Ready for Rio: that’s why…

German Dressage and Eventing Number 1 Kristina Bröring-Sprehe and Michael Jung are ready for Rio.


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Kristina Bröring-Sprehe and her black stallion Desperados led German Team to the victory of Nations Cup Dressage and claimed also the Grand Prix Special at CHIO Aachen. The 29-year-old demonstrated clearly why she is FEI the Dressage World Ranking number 1. Olympic Gold medal by team at London 2012, the top combination is officially in final nominated entries at Rio.

Michael Jung showed another time his supremacy in international eventing. At CHIO Aachen he and his top horse Sam placed second in team classification of CICO 3* and with Takinou he dominated the individual classification earning an undoubtful place in final nominated eventing entries at Rio. Michael Jung, 34-year-old, and Sam won gold individual and team medal at Olympic Games London 2012. No doubt he is the number 1 in Fei World Eventing Ranking.

Despite the still young age, Kristina and Micheal have already an amazing career, with Olympic, World Equestrian Games and European medals, in addition to the most prestigious victories in the most important Dressage and Eventing competitions. Good management and respect of the horses, feeling, technique, skill, hard work, good planning, attention to every detail… are the ingredients of success and of a lasting career. Sam is 16-year-old and Desperados 15-year-old, they are fresh but with all the experience they need to be top horses, and last but not least they are happy horse, happy to be their best in competition because they are loved and well cared.

So, Kristina and Michael will represent Germany at Rio next August and represent also Animo. Two number 1, two stars in their disciplines: thanks a lot for being with Animo and for sharing their passion and their successful carrer with Animo.