It's a huge area in Aachen and there's something going on everywhere at the same time. Even those who know the tournament well always see something new. Because there is always something new and something special happens every year. So this year for the first time there is a gala for a horse, Bella Rose is retiring.
When you think of Sweden, you immediately think of moose. But the best-selling souvenir in Sweden is the Dala horse. It has been a children's toy for hundreds of years, but is now a national symbol, because the Swedes think that the horse is a good friend, a workmate and a symbol of strength.
If you tie something in the tail of your horse, you do it very consciously. But what is it for? Red is always a signal color and it is the same in equestrian sport.
It is one of the most important studs in the world. Many well-known show jumping horses live here or come from Studfarm Zangersheide. At the Open Days in Lanaken, Belgium, visitors can also visit one of the most famous stables in the world.
Anita van Os is one of countless FEI stewards worldwide. After one of her controls in 2019 at the European Dressage Championships in Rotterdam, Charlotte Dujardin was eliminated from the tournament. The silver medal for Great Britain is gone. Both met for the first time in Amsterdam 2020.