Sönke Rothenberger

German Dressage Championships Set for Next Week

1 month ago admin Comments Off on German Dressage Championships Set for Next Week
Isabell Werth will not compete world No. 1 Bella Rose, Dorothee Schneider will be without Showtime and Sönke Rothenberger will be on a horse other than Cosmo in the German Dressage Championships next week, the first year in four decades that the usually dominant nation will not have a chance to win a medal at an Olympics or international championship Read More

Isabell Werth Logs More Success on Latest World Rankings

3 months ago admin Comments Off on Isabell Werth Logs More Success on Latest World Rankings
Isabell Werth's return to the international show arena in July produced more ranking success to go along with her partnerships with Bella Rose and Weihegold OLD that remain at No. 1 and No. 2 in the world Read More

Cosmo €8/US$8.9 Million Vet Dispute Gets First Court Hearing

7 months ago admin Comments Off on Cosmo €8/US$8.9 Million Vet Dispute Gets First Court Hearing
FRANKFURT, Germany, Mar. 14, 2020–The €8/US$8.9 million dispute over veterinary treatment of the German Olympic dressage gold medal team horse Cosmo has had its first court hearing. At the center of possibly the highest value in a legal dispute in the history of Olympic equestrian sport is the 13-year-old KWPN gelding that Sönke Rothenberger rode Read More

Germany’s European Championship Freestyle Medalists Plus Isabell Werth & Weihegold Top of World Rankings

1 year ago admin Comments Off on Germany’s European Championship Freestyle Medalists Plus Isabell Werth & Weihegold Top of World Rankings
The trio of German riders that captured the European Championship freestyle medals as well as team gold were clustered at the top of the latest world rankings along with Isabell Werth and her three-time World Cup champion mount Weihegold OLD. Read More

European Championships Grand Prix Starts Monday, Germany Looking for 24th Title, 3 Other Nations Seeking Tokyo Olympic Berths

1 year ago admin Comments Off on European Championships Grand Prix Starts Monday, Germany Looking for 24th Title, 3 Other Nations Seeking Tokyo Olympic Berths
European Championship dressage gets underway in Rotterdam Monday with Germany expected to claim its 24th title since the first team event in 1965, but also at stake are the last three team berths at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo. Denmark is considered a shoo-in but the remaining two slots appear up for grabs by eight other hopeful nations. Read More

German Federation Clears Cosmo for European Championship Team After Report of Lawsuit, Veterinary Records

1 year ago admin Comments Off on German Federation Clears Cosmo for European Championship Team After Report of Lawsuit, Veterinary Records
WARENDORF, Germany, July 31, 2019--The German equestrian federation reported Wednesday that Cosmo and the rider Sönke Rothenberger have been cleared for selection to the team for the European Championships next month after reports of a lawsuit over treatment of the Olympic and World Equestrian Games gold medal horse. Read More

Rothenberger Family Claims Cosmo Damaged by Vet Malpractice, Sues for €8/US$9 Million, Vet Records Reportedly Show Years of Treatments

1 year ago admin Comments Off on Rothenberger Family Claims Cosmo Damaged by Vet Malpractice, Sues for €8/US$9 Million, Vet Records Reportedly Show Years of Treatments
The selection of Sönke Rothenberger and Cosmo for the German team for the European Championships next month is reported to have been clouded by veterinary reports of treatment of the Olympic gold medal horse that emerged in response to a lawsuit filed by the Rothenberger family involving the value of the gelding Read More

Ilse Schwarz Reports on Aachen Nations Cup Grand Prix Special

1 year ago admin Comments Off on Ilse Schwarz Reports on Aachen Nations Cup Grand Prix Special
AACHEN, Germany, July 20, 2019--Today is Saturday at Aachen. It is a big day for the spectators as both the cross country and the driving marathon are taking place. The cross country was the deciding phase for the eventing and incredibly popular with about 38,000 spectators before they closed the course to more viewers. Read More

Sönke Rothenberger Snipes at German Team Selectors After Riding Cosmo to Aachen CDI4* Grand Prix & Special Victories

1 year ago admin Comments Off on Sönke Rothenberger Snipes at German Team Selectors After Riding Cosmo to Aachen CDI4* Grand Prix & Special Victories
AACHEN, Germany, July 19, 2019--Sönke Rothenberger sniped at the German team selectors for not placing he and Cosmo on the Nations Cup team after he rode the 12-year-old gelding to victory in the CDI4* Grand Prix Friday night after taking the Grand Prix two days earlier. Read More