“Fendt is proud to be a partner of the German equestrian national team!”, says Peter-Josef Paffen, Chairman of the AGCO/Fendt Management Board. “Congratulations to the three German teams on the sensational performances at the World Equestrian Festival in Aachen, and we look forward to the upcoming European Championships.”
German dressage team wins the Nation’s Cup in Aachen
With superiority the German dressage team won the Nation’s Cup at CHIO Aachen and beat the teams from the USA and Sweden. The German team won the Nation’s Cup for the 37th time since 1977. The winning team was composed of Isabell Werth, Sönke Rothenberger, Dorothee Schneider and Hubertus Schmidt.
German show jumpers win the prestigious Nation’s Cup of Aachen
For the second time in a row the German show jumping team won the local Nation’s Cup at the CHIO Aachen on Thursday night. The German jumping quartet rode to victory with two flawless tours on a highly-emotional night in front of a crowd of 40,000 in the Soers area in Aachen, and a television audience of millions. The team of Marcus Ehning, Philipp Weishaupt, Maurice Tebbel und Marco Kutscher celebrated their deserved victory, and savored the moment while being celebrated by the crowd during their lap of honour. Switzerland secured the second place, while the hotly favoured Americans placed third.
The invincible German eventing team
After all three disciplines, the German eventing team of Ingrid Klimke, Michael Jung, Sandra Auffarth and Josefa Sommer had a huge lead over the rest of the field. With a 45 point lead, the German team of national trainer Hans Melzer prevailed against the competition from Australia. In the individual competition, Ingrid Klimke achieved a tight victory over Michael Jung. Sandra Auffarth placed 4th.
At least until 2026, the company Fendt is main sponsor of the German equestrian national team for the disciplines dressage, jumping and eventing. Whenever the athletes ride for Germany at nations cups or championships, they will wear Fendt branded clothing.