Janou Lefèbvre (FRA) on Rocket, twice Ladies World Champion in Copenhagen 1970 and in La Baule 1974. She also won two Olympic silver medals with the French team in both Tokyo 1964 (on Kenavo D) and Mexico City 1968 (on Rocket), and participated at Olympics in Munich 1972 on Rocket.
Harvey Smith on Harves at CHIO Rotterdam 1975.
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.