Great moments of the World Cup since 1979 with Hugo Simon on Gladstone, John Whitaker on Milton, Ludger Beerbaum on Ratina Z and more legendary horses and riders. From ARD 1 HD.
Liz Edgar (* April 28, 1943 in Cardiff, Wales), sister of David Broome, wife of Ted Edgar and mother of Marie Edgar is one of the most talented and successful lady show jumping riders of all time. She quickly established herself as a talented rider making her first appearance at the Horse of the Year [...]
Gerd Wiltfang (* April 27, 1946 in Stuhr; † July 1, 1997 in Thedinghausen), a baker’s son who became individual World Champion and won Olympic team gold. He was discovered in 1964, at the age of 17, by Alwin Schockemöhle, who brought him to Mühlen and took him under his wings. Already in 1965 Wiltfang [...]
You don’t see fences like this today!
Achaz von Buchwaldt (* September 18, 1944 in Grömitz, Germany) was a member of German national team for 25 years. He was at the DOKR (Deutschen Olympiakomitee) in Warendorf from 1967 to 1970, where he rode for trainers like Hans-Heinrich Brinckmann and Hans Günter Winkler. He was second in the German Championships in 1983 on [...]
Carlos Figueroa (* December 12, 1931 in Spain) on Gracieux was a member of the Spanish team that came on sixth place at the Olympics in Stockholm 1956. In this photo Carlos Figueroa is riding Lorrain in Aachen 1961.
Happy Birthday wishes to Lutz Merkel, 74 years today! German rider Lutz Merkel (* April 13, 1937) stepped into the international show jumping scene when he won his his first S-class in Frankfurt 1961 on Hardenberg. He was invited to join the DOKR centre in Warendorf where he came under the wings of Hans Günter [...]
Harvey Smith and his sons Steven and Robert. Photo from the 198o’s.
The splash in the water by Bill Steinkraus on Main Spring was his only fault and it cost the US team the Olympic team gold in Munich 1972. Instead Germany won by a quarter of a time fault.