German Tent Pegging Union successful once again

The German Tent Pegging Union team successfully participated in a tournament from 14th to 16th September 2018 in Asker, Norway, and was able to stand out from the other teams. 

Four riders from the German Tent Pegging Union, Angela Breme, Christian Dietzel, Peter Kramer and Steffen Kukral, participated in another tournament with great success. The competition was ridden on Norwegian horses like Icelandic horses and Fjord horses. The German team won gold in three different disciplines, Individual Lance, Full Section Lance and Indian File. They took home the silver medal in the discipline Full Section Sword. Beside the German Tent Pegging Union, teams from Pakistan, the Netherlands and Norway participated. However, the German team stood out through their skills and successes. 


3. Deutsche Internationale Meisterschaften im Tent Pegging

Vom 7. bis 9. September 2018 fanden die 3. Deutschen Internationalen Meisterschaften im Tent Pegging in Crawinkel, Thüringen, statt. Neben drei deutschen Mannschaften nahm auch die englische Nationalmannschaft an dem Turnier teil. 

Im Rahmen der Tage der Kavallerie konnten sich drei deutsche Tentpegging Mannschaften sowie die englische Nationalmannschaft im Reitsport beweisen. Ausgerichtet wurde die Gesamtveranstaltung durch den Deutschen Kavallerieverband unter der Schirmherrschaft von Thüringens Ministerpräsident Bodo Ramelow. Über 1.000 Zuschauer fanden über das Wochenende ihren Weg in die Thüringeti. Turniersiegerin wurde Isabel Kühnel aus Frankfurt. In der Mannschaftswertung belegten Tentpegging Germany und die German Tent Pegging Union die ersten beiden Plätze. Die British Tentpegging Association, zu Großteilen bestehend aus Reitern der englischen Königsgarde, erreichte Platz 3. Außerdem nahm die German Tent Pegging Union stolz den silbernen Ehrentellerentgegen, vergeben durch den Bundesminister des Inneres, für Bau und Heimat, Horst Seehofer. Die deutschen Reiter freuen sich auf die Gegeneinladung des englischen Teams nach London 2019. 


German tent peggers in South Africa

Six riders from the German Tent Pegging Union took part in the South African Tent Pegging Competitions from 24th September to 6th October 2018 in Newcastle, South Africa.

At the beginning of their trip, from 24th to 30th September, the German team stayed at the German-South African training camp in Kimberley, South Africa. Afterwards, they travelled to Newcastle, South Africa, to participate in the most important South African tent pegging tournament. Like in India or Pakistan, tent pegging is one of the major national sports in South Africa. Accordingly, over 100 riders, among them the German and Saudi Arabian national teams, participated in the competition. All tent pegging disciplines were ridden. Objects on the ground pierced with lance or sword, the disciplines Ring Ring Peg and Orange Orange Peg ridden, as well as the great parcours Skill at Arms. Participating members of the German team were: Angela Breme (114.5 points), Christian Dietzel (114 points), Magdalena Grimm (79 points), Peter Kramer (118.5 points), Selina Ruf (81.5 points) and Anna Schmidt-Pauly (134 points). The tournament, which lasted over several days, was also used as a qualification for the South African women’s and men’s national team for 2019.

The German guests were welcomed very friendly and comradely by the South African riders. The South African teams are looking forward to a participation in a German Championship 2019.

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