Happy Birthday to Jana Wannius!
David Broome was only 20 years old in 1960 when he won Olympic individual bronze medal in Rome on Sunsalve. The same year he also won the Dublin Grand Prix and King George V Gold Cup.
Hugo Miguel Arrambide (* September 25, 1927, † April 25, 1985) was one of Argentina’s top show jumping riders. His best horses were Chimbote, Camalote, Ministerioand Mio-Mio. He won Argentina’s National Championship in 1965 and 1966 on the temperamental Chimbote, in 1972 and 1973 on Camalote.
Hugo Arrambide was also a very popular regular participant on the big classic European show jumping arenas in the 1960′s and 1970′s. In 1965 he won the Grand Prix in both Aachen and Rome on Chimbote, and in 1972 he won the Grand Prix in Lucerne on Camalote. He also won bronze in the European Championships in Lucerne 1966 after Nelson Pessoa, Brazil, and Frank Chapot, USA (this was the last year that the European Championships was open for all nations).
Arrambide represented Argentina three times at the Olympic Games. In Tokyo 1964 he was 17th in the individual competition on Chimbote, and Munich 1972 individual competition he was 22nd on Camalote.
Remembering the birthday of Gerd Wiltfang (27 april 1946 – 1 July 1997). Here he is on Roman.
Johan Heins in photo from 1980 – when 33 years old.
Dutch rider Johan Heins began his career as pupil and rider at the Alwin Schockemöhle stable. Later Heins worked with Leon Melchior. On Seven Valleys Heins won the gold medal at the European Championships both in the individual and the team competition in Vienna 1977. At World Championships in Aachen 1978 he took silver on Pandur Z with the Dutch team. In 1981 he won the bronze medal on Larramy with the Dutch team at the European Championships in Munich.
Carol Hofman from USA jumping on Out Late at the CHIO Rotterdam 1968.
Geoff Billington on It’s Otto in the World Cup 1996 in Gothenburg.
The Schockemöhle brothers.
From 1996 – Franke Sloothaak on Corrado in the World Cup in Gothenburg.
Gerd Wiltfang at the CHIO Rotterdam in 1967.