Chris Von Martels

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Chris von Martels Represents Canada at CHIO Aachen

Chris von Martels of Ridgetown, ON, recently had a successful debut in the dressage portion of the renowned CHIO Aachen World Equestrian Festival, held in Aachen, GER from July 8-17. Partnered with Divertimento (Di Versace x Ferragamo), a 14-year-old bay Westphalian gelding he co-owns with Lövsta Stuteri AB, he earned impressive marks in the CDI […]
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Canada’s Chris von Martels Claims Individual Bronze Medal

Chris von Martels of Ridgetown, ON, claimed the individual bronze medal in dressage freestyle competition held Tuesday, July 14, at the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games. Dressage competition took place July 11, 12, and 14 at the OLG Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park in Caledon, ON. Following a hotly contested team final that saw the […]
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Canadian Dressage Team Claims Silver Medal at Pan Am Games

Following a hard-fought battle with the United States, the Canadian Dressage Team claimed the silver medal on Sunday, July 12, at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games. Dressage competition is taking place July 11, 12, and 14 at the OLG Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park in Caledon, ON. Brittany Fraser of New Glasgow, NS, Megan […]
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Chris Von Martels Wins Intermediaiare 1 Freestyle at AGDF 9

Chris Von Martels (CAN) and Zilverstar added another FEI Intermediaire 1 Freestyle to their list of wins this during week 9 of the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF). The pair scored a 74.950% to take home the win. Fellow Canadian Christilot Boylen and Donatella 79 finished behind Von Martels in second with a 72.050% and […]
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Chris Von Martels Wins th eFEI CDI 1* Intermediaire 1 Freestyle at the AGDF

Chris Von Martels (CAN) and Zilverstar finished the last day of competition at Week 5 of the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) with a win in the FEI CDI 1* Intermediaire 1 Freestyle presented by Mission Control. Von Martels and Zilverstar finished the afternoon on a 75.650% followed by Olivia LaGoy-Weltz (USA) and Rassing’s Lonoir […]
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Lars Petersen Wins Another “Friday Night Stars” FEI Grand Prix Freestyle

Lars Petersen (DEN) and Mariett won yet another “Friday Night Stars” FEI Grand Prix Freestyle at the 2015 Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF), this time in the CDI 5* competition presented by Diamante Farms. Petersen and Mariett scored a 79.175% for victory. Steffen Peters (USA) and Legolas 92 placed second with a 76.200% and Mikala […]
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Chris Von Martels Makes the Most of C-DAAP Grant

Canadian dressage competitor Chris Von Martels recently returned to North America following six months of training and competing in The Netherlands. As a recipient of a $20,000 High Performance European Training and Competition Grant from the Canadian Dressage Athlete Assistance Program (C-DAAP), Von Martels was able to apply the funding towards his training and competition […]