The German Equestrian Federation, German chef d'equipe Martin Richterhagen and German team trainer Holger Schmezer announced the Olympic Dressage Team that will represent Germany at the 2008 Olympic Games today in a press conference at the CDIO Aachen.
Aachen was the final German Olympic selection trial.
The German Olympic Dressage Team includes:
- Isabell Werth - Satchmo
(Hann, Sao Paulo x Legat)
- Nadine Capellmann - Elvis VA
(Hann, Espri x Garibaldi II)
- Heike Kemmer - Bonaparte
(Hann, Bon Bonaparte x Consul)
- Reserve: Monica Theodorescu - Whisper (BaWu, Welt Hit I x Weltstar)
Two more reserve riders have been appointed: Matthias Alexander Rath with Sterntaler and Helen Langehanenberg with Responsible.
The German horses go into quarantaine on July 18, 2008. The dressage horses will be quarantained in Aachen, the other German horses at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Warendorf.
Photo copyrighted: Astrid Appels/Eurodressage
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