From: March News 2013
Salinero Officially Retires
Anky van Grunsven's popular dressage horse Salinero has been officially retired from competition during a ceremony at the Brabanthallen in s'Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.
The beautiful dark bay Hanoverian gelding by Salieri x Lungau was bred by Horst Bunger and owned by Anky and Sjef Janssen Together the pair had numerous wins at Grand Prix level achieving an impressive Individual Gold medal for the 2004 Athens Olympics as well as at the 2008 Beijing Olympics where they also won a Team Silver Medal.
During the 2012 London Olympics the pair took home a well deserved Team Bronze medal alongside teammates Adelinde Cornelissen riding Parzival and Edward Gal riding the up and coming Undercover who each performed excellently in the Grand Prix Kur in front of a packed out audience at the at Greenwich Park stadium in London.
Round 8 of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup 2012/2013 also took place at s'Hertogenbosch with outstanding performances from Adelinde Cornelissen riding Jerich Parzival and Edward Gal riding Glock's Undercover who finished the competition with very little between them after two impressive freestyle's that achieved scores of 85.9% and 85.1% respectively with Germany's Isabell Werth in third place riding Don Johnson FRH.
The final of the 2012/2013 Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage will be taking place from the 24th to the 28th of April in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Salinero's Olympic Medal Records
Results of Round 8 Of The Reem Acra FEI Dressage