.

Top British rider is Emile Faurie, who is in 39th place, an improvement of two places on his previous ranking. He is ahead of Sandy Phillips who has dropped from 37th to 40th position.

Other British riders include Emma Hindle, (46th), 66.818, Richard Davison (47th) 66.773; Nicky Barrett, (49th) 66.333; and Wilfried Bechtolsheimer, (50th), 66.090.

FEI/BCM World Dressage Rankings 1 January 2001-31 December 2001

1, Ulla Salzgeber, GER, 79.645;
2, Nadine Capellmann, GER, 77.875;
3, Lars Petersen, DEN, 77.526;
4, Isabell Werth, GER, 76.971;
5, Lisa Wilcox, USA, 75.433;
6, Anky Van Grunsven, NED, 75.422;
7, Arjen Teeuwissen, NED, 75.308;
8, Gonnelien Rothenberger-Gordijn, NED, 74.469;
9, Heike Kemmer, GER, 74.388;
10, Lone J”rgensen, DEN, 74.174;
11, Rudolf Zeilinger, GER, 73.627;
12, Jan Brink, SWE, 73.426;
13, Elena Sidneva, RUS, 72.806;
14, Beatriz Ferrer-Salat, ESP, 72.750;
15, Rafael Soto Andrade, ESP, 72.410;
16, Ellen Bontje, NED, 72.010;
17, Monica Theodorescu, GER, 71.935;
18, Kristy Oatley-Nist, AUS, 71.631;
19, Hubertus Schmidt, GER, 71.292;
20, Michael Klimke, GER, 71.228.

GB placings
39, Emile Faurie, GBR, 68.330;
40, Sandy Phillips, GBR, 68.208;
46, Emma Hindle, GBR, 66.818;
47, Richard Davison, GBR, 66.773;
49, Nicky Barrett, GBR, 66.333;
50, Wilfried Bechtolsheimer, GBR, 66.090.

  • To read how Ulla Salzgeber won the individual dressage title at Aachen click here.
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