Christian Ahlmann

Christian Ahlmann Holds Number One Spot in Longines Rankings

Christian Ahlmann (GER), the 2003 double European gold medallist, has held onto the world number one spot in the FEI World Rider Rankings for Jumping – now called the Longines Rankings. The 38-year-old German jumped into the top spot in December 2012, and a run of successes in January has kept him out in front […]

Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping: Round 9

Germany’s Christian Ahlmann showed exactly why he holds No. 1 position on the Jumping World Rankings when trouncing the opposition in the ninth leg of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping Western European League series at Leipzig, Germany. In the ten-horse jump-off against the clock he was in a class of his own with the […]

Christian Ahlmann is New World Number One in Rolex Rankings

Christian Ahlmann (GER), winner of the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final in Geneva (SUI) last Friday, has taken over as World Number One in the Rolex Rankings, published today. With 2,555 points, Ahlmann has jumped up from third place into the top spot, demoting Olympic champion Steve Guerdat (SUI) to second place on 2,455 points. […]

Spruce Meadows Masters Highlights

With so many amazing competitors in the same location at once, competition was fierce right from opening day of the Spruce Meadows Masters! Clouds may have chilled the grounds on Wednesday, but familiar face Richard Spooner (USA) didn’t seem to mind as he took the Akita Drilling Cup in the International Ring’s first event. Jerome […]

Ahlmann Takes the Win at Leipzig

Defending champion, Germany’s Christian Ahlmann, returned to the scene of his 2010/2011 triumph to win the ninth qualifying round of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2011/2012 series at Leipzig, Germany this afternoon. Host-nation competitors filled the top-three places, but both the winner, and third-placed multiple champion Marcus Ehning, had to take a back seat […]

Ahlmann Claims Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final

Germany’s Christian Ahlmann claimed the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2010/2011 title in a thrilling finale on his home ground in Leipzig today with superb jumping from his stallion, Taloubet Z.  Sharing the lead with fellow-countryman Marco Kutscher, the 36-year-old rider added just four faults to an otherwise foot-perfect performance to finish ahead of reigning […]

Grand Prix Hermès: An Unbelievable Story!

This is something that almost never happens: the Grand Prix Hermès provided the audience in the Grand Palais with two winners, the German Christian Ahlmann and the Belgian Rik Hemeryck. The last time that such a coincidence came about was in … 2001, at the Grand Prix de Bordeaux, where the Belgian Ludo Philippaerts and […]