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Isabell Werth

Medal record
Competitor for 22x20px Germany
Olympic Games
Gold 1992 Barcelona Team dressage
Gold 1996 Atlanta Team dressage
Gold 1996 Atlanta Individual dressage
Gold 2000 Sydney Team dressage
Gold 2008 Beijing Team dressage
Silver 1992 Barcelona Individual dressage
Silver 2000 Sydney Individual dressage
Silver 2008 Beijing Individual dressage
World Championships
Gold 1994 Den Haag Team Dressage
Gold 1994 Den Haag Individual Dressage
Gold 1998 Rome Team Dressage
Gold 1998 Rome Individual Dressage
Gold 2006 Aachen Team Dressage
Gold 2006 Aachen Individual Dressage
European Championships
Gold 1991 Donaueschingen Individual Special Dressage
Gold 1993 Lipica Individual Special Dressage
Gold 1995 Mondorf Individual Dressage
Gold 1997 Verden Individual Dressage
Gold 1999 Arnhem Team Dressage
Gold 2001 Verden Team Dressage
Gold 2003 Hickstead Team Dressage
Silver 2007 La Mandria Individual Dressage
Silver 2007 La Mandria Team Dressage

Isabell Werth (born July 21, 1969 in Rheinberg) is a German equestrian and world champion in dressage.



Werth has competed in the Olympics four times in 1992, 1996, 2000 and 2008. In those four games she won eight medals, five of them gold. Werth has also won seven Dressage World Championship medals, six of them gold. [1] She has competed multiple times at the European Dressage Championships, earning several gold and silver medals. At the 2008 Olympics she won the team championship together with her colleagues Heike Kemmer and Nadine Capellmann.[1] Isabell Werth worked alongside Bates Australia to develop the Isabell Dressage Saddle available in Bates and Wintec.


On June 24, 2009, the forbidden substance, fluphenazine, was found in the A-sample from her horse Whisper at a Whitsun tournament at Wiesbaden. She was suspended from all tournaments by the International Federation for Equestrian Sports.[2] On 2 September 2009, the suspension was set by the FEI to six months from 23 June.[3]


Werth rode Gigolo for all her championships between 1992 and 2000. She currently rides two horses on the highest level: Warum Nicht and Satchmo. She competed at the Olympic Games with Satchmo.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Equestrian", NBC Beijing 2008, Referenced August 11, 2008
  2. Schock für Olympiasiegerin Werth Süddeutsche.de from 24 June 2009
  3. Werth kann in London für Deutschland reiten FAZ from 2 September 2009

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