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Posted by FEI Media Release on 18/08/2017.
Germany's Isabell Werth on Weihegold OLD
FEI Cara Grimshaw

Can the defending Dutch hold off the German giants?

Germany’s Isabell Werth, the most medalled Olympic equestrian athlete in history, will be chasing gold with Weihegold OLD at the Longines FEI European Championships. 

Longines FEI European Championships 2017 - Dressage and Para Dressage 

By Louise Parkes

The Dutch are defending European team champions in Dressage, but the shine hasn’t gone off those Olympic gold medals won by Team Germany last summer and their individual silver medallist from Rio, Isabell Werth, is in the form of her life. With Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin no longer presenting a challenge following the retirement of the phenomenal Valegro, can anyone get in the way of a German whitewash at next week’s Longines FEI European Championships 2017 in Gothenburg, Sweden?

 A total of 17 teams, and riders from 21 nations, will line out at the Ullevi Stadium in the heart of the charming Swedish city when the action gets underway with the Grand Prix on 22 August. Staged every two years, the story of these Championships has long been about German domination. To read more click here.

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