ITPF Annual General Meeting 2018, Khasab, Oman

From 24 to 29 January 2018, two representatives of Tentpegging Germany (Peter Kramer and Christian Dietzel) travelled to the fourth Annual General Meeting of the global tentpegging association ITPF seated in Oman. Tentpegging Germany already took part in the inaugural meeting of the ITPF in 2013.


World Cup Qualifier 2018, Khartum, Sudan

Third place for Germany. Tentpegging Germany takes part in the ITPF qualifier in Sudan from 19 to 23 January 2018 where the participants for the Tentpegging World Cup in the second half of 2018 are chosen. For Tentpegging Germany the following members participate: Christian Dietzel, Ilka Evers, Peter Kramer and Anna Schmidt-Pauly. The tournament is completed together with riders from the Deutscher Tent Pegging Verband (German Tent Pegging Association) that were represented by Dr. Angela Breme and Steffen Kukral.

Founding of the German Tent Pegging Union

With the World Cup qualifier at Khartum in Sudan in sight, representatives of Tentpegging Germany and the Deutscher Tent Pegging Verband (German Tent Pegging Association) decided on 2 January 2018 to found the German Tent Pegging Union (GTPU). From now on, the Union is the German national governing body and represents the German tentpegging riders at the ITPF General Meeting on 27 January 2018. It also organises the German national team and sends it to ITPF tournaments.

National Tentpegging Tournament, George, South Africa

For a South African tentpegging tournament from 11 to 14 January 2018, around 70 riders and their horses travelled to George, Western Cape province, ca 430 km east of Cape Town. The horses were set up in outdoor paddocks; the human participants at a nearby holiday park. Benny Heckroodt provided Tent Pegging Germany rider Ilka Evers with one of his tentpegging-tried Lipizzaners.