Alwin Schockemöhle on Warwick Rex, here seen at the 1975 European Championships in Munich, where they won the individual gold medal. A year later Alwin became Olympic Champion in Montreal 1976, also on Warwick Rex after two outstanding clear rounds.
Marion Mould (Coakes) on Stroller during the Ladies World Championship in Copenhagen in 1970 where she was second after Janou Lefebvre.
Janou Lefèbvre (later married Tissot) in Copenhagen in 1970 where she won the Ladies World Championship on Rocket and Troubadour. A title she defended in La Baule 1974. The ladies championship has since been discontinued. Men and women now, of course, compete in a single, combined world championship. Janou Lefèbvre won two Olympic silver medals [...]
Eddie Macken on Carroll’s Spotlight and Gary Gillespie on Goldfink in the last jump-off in the Puissance at Wembley, London, in 1980. The wall is 2.19 m.
Piero d’Inzeo 1959
Gilles Bertran de Balanda with the great stallion Galoubet A at the World Championships in Dublin 1982. It’s also a spectacular course with big beautiful obstacles on a historic arena. The first round: The second round:
Harvey Smith on Graf in the Puissance at the Horse of the Year Show back in 1977. He had to share the victory with Graham Fletcher after the 3rd jump-off. Harvey wanted the wall higher but the judges didn’t allow a 4th jump-off. A decision that made Harvey really furious. He jumps off the horse [...]
This weekend it’s time for the traditional meeting in the beautiful Schlosspark in Wiesbaden. The highlight is the Grand Prix, Grosser Preis von Wiesbaden, which was held for the first time in 1958 with Hans Günter Winkler on Halla as the winners. Many legendary winners have followed since, among them Fritz Thiedemann on Finale in [...]
Hans Günter Winkler on Halla winning the Individual Olympic Gold in Stockholm 1956. The legendary second round where Winkler rides in terrible pain after having pulled a groin muscle in the first round.
Happy Birthday to Marion Mould (née Coakes)! Marion is still beloved and remembered by so many for her fairytale achievements on the magic little Stroller.