Quadrilles in a wonderful setting

Dressage fans can once again look forward to the popular Quadrille Championships at the World Equestrian Festival, CHIO Aachen 2016 (July 8th-17th). Team work, a sense of rhythm, precision and the finest tuning are required in the “Prize of the Handwerk” – from the music, to the individual exercises, through to the colour of the horses. The medium-level, national dressage competition that lasts one hour will be staged on Friday, July 15th starting at 6.30 p.m. It will be held in the wonderful setting of the Deutsche Bank Stadium that seats 6,300 people. Six teams, each comprising of four riders and their horses will be taking part in this competition: The local Aachen District Association, Wesel District Association (winners of the Quadrille Championship in 2015) as well as the four best teams from the Rhineland Team Dressage Championships: Viersen District Association, Krefeld District Association, Mettmann District Association and Bergisch-Land District Association. The execution and the artistic performance of the individual quadrille teams will be evaluated. The competition is endowed with 3000 Euros in prize-money.


Information and tickets:

The “Prize of the Handwerk” takes place during the evening programme of the dressage, which starts at 3.30 p.m. with the “Prize of the Liselott & Klaus Rheinberger Foundation” and the International U25 PIAFF Prize. After the Quadrille Championships the “Lindt Prize”, the Grand Prix Spécial CDI4*, will take place as a floodlit competition, which starts at 8.30 p.m. In 2014, Isabell Werth won this competition with Don Johnson FRH.


Tickets are available online or from the ticket hotline on +49-(0)241-917-1111.