Ms Margit Otto-Creacute;pin (FRA) has been elected new President of the International Dressage Rider's Club (IDRC) during their last annual meeting, which took place during the CHIO Aachen.
Margit was born in Saarbruken (Ger), but got the French nationality by marriage. Started to ride at the age of 8. Liselotte Fangmann-Kanehl, Fritz Tempelmann, Dr Uwe Schuten-Baumer Sr., and Udo Lange trained her among others.
Studied in the USA (Michigan) and France (Paris-Sorbonne). Margit is the owner of 5 fashion houses in France. Ms. Otto-Crepin is married to Frenchman Daniel Crepin, who is an enthusiastic jumper rider. Margit had he biggest success on Corlandus, winning The World Cup Final in 1981, and finishing 4th in the 1990 World Equestrian Games.
Featured here on Dressage Daily is Margit on Lucky Lord a Zweibrueken gelding by Lord out of Otilla by Angriff, her Olympic mount.
For more photos of Margit Otto-Crepin search the Phelps Photo database by rider.