Kristina Sprehe: “Too many mistakes”

The first for Germany to go in the Dressage Nation’s Cup was Kristina Sprehe – but she could not retrieve her potential (73,960 percent). Desperados was irritated by the applause and started with a not so good halt, but the bigger mistakes came later: in the two-tempis and the half-passes. “He was so relaxed in the warm-up”, the rider said. “But not in the ring. That were too many mistakes. I couldn’t calm him down after the applause.” But Sprehe took it easy: “Let’s try again!”