PORTRAIT | Lars Meyer zu Bexten
A successful showjumper in his younger years, Lars Meyer zu Bexten is now an international trainer working with showjumping riders and horses.
He has worked with the DOKR for several years as a trainer of the national German team. Also you can find him managing the German national squad at international tournaments.
In 2011 Lars Meyer zu Bexten will take over from Dietmar Gugler and also assume the role of national trainer for the Juniors and Young Riders.
In 2004 the Fédération Equestre Internationale [ FEI ] also gave Lars Meyer zu Bexten the task of setting up an international coaching system as an FEI tutor. With two major shows being held at his own centre - the German Friendships and Bexter Hof Open - the business administration graduate is already a respected show manager, sports administrator and event organiser in the sector.
• Born in 1973 in Herford
• First S-class victory 1988
• European Junior Team Champion 1990
• Golden Riding Badge 1991
• First Nation's Cup victory 1996
• Graduated in Business Administration 2002
• FEI Tutor since 2004
• Member of the German national jumping trainer team since 2005