Hermann Schridde (1937 – 1985).
Hartwig Steenken on Erle in the European Championships in Munich 1975.
David Broome on Philco in Donaueschingen.
The great French rider Hubert Bourdy died, only 57 years. He was born in Troyes on 5 March 1957. Bourdy entered the French team in in 1987. In 1988 he won a team bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Seoul 1988 on his fantastic chestnut Morgat. At the World Championships in Stockholm 1990 he won the gold with the team and the bronze medal in the individual competition, also on Morgat. In Barcellona 1992 he won a team bronze medal, this time on Razzia du Poncel. And yet another bronze with the French team at the European Championships in Gijon 1993.
Alwin Schockemöhle in Amsterdam 1968.
Lutz Gössing, born 18 May 1938 in Dortmund, was internationally successful in both show jumping and eventing. He won an Olympic bronze medal with the German team in the eventing in Munich 1972.
James Kernan from Ireland on Condy, Rotterdam 1977.
Some video clips from the glorious history of the Spring Derby in Hamburg.
Piero d’Inzeo on His Excellency in Hamburg 1959.
Nelson Pessoa on the legendary Gran Geste in the Hickstead Derby 1963.