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LONDON 2012 THE GERMAN EQUESTRIAN TEAM


CONTENTS

2012

London 2012 Olympic Equestrian Games July 28 – August 9 Paralympic Equestrian Games August 30 – September 4 www.pferd-aktuell.de/london2012

The German Olympic Committee for Equestrian Sport is most grateful to the Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI), the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) and the German Sports Aid Foundation for their support.

A few Words of Welcome

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Portrait of the Main Sponsor AGCO Fendt

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The German Dressage Team

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The German Eventing Team

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The German Jumping Team

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The German Para-Dressage Team

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The Team behind the Team

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The German Olympic Committee for Equestrian Sport

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Equestrian Sport in Germany

84

German Horse Breeding – The Guarantor for Success

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Olympic Equestrian Honours 1912 – 2008

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List of Olympic Equestrian Medals 1912 – 2008

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Paralympic-Equestrian Honours 1996 – 2008

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List of Paralympic Equestrian Medals 1996 – 2008

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Imprint

112

Partners

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The results mentioned in the athletes‘ portraits only represent a small selection of their greatest achievements. The list is not exhaustive. More information: www.pferd-aktuell.de/london2012

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A FEW WORDS OF WELCOME

For any athlete, participating in the

300,000 jobs related to them, horses

during the Olympic Games, is hap-

Olympic Games is certainly the

have an enormous economic weight

py with their hopefully lot of good

most impressive experience in his

in our country. On the balance sheet

results and feels understanding and

career. No other sports event gets

of all Olympic Games, Germany is

sympathy with them if the desired

the attention of so many people in

the most successful horse sport na-

success is not realised.

the whole world. Around the globe,

tion of the world and German-bred

thousands of millions of people feel

horses have won most of the me-

My particular thanks go to the many

with him when he succeeds or fails.

dals. In the light of this, the Olympic

people in voluntary and official

Whoever wins a medal, maybe even

Games are of immeasurable value

functions who support our riders

a gold medal, in Olympic Games

for Germany as a horse sport nation.

and horses in London. I am equally grateful to all sponsors and patrons

goes down in sports history. Without doubt all the ones con-

who foster the German horse sport

Also for the discipline performed by

cerned,

trainer,

at the Olympic Games with their en-

the athlete, the Olympic Games en-

horse owners or other attendants

gagement. I expect all competitors

joy highest priority as the achieved

are under enormous pressure and

to always act fair towards their hor-

results can influence the image and

bear

responsibility

ses and their contenders, as this at-

popularity of sport disciplines and

for themselves, the horse and the

titude is vital for our sport, and wish

even of whole nations for years.

image of the sport. In our society

them the success they strive for.

Of course this is also the case for

which is so much focused on suc-

Germany and its horse sport. With

cess, all too often we forget what

around 1.6 million riders and more

an enormous effort it means just to

than one million horses, equestri-

qualify for the Olympic Games, not

an sport is one of the most popu-

to mention to give a successful per-

lar sports in Germany. With a total

formance at the Games. Therefore

turnover of far more than five million

my wish is that the whole German

thousand Euro and approximately

country stands behind our riders

be

it

athletes,

considerable

Breido Graf zu Rantzau President of the German Equestrian Federation

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PORTRAIT OF THE MAIN SPONSOR AGCO FENDT

agricultural machinery at the world‘s

ABOUT AGCO

biggest international equestrian tournament, the CHIO Aachen. In 2012 the Summer Games in London will be the most important event for the German Equestrian Team.

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE: AGCO), a Fortune 500 company, was founded in 1990 and offers a full product line

“Fendt is a worldwide leading high-

of

tech brand for tractors and the

hay tools, sprayers, for-

German riders lead in international

age equipment, tillage,

competitions – that is an ideal com-

implements, and related

bination,” said Martin Richenhagen. As the main sponsor, the traditional brand Fendt, which has three locations in Germany, will finance part of Caption: Hubertus Mühlhäuser, Senior Vice President, General Manager, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and CEO of AGCO, Peter-Josef Paffen, spokesman for the AGCO/Fendt Management, Dr. Dennis Peiler, Executive Director Sports and Deputy Chair of the Management Board of FN, Soenke Lauterbach, Secretary General and Chairman of the Board of the FN.

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the equipment and act as the official

tractors,

combines,

replacement parts. AGCO agricultural products are sold

under

the

core

brands of Challenger®, Fendt®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and

tractor partner of the German Olym-

are distributed globally

pic Committee for Equestrian Sports

through more than 3,100

(DOKR) at the Training Center in Wa-

independent dealers and

rendorf. Among other things, all the

distributors, in more than 140

countries

world-

AGCO’s premium brand Fendt has

AGCO/Fendt will remain the main

clothing of the German riders will car-

extended its commitment as main

sponsor of the German Equestrian

ry the Fendt logo. With the continued

sponsor of the German Equestrian

Team and will contribute signifi-

sponsorship of the German Equipe,

Team for the Olympic disciplines

cantly towards helping the German

the agricultural equipment company

until 2014. “The German riders

Equestrian Federation (FN) and the

signalizes its long-term commitment

form one of the most successful

German

for

to German equestrian sports. The

international teams in international

Equestrian Sports (DOKR) meet the

head of the German team, Reinhard

AGCO had net sales of

competition and have always been

financial and organizational chal-

Wendt, explained: “We are pleased

$8.8 billion.

a guarantee for medals”, explained

lenges of this top-level sport in the

to continue the very successful coo-

Martin Richenhagen, AGCO Chair-

best way possible. AGCO/Fendt was

peration with Fendt and are grateful

man, President and Chief Executive

also the main sponsor of the German

for the confidence that Fendt, as our

Officer, “We are proud to continue

Equestrian Team at the last World

main sponsor, has shown in us. We

our commitment with this outstan-

Equestrian Games in Kentucky and

will be worthy international repre-

ding team.”

is the official product partner for

sentatives for Fendt and Germany.”

Olympic

Committee

wide. Retail financing is available through AGCO Finance

for

purchasers.

qualified AGCO

is

headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, USA. In 2011,

www.AGCOcorp.com

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DRESSAGE

Dressage is one of the

for the endurance rider, who needs

Dressage tests consist of a certain

being ridden correctly (if movements

most successful sports

to ensure the health of their horse

number of movements which follow

are forgotten). The guidebook to the

in German equestrian-

so that it can cover 100-mile rides in

a specific order or, in a Freestyle, can

tests explains what is required of the

ism. The aim of every

natural balance whilst conserving en-

be carried out in a freely-chosen or-

rider and the horse in each dressage

form of equestrian training is the de-

ergy; and for the showjumper, who

der to a musical composition. The

test.

velopment of harmony between rid-

can only get through all the turns

horse moves in the basic paces of

er and horse; dressage is more than

in a course and cover the distances

walk, trot and canter on straight or

just the execution and presentation

between jumps with a well-ridden,

curved lines, forwards, sideways or

of movements and figures. The tests

gymnasticised horse with a sound

even backwards. At the higher levels

are aimed at training the horse gym-

dressage training.

of dressage, more difficult move-

nastically and to develop it correctly. Competitive sport in Germany is di-

extended paces, half-passes, pas-

a horse who reacts submissively to

vided into the following classes: E

sage, piaffe, pirouettes, flying chang-

the aids – the rider’s weight, legs

(Preliminary/Training Level), A (Nov-

es, and so forth).

and reins. A correctly-trained horse

ice/First Level), L (Elementary-Medi-

is the best possible basis for safe-

um/Second Level), M (Advanced Me-

The Olympic tests are evaluated by

ty in equestrianism. Dressage also

dium/Third Level) and S (Advanced/

a group of seven judges and one

increases the performance capabili-

Fourth Level). The most difficult

supervisor, all placed in different

ties of the horse. It serves, ultimate-

classes are the top dressage tests

positions, which form a jury, judging

ly, to maintain the horse’s health

(Grand Prix & Grand Prix Special)

on a scale which ranges from zero

since, through correct training, the

which are ridden at European and

points (‘not executed’) to ten points

strength of the horse will be built

World Championships as well as at

(‘excellent’) for each movement. The

up and its joints will be made more

the Olympic Games. These tests,

impulsion and the quality of the pac-

flexible. No matter which equestrian

which are drawn up by the Interna-

es, the horse’s looseness (relaxation

discipline one specialises in, without

tional Equestrian Federation (FEI),

and suppleness), throughness and

dressage it is impossible. It is the ba-

are ridden in a 20x60 arena and con-

submission, as well as the rider’s

sis for all other equestrian activities:

sist of approximately 35 movements,

seat and effectiveness in the use of

for the happy hacker, who rides up

which must be memorised.

the aids are all evaluated. Marks are

and down hills with a balanced seat;

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ments are introduced (collected and

Through training, the rider obtains

deducted in the event of tests not

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THE GERMAN DRESSAGE TEAM

ANABEL BALKENHOL Born: Dablino Dark chestnut gelding, born 2000

8 April 1972

Address: Rosendahl/ North Rhine-Westphalia Web:

www.balkenhol.org

Breed: HANN Sire: De Niro, dam: Wanda by Wanderbursch II

RESULTS STATISTICS World Championships 2010: 3rd place team, 8th place Grand Prix

Breeder: Weert-Arnold Sweers, Krummhoern

Owner: Klaus Balkenhol

2012: 4th place Grand Prix Special and

Groom: Christina Mueller

Special and 13th place Grand Prix Freestyle

German Championships

Number of times she competed in Olympic Games/World Championships: 0/1

5th place Grand Prix Freestyle

2011: 3rd place Grand Prix Special and

4th place Grand Prix Freestyle

2010: 2nd place Grand Prix Special International Successes 2012: 4th place Grand Prix CDIO***** Aachen/GER 2012: 2nd place Grand Prix Freestyle CDI**** Dortmund/GER 2011: 1st place Grand Prix and Grand Prix

Special CDI**** Hamburg/GER

2010: 8th place Grand Prix and Grand Prix

Special CDIO***** Aachen/GER

2010: 2nd place Grand Prix and Grand Prix

Special CDI**** Fritzens-Wattens/AUT

2010: 3rd place Grand Prix and 4th place

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Grand Prix Special CDI**** Lingen/GER

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THE GERMAN DRESSAGE TEAM

HELEN LANGEHANENBERG

Damon Hill NRW Dark chestnut stallion, born 2000

Born:

21 May 1982

Address:

Havixbeck/

North Rhine-Westphalia

Web:

www.heinze-langehanenberg.de

Breed: WESTF Sire: Donnerhall, dam: Romanze by Rubinstein I Breeder: Heinrich Sauer, Bad Sassendorf Owner: Christian Becks Groom: Jasmin Eithoff

RESULTS STATISTICS European Championships 2011: 2nd place team, 8th place Grand Prix

Special and Grand Prix Freestyle

German Championships

Number of times she competed in Olympic Games/World Championships: 0/0

2012: 1st place Grand Prix Special and Grand

Prix Freestyle

2011: 5th place Grand Prix Special and Grand

Prix Freestyle

2010: 6th place Grand Prix Special and

5th place Grand Prix Freestyle

International Successes 2012: 2nd place Grand Prix, Grand Prix Special

and 1st place Grand Prix Freestyle

CDIO***** Aachen/GER

2012: 2nd World Cup Final s‘Hertogenbosch/NED 2012: 2nd place CDI-W Amsterdam/NED 2011: 4th place CDI-W s‘Hertogenbosch/NED 2011: 7th place World Cup Final Leipzig/GER

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THE GERMAN DRESSAGE TEAM

DOROTHEE SCHNEIDER

Diva Royal Dark bay mare, born 2002

Born:

17 Februar 1969

Address:

Framersheim

Web:

www.dorothee-schneider.de

Breed: HANN

RESULTS

Sire: Don Frederico, dam: Weronika by Warkant

German Championships

STATISTICS

2012: 5th place Grand Prix, Grand Prix Special

Number of times she

Breeder: Heinz Braul, Lehrte

2011: 9th place Grand Prix Freestyle

Owner: Katharina Roth Groom: Stella Charlott Roth

and 4th place Freestyle

2010: 9th place Grand Prix Special and

10th place Freestyle

competed in Olympic Games/World Championships: 0/0

International Successes 2012: 6th place Grand Prix, 4th place grand

Prix Special and 3rd place Grand Prix

Freestyle CDIO***** Aachen/GER

2012: 5th place Grand Prix and

7th place Grand Prix Special CDI****

Dortmund/GER 2012: 2nd place Grand Prix CDI*** and

4th place Grand Prix Special CDI***

Bremen/GER 2012: 4th place Grand Prix and Freestyle

CDI-World Cup Neumuenster/GER

2011: 3rd place Grand Prix and Grand Prix

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Freestyle CDI-W Frankfurt/GER

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THE GERMAN DRESSAGE TEAM

KRISTINA SPREHE

Desperados Black stallion, born 2001

Born:

28 October 1986

Address:

Dinklage/Lower Saxony

Web:

www.gestuet-sprehe.de

Breed: HANN

RESULTS

Sire: De Niro, dam: Wie Musik by Wolkenstein II

German Championships

STATISTICS

2012: 3rd place Grand Prix Special and Grand

Number of times she

Breeder: Herbert Schuett, Hemmoor Owner: Gestuet Sprehe GmbH Groom: Lars Schoon

Prix Freestyle

International Successes 2012: 1st place Grand Prix, Grand Prix Special

competed in Olympic Games/World Championships: 0/0

and 2nd place Grand Prix Freestyle

CDIO*****Aachen/GER 2012: 3rd place Grand Prix and Grand Prix

Freestyle CDI**** Hagen/GER

2012: 2nd place Grand Prix and 1st place Grand

Prix Special CDI**** Dortmund/GER

2011: 1st place Grand Prix and Grand Prix

Special CDI**** Oldenburg/GER

2011: 1st place CDI-U25 team and CDI-U25

individual Rotterdam/NED

2011: 1st place Grand Prix (U25) CDIO***** Aachen/GER European Championships (Young Rider) 2007: 2nd place team and 2nd place individual 2006: 1st place team and 3rd place individual 2004: 1st place team and 3rd place individual

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THE GERMAN DRESSAGE TEAM

Reserve Rider MONICA THEODORESCU

Whisper Chestnut gelding, born 1998

Born:

2 March 1963

Address:

Sassenberg/

North Rhine-Westphalia

Web:

www.theodorescu.de

Breed: WUERTT

RESULTS

Sire: Welt Hit I O, dam:

Olympic Games

STATISTICS Widney by Weltstar Breeder: Lothar Wanner, Wangen Owner: Ann Kathrin Linsenhoff Groom: Louise Robson

1996: 1st place team and 4th place individual 1992: 1st place team 1988: 1st place team

Number of times she competed in Olympic Games/World Championships: 3/1

World Championships 1990: 1st place team and 3rd place individual European Championships 2009: 3rd place team and 9th place Grand Prix Freestyle 2007: 2nd place team and 7th place Grand Prix Special 1993: 1st place team 2nd place Grand Prix Special German Championships 2012: 6th place Grand Prix Special

and 6th place Grand Prix Freestyle

2011: 6th place Grand Prix Freestyle 2008: 4th place (female) 2007: 5th place (female) 2001: 4th place (female) 2000: 4th place (female) 1997: 4th place (female) 20

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THE GERMAN DRESSAGE TEAM

KLAUS ROESER Born:

28 February 1964

Address: Muehlen/Lower Saxony

Chef D‘Equipe

JONNY HILBERATH Born:

25 June 1955

Address: Scheessel/Lower Saxony

National Coach

DR. CORDULA GATHER Born:

19 March 1963

Address:

Weilerswist/

North Rhine-Westphalia

Veterinarian 22

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EVENTING

Eventing, an Olympic

this time results in time faults. Pen-

discipline since 1912,

alty points are also given for refusals

is the ‘multiple com-

or ‘dangerous riding’. Horse or rider

petition’ of the eques-

falls result in elimination.

trian disciplines. An eventing competition consists of dressage, cross

The jumping phase, which is usually

country and jumping phases. The

preceded by a veterinary check test-

official international term for event-

ing the condition of the horses, fol-

ing is Concours Complet (CC).

lows the common rules of jumping. Here too, penalty points are accu-

Dressage is ridden individually and

mulated for knockdowns, falls and

is always the opening event of an

refusals as well as for exceeding the

eventing competition. It is judged in

allocated time. The overall winner

the same way as a standard dres-

is the combination with the fewest

sage test; however, the final result

penalties.

is converted into penalties. This forms the basis for the subsequent

Two facts make the Olympic Games

scoring.

extraordinary: the number of team members and the second jumping

Traditionally,

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the

second

phase

competition to determine the indi-

of an eventing competition is the

vidual medals. In no other Eventing

cross country over natural obstacles

championship the team is com-

of varying forms on a cross country

posed of five rider/horse combi-

course. The course is to be complet-

nations, the three best of them to

ed within a certain time; exceeding

count.

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THE GERMAN EVENTING TEAM

Sandra Auffarth Born: Opgun Louvo Chestnut gelding, born 2002

27 December 1986

Address: Ganderkesee/Lower Saxony Web:

www.stall-auffarth.de

Breed: SF

RESULTS

Sire: Shogoun II, dam: Vanille du Tertre by J‘T‘Adore

European Championships

STATISTICS

2011: 1st place team and 2nd place individual

Number of times

Breeder: M. Yves Berlioz

German Championships

Owner: DOKR, Sandra Auffarth Groom: Barbara Auffarth

2011: 8th place 2009: 5th place

she competed in Olympic Games/ World Championships: 0/0

International Successes (with Opgun Louvo) 2012: 1st place CICO*** Aachen/GER team

and 4th place individual

2012: 1st place CICO***-W Strzegom/POL 2012: 2nd place CIC*** Marbach 2011: 2nd place CCI**** Luhmuehlen/GER 2011: 2nd place CIC*** Marbach/GER

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THE GERMAN EVENTING TEAM

Reserve Rider Andreas Dibowski Born:

FRH Butts Avedon Black gelding, born 2003 Breed: HANN Sire: Heraldik xx, dam: Karina-Andora by Kronenkranich xx Breeder: Friedrich Butt, Buelkau Owner: Manfred Giensch, Andreas Dibowski and Anne-Kathrin Butt Groom: Susanna Dibowski

29 March 1966

Address: Egestorf/Lower Saxony Web:

www.dibo-online.de

RESULTS Olympic Games

STATISTICS

2008: 1st place team and 5th place individual

Number of times

2004: 4th place team and 14th place individual 2000: 4th place team World Championships 2010: 5th place team

he competed in Olympic Games/ World Championships: 3/3

2006: 21st place individual European Championships 2011: 1st place team 2005: 7th place individual 2001: 5th place team 1997: 4th place team and 11th place individual German Championships 2006: 2nd place 2005: 3rd place International Successes 2012: 3rd place CCI**** Luhmuehlen/GER 2012: 3rd place CICO*** Strzegom/POL 2011: 1st place CCI*** Boekelo/NED

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THE GERMAN EVENTING TEAM

Michael Jung Born: Sam FBW Bay gelding, born 2000 Breed: WUERTT Sire: Stan the Man xx, dam: Halla by Heraldik xx Breeder: Guenter Seitter, Aidlingen Owner: Familie Jung, Erich Single, DOKR Groom: Claudia Weber

31 July 1982

Address: Horb/Baden Wurttemberg Web:

www.reitschule-jung.de

RESULTS World Championships

STATISTICS

2010: 1st place individual and 5th place team

Number of times

European Championships 2011: 1st place team and individual 2009: 3rd place individual

he competed in Olympic Games/ World Championships: 0/1

German Championships 2012: 1st place 2010: 2nd place 2009: 2nd place

Leopin FST

2006: 3rd place

Bay gelding, born 1999

International Successes

Breed: SACHS Sire: Legal Legend xx, dam: Piopinia v. Pius Breeder: Annegret Lange Owner: Anke Hoyer

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2012: 1st place CICO*** Aachen/GER team and

2nd place individual

2012: 1st place CCI**** Luhmuehlen/GER 2012: 1st place CIC*** Marbach/GER 2012: 1st place CICO*** Fontainebleau/FRA

team and 1st place and 2nd place

individual 2009: 1st place CCI**** Luhmuehlen/GER

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THE GERMAN EVENTING TEAM

INGRID KLIMKE Born: FRH Butts Abraxxas Bay gelding, born 1997

1 April 1968

Address: Muenster/

North Rhine Westphalia

Web:

www.klimke.org

Breed: HANN Sire: Heraldik xx, dam: Kira-Annabell by Kronenkranich xx

RESULTS

Breeder: Friedrich Butt, Buelkau

2008: 1st place team and 5th place individual

Owner: Madeleine Winter-Schulze, Ingrid Klimke and Andreas Busacker Groom: Carmen Thiemann

STATISTICS Olympic Games 2004: 4th place team 2000: 4th place team World Championships

Number of times she competed in Olympic Games/ World Championships: 3/2

2010: 5th place team and 13th place individual 2006: 1st place team European Championships 2011: 1st place team and 11th place individual 2007: 10th place individual 2005: 3rd place individual German Championships 2012: 2nd place 2010: 3rd place 2009: 1st place 2001: 1st place 2000: 1st place 1999: 1st place

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THE GERMAN EVENTING TEAM

Dirk Schrade Born: Hop and Skip Chestnut gelding, born 1999

29 June 1978

Address: Sprockhoevel/

North Rhine Westphalia

Web:

www.dirk-schrade.de

Breed: SHBGB, GBR Owner: Freya Rethmeier

RESULTS STATISTICS World Championships 2010: 5th place team

King Artus Bay gelding, born 1996 Breed: HOLST

European Championships 2011: 4th place individual

2012: 4th place

Breeder: Ulfert Scharrel, Uetersen

2010: 4th place

Groom: Anke Esser

he competed in Olympic Games/ World Championships: 0/2

German Championships

Sire: King Milford xx, dam: Alida IV by Lorenz

Owner: Ellen Voss

Number of times

2011: 4th place 2006: 4th place International Successes 2012: 1st place CICO*** Aachen/GER team 2011: 11th place CCI**** Pau/FRA 2011: 6th place CCI**** Luhmuehlen/GER 2009: 3rd place CCI**** Luhmuehlen/GER 2008: 10th place CCI**** Luhmuehlen/GER 2007: 2nd place CCI**** Luhmuehlen/GER

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THE GERMAN EVENTING TEAM

Peter Thomsen Born: Barny Bay gelding, born 2002 Breed: HOLST Sire: Barnaul xx, dame: Hanna II by Cornetto Breeder: Volker Jacobs, Ostenfelde Owner: Hans-Peter Clausen Groom: Karen Volkert

4 April 1961

Address: Lindewitt/Schleswig-Holstein Web:

www.thomsen-team.de

RESULTS Olympic Games

STATISTICS

2008: 1st place team

Number of times

World Championships 1994: 3rd place team European Championships

he competed in Olympic Games/ World Championships: 2/3

2011: 15th place individual 2007: 15th place individual 1999: 2nd place team 1993: 5th place individual German Championships 2009: 4th place 2003: 3rd place International Successes 2012: 15th place CICO*** Aachen/GER 2012: 9th place CIC*** Bramham/GBR 2011: 8th place CIC***-W Malmoe/SWE 2011: 10th place CCI*** Bramham/GBR

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THE GERMAN EVENTING TEAM

HANS MELZER

RUEDIGER SCHWARZ

Born:

Born:

30 May 1951

17 May 1950

Address: Sassenberg/

Address: Salzhausen /Lower Saxony

North Rhine Westphalia

Chef d‘Equipe and

National Coach

National Coach

CHRIS BARTLE

CARSTEN ROHDE

Born:

Born:

19 February 1952

Address: North Yorkshire/GBR

National Coach

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29 March 1966

Address: Wachtberg/ Rhineland

Veterinarian

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JUMPING

Jumping is an Olympic

Classes are ridden over a course of

discipline since 1912.

jumps. In individual and team com-

The first ‘competitive

petitions, they can be carried out

jumping’ over one or

over several rounds and, if neces-

several artificial jumps started in

sary – if two or more combinations

1900. The object of the discipline is

have successfully completed the

to complete a course of jumps with-

course without any faults, i.e. they

out knocking any down as quickly

had a ‘clear round’ – a jump-off

as possible. Jumping is charac-

against the clock may be required

terised by rapidity, technique and

to determine the winner. The rider

courage. It is an extremely popular

with the lowest number of penal-

sport in Germany, being a discipline

ties is the winner. The course con-

in which the country has enjoyed

sists, at international competitions,

extraordinary success. The specific

of approximately 15 jumps of up to

test in jumping is to ride a horse to

1.6 metres in height and 2 metres

the jump in such a way that the an-

in length. An open water jump of

imal can produce an optimal flight

up to 4.75 metres in length is also

over the obstacle. The rider needs

one of the obstacles which must be

plenty of skill, balance, feel for

successfully negotiated. The length

rhythm and accuracy in the use of

of a course ranges from 600 to 700

the aids to ride the horse over the

metres. Faults are accumulated for

jumps successfully. Jumping clas-

knockdowns, refusals, falls and for

ses are offered, both nationally and

exceeding the allocated time.

internationally, on a scale of E (for beginners) to S (advanced) with up to five stars, with the stars determining the difficulty of each class (S* is easier than S**).

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THE GERMAN JUMPING TEAM

CHRISTIAN AHLMANN Born: Codex One Bay stallion, born 2002 Breed: HANN Sire: Contendro I, dam: Gipsy by Glueckspilz Breeder: Wilhelm Berghorn, Stolzenau Owner: Marion Jauss Groom: Emma Lindgren

17 December 1974

Address: Marl/North Rhine-Westphalia Web:

www.christian-ahlmann.de

RESULTS Olympic Games 2004: 3rd place team World Championships 2006: 3rd place team European Championships

STATISTICS Number of times he competed in Olympic Games/ World Championships: 1/1

2007: 2nd place team and 8th place individual 2005: 1st place team and 5th place individual 2003: 1st place team and 1st place individual

Reserve: Taloubet Z Bay stallion, born 2000 Breed: KWPN Sire: Galoubet A, dam: Krista by Polydor Breeder: C.T. Klaver, Netherlands

German Championships 2010: 2nd place 2009: 8th place 2007: 2nd place International Successes 2012: 5th place Grand Prix CSIO ***** Aachen/GER 2012: 1st place CSI-W Leipzig/GER 2011: 1st place World Cup Final Leipzig/GER

Owner: Leon Melchior, Judy-Ann Melchior, Christian Ahlmann

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THE GERMAN JUMPING TEAM

MARCUS EHNING

Plot Blue Bay stallion, born 1997

Born:

19 April 1974

Address:

Borken/

North Rhine-Westphalia

Web:

www.sportpferde-ehning.com

Breed: KWPN Sire: Mr. Blue, dam: Ilotte by Pilot

RESULTS

Breeder: F.C.M Burgers, Niederlande

Olympic Games

Owner: Kathrin Somogyi, Marcus Ehning Groom: Kay Neathan

STATISTICS 2000: 1st place team and 4th place individual World Championships 2010: 1st place team 2006: 3rd place team

Number of times he competed in Olympic Games/ World Championships: 1/3

European Championships 2009: 3rd place team

Reserve: Copin van de Broy Bay stallion, born 2002 Breed: BWP Sire: Darco dam: Queen by Brownboy Breeder: Stal de Broy Lecoque Engelbosch, Heers Owner: Fabien Schreiber, Marcus Ehning

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2007: 2nd place team 2005: 1st place team 2003: 1st place team and 3rd place individual 1999: 1st place team and 5th place individual German Championships 2011: 2nd place 2009: 6th place 2008: 5th place 2007: 5th place 2006: 2nd place 2004: 2nd place 2002: 1st place 2000: 2nd place

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THE GERMAN JUMPING TEAM

Janne-Friederike Meyer

Lambrasco Dark bay gelding, born 1998

Born:

12 January 1981

Address:

Schenefeld/Schleswig-Holstein

Web:

www.janne-meyer.de

Breed: HOLST

RESULTS

Sire: Achill-Libero H, dam: Fabia by Coriolan

World Championships 2010: 1st place team

Breeder: ZG Heike and Joerg Bigeng, Schleswig

European Championships

Owner: Friedrich Meyer

German Championships

Groom: Victoria Karliczek

2012: 1st place (female)

2011: 1st place team

STATISTICS Number of times she competed in Olympic Games/ World Championships: 0/1

2012: 2nd place 2011: 3rd place 2011: 1st place (female) 2010: 8th place 2010: 3rd place (female) 2009: 4th place 2007: 2nd place (female) 2006: 1st place (female) International Successes 2011: 1st place Grand Prix CSIO***** Aachen/GER 2010: 1st place Grand Prix CSI**** Frankfurt/GER

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THE GERMAN JUMPING TEAM

Reserve Rider Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum

Bella Donna Dark bay mare, born 2003

Born:

26 December 1969

Address:

Thedinghausen/Lower Saxony

Web:

www.michaels-beerbaum.de

Breed: HOLST

RESULTS

Sire: Baldini II, dam: Orlis I by Calido I

Olympic Games

Breeder: Peter Nagel-Tornau, Wangels Owner: EOS Sport, Luxembourg, Meredith MichaelsBeerbaum Groom: Anu Harrila

2008: 4th place individual World Championships 2010: 1st place team 2006: 3rd place team and 3rd place individual

STATISTICS Number of times she competed in Olympic Games/ World Championships: 1/2

European Championships 2009: 3rd place team and 9th place individual 2007: 2nd place team and 1st place individual 2005: 1st place team and 9th place individual 1999: 1st place team and 9th place individual German Championships 2010: 1st place 2008: 1st place 2004: 3rd place 2002: 2nd place (female) 2001: 1st place (female) 1999: 1st place (female) 1998: 3rd place (female) International Successes 2011: 3rd place Grand Prix CSIO***** Aachen/GER

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THE GERMAN JUMPING TEAM

Philipp Weishaupt

Monte Bellini Bay stallion, born 2002 Breed: WESTF Sire: Montender, dam: Ramira by Ramiro Breeder: Marlies Holtgräve, Nottuln Owner: Landgestuet SachsenAnhalt Groom: Steffi (Stefanie) Vollert

Born:

20 July 1985

Address:

Riesenbeck/

North Rhine-Westphalia

Web:

www.ludger-beerbaum.de

RESULTS German Championships 2012: 6th place 2011: 5th place 2010: 5th place 2009: 1st place 2007: 8th place

STATISTICS Number of times he competed in Olympic Games/ World Championships: 0/0

International Successes 2012: 4th place World Cup Final

s’ Hertogenbosch/NED

2012: 5th place World Cup CSI-W Goeteborg/SWE 2011: 2nd place World Cup CSI-W Oslo/NOR 2010: 1st place Grand Prix CSI-W***** Vigo/ESP 2010: 2nd place Grand Prix CSI-W***** Bordeaux/FRA

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THE GERMAN JUMPING TEAM

OTTO BECKER Born:

3 December 1958

Address: Sendenhorst/

North Rhine-Westphalia

Chef d‘Equipe and National Coach

HEINRICH HERMANN ENGEMANN Born:

7 June 1959

Address: Ibbenbueren/

North Rhine-Westphalia

National Coach

DR. JAN HEIN SWAGEMAKERS Born:

15 April 1961

Address: Bakum/Lower Saxony

Veterinarian 56

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PARA-DRESSAGE

Pa r a - E q u e s t r i a n i s m

World Championships were held in

Grade III is the most highly repre-

Much emphasis is placed on correct

should not be confused

Kentucky. Therefore, equestrianism

sented competitive class in Germa-

riding, accuracy, the riders’ aids,

with horse therapy or

is a role model and ground-breaker

ny. Athletes can generally walk with-

the suppleness of the horse etc. in

therapeutic riding. The

for the integration of para-sports.

out support. They have disabilities

judging the performance of all of the

either in one limb, moderate disa-

Grades.

German Curatorship for Therapeutic Riding (DKThR) e.V., which is an

Grade I is reserved to the most

bilities in both arms and both legs,

auxiliary association of the German

severely disabled riders. The ath-

or severe impairments in the arms.

In Freestyle, it is possible to show

Riding Federation (FN) e.V., cares

letes are mostly wheelchair-bound,

Athletes who are classified as blind

dressage movements from high-

for and organises para-equestrian

either with a low balance or with

(B1) can also participate in this class,

er levels. However, there are cer-

sports. Special aids (such as, for

restricted arm or leg functionality.

as can those who have had one leg

tain

example, adapted saddles) make

Athletes with no balance, but with

amputated. The tests consist of

reasons (for example, a Grade II

riding accessible for people with

good arm functionality are also per-

walk, trot and canter sequences.

rider cannot ride a pirouette, while

serious physical as well as mental

mitted to start in this category. Tests

The demands are similar to those in

half-passes are permitted).

disabilities.

are ridden in walk and trot; Grade I

Novice to Elementary classes (First/

is subdivided into Ia (only walk may

Second Level) in able-bodied sport.

Disabled riders are classified in

be ridden) and Ib (walk and trot are

five different grades from Ia to IV;

permitted).

the allocation of the grade depends

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restrictions

due

to

safety

In view of how the horse moves, anybody can recognise and judge

In Grade IV, riders participate in tests

the influence of the rider. One will

similar to those up to Medium (Third

be surprised at how quickly and

on the severity of the disability and

In Grade II, wheelchair-bound rid-

Level) dressage in able-bodied com-

willingly the horses become used

therefore ensures a fair competi-

ers with severe impairment in leg

petitions. Athletes have a disability

to their riders’ ‘alternative’ aids. The

tion. The Ia Grade is reserved for

functionality and/or balance, but

in only one or two limbs, or have

horses are ridden with skill, never

the most severely impaired, while

with a good to lightly-impaired

limitations in their vision. The tests

force. After all, each rider, whether

Grade IV is for the least impaired.

arm functionality may participate.

consist of walk, trot and canter se-

able-bodied or disabled, knows his/

Each grade has its own tests.

Athletes without the movement

quences whereas the Freestyle can

her own limitations, but has learned

functionality of one limb are also

include most dressage movements

to tell the horse what he/she wants.

In 2006 Para-Equestrian joined the

permitted to start in this category.

such as, for example, tempi chang-

ranks of the other seven disciplines

The test consists of walk and trot

es.

and became the eighth discipline of

sequences and, if desired, of certain

the FEI. For the first time combined

canter movements in the freestyle.

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THE GERMAN PARADRESSAGE TEAM

HANNELORE BRENNER

Women of the World Chestnut mare, born 1995

Born:

21 June 1963

Address:

Wachenheim/

Rhineland Palatinate

Grade: III Web:

www.brenner-hanne.de

Breed: HANN Sire: Walt Disney I, dam: Pik Lady by Pik Bube I

RESULTS

Breeder: Enno Knabbe, Loxstedt

2008: 2nd place team, 1st place individual

Owner: Hannelore Brenner

2004: 2nd place team and 2nd place Freestyle

Groom: Dorte Christensen

World Championships

Paralympic Games

Championship Test (ind. ChT)

and 1st place Freestyle

STATISTICS Number of times she competed in Paralympic Games/World Championships: 3/4

2000: 4th place ind. ChT, 7th place Freestyle

2010: 2nd place team, 1st place ind. ChT

and 1st place Freestyle

2007: 2nd place team, 2nd place ind. ChT

and 3rd place Freestyle

2003: 2nd place team, 2nd place ind. ChT

and 2nd place Freestyle

1999: 1st place ind. ChT and 4th place Freestyle European Championships 2011: 3rd place team, 1st place ind. ChT

and 2nd place Freestyle

2009: 2nd place team, 1st place ind. ChT

and 1st place Freestyle

2005: 2nd place team, 2nd place ind. ChT

and 1st place Freestyle

2002: 2nd place team, 1st place ind. ChT 62

and 1st place Freestyle

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THE GERMAN PARADRESSAGE TEAM

BRITTA NAEPEL

Aquilina Chestnut mare, born 1998

Born:

16 February 1966

Address:

Wonsheim/

Rhineland Palatinate

Grade: II Web:

www.brittanaepel.de

Breed: ZW Sire: Aquilino, dam: Withney by Woerth

RESULTS

Breeder: Birgit Weiss, Grenderich

Paralympic Games

Owner: Birgit Weiss Groom: Melanie Haas

2008: 2nd place team, 1st place individual

Championship Test (ind. ChT) and

3rd place Freestyle

STATISTICS Number of times she competed in Paralympic Games/World Championships: 2/2

2004: 2nd place team and 7th place Freestyle World Championships 2010: 2nd place team, 2nd place ind. ChT

and 7th place Freestyle

2007: 2nd place team, 2nd place ind. ChT

and 1st place Freestyle

European Championships 2011: 3rd place team, 2nd place ind. ChT

and 2nd place Freestyle

2009: 2nd place team, 3rd place ind. ChT

and 3rd place Freestyle

2005: 2nd place team and 2nd place Freestyle

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THE GERMAN PARADRESSAGE TEAM

Reserve Rider ALINA ROSENBERG Born:

Magellan Dark bay gelding, born 1998 Breed: HANN Sire: Metternich, dam: Babarella by Brentano II Breeder: Aloys Ewers, Meppen Owner: Alina Rosenberg Groom: Claudia Rosenberg

29 April 1992

Address: Konstanz/Baden-Wuerttemberg Grade:

lb

Web:

www.alina-rosenberg.info

RESULTS STATISTICS European Championships: 2011: 5th place individual Championship Test

(ind. ChT) and 13th place Freestyle

number of times she competed in Paralympic Games/World Championships: 0/0

German Championships 2012: 1st place Grade l

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Harun

2011: 1st place Grade l

Dark bay gelding, born 2001 Breed: HANN Sire: Heraldik xx, dam: Altezza by Argument Breeder: Dorothee Stankus, Altenkrempel Owner: Family Luedtke Groom: Claudia Rosenberg

2009: 1st place Grade I

2010: 1st place Grade I

International Successes 2012: 2nd place ind. ChT Mannheim/GER 2011: 1st place team, 2nd place ind. ChT

and 3rd place Freestyle

Mannheim/GER

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THE GERMAN PARADRESSAGE TEAM

DR. ANGELIKA TRABERT

Ariva-Avanti Bay mare, born 2003

Born:

10 September 1967

Address:

Dreieich/Hesse

Grade: II Web:

www.angelika-trabert.de

Breed: HESS Sire: Alabaster, dam: Fleur by Florestan I Breeder: Zuchtgemeinschaft Engel, Fulda Owner: Michaela Braehler Groom: Heinrich Braehler

RESULTS STATISTICS Paralympic Games 2008: 2nd place team and 8th place individual

Championship Test (ind. ChT)

2004: 5th place ind. ChT and 9th place Freestyle 2000: 6th place Freestyle

Number of times she competed in Paralympic Games/World Championships: 4/5

1996: 2nd place ind. ChT and 2nd place Freestyle World Championships 2010: 2nd place team, 4th place ind. ChT

and 1st place Freestyle

2007: 2nd place team and 4th place ind. ChT 1999: 2nd place team, 2nd place ind. ChT,

2nd place Freestyle

1994: 2nd place ind. ChT, 1st place Freestyle 1991: 1st place team, 2nd place ind. ChT European Championships 2011: 3rd place team, 6th place ind. ChT

and 4th place Freestyle

2009: 2nd place team, 2nd place ind. ChT

and 1st place Freestyle

2005: 2nd place team, 4th place ind. ChT

and 5th place Freestyle

2002: 2nd place team, 4th place ind. ChT, 68

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THE GERMAN PARADRESSAGE TEAM

LENA WEIFEN

Don Turner Brown gelding, born 2002 Breed: HESS Sire: Dartagnan, dam: Rebecca by Rebel Z III Breeder: ZG Lydia and Hans Joachim Muth, Frielendorf Owner: Lena Weifen Groom: Heidi Weifen

Born:

5 February 1989

Address:

Boesel/Lower Saxony

Grade:

IV

RESULTS STATISTICS World Championships 2010: 4th place individual Championship Test

(ind. ChT) and 9th place Freestyle

European Championships

Number of times she competed in Paralympic Games/World Championships: 0/1

2011: 3rd place team, 7th place ind. ChT

and 8th place Freestyle

Bright Crystal Dark bay stallion, born 2003 Breed: HANN Sire: Breitling W., dam: Fantastica by Floristan I Breeder: Wilhelm Borchers, Sulingen Owner: Heinrich Damian Braehler Groom: Heidi Weifen

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German Championships 2012: 1st place Grade IV 2011: 1st place Grade IV 2010: 2nd place Grade IV International Successes 2012: 2nd place team, 3rd place ind. ChT

and 5th place Freestyle

Mannheim/GER

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THE GERMAN PARADRESSAGE TEAM

STEFFEN ZEIBIG

Waldemar Chestnut gelding, born 1996

Born:

11 June 1977

Address:

Arnsdorf/Saxony

Grade:

III (before 2011 Grade II)

Web:

www.steffen-zeibig.de

Breed: HANN Sire: Walt Disney I, dam: Larina by Lemon xx Breeder: Gerhard Finck, Padingbuettel Owner: Steffen Zeibig Groom: Cornelia Zeibig

RESULTS STATISTICS Paralympic Games 2008: 2nd place team and 5th place individual

Championship Test (ind. ChT)

World Championships

Number of times she competed in Paralympic Games/World Championships: 1/1

2007: 3rd place ind. ChT and 5th place Freestyle European Championships 2005: 6th place ind. ChT and 8th place Freestyle German Championships 2012: 2nd place Grade III 2011: 2nd place Grade III 2010: 3rd place Grade II 2009: 1st place Grade II 2008: 3rd place Grade II 2003: 2nd place Grade II

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THE GERMAN PARADRESSAGE TEAM

BRITTA BANDO

DR. BERNADETTE UNKRUEER

Born:

10 May 1955

Born:

Address:

Hamburg

Address: Telgte/North Rhine-Westphalia

7 June 1982

Chef d‘Equipe

Veterinarian

BERNHARD FLIEGL

ANNE KAREEN THIELEN

Born:

Born:

12 March 1964

Address: Schoeneck/Hesse

6 August 1974

Address: Bonn/North Rhine-Westphalia

National Coach

Human physiotherapist

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Chef de Mission

Assistant to the Chef

Human physiotherapist

Human physician

DR. DENNIS PEILER

de Misison

DR. CHRISTIAN PEILER

DR. MANFRED

Born: 6 April 1979 Address: Hamm

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ANDRE SCHOPPMANN

Born:

GIENSCH

Born: 24 January 1974

28 September 1976

Born: 1 August 1942

Address: Warendorf

Address: Hamm

Address: Hamburg

Farrier

Equine physiotherapist

Sports psychologist

DIETER KROEHNERT

DR. INA GOESMEIER

DR. GABY BUSSMANN

Born: 18 May 1955

Born: 9 February 1955

Born: 8 October 1959

Address: Ellerhoop

Address: Marl

Address: Dortmund

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THE GERMAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE FOR EQUESTRIAN SPORT

EQUESTRIAN SPORT IN GERMANY

The German Olympic Committee

In addition, the DOKR is in charge of

for Equestrian Sport (DOKR) is a

managing and coordinating the na-

member association of the German

tional coaches. The national centre

Equestrian Federation (FN) and is

for equestrian sporting excellence

responsible for promotion top per-

in Warendorf (Bundesleistungsze-

formance sport in Germany. In addi-

ntrum Reiten, BLZ) plays an impor-

tion to the four Olympic equestrian

tant role in the DOKR’s promotion

disciplines of dressage, jumping

of high-level sport. Each year, it of-

eventing and para-dressage, the

fers nearly 140 courses and training

DOKR also supports the other four

events in which around 3.800 rid-

FEI-equestrian sport disciplines of

ers from all disciplines, with nearly

endurance riding, carriage driving,

3.200 horses and ponies, participat-

reining and vaulting.

ed. The national centre is also responsible for supporting and train-

The DOKR not only looks after the

ing the sports school of the federal

top adult riders, but also the young

army in Warendorf.

high-level riders in the three age categories of young riders (aged 18 to 21), juniors (aged 16 to 18) and pony riders (up to age 16).

* FEI=Fédération Equestre International

Round about 1,240,000 men and

tial riders. 8,740,000 men and wom-

women in Germany (from the age of

en in Germany (from the age of 14

14 upwards) ride regularly. If boys

upwards) have a general interest in

and girls under the age of 14 are

horses and equestrian sport.

added, there is a total number of

Including the young people under

1,600,000 to 1,700,000 riders, driv-

the age of 14, this is a total number

ers and vaulters in Germany. This

of nearly 11,000,000.

g

was revealed in a market research in charge of the German FN in 2001.

g

There are more than 1,000,000

horses and ponies in Germany (60 According to the same study, at

million horses world wide). Thus the

least about 870,000 persons in Ger-

horse population in Germany has

many (from the age of 14 upwards)

nearly quadrupled within the last 40

would like to ride. Including boys

years.

g

and girls under 14, this is a total number of about 1,100,000 poten82

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EQUESTRIAN SPORT IN GERMANY

Organized Equestrian Sport* g

7,707 riding and driving clubs

Competition Sport* g

3,594 equestrian events with

Successes* g

Horses - The Economic Factor

At Olympic Games (1912 to 2008)

g

According to a scientific survey

have 727,980 members. With these

67,750 competitions and 1,459,828

German dressage-, jumping- and

nearly every 3rd horse creates one

figures the German Equestrian Fed-

starts were run. 30,984,265 Euro

eventing riders won 81 medals: 37

job. According to this approximately

eration (Fédération Equestre Nation-

were paid in prize-money.

gold, 19 silver and 23 bronze med-

300,000 jobs are provided by sport

als.

and hobby as well as the breeding

ale, FN, founded 1905) the overall The FN issued 81,471 annual rid-

national association of equestrian

g

sports, is the largest equestrian as-

ing permits and 1,308 licences for

g

sociation in the world.

foreign riders competing in German

1953) in the eight official equestri-

earn their living by giving riding les-

national events.

an disciplines (Dressage, Jumping,

sons and education of riders and

About 75 % of the FN members

and keeping of horses in Germany. At World Championships (since

Between 7,000 and 10,000 people

Eventing, Driving, Vaulting, Endur-

horses. The horse is direct or indi-

(547,002) are female while the male

g

The FN issued documents for

ance Reining and Para-Equestrian),

rect main objective of more than

group is much smaller with only

138,326 competition horses and

German riders, drivers and vaulters

10,000 companies, craftsman’s es-

180,978.

2,216 FEI passports for horses com-

won 205 medals: 85 gold, 60 silver

tablishments and service providers

peting internationally.

and 60 bronze medals.

in Germany.

g

g

The “Deutsche Reiterliche VereiniAt

European

Championships

Riders and horse owners spend

gung e. V. (FN)” is the umbrella

g

organisation for horse sport and

(since 1952) in the eight official

approx. 2,6 billion Euro per year for

breeding in Germany with 17 re-

equestrian

including

recurring costs around the horse. It

gional, 7 affiliated and 26 breeding

Youth Championships, the number

is extremely difficult to estimate the

organisation who are member asso-

of medals won by German riders,

entire turn-over of equestrian sport,

ciations of the FN.

drivers and vaulters amounts to

however, careful projections and es-

942: 401 gold, 299 silver, 242 bronze

timations put the sum at well over 5

medals.

billion Euro.

g

Directly affiliated to the FN are

disciplines,

g

also 3,901 commercial horse centres and 55,597 personal members.

g

found in the Annual Report of the

sport nation of the world, and most

German National Equestrian Feder-

likely equestrian sport is the most

ation (FN) and on the website www.

successful sports discipline in Ger-

pferd-aktuell.de.

many. 84

Further facts and figures can be

This record of results renders Germany the most successful horse

* all of the subsequent figures relate to the year 2011 unless a different date is stated

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GERMAN HORSE BREEDING – THE GUARANTOR FOR SUCCESS

For decades, German horse breed-

pions or vaulting horses at the riding

horses in Hong Kong were of Ger-

ing has made its mark on interna-

club. Almost a century ago, some

man origin. In the Olympic Jumping

tional equestrian sport. The names

German

competitions that were open to 77

of German horses are frequently

manded that only performance-test-

horses,

connected with Olympic, World and

ed stallions be used for breeding. It

competed. At the World Champion-

European Championship titles, suc-

took until 1980, however, until the

ships of the eight official equestrian

cesses at prestigious Grand Prix and

stallion performance test became

disciplines in Lexington/Kentucky in

at World Cup finals.

mandatory for all future sires. Today

2010, 143 out of a total of 696 com-

there are several levels of selection

peting horses had a proven German

The sophisticated breeding pro-

from which detailed information can

pedigree and won a total of 53 med-

gramme (a requirement of the an-

be gained about stallions, mares

als. Thus German studbooks are by

imal breeding legislation) of the

and their progeny.

far the most successful ones in the

breed

associations

de-

German Equestrian Federation and

29

German-bred

horses

world.

its associated warmblood breed

Facts and Figures

associations forms the basis for

g

the long-term sporting success of

and 64,824 riding horse brood mares

German horses. Even though each

were registered. A total of 29,532

breed association has its own focus

riding horse foals were registered

and traditions, they all have agreed

in 2011. In addition, we recorded in

on a common breeding aim. The

the field of riding ponies and small

breeding programme ranges from

horses: 4,128 sires, 24,303 brood

the judgement of foals to perfor-

mares and 9,647 foals.

In 2011, 3,642 riding horse sires

mance tests for stallions and mares At the Olympic Games in Hong

and includes a breeding value esti-

g

mation on the basis of all sport and

Kong in 2008, 52 out of 194 com-

breeding dates.

peting horses were proven German bred horses. These German

86

The horses are the results of a

bred horses won 18 of 45 possible

programme of selective breeding,

medals: eight gold, four silver and

whether they be Olympic Cham-

five bronze. 19 of the 47 dressage

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OLYMPIC EQUESTRIAN HONOURS 1912 – 2008

1912 STOCKHOLM/SWE

Eventing

Individual

11. Netherlands

Jumping

11. Lt. Axel Nordlander/SWE (Lady Artist)

Eventing

12. Sweden

Individual

12. Oblt. Harry von Rochow/GER

Individual

13. Italy

11. Cpt. Jean Cariou/FRA (Mignon)

(Idealist)

12. Oblt. Rabot W. von Kroecher/GER

No Team Scoring

Team

1. Lt. Graf Helmer Moerner/SWE

13. Cpt. Jean Cariou/FRA (Cocotte)

(Germania)

(Dohna)

15. Lt. Richard von Schaesberg/GER

2. Lt. Age Lundstroem/SWE (Yrsa)

1928 AMSTERDAM/NED

(Grundsee)

3. Maj. Ettore Caffaratti/ITA (Caniche)

13. Cpt. Baron Emmanuel de Blommaert/

BEL (Clonmore)

15. Oblt. Sigismund Freyer/GER

18. Oblt. Eduard von Luetcken/GER

(Ultimus)

16. Lt. Willi von Hohenau/GER

(Blue Boy)

15. Rittm. Carl von Moers/GER (Mary Queen)

(Pretty Girl)

Jumping Team

Individual

1. Sweden

11. Cpt. Frantisek Ventura/TCH (Elliot)

2. Italy

12. Lt. Pierre Bertran de Ballanda/FRA

3. Belgium

(Papillon)

19. Lt. Ernst Deloch/GER (Hubertus)

Team

13. Maj. Charles Kuhn/SUI (Pepita)

18. Lt. Ernst Grote/GER (Polyphem)

1. Sweden

11. Cpt. Eduard Krueger/GER

2. Germany

competed: Lt. Friedrich Karl von

Preußen/GER (Gibson Boy)

1924 PARIS/FRA

(Donauwelle)

(Oblt. Harry von Rochow - Idealist,

14. Lt. Richard Sahla/GER (Coreggio)

Lt. Graf Richard von Schaesberg -

Jumping

28. Carl Friedrich Frhr. von Langen/GER

Team

Grundsee, Oblt. Eduard von Luetcken -

Individual

(Falkner)

1. Sweden

Blue Boy)

1. Lt. Alphonse Gemuseus/SUI (Lucette)

2. France

2. Lt. Thommaso Lequio di Assaba/ITA

3. Germany

(Oblt. Sigismund Freyer - Ultimus,

3. USA

Team

(Trebecco)

11. Spain

12. Poland

13. Sweden 17. Germany

3. Lt. Adam Krolikiewicz/POL (Picador)

Lt. Willi von Hohenau - Pretty Girl,

1920 ANTWERPEN/NED

Lt. Ernst Deloch - Hubertus,

Team

Lt. Friedrich Karl von Preussen - Gibson

Jumping

1. Sweden

(Cpt. Eduard Kueger - Donauwelle, Lt.

Individual

2. Switzerland

Richard Sahla - Coreggio, Carl Friedrich

3. Portugal

Frhr. von Langen - Falkner)

Boy)

1. Lt. Tommaso Lequio di Assaba/ITA

Dressage

(Trebecco)

Individual

2. Maj. Alessandro Valerio/ITA (Cento)

Dressage

Dressage

11. Rittm. Graf Carl Bonde/SWE (Emperor)

3. Rittm. Carl Gustaf Lewenhaupt/SWE

Individual

Individual

12. Maj. Gustav A. Boltenstern/SWE

(Mon Coeur)

(Neptun)

1. General Ernst von Linder/SWE

11. Carl Friedrich Frhr. von Langen/GER

(Piccolomini)

(Draufgaenger)

Team

2. Lt. Bartil Sandstroem/SWE (Sabel)

12. Cmdt. Pierre Marion/FRA (Linon)

(Maggie)

1. Sweden

3. Cpt. Xavier F. Lesage/FRA (Plumaro)

13. Ragner Olson/SWE (Guenstling)

2. Belgium

16. Rittm. Hermann Linkenbach/GER

3. Italy

13. Lt. Frhr. Hans von Blixen-Finecke/SWE 14. Rittm. Frhr. Karl von Oesterley/GER

(Condor)

17. Oblt. Felix Buerkner/GER (King)

11. Oblt Andreas von Flotow/GER

No Team Scoring

Eventing

(Senta)

Individual

Individual

1. Rittm. Janne Lundblad/SWE (Uno)

2. Lt. Bartil Sandstroem/SWE (Sabel)

3. Lt. Hans von Rosen/SWE

2. Lt. Frode Kirkebjerg/DEN (Metoo)

3. Maj. Sloan Doak/USA (Pathfinder)

12. Rittm. Carl von Moers/GER

(New Bank)

No Team Scoring

(Gimpel)

Dressage

90

(Running Sister)

11. Maj. Frhr. Eugen von Lotzbeck/GER

(Caracalla)

1. Lt. A. D. C. van der Voort van Zijp/NED (Silver Piece)

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1948 LONDON/GBR

Team

Team

Dressage

11. France

Individual

(Carl Friedrich Frhr. von Langen - Drauf-

12. Sweden

11. Oblt. Heinz Pollay/GER (Kronos)

Jumping

gaenger, Rittm. Hermann Linkenbach -

13. USA

12. Maj. Friedrich Gerhard/GER (Absinth)

Individual

Gimpel, Maj. Frhr. Eugen von Lotzbeck

13. Maj. Alois Podhajsky/AUT (Nero)

11. Oberst Humberto Mariles Cortes/MEX

- Caracalla)

Eventing

10. Rittm. v. Oppeln-Bronikowski/GER

(Arete)

(Gimpel)

12. Cpt. Ruben Uriza-Castro/MEX (Hatvey)

11. Germany

12. Sweden

Individual

13. Netherlands

11. Lt. Ch. F. Pahud de Mortanges/NED

13. Jean F. Chev. d’Orgeix/FRA

(Marcroix)

Team

Eventing

12. Lt. Earl F. Thomson/USA (Jenny Camp)

11. Germany

Individual

13. Lt. Graf Clarence von Rosen jun./SWE

(Oblt. Heinz Pollay - Kronos,

Team

Maj. Friedrich Gerhard - Absinth,

11. Mexico

Rittm. von Oppeln-Bronikowski - Gimpel)

12. Spain

11. Lt. Ch. Pahud de Mortanges/NED

(Sunnyside Maid)

(Marcroix)

12. Cpt. Gerard P. de Kruiyff/NED (Va-t-en)

Team

12. France

13. Maj. Bruno Neumann/GER (Ilja)

11. USA

13. Sweden

10. Lt. Rudolf Lippert/GER (Flucht)

12. Netherlands

competed: Cpt. Walter Feyerabend/

GER (Alpenrose)

Team

11. Netherlands

12. Norway

13. Poland

1932 LOS ANGELES/USA Jumping Individual

11. Lt. Baron Takeichi Nishi/JPN (Uranus)

12. Maj. Harry D. Chamberlin/USA (Show

Girl)

13. Lt. Graf Clarence von Rosen/SWE

(Empire)

No Team Scoring

(Sucre-de-Pomme)

13. GBR Dressage

Eventing

Individual

Individual

11. Hptm. Hans Moser/SUI (Hummer)

11. Cpt. Ludwig Stubbendorff/GER

12. Oberst André Jousseaume/FRA

(Nurmi)

(Harpagon)

12. Cpt. Earl F. Thomson/USA

13. Rittm. Gustav A. Boltenstern/SWE

Jumping

(Trumpf)

Individual

13. Cpt. Hans Mathiesen Lunding/DEN

11. Oblt. Kurt Hasse/GER (Tora)

(Jason)

Team

12. Oblt. Henri Rang/ROM (Delfis)

16. Rittm. Rudolf Lippert/GER (Fasan)

11. France

13. Rittm. Josef v. Platthy/HUN (Selloe)

24. Oblt. Konrad Frhr. von Wangenheim/

12. USA

16. Cpt. Marten v. Barnekow/GER

13. Portugal

13. nicht vergeben

1936 BERLIN/GER

(Jenny Camp)

GER (Kurfuerst)

(Nordland) Team

Eventing

11. Germany

Individual

(Cpt. Ludwig Stubbendorff - Nurmi,

11. Cpt. Bernhard Chevalier/FRA (Aiglonne)

Team

Rittm. Rudolf Lippert - Fasan, Oblt.

12. Oblt. Frank S. Henry/USA (Swing Low)

11. Germany

Konrad Frhr. von Wangenheim - Kurfuerst)

13. Cpt. J. Robert Selfelt/SWE (Claque)

(Oblt. Kurt Hasse - Tora,

12. Poland

Cpt. Marten von Barnekow - Nordland,

13. GBR

Rittm. Heinz Brandt - Alchimist)

competed: Rittm. Heinz Brandt/GER

(Alchimist)

Team 11. USA

Dressage

12. Netherlands

12. Sweden

Individual

13. Portugal

13. Mexico

11. Cmdt. F. Xavier Lesage/FRA (Taine) 12. Cmdt. Pierre Marion/FRA (Linon) 13. Cpt. Hiram E. Tuttle/USA (Olympic)

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1952 HELSINKI/FIN

Team

Eventing

Dressage

11. Sweden

Individual

Individual

Jumping

12. Germany

11. Petrus Kastenman/SWE (Illuster)

11. Sergej Filatow/URS (Absent)

Individual

(Dr. Willi Buesing - Hubertus,

12. August Luetke Westhues/GER

12. Gustav Fischer/SUI (Wald)

11. Pierre Jonquéres d’Oriola/FRA (Ali Baba)

Klaus Wagner - Dachs,

13. Josef Neckermann/GER (Asbach)

12. Oscar Cristi/CHI (Bambi)

Otto Rothe - Trux von Kamax)

13. Weldon/GBR (Kilbarry)

13. Fritz Thiedemann/GER (Meteor)

13. USA

16. Georg Hoelting/GER (Fink)

(Trux von Kamax)

17. Rosemarie Springer/GER (Doublette)

15. Otto Rothe/GER (Sissi) 21. Klaus Wagner/GER (Prinzess)

No Team Scoring

Team

Eventing

11. GBR

Individual

34. Hans Hermann Evers/GER (Baden)

1956 STOCKHOLM/SWE Team 11. GBR

Jumping

12. Germany

11. Lawrence R. Morgan/AUS (Salad Days)

12. Chile

Individual

(August Luetke Westhues - Trux von

12. Neale Lavis/AUS (Mirrabooka)

13. USA

11. Hans Guenter Winkler/GER (Halla)

Kamax, Otto Rothe - Sissi,

13. Anton Buehler/SUI (Gay Park)

15. Germany

12. Raimondo d’Inzeo/ITA (Merano)

Klaus Wagner - Prinzess)

14. Gerhard Schulz/GER (Wanderlili)

(Fritz Thiedemann - Meteor,

13. Piero d’Inzeo/ITA (Uruguay)

13. Canada

Georg Hoelting - Fink,

14. Fritz Thiedemann/GER (Meteor)

competed: Klaus Wagner/GER

Hans Hermann Evers - Baden)

11. Alfons Luetke Westhues/GER (Ala)

(Famulus), Ottokar Pohlmann/GER

1960 ROM/ITA

(Polarfuchs)

Dressage

Team

Individual

11. Germany

Jumping

Team

11. Henri St. Cyr/SWE (Master Rufus)

(Hans Guenter Winkler - Halla,

Individual

11. Australia

12. Lis Hartel/DEN (Jubilee)

Fritz Thiedemann - Meteor,

11. Raimondo d’Inzeo/ITA (Posilippo)

12. Switzerland

13. André Jousseaume/FRA (Harpagon)

Alfons Luetke Westhues - Ala)

12. Pierro d’Inzeo/ITA (The Rock)

13. France

17. Heinz Pollay/GER (Adular)

12. Italy

13. David Broome/GBR (Sunsalve)

10. Freiin Ida von Nagel/GER (Afrika)

13. GBR

15. Hans Guenter Winkler/GER (Halla) 16. Fritz Thiedemann/GER (Meteor)

12. Fritz Thiedemann/GER (Chronist) Dressage

1964 TOKIO/JPN

26. Alwin Schockemoehle/GER (Ferdl)

Team

Individual

11. Sweden

11. Henri St. Cyr/SWE (Juli)

Team

Individual

12. Switzerland

12. Lis Hartel/DEN (Jubilee)

11. Germany

11. Pierre Jonquères d’Oriola/FRA (Lutteur B)

13. Germany

13. Liselott Linsenhoff/GER (Adular)

(Alwin Schockemoehle - Ferdl,

12. Hermann Schridde/GER (Dozent II)

(Heinz Pollay - Adular,

19. Hannelore Weygand/GER (Perkunos)

Fritz Thiedemann - Meteor,

13. Peter Robeson/GBR (Firecrest)

Freiin Ida von Nagel - Afrika,

14. Anneliese Kueppers/GER (Afrika)

Hans Guenter Winkler - Halla)

18. Kurt Jarasinski/GER (Torro)

Fritz Thiedemann - Chronist)

Jumping

12. USA Team

94

18. Reiner Klimke/GER (Winzerin)

16. Hans Guenter Winkler/GER (Fidelitas)

13. Italy

Eventing

11. Sweden

Team

Individual

12. Germany

11. Germany

11. Hans v. Blixen-Finecke/SWE (Jubal)

(Liselott Linsenhoff - Adular,

(Hermann Schridde - Dozent II,

12. Guy Lefrant/FRA (Verdun)

Hannelore Weygand - Perkunos,

Kurt Jarasinski - Torro,

13. Dr. Willi Buesing/GER (Hubertus)

Anneliese Kueppers - Afrika)

Hans Guenter Winkler - Fidelitas)

15. Klaus Wagner/GER (Dachs)

13. Switzerland

11. Otto Rothe/GER (Trux von Kamax)

12. France 13. Italy

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Dressage

1968 MEXICO/MEX

Individual

Eventing

Dressage

Individual

Individual

11. Henri Chammartin/SUI (Woermann)

Jumping

11. Jean-Jacques Guyon/FRA (Pitou)

11. Liselott Linsenhoff/GER (Piaff)

12. Harry Boldt/GER (Remus)

Individual

12. Derek Allhusen/GBR (Lochinvar)

12. Dr. Elena Petruschkowa/URS (Pepel)

13. Sergej Filatow/URS (Absent)

11. William Steinkraus/USA (Snowbound)

13. Michael Page/USA (Foster)

13. Dr. h. c. Josef Neckermann/GER

15. Josef Neckermann/GER (Antoinette)

12. Marion Coakes/GBR (Stroller)

11. Horst Karsten/GER (Adagio)

(Venetia)

16. Dr. Reiner Klimke/GER (Dux)

13. David Broome/GBR (Mr. Softee)

22. Jochen Mehrdorf/GER (Lapislazuli)

17. Karin Schlueter/GER (Liostro)

15. Hans Guenter Winkler/GER (Enigk)

24. Klaus Wagner/GER (Abdulla)

Team

17. Alwin Schockemoehle/GER

25. Karl-Heinz Fuhrmann/GDR (Saturn)

11. Germany

(Harry Boldt - Remus,

26. Hartwig Steenken/GER (Simona)

Josef Neckermann - Antoinette,

Dr. Reiner Klimke - Dux)

Team

12. Germany

11. GBR

(Liselott Linsenhoff - Piaff,

Team

12. USA

Dr. h. c. Josef Neckermann - Venetia,

12. Schweiz

11. Canada

13. Australia

Karin Schlueter - Liostro)

13. UdSSR

12. France

15. Germany

13. Sweden 15. Deutsche Demokratische Republik

13. Germany

(Horst Karsten - Adagio,

Eventing

(Hans Guenter Winkler - Enigk,

Jochen Mehrdorf - Lapislazuli,

(Gerhard Brockmueller - Marios,

Individual

Alwin Schockemoehle - Donald Rex,

Klaus Wagner - Abdulla)

Wolfgang Mueller - Semafor,

11. Mauro Checcoli/ITA (Surbean)

Hermann Schridde - Dozent II)

17. Deutsche Demokratische Republik

Horst Koehler - Immanuel)

12. Charles Alberto Moratorio/ARG (Chalan)

(Karl-Heinz Fuhrmann - Saturn,

13. Fritz Ligges/GER (Donkosak)

Dressage

Uwe Plank - Kranich,

Eventing

16. Horst Karsten/GER (Condora)

Individual

Helmut Hartmann - Ingwer)

Individual

20. Gerhard Schulz/GER (Balza)

11. Iwan Kisimow/URS (Ilhor)

25. Karl-Heinz Fuhrmann/GER

12. Josef Neckermann/GER (Mariano)

(Mohamet)

13. Dr. Reiner Klimke/GER (Dux)

11. Richard Meade/GBR (Laurieston) 12. Alessandro Argenton/ITA (Woodland)

1972 MUNICH/GER

Team

18. Liselott Linsenhoff/GER (Piaff)

11. Italy

13. Jan Jonsson/SWE (Sarajewo) 19. Harry Klugmann/GER

15. Horst Koehler/GDR (Neuschnee) Jumping

Individual

11. Rudolf Beerbohm/GDR (Ingolf)

(Christopher Robert)

12. USA

Team

11. Granziano Mancinelli/ITA (Ambassador)

13. Ludwig Goessing/GER (Chicago)

13. Germany

11. Germany

12. Ann Moore/GBR (Psalm)

16. Karl Schultz/GER (Pisco)

(Fritz Ligges - Donkosak, Horst Karsten -

(Josef Neckermann - Mariano,

13. Neal Shapiro/USA (Sloopy)

Condora, Gerhard Schulz - Balza)

Dr. Reiner Klimke - Dux,

14. Hartwig Steenken/GER (Simona)

Liselott Linsenhoff - Piaff)

18. Fritz Ligges/GER (Robin)

Team

16. Gerd Wiltfang/GER (Askan)

11. GBR

12. UdSSR

competed: Horst Karsten/GER (Sioux)

12. USA

13. Switzland

96

Team 11. USSR

(Donald Rex)

14. German Democratic Republic

Team

13. Germany

(Horst Koehler - Neuschnee,

11. Germany

(Harry Klugmann - Christopher Robert,

Gerhard Brockmueller - Tristan,

(Fritz Ligges - Robin, Gerd Wiltfang -

Ludwig Goessing - Chicago,

Wolfgang Mueller - Marios)

Askan, Hartwig Steenken - Simona,

Karl Schultz - Pisco)

Hans Guenter Winkler - Torphy)

15. Deutsche Demokratische Republik

12. USA

(Rudolf Beerbohm - Ingolf, Jens Niels -

13. Italien

Big Ben, Joachim Brohmann - Uranio)

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1976 MONTREAL/CAN

Eventing

Team

Team

Individual

11. USSR

11. Germany

Jumping

11. Tad Coffin/USA (Bally-Cor)

12. Bulgaria

(Dr. Reiner Klimke - Ahlerich,

Individual

12. Michael Plumb/USA (Better and Better)

13. Romania

Uwe Sauer - Montevideo,

11. Alwin Schockemoehle/GER

13. Karl Schultz/GER (Madrigal)

Herbert Krug - Muscadeur)

13. Herbert Bloecker/GER (Albrant)

Eventing

12. Switzerland

12. Michael Vaillancourt/CAN (Branch

19. Helmut Rethemeier/GER (Pauline)

Individual

13. Sweden

County)

19. Otto Ammermann/GER (Volturno)

11. Euro Federico Roman/ITA (Rossinan)

(Warwick Rex)

13. Francois Mathy/BEL (Gai Luron) 10. Hans Guenter Winkler/GER (Torphy)

Team

36. Paul Schockemoehle/GER (Talisman)

11. USA 12. Germany

Team

(Karl Schultz - Madrigal,

11. France

Herbert Bloecker - Albrant,

12. Germany

Helmut Rethemeier - Pauline,

(Alwin Schockemoehle - Warwick Rex,

Otto Ammermann - Volturno)

Soenke Soenksen - Kwept,

13. Australia

Hans Guenter Winkler - Torphy,

Paul Schockemoehle - Agent)

13. Belgium

12. Alexander Blinov/USR (Galzun)

Eventing

13. Yuri Salnikov/USR (Pintset)

Individual

Team 11. USSR 12. Italy 13. Mexico

11. Mark Todd/NZL (Charisma) 12. Karen Stieves/USA (Ben Arthur) 13. Virginia Holgate/GBR (Priceless) 12. Dietmar Hogrefe/GER (Foliant) 14. Bettina Overesch/GER (Peacetime) 15. Claus Erhorn/GER (Fair Lady)

1984 LOS ANGELES/USA

39. Burkhard Tesdorpf/GER (Freedom) Team

1980 MOSCOW/URS

Jumping

11. USA

Individual

12. GUK

11. Joe Fargis/USA (Touch of Class)

13. Germany

12. Conrad Homfeld/USA (Abdullah)

(Bettina Overesch - Peacetime,

13. Heidi Robbiani/SUI (Jessica)

Dietmar Hogrefe - Foliant,

17. Paul Schockemoehle/GER (Deister)

Claus Erhorn - Fair Lady,

11. Peter Luther/GER (Livius)

Burkhard Tesdorpf - Freedom)

Dressage

Jumping

Individual

Individual

11. Christine Stueckelberger/SUI (Granat)

11. Jan Kowalczyk/POL (Artemor)

12. Harry Boldt/GER (Woyceck)

12. Nicolai Krorolkov/USR (Espadron)

13. Dr. Reiner Klimke/GER (Mehmed)

13. Joaquin Perez de Heras/MEX

14. Gabriela Grillo/GER (Ultimo)

(Alymony)

Team

Team

11. USA

11. Germany

11. USSR

12. GBR

(Harry Boldt - Woyceck,

12. Poland

13. Germany

Dr. Reiner Klimke - Mehmed,

13. Mexico

(Paul Schockemoehle - Deister,

Gabriela Grillo - Ultimo)

Peter Luther - Livius, Franke Sloothaak -

Farmer, Fritz Ligges - Ramzes)

11. Franke Sloothaak/GER (Farmer) Team

12. Switzerland

Dressage

13. USA

Individual 11. Elisabeth Theurer/AUT (Mon Cherie) 12. Yuri Kovshov/USR (Igrok) 13. Viktor Ugriumov/USR (Shkval)

1988 SEOUL/COR Jumping Individual 11. Pierre Durand/FRA (Jappeloup de Luze) 12. Greg Best/USA (Gem Twist) 13. Karsten Huck/GER (Nepomuk)

Dressage

17. Franke Sloothaak/GER (Walzerkoenig)

Individual

18. Dirk Hafemeister/GER (Orchidee)

11. Dr. Reiner Klimke/GER (Ahlerich) 12. Anne-Grete Jensen/DEN (Marzog) 13. Otto J. Hofer/SUI (Limandus) 15. Herbert Krug/GER (Muscadeur) 16. Uwe Sauer/GER (Montevideo)

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Team

12. GBR

Eventing

Dressage

11. Germany

13. New Zealand

Individual

Individual

(Ludger Beerbaum - The Freak,

11. Matthew Ryan/AUS (Kibah Tic Toc)

11. Isabell Werth/GER (Gigolo FRH)

Wolfgang Brinkmann - Pedro,

12. Herbert Bloecker/GER (Feine Dame)

12. Anky van Grunsven/NED (Bonfire)

Dirk Hafemeister - Orchidee,

13. Blyth Tait/NZL (Messiah)

13. Sven-Guenther Rothenberger/NED

Franke Sloot­haak - Walzerkoenig)

11. Ralf Ehrenbrink/GER (Kildare)

(Weyden)

1992 BARCELONA/ESP

12. USA

Jumping

13. Cord Mysegaes/GER (Ricardo)

14. Monica Theodorescu/GER (Grunox)

13. Frankreich

Individual

34. Matthias Baumann/GER (Alabaster)

16. Klaus Balkenhol/GER (Goldstern) 19. Martin Schaudt/GER (ESGE Durgo)

11. Ludger Beerbaum/GER Team

Dressage

Individual

12. Piet Raymakers/NED (Ratina Z)

11. Australia

Team

11. Nicole Uphoff/GER (Rembrandt)

13. Norman Dello Joio/USA (Irish)

12. New Zealand

11. Germany

12. Margit Otto-Crepin/FRA (Corlandus)

1 competed: Soeren von Roenne/GER

13. Germany

(Isabell Werth - Gigolo FRH,

13. Christine Stueckelberger/SUI

(Taggi)

(Matthias Baumann - Alabaster, Cord

Monica Theodorescu - Grunox,

Mysegaes - Ricardo, Ralf Ehrenbrink -

Klaus Balkenhol - Goldstern,

Kildare, Herbert Bloecker - Feine Dame)

Martin Schaudt - ESGE Durgo)

(Almox Classic Touch)

(Gaugin de Lully)

16. Monica Theodorescu/GER

Team

(Ganimedes)

11. Netherlands

18. Ann-Kathrin Linsenhoff/GER

12. Austria

(Courage)

13. France

12. Netherlands 13. USA

1996 ATLANTA/USA Eventing

11. Germany Team

(Franke Sloothaak - Prestige,

Jumping

Individual

11. Germany

Ludger Beerbaum - Almox Classic Touch,

Individual

11. Blyth Tait/NZL (Ready Teddy)

(Dr. Reiner Klimke - Ahlerich,

Otto Becker - Lucky Luke,

11. Ulrich Kirchhoff/GER

12. Sally Clark/NZL (Squirrel Hill)

Ann-Kathrin Linsenhoff - Courage,

Soeren von Roenne - Taggi)

13. Kerry Millikin/USA (Out and About)

Monica Theodorescu - Ganimedes,

Nicole Uphoff - Rembrandt)

12. Willi Melliger/SUI (Calvaro)

17. Hendrik von Paepcke/GER (Amadeus)

Dressur

13. Alexandra Ledermann/FRA (Rochet M)

16. Herbert Bloecker/GER

12. Switzerland

Individual

20. Lars Nieberg/GER (For Pleasure)

13. Canada

11. Nicole Uphoff/GER

(MobilCom Kiwi Dream)

Team

Team

Eventing

12. Isabell Werth/GER (Gigolo FRH)

11. Germany

11. Australia

Individual

13. Klaus Balkenhol/GER (Goldstern)

(Ludger Beerbaum - Sprehe Ratina Z,

12. USA

Franke Sloothaak - San Patrignano Joly,

13. New Zealand

(Rembrandt Borbet)

11. Mark Todd/NZL (Charisma) 12. Ian Stark/GBR (Sir Wattie)

Team

Ulrich Kirchhoff - Opstalan’s Jus de

19. Germany

13. Virginia Leng/GBR (Master Craftsman)

11. Germany

Pommes, Lars Nieberg - For Pleasure)

(Bodo Battenberg - Sam the Man,

14. Claus Erhorn/GER (Justyn Thyme)

(Nicole Uphoff - Rembrandt Borbet,

12. USA

Juergen Blum - Brownie Mc Gee,

16. Matthias Baumann/GER (Shamrock)

Monica Theodo­rescu - Grunox,

13. Brazil

Ralf Ehrenbrink - Connection L,

19. Thies Kaspareit/GER (Sherry)

Isabell Werth - Gigolo FRH,

Bettina Overesch-Boeker - Watermill

Klaus Balkenhol - Goldstern)

Stream)

Team

12. Netherlands

11. Germany

13. USA

100

(Opstalan’s Jus de Pommes)

(Claus Erhorn - Justyn Thyme, Matthias

Baumann - Shamrock, Thies Kaspareit -

Sherry, Ralf Ehrenbrink - Uncle Todd)

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2000 SYDNEY/AUS

13. Mark Todd/NZL (Eyespy II)

Team

Team

19. Dr. Annette Wyrwoll/GER

11. Germany

11. USA

Jumping

(Equitop Bantry Bay)

(Heike Kemmer - Bonaparte, Hubertus

12. Canada

Individual

competed: Marina Koehncke/GER

Schmidt - Wansuela suerte, Martin

13. Switzerland

11. Jeroen Dubbeldam/NED (Sijem)

(Boettcher’s Long­champs),

Schaudt - Weltall, Ulla Salzgeber -

12. Albert Voorn/NED (Lando)

Kai Rueder/GER (Butscher)

Rusty)

Dressage

12. Spanien

Individual

13. USA

11. Anky van Grunsven/NED (Salinero)

13. Khaled Al Eid/KSA (Khashm Al Aan) 14. Otto Becker/GER (Dobel’s Cento)

Team

14. Marcus Ehning/GER (For Pleasure)

11. Australia

14. Lars Nieberg/GER

12. GBR

Eventing

13. USA

Individual

(Loro Piana Esprit FRH)

12. Isabell Werth/GER (Satchmo)

14. Germany

11. Leslie Law/GBR (Shear l’Eau)

Team

Team

(Ingrid Klimke - Sleep Late,

12. Kimberly Severson/USA (Winsome

11. Germany

11. Germany

Marina Koehncke - Sir Toby,

Adante)

(Heike Kemmer - Bonaparte, Nadine

(Otto Becker - Dobel’s Cento,

Andreas Dibowski - Leonas Dancer,

13. Pippa Funnell/GBR (Primmore’s Pride)

Capellmann - Elvis VA, Isabell Werth -

Ludger Beerbaum - Goldfever,

Nele Hagener - Little McMuffin)

15. Hinrich Romeike/GER (Marius)

Satchmo)

Marcus Ehning - For Pleasure,

19. Bettina Hoy/GER

12. Netherlands

Lars Nieberg - Loro Piana Esprit FRH)

13. Denmark

12. Schweiz

2004 ATHEN/GRE

(Ringwood Cockatoo)

14. Andreas Dibowski/GER (Little Lemon) 14. Frank Ostholt/GER (Air Jordan)

13. Brasilien

Eventing Individual

Jumping Dressage

Individual

Team

11. Hinrich Romeike/GER (Marius)

Individual

11. Rodrigo Pessoa/BRA

11. France

12. Gina Miles/USA (McKinlaigh)

11. Anky van Grunsven/NED

12. GBR

13. Kristina Cook/GBR (Miners Frolic)

12. Chris Kappler/USA (Royal Kaliber)

13. USA

15. Ingrid Klimke/GER (Abraxxas)

13. Marco Kutscher/GER (Montender)

14. Germany

18. Andreas Dibowski/GER (Butts Leon)

(Hinrich Romeike - Marius, Bettina Hoy

25. Frank Ostholt/GER (Mr. Medicott)

(Gestion Bonfire)

12. Isabell Werth/GER (Gigolo FRH)

(Baloubet du Rouet)

13. Ulla Salzgeber/GER (Rusty)

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13. Heike Kemmer/GER (Bonaparte)

14. Nadine Capellmann/GER

Team

- Ringwood Cockatoo, Andreas

37. Peter Thomsen/GER (The Ghost of

(Farbenfroh)

11. USA

Dibowski - Little Lemon, Frank Ostholt

Hamish)

12. Sweden

- Air Jordan, Ingrid Klimke - Sleep Late)

Team

13. Germany

11. Germany

(Christian Ahlmann - Coester, Otto

(Nadine Capellmann - Farbenfroh,

Becker - Dobel’s Cento, Ludger

Ulla Salzgeber - Rusty,

Beerbaum - Goldfever, Marco Kutscher

Alexandra Simons-de Ridder - Chacomo,

- Montender)

Isabell Werth - Gigolo FRH)

Team 11. Germany

2008 HONGKONG/HKG

(Peter Thomsen - The Ghost of

Hamish, Frank Ostholt - Mr. Medicott,

Jumping

Andreas Dibowski - Butts Leon, Ingrid

Individual

Klimke - Abraxxas, Hinrich Romeike -

12. Netherlands

Dressage

11. Eric Lamaze/CAN (Hickstead)

Marius)

13. USA

Individual

12. Rolf Goran Bengtsson/SWE (Ninja)

12. Australia

11. Anky van Grunsven/NED (Salinero)

13. Beezie Madden/USA (Authentic)

13. GBR

Eventing

12. Ulla Salzgeber/GER (Rusty)

14. Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum/GER

Individual

13. Beatriz Ferrer-Salat/ESP (Beauvalais)

(Shutterfly)

11. David O’Connor/USA (Custom Made)

15. Hubertus Schmidt/GER

16. Ludger Beerbaum/GER

12. Andrew Hoy/AUS (Swizzle In)

(Wansuela suerte)

15. Martin Schaudt/GER (Weltall)

(All Inclusive NRW)

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LIST OF OLYMPIC EQUESTRIAN MEDALS 1912 – 2008

All Disciplines

104

Dressage

Eventing

Jumping Nation

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Nation

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Germany

19

10

9

Sweden

7

3

3

Germany

13

3

5

14

Sweden

7

5

7

USA

6

11

5

France

5

4

4

10

8

USSR

4

3

3

Australia

6

3

2

USA

4

8

3

8

20

17

Switzerland

3

6

3

GBR

5

6

7

Italy

3

5

5

Netherlands

8

10

2

France

3

5

2

Netherlands

5

2

-

Sweden

3

1

5

GBR

6

9

12

Netherlands

3

5

2

Germany

5

7

8

Netherlands

2

3

-

Italy

6

8

7

Austria

1

-

1

Italy

3

3

2

Mexico

2

1

2

USSR

6

5

4

Canada

1

-

-

New Zealand

3

2

5

GBR

1

3

5

Australia

6

3

2

Denmark

-

3

1

France

3

1

2

Switzerland

1

3

2

Switzerland

4

10

8

USA

-

1

7

USSR

1

1

1

Poland

1

2

1

New Zealand

3

2

5

Spain

-

1

1

Denmark

-

1

1

Spain

1

1

-

Mexico

2

1

4

Bulgaria

-

1

-

Poland

-

1

1

Canada

2

2

-

Poland

1

3

2

Portugal

-

-

1

Switzerland

-

1

1

USSR

1

1

-

Spain

1

2

1

Romania

-

-

1

Argentinia

-

1

-

Szecholovakia

1

-

-

Canada

2

2

2

Norway

-

1

-

Norway

-

1

-

Japan

1

-

-

Austria

1

1

1

Mexico

-

-

2

Mexico

-

-

2

Ireland

1

-

-

CSSR

1

-

-

Belgium

-

-

1

Belgium

-

-

1

Chile

-

2

-

Japan

1

-

-

Canada

-

-

1

Canada

-

-

1

Belgium

-

1

3

Irleand

1

-

-

Brazil

-

1

2

Denmark

-

4

2

Rumania

-

1

1

Nation

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Germany

38

20

22

Sweden

17

9

France

10

USA

Nation

Chile

-

2

-

Austria

-

1

-

Belgium

-

1

4

Portugal

-

-

2

Brazil

-

1

2

Hungary

-

-

1

Romania

-

1

1

Saudi Arabia

-

-

1

Argentina

-

1

-

Bulgaria

-

1

-

Norway

-

1

-

Portugal

-

-

3

Hungary

-

-

1

Saudi Arabia

-

-

1

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PARALYMPIC EQUESTRIAN HONOURS 1996 – 2008

1996 ATLANTA/USA Dressage Grade I

Grade lV

Freestyle

Individual

1. Nicola Tustain/GBR

1. Joanna Jackson/GBR

2. Joop Stokkel/NED

2. Patricia Straughan/GBR

3. Gert Bolmer/NED

3. Britta Sorensen/DEN

Individual

2004 ATHEN/GRE Dressage Grade l

Grade lll

Individual

1. Brita Andersen/DEN

Freestyle

Individual

1. Lee Pearson/GBR

2. Dianne Tubbs/GBR

1. Joanna Jackson/GBR

1. Julie Higgins/AUS

2. Jan Pike/AUS

3. Sarah Rydh/SWE

2. Charlotte Jensen/DEN

2. AnneCecilie Ore/NOR

3. Sophie Christiansen/GBR

3. Britta Sorensen/DEN

3. Hanne Nesheim/NOR

Freestyle

Freestyle

1. Birgit Dreiszis/GER

Team

1. Julie Higgins/AUS

1. Lee Pearson/GBR

2. Brita Andersen/DEN

1. GBR

2. Anne Cecilie Ore/NOR

2. Lynn Seidemann/USA

3. Dianne Tubbs/GBR

2. Denmark

3. Marita Hird/ AUS

3. Jan Pike/AUS

3. France

Freestyle

Grade ll

Grade lV

Grade ll

Individual

Individual

Individual

1. Jayne Craike/NZL

1. Irene Slaettengren/SWE

2. Ann Cathrin Evenrud/NOR

2. Joop Stokkel/NED

Dressage

3. Kay Gebbie/GBR

3. Gert Bolmer/NED and

Freestyle

Grade l

Freestyle

1. Vicki Sweigart/USA

Individual

1. Kay Gebbie/GBR

Freestyle

2. Angelika Trabert/GER

1. Lee Pearson/GBR

2. Jayne Craike/NZL

1. Irene Slaettergren/SWE

3. Anne Dunham/GBR

2. Brita Andersen/DEN

3. Marita Tevali/FIN

2. Hannelore Brenner/GER

3. Rosalie Fahey/AUS and Jens Lassen

3. Nicola Tustain

1. Vicki Sweigart/USA

2. Angelika Trabert/GER

3. Lauren McDevitt/USA

2000 SYDNEY/AUS

Nicola Tustain/GBR

Grade lll

Dokkan/GBR

Team

1. GBR

Grade lll

1. Anne Cecilie Ore/NOR

Freestyle

2. Netherlands

Individual

2. Elizabeth Stone/GBR

1. Lee Pearson/GBR

3. Norway

1. Deborah Criddle/GBR

3. Joop Stokkel/NED

2. Brita Andersen/DEN

2. Bianca Vogel/GER

3. Jens Lassen Dokkan/GBR

3. Bettina Eistel/GER

Individual

Freestyle

1. Anne Cecilie Ore/NOR

Grade ll

Freestyle

2. Frederic Aguillaume/FRA

Individual

1. Deborah Criddle/GBR

3. Joan Salmon/ IRL

1. Joop Stokkel/NED

2. Bettina Eistel/GER

2. Francis de Baerdemaeker/BEL

3. Bert Vermeir/BEL

3. Nicola Tustain/GBR Grade lV Individual

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1. Ann Cathrin Lubbe/NOR

2. Philippa Johnson/RSA

3. Karen Brain/CAN

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LIST OF PARALYMPIC EQUESTRIAN MEDALS 1996 – 2008

Freestyle

Freestyle

1. Ann Cathrin Lubbe/NOR

1. Lauren Barwick/CAN

2. Philippa Johnson/RSA

2. Felicity Coulthard/GBR

Nation

Gold

Silber

Bronze

3. Karen Brain/CAN

3. Britta Naepel/GER

GBR

18

8

9

Germany

4

7

3

Norway

4

6

3

South Afrika

2

2

-

USA

2

1

1

Sweden

2

-

1

Australia

2

1

5

Grade lll

Team

1. GBR

Individual

2. Germany (Britta Naepel,

1. Hannelore Brenner/GER

2. Annika Lykke Dalskov/DEN

3. Bettina Eistel/GER

Bianca Vogel, Bettina Eistel) 3. Netherlands

Freestyle

2008 HONG KONG/CHN Dressage

Para Dressage

1. Hannelore Brenner/GER

2. Simon Laurens/GBR

Denmark

1

6

4

3. Annika Lykke Dalskov/DEN

Netherlands

1

3

4

Canada

1

1

2

Grade la Individual

Grade lV

New Zealand

1

1

-

1. Ann Dunham/GBR

Individual

Berlgium

-

1

1

2. Sophie Christiansen/GBR

1. Philippa Johnson/RSA

3. Laurentia Tan/SIN

2. Ann Cathrin Lubbe/NOR

France

-

1

1

3. Georgia Bruce/AUS

Brazil

-

-

2

Singapore

-

-

2

Finland

-

-

1

Freestyle

1. Sophie Christiansen/GBR

Freestyle

2. Ann Dunham/GBR

1. Phillippa Johnson/RSA

3. Laurentia Tan/SIN

2. Ann Cathrin Lubbe/NOR

Ireland

-

-

1

3. Georgia Bruce/AUS

Canada

-

-

1

Grade lb Individual

Team

1. Lee Pearson/GBR

1. GBR

2. Jens Lasse Dokkan/NOR

2. Germany (Hannelore Brenner,

3. Marcos Alves/BRA

Freestyle

1. Lee Paerson/GBR

2. Richy Balshow/GBR

3. Marcos Alves/BRA

Steffen Zeibig, Angelika Trabert, Britta Naepel) 3. Norway

Grade ll Individual

110

1. Britta Naepel/GER

2. Lauren Barwick/CAN

3. Caroline Nielsen/DEN

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