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Katharina Offel is one of the world’s leading lady riders, with a passion for developing young and talented horses for the top sport.

Three great weeks at Knokke Hippique come to an end

July 24, 2017, 11:59 a.m.

The final week of the Knokke Hippique Summer Circuit concluded this weekend, and all the horses finished off great. 

French CanCan de la Pomme again jumped clear all the way in the 6-year-old Future Stars classes, making it six clears in a row including jumping double clear in Friday's final where she finished 7th. 

The 7-year-old Casper J&J Z again delivered, and was 3rd in Friday's 1.35m and 2nd in Saturday's 1.40m.

Amarit d'Amour also finished off with a beautiful clear in Sunday's 1.40m to end 8th.

JK's Horsetruck ...

Daline to McLain Ward

July 17, 2017, 11:17 a.m.

Kathi’s hugely talented 9-year-old mare Daline (Vingino x Celano) has been sold to Double H Farm, and it is world no. two and reigning World Cup Champion McLain Ward that will be her new rider.

“When we bought her in April, it was with the aim to be able to jump the big Grand Prix classes again - and Daline has surely showed that she has the potential to do just that,” Kathi says. “Unfortunately, it will not be with me as I together with my owners have made the difficult decision to sell her. In the position I am ...

Gerton wins at Knokke Hippique

July 16, 2017, 8:55 p.m.

It's been another great week at Knokke Hippique (BEL). 

Gerton opened the week with a win in Thursday's 6-year-old Future Star class, beating a field of 55 other horses. French CanCan de la Pomme jumped clear in all her classes in the 6-year-old Future Stars division, and finished off with a double clear in Saturday's final to end 9th. 

Also Kathi's student Carmen Christiaansen and her 6-year-old Gaucho jumped clear in all their Future Stars classes, finishing 12th in the final.

JK Horsetruck's Leasure Z impressed this week. After jumping his first 1.50m ...

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