Remembering Graziano Mancinelli, who was born on this day 75 years ago. Graziano Mancinelli (* February 18, 1937 in Milan, † October 8, 1992 in Brescia) was a very succesful Italian rider in the 1960′s and 1970′s winning medals at Olympic Games, World and European Championships. He partecipated at five Olympic Games from 1964 to 1984. [...]
Astonishing 10 min video from 1956 with Raimondo d’Inzeo including: 1) In Stadio dei Marmi Roma on The Quiet Man, Merano e Posillipo (only 5 years at the time) 2) Olympics in Stockholm on Merano (individual silver medal) 3) Aachen, the World Championships Final, on Merano, Meteor, Discutido and Fahnenkönig (individual gold medal) With commentary [...]
Happy Birthday to Pierre Durand, 57 years today!
Happy Birthday to Herbert Meyer, 73 years today! Herbert Meyer (* February 14, 1939), ex German showjumper, trainer and national coach. He comes from a family with traditions in the cavalry, and completed his education at the Reitakademie in München-Riem and studied for Hans-Heinrich Brinckmann. In his younger years he also competed in eventing. In [...]
We wish Raimondo d’Inzeo a Happy 87th Birthday!
In the memory of Pierre Jonquères d’Oriola who passed away last summer. He would have completed his 93th birthday today. We remember him as a icon of perfection and elegance, not to mention his two Olympic gold medals!