Profiles

  • Marco Kutscher
  • Competing for: Germany
  • From: Riesenbeck
  • Age: 42

Marco took up the sport at age six when his parents encouraged him to ride. An Olympic Individual and Team Bronze medal winner, Marco Kutscher counts his 2005 European Team Gold medal as the most memorable of his career.

His favourite horses have been Montender, Cash and Cornet Obolensky, and the most influential person in his career is Ludger Beerbaum.

Marco describes Global Champions Tour as ‘the best series for our sport.’ He says of show jumping, "Talent alone is not enough. You also have to be lucky to be in the right place at the right time."

Fast Facts

2004 Athens Olympics Individual Bronze medallist with Montender

2004 Athens Olympics Team Bronze medallist with Montender

Finished in the Top Ten of FEI World Cup Finals four times (2004, 2005, 2007, 2011)

Competed in the 2008 Olympic Games 

2011 European Team Gold medallist with Cornet Obolensky

2015 LGCT Grand Prix of Valkenswaard Gold Medallist with Van Gogh

2016 LGCT Grand Prix of Shanghai Silver Medallist with Van Gogh