Sönke Rothenberger & Cosmo

German Dressage Team for Rio Announced

“We didn’t have to worry as much as Otto Becker,” German chef d’équipe Klaus Roeser said when he announced his team for the Olympic Games in Rio. Isabell Werth and Weihegold OLD, Kristina Bröring-Sprehe and Desperados FRH, Dorothee Schneider and Showtime as well as Sönke Rothenberger and Cosmo form the team for Rio. Hubertus Schmidt will be reserve rider. “We’re happy to announce that Hubertus Schmidt puts himself at the service of the team. For me, personally, he’s an athletic role model,” Roeser said. “The results of the last month speak for him.”