Euro News - Dorothee Schneider Hospitalized After Riding Accident

Sunday, September 8, 2019
Posted by Astrid Appels - Eurodressage


Brand new European Dressage reserve champion Dorothee Schneider has been hospitalized overnight after a riding accident that took place at Gut Ising on 5 September 2019. Schneider had planned on competing her upcoming Grand Prix horse Quantum Vis in the Louisdor Cup qualifier at Gut Ising this weekend.

Photo: Dorothee Schneider at the 2019 European Dressage Championships (© Astrid Appels)

Dorothee was about to school 10-year old Hanoverian stallion Quantum Vis (by Quaterback x Gloster) on Thursday, when the accident happened. The normally calm natured stallion spooked while she was mounting him and he bolted.

Schneider fell and injured herself. She was transported to the hospital and stayed overnight for observation, but was not diagnosed with any severe injuries aside from some bruises.

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