Following an FEI Tribunal decision, Bahrain has been stripped of the gold following an equine doping offense; Portugal gets silver and Italy bronze.
Four strong performances over the Ian Stark-designed cross-country course gave the French team the edge over Great Britain.
It was a triumphant comeback for the German rider, who had a baby in August, aboard her longtime partner TSF Dalera BB in Lyon, France.
There was no change at the top as emotions ran high on the second day of the hotly-contested Jumping Championship in Herning.
Originally scheduled for Feb. 3-6, the show is postponed until 2023 because of pandemic restrictions placed on sporting events in France.
Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Great Britain, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USA and Uzbekistan will compete.
Excitement is mounting ahead of the 2021 fixture which kicks off at Riesenbeck International in Germany on Sept. 1.
Kelly Houtappels-Bruder and Flip brought home the silver medal at the 2020 FEI Driving World Championship for Singles in Pau, FRA.
The only international eventing competition in Normandy will welcome hundreds of participants in five divisions and up to 1,000 spectators per day.
Organizers of upcoming FEI endurance rides are being urged to take part in a trial of lower heart-rate parameters in a bid to reduce attrition rates.