Germany Names Team for Blair Castle European Championships

The German Olympic Committee has named the team participants for the 2015 Longines FEI European Eventing Championships at Blair Castle, September 10-15.

Sandra Auffarth and Opgun Louvo. Photo by Jenni Autry. Sandra Auffarth and Opgun Louvo. Photo by Jenni Autry.

The German Olympic Committee has named the team participants for the 2015 Longines FEI European Eventing Championships at Blair Castle, September 10-15.

The following athlete-and-horse combinations have been named to the German squad for the European Championships (in alphabetical order):

Sandra Auffarth with Opgun Louvo
Michael Jung with fischerTakinou or Halunke FBW
Bettina Hoy with Designer 10
Ingrid Klimke with Horseware Hale Bob or FRH Escada JS
Dirk Schrade with Hop and Skip
Peter Thomsen with Horseware’s Barny

The following athlete-and-horse combinations have been named as reserves in the following order:

Andreas Dibowski with FRH Butts Avedon
Niklas Bschorer with Tom Tom Go
Claas Hermann Romeike with Cato

All of the above combinations competed at the Nations Cup in Aachen this week, where Germany won the team competition. Individually, Ingrid finished first and second with FRH Escada JS and Horseware Hale Bob, respectively. 2014 WEG gold medalists Sandra and Opgun Louvo finished third. Michael was fifth with fischerTakinou, and Bettina, Dirk and Peter finished in the top 13.

[Germany Names European Championships Eventing Squad]

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