Isabell Werth is a German dressage rider. She is a seven-time Olympic champion with a total of twelve Olympic medals (7 × gold & 5 × silver), nine-time world champion, twenty-one-time European champion and fourteen-time German champion. She is the world’s most successful female rider and dressage rider.
Isabell Werth competed in a senior championship for the first time in 1989 and immediately won team gold with Weingart. That was the start of an incredible career. At the age of 17, dressage trainer Dr. Uwe Schulten-Baumer discovered the talent from the Lower Rhine region. In the saddle on his horses and supported by him, Isabell Werth established herself at the top of the world in no time at all. Her first Olympic gold medal with the team in Barcelona in 1992 was followed by further team and individual medals.
Isabell Werth lecture topics
- Horse and rider: The performance principle at eye level
- Top-class sport: Turning pressure situations into top performance
- Dealing with crises: Drawing strength from valleys
Isabell Werth is admired not only for her mental strength and fighting spirit, but also for her ability to optimally support horses of very different types, conformation and character and bring them into the big sport. Isabell Werth has been training her horses in her own training stable in her home town of Rheinberg since 2004.
Four legs carry my soul.
In her lectures, Isabell Werth talks knowledgeably and personally about the most important horse personalities of her long career. She describes how horses and riders are shaped by each other, points out the numerous character traits and adventures that they bring with them, as well as the ways in which they overcome problems. Because every horse is different. There is no one-size-fits-all template. Some horses are really bad-tempered and react extremely well, while others get angry if you stroke another animal in front of them. Because, like us humans, they also notice immediately whether they are number one.
Isabell Werth is passionate about training horses. In her career to date, she can look back on a long list of loyal sporting companions. The exceptional athlete has a very special approach to animals. Her farm in Rheinberg on the Lower Rhine is home to top horses, which she trains with passion and introduces to the world’s top dressage riders.