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WERTH Isabell
Sport Dressage
NOC Germany   
GenderFemale
Born21 Jul 1969
Height1.69 m
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Last Update
  24 Feb 2014
Further Personal Information
Residence Rheinberg, GER
Occupation Athlete
Languages German, English
Higher education Law
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began riding at age five on her parents' farm in Rheinberg, Germany.
Why this sport? Her family is involved in equestrian, with her father breeding dressage horses for many years. She was solely focussed on equestrian jumping until age 17. Then Doctor Schulten-Baumer, a dressage expert and father of her friend Verena, asked if she wanted to try riding one of his horses. Since that day she has been hooked on dressage.
Club / Team Graf von Schmettow Eversael: Germany
Name of coach Monica Theodorescu [national]
Coach from which country? Germany
International Debut
Year 1988
Competing for Germany
General Interest
Nicknames Dressage Queen (isabell-werth.de, 05 Jan 2014)
Most influential person in career German trainer Uwe Schulten-Baumer, and her parents. (isabell-werth.de, 05 Jan 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto "My home is on the horse. A quiet ride makes me happy." (gq-magazin.de, 29 Sep 2011)
Awards and honours She was named 1999 Sportswoman of the Year in the German region of North Rhine-Westphalia. (FEI, 04 Jul 2000)

She has also held the title of L' Annee Hippique's Dressage Rider of the Year. (junior-riders.com, 29 Apr 2003)
Other information SUSPENSION
In May 2009 one of her mounts Whisper returned a positive test for fluphenazin, a drug that acts as a sedative in horses. She claimed that Whisper was administered the drug by her vet Dr. Hans Stihl as a treatment for shivering syndrome, a disease that affects the nervous system. She was suspended for six months by the International Equestrian Federation [FEI] and fined 3000 USD. The German Equestrian Federation [FN] extended the ban to one year. The suspension ended in June 2010. (chronofhorse.com, 25 Jun 2010)

SECOND SUSPENSION
In November 2013 she was banned for six months by the FN after her horse El Santro NRW tested positive for cimetidine at the 2012 Rhineland Championships in Langenfeld, Germany. She claimed the horse ingested the banned substance from drinking contaminated water, but after investigation the federation deemed the horse had most likely consumed the cimetidine from a neighbouring stable. The substance is not banned at international level but is prohibited by the German federation. (insidethegames.biz, 05 Nov 2013)

OTHER ACTIVITES
She assisted in the development of the Bates Isabell Dressage Saddle, which is sold worldwide. She has also developed her own sportswear collection that specialises in horse riding apparel, and featured in a computer game called Isabell Werth: Equestrian. (isabell-werth.com, 22 Nov 2007; vanityfair.de, 22 Nov 2007; tds-saddlers.com, 29 Apr 2003)

Major Results
Olympic Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2008 OG-D Hong Kong - The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games (CHN) SATCHMO 78 1 1
2000 OG-D Sydney NSW (AUS) Gigolo 2 1
1996 OG-D Atlanta GA (USA) Gigolo 1 1
1992 OG-D Barcelona (ESP) Gigolo 2 1
World Equestrian Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2010 6th WEG FS Lexington KY (USA) WARUM NICHT FRH 6  
2010 6th WEG Lexington KY (USA) WARUM NICHT FRH 10 3
2006 5th WEG Aachen (GER) SATCHMO 78 1 1
2006 5th WEG FS Aachen (GER) SATCHMO 78 3  
1998 3rd WEG Rome (ITA) Nissan Gigolo FRH 1 1
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2013 CH-EU Herning (DEN) DON JOHNSON FRH 20 1
2011 CH-EU FS Rotterdam (NED) EL SANTO NRW 7  
2011 CH-EU Rotterdam (NED) EL SANTO NRW 7 2
2007 CH-EU La Mandria, Torino (ITA) SATCHMO 78 1 2
2007 CH-EU FS La Mandria, Torino (ITA) SATCHMO 78 2  
2003 CH-EU Hickstead (GBR) SATCHMO 78 17  
2001 CH-EU Verden (GER) Anthony FRH 16 1
1999 CH-EU Arnhem (NED) Nissan Antony FRH 16 1
1997 CH-EU Verden (GER) Nobilis Gigolo FRH 1 1
1995 CH-EU Mondorf les Bains (LUX) Nobilis Gigolo FRH 1 1
1993 CH-EU Lipica (SLO) GIGOLO FRH 1 1
1991 CH-EU Donaueschingen (GER) GIGOLO FRH 1 1
1989 CH-EU Mondorf les Bains (LUX) Weingart 13  
World Cup Final
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2013 CDI-W Final Göteborg (SWE) DON JOHNSON FRH 5  
2012 CDI-W Final 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) EL SANTO NRW 4  
2011 CDI-W Final Leipzig (GER) SATCHMO 78 5  
2010 CDI-W Final 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) WARUM NICHT FRH 4  
2009 CDI-W Final Las Vegas NV (USA) SATCHMO 78 2  
2008 CDI-W Final 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) WARUM NICHT FRH 2  
2007 CDI-W Final Las Vegas NV (USA) WARUM NICHT FRH 1  
2006 CDI-W Final Amsterdam (NED) WARUM NICHT FRH 2  
2004 CDI-W Final Düsseldorf (GER) APACHE OLD 9  
2003 CDI-W Final Göteborg (SWE) ANTONY FRH 4  
2002 CDI-W Final 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) ANTONY FRH 5  
2001 CDI-W Final Aarhus, Vilhelmsborg (DEN) ANTONY FRH 2  
2000 CDI-W Final 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) Nissan Antony 4  

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
20.03.2014 to 23.03.2014 CDI4* 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) GP - Grand Prix HARMONIE 278 1  
20.03.2014 to 23.03.2014 CDI4* 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music HARMONIE 278 1  
20.03.2014 to 23.03.2014 CDI-W 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music EL SANTO NRW 4  
20.03.2014 to 23.03.2014 CDI-W 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) GP - Grand Prix EL SANTO NRW 8  
10.03.2014 to 15.03.2014 CDI5* Doha, Al Shaqab (QAT) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music DER STERN OLD 4  
10.03.2014 to 15.03.2014 CDI5* Doha, Al Shaqab (QAT) GP Grand Prix DER STERN OLD 4  
07.03.2014 to 09.03.2014 CDI4* Dortmund (GER) GPS - Grand Prix Special DON JOHNSON FRH 2  
07.03.2014 to 09.03.2014 CDI4* Dortmund (GER) GP - Grand Prix DON JOHNSON FRH 3  
13.02.2014 to 16.02.2014 CDI-W Neumünster (GER) GP FS - Grand Prix Freest DON JOHNSON FRH 4  
13.02.2014 to 16.02.2014 CDI-W Neumünster (GER) GP - Grand Prix DON JOHNSON FRH 4  
24.01.2014 to 26.01.2014 CDI-W Amsterdam (NED) GP - Grand Prix DON JOHNSON FRH 3  
24.01.2014 to 26.01.2014 CDI-W Amsterdam (NED) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music DON JOHNSON FRH 4  
18.12.2013 to 22.12.2013 CDI4* Frankfurt (GER) GPS - Grand Prix Special BELLA ROSE 2 1  
18.12.2013 to 22.12.2013 CDI4* Frankfurt (GER) GP - Grand Prix BELLA ROSE 2 2  
05.12.2013 to 08.12.2013 CDI5* Salzburg Arena Messezentrum (AUT) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music EL SANTO NRW 1  
05.12.2013 to 08.12.2013 CDI5* Salzburg Arena Messezentrum (AUT) GP - Grand Prix EL SANTO NRW 2  
05.12.2013 to 08.12.2013 CDI5* Salzburg Arena Messezentrum (AUT) GPS - Grand Prix Special DER STERN OLD 3  
05.12.2013 to 08.12.2013 CDI5* Salzburg Arena Messezentrum (AUT) GP - Grand Prix DER STERN OLD 3  
13.11.2013 to 17.11.2013 CDI4* Stuttgart (GER) GPS - Grand Prix Special DON JOHNSON FRH 1  
13.11.2013 to 17.11.2013 CDI4* Stuttgart (GER) GP - Grand Prix DON JOHNSON FRH 1  
13.11.2013 to 17.11.2013 CDI-W Stuttgart (GER) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music EL SANTO NRW 2  
13.11.2013 to 17.11.2013 CDI-W Stuttgart (GER) GP - Grand Prix EL SANTO NRW 2  
16.10.2013 to 20.10.2013 CDI-W Odense (DEN) REEM ACRA FEI WORLD CUP ™ DRESSAGE DON JOHNSON FRH 2  
16.10.2013 to 20.10.2013 CDI-W Odense (DEN) REEM ACRA FEI WORLD CUP ™ DRESSAGE DON JOHNSON FRH 3  
19.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CDI4* Wien (AUT) GP - Grand Prix EL SANTO NRW 2  
19.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CDI4* Wien (AUT) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music EL SANTO NRW 2  
11.09.2013 to 15.09.2013 CDI4* Donaueschingen (GER) GPS - Grand Prix Special DON JOHNSON FRH 1  
11.09.2013 to 15.09.2013 CDI4* Donaueschingen (GER) GP - Grand Prix DON JOHNSON FRH 4  
19.08.2013 to 25.08.2013 CH-EU-D Herning (DEN) Grand Prix DON JOHNSON FRH 8 1
19.08.2013 to 25.08.2013 CH-EU-D Herning (DEN) Grand Prix Special DON JOHNSON FRH 20 1
19.08.2013 to 25.08.2013 CH-EU-D Herning (DEN) Final Classification DON JOHNSON FRH 20 1
06.08.2013 to 11.08.2013 CDI3* Verden (GER) GP - Grand Prix DER STERN OLD RET  
18.07.2013 to 21.07.2013 CDI4* Perl (GER) GP - Grand Prix BELLA ROSE 2 1  
18.07.2013 to 21.07.2013 CDI4* Perl (GER) GPS - Grand Prix Special BELLA ROSE 2 1  
18.07.2013 to 21.07.2013 CDI4* Perl (GER) GP - Grand Prix DER STERN OLD 3  
18.07.2013 to 21.07.2013 CDI4* Perl (GER) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music DER STERN OLD 4  
25.06.2013 to 30.06.2013 CDIO5* Aachen (GER) D9 Deutsche Bank Prize DON JOHNSON FRH 2 1
25.06.2013 to 30.06.2013 CDIO5* Aachen (GER) D6 MEGGLE-Preis DON JOHNSON FRH 3 1
25.06.2013 to 30.06.2013 CDI4* Aachen (GER) PSG - Prix St-Georges LEZARD 12 3  
25.06.2013 to 30.06.2013 CDI4* Aachen (GER) Int I - Intermediate I LEZARD 12 4  
25.06.2013 to 30.06.2013 CDIO5* Aachen (GER) D3 Preis der Familie Tesch DON JOHNSON FRH 7 1
25.06.2013 to 30.06.2013 CDI4* Aachen (GER) D8 PHILIPS-Preis DER STERN OLD 7  
25.06.2013 to 30.06.2013 CDI4* Aachen (GER) D2 HAVENS Pferdefutter- Preis DER STERN OLD 12  
17.05.2013 to 20.05.2013 CDI4* Wiesbaden (GER) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music DER STERN OLD 1  
17.05.2013 to 20.05.2013 CDI4* Wiesbaden (GER) GP - Grand Prix DON JOHNSON FRH 1  
17.05.2013 to 20.05.2013 CDI4* Wiesbaden (GER) GP - Grand Prix DER STERN OLD 19  
09.05.2013 to 12.05.2013 CDI3* München-Riem (GER) CDI 3* - FEI Grand Prix -international- BELLA ROSE 2 1  
09.05.2013 to 12.05.2013 CDI3* München-Riem (GER) CDI 3* - FEI Grand Prix Special -international- BELLA ROSE 2 1  
09.05.2013 to 12.05.2013 CDI5* München-Riem (GER) CDI 5* - FEI Grand Prix Kür WDM-A Finale -interna DON JOHNSON FRH 2  
09.05.2013 to 12.05.2013 CDI5* München-Riem (GER) CDI 5* - FEI Grand Prix WDM -international- DON JOHNSON FRH 4  
24.04.2013 to 28.04.2013 CDI-W Final Göteborg (SWE) Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage DON JOHNSON FRH 5  
24.04.2013 to 28.04.2013 CDI-W Final Göteborg (SWE) Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final DON JOHNSON FRH 5  
14.03.2013 to 17.03.2013 CDI-W 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage DON JOHNSON FRH 3  
14.03.2013 to 17.03.2013 CDI4* 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) Brabanthallen Prijs DER STERN OLD 9  
14.02.2013 to 17.02.2013 CDI-W Neumünster (GER) GP - Grand Prix DON JOHNSON FRH 3  
14.02.2013 to 17.02.2013 CDI-W Neumünster (GER) GP FS - Grand Prix Freest DON JOHNSON FRH 3  
18.01.2013 to 20.01.2013 CDI-W Amsterdam (NED) Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage DON JOHNSON FRH 3  
18.01.2013 to 20.01.2013 CDI-W Amsterdam (NED) Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage DON JOHNSON FRH 5  
17.12.2012 to 23.12.2012 CDI-W London Olympia (GBR) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music DON JOHNSON FRH 2  
17.12.2012 to 23.12.2012 CDI-W London Olympia (GBR) GP - Grand Prix DON JOHNSON FRH 2  
20.09.2012 to 23.09.2012 CDI4* Wien (AUT) GP - Grand Prix DON JOHNSON FRH 1  
20.09.2012 to 23.09.2012 CDI4* Wien (AUT) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music DON JOHNSON FRH 1  
13.09.2012 to 16.09.2012 CDI4* Donaueschingen (GER) GP - Grand Prix EL SANTO NRW 2  
13.09.2012 to 16.09.2012 CDI4* Donaueschingen (GER) GPS - Grand Prix Special EL SANTO NRW 7  
06.09.2012 to 09.09.2012 CDI3* Villach, Treffen (AUT) Int I - Intermediate I DER STERN OLD 1  
06.09.2012 to 09.09.2012 CDI3* Villach, Treffen (AUT) Int I FS - Intermediate I Freestyle to Music DER STERN OLD 1  
06.09.2012 to 09.09.2012 CDI3* Villach, Treffen (AUT) PSG - Prix St-Georges DER STERN OLD 1  
06.09.2012 to 09.09.2012 CDI4* Villach, Treffen (AUT) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music EL SANTO NRW 3  
06.09.2012 to 09.09.2012 CDI4* Villach, Treffen (AUT) GP - Grand Prix EL SANTO NRW 4  
12.07.2012 to 15.07.2012 CDI5* Falsterbo (SWE) GP - Grand Prix EL SANTO NRW 1  
12.07.2012 to 15.07.2012 CDI5* Falsterbo (SWE) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music EL SANTO NRW 2  
03.07.2012 to 08.07.2012 CDI4* Aachen (GER) GPS - Grand Prix Special DON JOHNSON FRH 1  
03.07.2012 to 08.07.2012 CDI4* Aachen (GER) GP - Grand Prix DON JOHNSON FRH 3  
17.05.2012 to 20.05.2012 CDI5* München-Riem (GER) GP - Grand Prix EL SANTO NRW 1  
17.05.2012 to 20.05.2012 CDI5* München-Riem (GER) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music EL SANTO NRW 2  
03.05.2012 to 08.05.2012 CDI3* Mannheim (GER) GP - Grand Prix WARUM NICHT FRH 4  
03.05.2012 to 08.05.2012 CDI3* Mannheim (GER) GPS - Grand Prix Special WARUM NICHT FRH 8  
25.04.2012 to 29.04.2012 CDI4* Hagen (GER) GP - Grand Prix DON JOHNSON FRH 2  
25.04.2012 to 29.04.2012 CDI4* Hagen (GER) Int I - Intermediate I LAURENTI 2  
25.04.2012 to 29.04.2012 CDI4* Hagen (GER) GPS - Grand Prix Special DON JOHNSON FRH 4  
25.04.2012 to 29.04.2012 CDI4* Hagen (GER) PSG - Prix St-Georges LAURENTI 8  
25.04.2012 to 29.04.2012 CDI4* Hagen (GER) GP - Grand Prix WARUM NICHT FRH 10  
25.04.2012 to 29.04.2012 CDI4* Hagen (GER) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music WARUM NICHT FRH 12  
18.04.2012 to 22.04.2012 CDI-W Final 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music EL SANTO NRW 4  
18.04.2012 to 22.04.2012 CDI-W Final 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) GP - Grand Prix EL SANTO NRW 10  
08.03.2012 to 11.03.2012 CDI4* Dortmund (GER) GP - Grand Prix WARUM NICHT FRH 6  
08.03.2012 to 11.03.2012 CDI4* Dortmund (GER) GPS - Grand Prix Special WARUM NICHT FRH 6  
16.02.2012 to 19.02.2012 CDI-W Neumünster (GER) GP - Grand Prix EL SANTO NRW 1  
16.02.2012 to 19.02.2012 CDI-W Neumünster (GER) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music EL SANTO NRW 2  
19.01.2012 to 22.01.2012 CDI-W Amsterdam (NED) GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music EL SANTO NRW 3  
19.01.2012 to 22.01.2012 CDI-W Amsterdam (NED) GP - Grand Prix EL SANTO NRW 3  
Abbreviation Meaning
DNF Did Not Finish
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualify
DSQ Disqualified
FNR Finished No Rank
RET Retired
WDW Withdrawal






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