Dorothee Schneider will be competing at the IFEMA Madrid Horse Week

The dressage rider has confirmed her participation in the fourth leg of the World Cup of Dressage that will take place at the IMHW the following 29th November till the 1st of December.

The German rider, who currently holds the third position in the FEI Dressage World Ranking, last summer scored silver medal in the individual competition and for a second time, team gold in the European Championships in Rotterdam. However, with over 30 years of experience competing at a high level, the number of medals she has earned doesn´t stop there. During the Olympics in London in 2012, she scored the silver medal for her team and the seventh individual place. In Rio de Janeiro in 2012, her team scored the gold medal and in 2018 during the World Equestrian Games in Tryon as well, along with her team, they achieved another success, scoring another gold medal for the team.

With countless victories and international grand prix wins, only one important championship remains to be conquered, the World Cup to be precise. For that reason, the renowned 50 year old dressage rider will travel for the first time to compete in Spain for one of the most important championships of the year and will try to earn another triumph in her prosperous sports career.

Despite the great teachers she has had as trainers, Klaus Balkenhol, Holger Schmezer, Jean Bemelmans, Michael Rasch and Hans Riegler, in addition, her father Hans Eberhard, Dorothee has always been considered as a very dedicated and self-critical of her work.

In this occasion, the central track of IMHW will witness for the first time the reprise of this world class rider who will compete with her horse Faustus 94, an 11 year old Hanoverian with whom the German rider has been working with since March 2018, where he has enabled her to reach the podium in all competitions they have competed together.

The Spaniards who will represent their country in the World Cup of Dressage will be Claudio Castilla, Cristóbal Belmonte, Juan Antonio Jiménez, José Daniel Martín and the young rider Juan Matute Guimón.

The Dutchman, Hanz Peter Minderhoud, who is ranked number 42 in the world, the Englishman Richard Davison and the young 27 year old Morgan Barbaçon are the other very important riders in the world who are already confirmed to attend this second edition of the World Cup in Madrid that will be celebrated in the IMHW this Friday at 16:45 and on Saturday the Freestyle version at 16:30.

Tickets are already available via the official web page of the event, the Madrid Horse Week.

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