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Sport Reining
NOC Austria   
Born26 Jan 1978 in Eisenstadt, AUT
Human Interest
Last Update
  02 Sep 2018
Further Personal Information
Residence Mattersburg, AUT
Occupation Athlete, Breeder, Business Owner, Horse Trainer
Languages English, German
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? After completing his military service, he began reining in 2001 with Mike Boyle in California, United States of America.
Why this sport? His father and grandfather always kept horses and it became his dream to earn a living working with the animals as he grew up.
International Debut
Competing for Austria
General Interest
Nicknames Max (, 14 Apr 2011)
Most influential person in career His partner Sandra Friesenbiller. (, 07 Sep 2014)
Hero / Idol Italian reiner Andrea Fappani. (, 14 Apr 2011)
Awards and honours In 2016 he was presented with the Silver Ehrenzeichen [Honorary Badge] by the state of Burgenland, Austria. (, 2016)
Other information OCCUPATION
He and his partner Sandra Friesenbiller own the FM Performance Reiners business in Mattersburg, Austria. The business trains, breeds and sells horses. (, Apr 2018)

He is a National Reining Horse Association [NRHA] and International Equestrian Federation [FEI] approved judge. (, 2018;, 07 Sep 2014)

Major Results
World Equestrian Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2011 CH-EU-R Wr. Neustadt (AUT) Dun It Wiz Jerry 11 3
2006 5th WEG-R Aachen (GER) SHINERS VINTAGE   9
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2009 CH-EU-R Kreuth (GER) Smart Prince Boogie 13 5
2005 CH-EU-R Manerbio (ITA) OVERLOOK ME JACK 19 3

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
17.04.2014 to 17.04.2014 CRI3*-B Wiener Neustadt   DUN IT WHIZ JERRY 1  
25.07.2013 to 25.07.2013 CRI3* Weikersdorf (AUT)   DUN IT WHIZ JERRY 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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