Dorothee Schneider and Sammy Davis Jr. at the Madrid World Cup event. File photo. © 2019 Lily Forado

OLDENBURG, Germany, Oct. 31, 2020–Dorothee Schneider and Sammy Davis Jr., the 2018 World Equestrian Games German team gold medal pair, won the CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle Saturday 

Dorothee and the 14-year-old German Sport Horse gelding scored 80.210% for the victory, the second in six starts in this coronavirus-impacted year.

Madeleine Witte-Vrees of the Netherlands and Cennin placed second on 76.725% to complete the first competition for the WEG Netherlands’ team pair since March, 2019.

Kazuki Sado 0n Ludwig Der Sonnenkoenig were third on 73.035%, the first Big Tour musical performance for the Japanese Olympic team prospects. The pair are third on the world rankings among Japanese seeking selection for the Tokyo Games next summer.

Results: CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle