Ann Moore (* August 20, 1950 in Birmingham, England) won a silver medal in the individual show jumping at the 1972 Munich Olympics on her horse Psalm. Ann Moore is the last British rider to win an individual medal at the Olympic show jumping event since 1972.
Westfalenhalle Dortmund 1964: Jump-off in Championat von Dortmund with Janou Lefèbvre, Nelson Pessoa on Espartaco and the winner Kurt Jarasinski on Torro. The Puissance with Peter Schmitz on Amsella and Alwin Schockemöhle on Ferdl jumping the wall on 2.10 meters, and attempting the German record on 2,26 meters.
The British Jumping Derby in Hickstead 1963: Pat Smythe – Scorchin Ute Richter – Scholli David Broome – Ballan Silver Knight David Barker – Mr Softee Ted Edgar (with a broken arm!!) – Jacapo Anneli Drummond Hay – Merely a Monarch Pat Pharazyn – Sugar Daddy Nelson Pessoa – Gran Geste (winners of the class)
Find more photos of Swedish riders here: Swedish Riders 1969-70
Happy birthday wishes to Paul Schockemöhle on his 66th birthday!
Here’s the British team that took the bronze medal at the Olympics in Stockholm 1956. Wilf White on Nizefela, Pat Smythe on Flanagan and Pete Robeson on Scorchin.
Alwin Schockemöhle on Donald Rex during the Olympics in Mexico City 1968. The groom (!) is his younger brother Paul Schockemöhle. It was the event in Mexico that inspired the then 23 years old Paul to really try to become a top rider himself. And when Paul wants something he gives everything, without compromises, and [...]
The Irish equestrian legend Iris Kellett passed away. She died yesterday, Friday 11th of April 2011. Iris Kellett had enormous influence upon the success of Irish equestrian sport during the last 50 years. May she rest in peace. Iris Kellett from Ireland has been in show jumping since the years following the Second World War. [...]
Here’s Kathy Kusner on Aberali, jumping the 2.20 meter wall and winning the Puissance in Aachen 1967. Aberali was already 12 years and had become a terrible stopper when he was bought to her from Italy via Nelson Pessoa in 1966. With her experience lots of patience Kusner managed to get rid of his stopping [...]
Aberali under Stefano Angioni from Italy in the 1966 European Championships in Lucerne. This scoopy thoroughbred was ridden without bit. After this Aberali came to Kathy Kusner in USA.