A professional Show jumper as a young man and competed in top competitions in Germany like Hamburg, Dortmund, Berlin, Wiesbaden etc.
Also, an event rider.
Then I lost my heart to dressage riding.
I have been a dressage judge for 45 years now.
International dressage judge since 1991 and the status of 5-star Judge since 2003.
For many years I was a member of the Dressage Committee of the German Federation.
Also a member of the FEI Dressage Committee for a period of four years.
1985 founder of the Stuttgart German Master and Organiser of CDI-W, CSI-W, CAI-W.
Since 2007 Show Director of the Baden Classics CSI Offenburg.
I have judged many World Cup qualifiers in my career, also the World Cup Final twice.
2003 member of the Jury for the Pan American and Central Asian Games.
Judged the European Dressage Championships Seniors, as well as many times the European Championships Young Riders, Juniors and Pony as well as the Balkan Games.
Technical Delegate WEG Jerez/Spain.
Technical Delegate European Championship, Herning DK , Rotterdam NED.
And many times at European Championships Juniors and Young Riders.
President Ground Jury Olympic Games 2008 Hongkong/China.
Im my professional life I have worked for the furniture industry in design for 40 years.