Isabell Werth

Isabell Werth

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Isabell Werth is a German World Champion in dressage and equestrian. Isabell Werth has won 12 medals and 7 of them are gold. She holds the record of most Olympics medals won by an equestrian.

Early life

On July 21, 1969, Isabell Werth was born, in Sevelen, Issum, Germany. As of now, Isabell is 52 years old and her sun sign is Cancer. According to the nationality, Werth is a German. She was born to her father Heinrich Werth and her mother Brigitte Werth. Isabell Werth has grown along with her sibling. Thus, she has a sister named Claudia Werth.


In 1992, 1996, 2000, 2008, and 2016, Werth has competed in the Olympics five times. Therefore, she won ten medals, six of them gold those games. Likewise, Werth has also won seven Dressage World Championship medals. Abd,  six of them are gold medals. She has participated multiple times at the European Dressage Championships.  Werth also has earned several gold, silver, and bronze medals.

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Caption: Isabell Werth during her Olympics performance. Source(Instagram)

She won the team championship, at the 2008 Olympics.   She won together with her colleagues Heike Kemmer and Nadine Capellmann. Again, Isabell won the team championship at the 2016 Olympics.  At the time it was with Kristina Bröring-Sprehe, Dorothee Schneider, and Sönke Rothenberger. After few days Werth won an individual silver medal, her 4th individual Olympic silver.


From 1986-2001, Werth rode Gigolo which was owned by Uwe Schulten-Baumer. In between 1992 and 2000, she won all her championships on Gigolo.  In the  1999 European Championships, she rode Anthony FRH. Similarly, in 2006 at the international level,  she started riding Warum Nicht FRH. And in the 2007 World Cup,  she won with him in Las Vegas. Likewise, in 2012, Warum Nicht retired. However, Werth competed at the Olympic Games with Satchmo.

And, Satchmo retired in November 2011. In 2010, at the international level Werth started riding El Santo. Later, the horse was transferred in 2016 to Spanish rider Jose Antonio Garcia Mena. Moreover, Werth secured the ride on Weihegold Old, in 2016. Therefore, Isabell Werth worked alongside Bates Australia to develop the Isabell Dressage Saddle. It is also available in Bates and Wintec.

Net worth

Isabell Werth has participated in different Olympics. And, Werth has been making and breaking the records. Thus, She has won 12 medals in the Olympics. Undoubtedly, Isabell Werth is earning a hefty amount of money. And, Isabell Werth is living a lavish and luxurious life. But, the estimated net worth of Isabell is not revealed yet.

Personal life

Isabell Werth is married to Wolfgang Urban. Therefore, the marriage date and dating history of Isaavell are not known. Thus, Isabell has been private when it comes to her personal life. Werth has not revealed much about her personal life. Later, Isabell gave birth to a son named Frederik Werth. Undoubtedly, the family is living happily together.

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Caption: Isabell Werth with her son and horse. Source(Instagram)

Rumors and controversies

The banned substance was found in the A-sample from Werth’s horse, on June 24, 2009. It was during the Whisper at a Whitsun tournament at Wiesbaden. Later, Werth was suspended from all tournaments by the International Federation. Thus, the suspension was set by the FEI to six months from 23 June, on September 2, 2009.

Similarly, Werth subsequently stated that the drug was given to the horse to treat equine shivers. It was mainly for the safety of the horse’s handlers. And, Werth does not believe a horse’s ability is influenced by the drug influences to compete.

Body measurement and Social media

Isabell Werth is very pretty, beautiful, and perfectly maintained her body structure. Thus, Isabell stands 5 feet 7 inches tall (169cm/ 1.69m). And, Isabell Werth’s weight is around 66 kg (145 pounds). Werth has brown hair color and dark brown eyes color.

Isabell Werth has tried to keep her life away from the media attention as much as possible. Thus, Isabell is not active in any social media accounts. Thus, there may be chances that Werth is not active on social media platforms.


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