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Gigolo FRH

Medal record
Summer Olympics
Gold 1992 Barcelona Team dressage
Gold 1996 Atlanta Individual dressage
Gold 1996 Atlanta Team dressage
Gold 2000 Sydney Team dressage
Silver 1992 Barcelona Individual dressage
Silver 2000 Sydney Individual dressage
World Championships
Gold 1994 The Hague Individual dressage
Gold 1994 The Hague Team dressage
Gold 1998 Rome Individual dressage
Gold 1998 Rome Team dressage
European Championships
Gold 1991 Donaueschingen Individual special dressage
Gold 1991 Donaueschingen Team dressage
Gold 1993 Lipica Individual special dressage
Gold 1993 Lipica Team dressage
Gold 1995 Mondorf Individual dressage
Gold 1995 Mondorf Team dressage
Gold 1997 Verden Individual dressage
Gold 1997 Verden Team dressage

Gigolo FRH[1] (1983 – 23 September 2009) was a liver chestnut Hanoverian gelding. Ridden by Isabell Werth in dressage competitions, the pair won four gold and two silver medals at Olympic games, four world championships, eight European championships, and four German championships.[2]


  1. Usually shortened to just "Gigolo". The abbreviation FRH stand for "Hannoveraner Förderverein" (Hanoverians-supporting society); see the society's website
  2. (German) "Gigolo ist tot". Hamburger Abendblatt. 2009-09-28. http://www.abendblatt.de/sport/article1203408/Gigolo-ist-tot.html. Retrieved 2009-09-28. 

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