Dag “Dadde” Nätterqvist (born on June 20, 1922 in Stockholm, and died on November 20, 2009) was a legendary Swedish show jumping rider and trainer. Nätterqvist was the most successful show jumper in Sweden for 14 years and won the Swedish Championship five times. At the European Championships in Aachen 1958 he took a great [...]
One of the best couples in the history of show jumping, Alwin Schockemöhle on Donald Rex!
Harry Llewellyn (* 8 July 1911 in Aberdare, South Wales, † 15 November 1999) was an Olympic gold medal winner on his Foxhunter (1940-1959). He first achieved some success as a show-jumping champion during the 1930’s, and also competed in the Grand National steeplechase, coming second in 1936. Llewellyn and Foxhunter was best known for [...]
Here’s some videos from Hickstead in 1986 including Joe Turi on Vital, Eddie Macken on Flight, Michael Whitaker on Warren Point, Pierre Durand on Jappeloup and Patrice Delaveau on Laeken.
Frank Chapot (USA) on Viscount at the Olympic Games in Montreal 1976.
In memoriam: Kurt Jarasinki (1938-2005) Kurt Jarasinski (* Elpersbüttel, Schleswig-Holstein, on November 6 1938 - † October 27 2005) Kurt Jarasinki succeeded Fritz Thiedemann as Bereiter of the Holsteiner Verband in 1961. He won gold medal on Torro with the German team at the Olympic Games in Tokyo 1964, and was 8th in the [...]
This is Raimondo d’Inzeo riding Fritz Thiedemann’s Meteor in the final of the World Championships in Aachen 1956. Just like today the top four riders jumped each others horses in the final. Raimondo won the title after being the only one to jump clear (except for 1,75 time faults) on all four horses. The result: [...]