World of Showjumping
Menu

This week

Coming weeks

CSIO5* Rotterdam
Netherlands

CSI5*/2* LGCT Monte Carlo
Monaco

CSI4* Hickstead
Great Britan

CSI3* Bonheiden
Belgium

CSI3*-W Olomouc
Czech Republic

CSI2* Kronenberg
Netherlands

CSI2* Riesenbeck
Germany

CSI2* Calgary
Canada

CSI2* Dalian
China

Quotes from Hannover

Sunday, 23 October 2011

"Mr German Classics" Paul Schockemöhle walking the course. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.The winner Jörg Oppermann was a bit overwhelmed by the win in Grand Prix from Hannover. “Unbelievable," was the first thing he said at the press conference. “My plan was not to ride the Riders Tour final in München but now I might have to change my plan,” he continued.

Runner-up Katharina Offel, that just ended her collaboration with Onischenko, showed everyone that she can do well on her own as well. “Cathleen is just 9 years old and I am really pleased with her. She is fantastic! I have been riding her for two years now so today, for a change, I rode a horse that I really know.” As an answer to the question why she stopped riding for Onischenko Offel says; “He had too many horses and our collaboration didn´t really work out any more, so we ended it after the Promotional League final in Barcelona. But I still ride for Ukraine and will do so in the future as well.”

“I will really congratulate Jörg on the win. His horse jumped amazing and he rode excellent, so it was really no luck that they won today. They were the best and should win,” said the head of the German Classics, Paul Schockemöhle.

This photo has been added to your cart !

Your shopping cart »