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Euro News - Ulla Salzgeber Says Goodbye to International Competition Career

Friday, September 22, 2017
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German Olympian Ulla Salzgeber at the 2012 European Pony Championships, where she trained Polish pony rider Joanna Tragarz

German Olympian Ulla Salzgeber at the 2012 European Pony Championships, where she trained Polish pony rider Joanna Tragarz (Photo: © Astrid Appels)

Olympic individual silver medal winner Ulla Salzgeber has decided to say goodbye to her competition career and she will be focusing solely on training students.

Dressursport Deutschland announced the news that the 59-year old is putting her shadbelly permanently in the closet.

Salzgeber was Germany's leading dressage rider in the late 1990s - early 2000s aboard the Latvian bred Rusty. She won double Olympic team gold, once Olympic individual silver and once individual bronze. She won the 2001 and 2002 World Cup Finals and competed at four European Championships (1997, 1999, 2001, 2003), where she scored four team gold and double individual gold. She won double team gold and double individual bronze at the 1998 and 2002 World Equestrian Games.

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